10 favorite holiday children’s books

We are big readers in my house. We read between 2-3 books a night. The boys have three bookshelves in their room. We bring out books from the basement for each holiday. Here are our 10 favorite Christmas books

  1. The Grinch Who Stole Christmas This is a classic. I love this book (and movie) and so do my kids.
  2. The First Christmas Tree: A Legend from Long Ago My grandma bought this for my sister and I when we were little. It is an adorable story and I love sharing it with my children.
  3. Ten Tiny Gingerbread Men Even during Christmas time we need to work on our counting. It is an adorable little book as well.
  4. S Is for Santa: A Christmas Alphabet We have to work on our alphabet as well!!!
  5. Little Reindeer Saves Christmas: A festive story to share My kids love this adorable story and I love the message: believe in yourself and anything can happen
  6. Christmas Star (Night Light Books) A cute little story about a Christmas pageant that tells the Christmas story. The light up star is a bonus
  7. The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish Pout Pout fish is very popular in our house so this book is always a hit. It has a good message about the best gifts coming from the heart
  8. Don’t Push the Button! A Christmas Adventure Don’t push the button is a nightly read in our house. This year we bought this book, I can’t wait to read it.
  9. Christmas Songs: Interactive Children’s Sound Book (10 Button Sound) we have a lot of these books and they are always a favorite. This year we decided to try this one as well.
  10. Disney Baby My First Christmas (Disney Touch and Feel) Baby Z gets a touch and feel book for every season. We really like this one because it’s our favorite Disney characters.

Our 10 favorite picture books 

Bubba and I love to read before bed (Baby Z enjoys it for a couple minutes before he falls asleep.) It’s our favorite part of the night. Here our some of our favorite picture books for babies and toddlers.

  1. Pout Pout Fish This is a great series of books teaching kids to be positive.
  2. Don’t push the Button This is a hilarious interactive books that makes kids giggle. (Spoiler: they get to press the button and funny things happen)
  3. Giraffes can’t dance An adorable board book about a giraffe who wants to dance
  4. Where the wild things are Bubba loves this book. (Random tidbit: while becoming a foster parent I almost decorated my nursery in this theme)
  5. The very hungry catapillar An oldy but a goody
  6. Brown Bear Brown Bear Another classic. Bubba loves to read this book to me. He has the whole thing memorized.
  7. Bed time math This is an awesome series and I love how they have different levels so you can read  it with different age kiddos at the same time.
  8. The rainbow fish What a great way to reach sharing and it has beautiful pictures.
  9. Hello Airplane Beautiful pictures and a simple story perfect for bedtime. Bubba loves this one since he loves airplanes.
  10. Good night, Cubs A favorite in our house for obvious reasons.