Best Christmas Children's Albums
Christmas Time Is Here
Christmas is a special part of the year. It is specifically special for children who look at the holiday with awe and magic. One of the things that makes the Christmas season so special is the music associated with Christmas. Best of all, there is great music for children of all ages, but for children there are entire albums of music specifically dedicated to them. These albums become part of the tradition of Christmas time and fosters great memories over a lifetime. The following is a short list of the best Christmas Albums for Children.
John Denver and The Muppets
In 1979, John Denver accompanied The Muppets on a television special about Christmas. What arose out of the special is one the best Children’s Christmas albums ever made. The 13 track album was an immediate hit with children and adults alike. The album includes Dr. Teeth & Electric Mayhem’s version of Little Saint Nick and an original and fun version of the Twelve Days of Christmas.
The Vince Guaraldi Trio - 'A Charlie Brown Christmas Soundtrack'
Every Christmas adults and children alike watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Who can forget Charlie Brown’s love for the little tree? Released in 1965, the soundtrack from the television special is a great way to put everyone in the house in the Christmas Spirit. The Soundtrack includes “Christmas Time is Here” and “My Little Drum.”
The Chipmunks – “Christmas with the Chipmunks
What kid doesn’t love the Chipmunks? Alvin, Simon and Theodore come together in this Christmas Album to sing 20 classic Christmas songs. The Album includes classic Christmas carols including “Deck the Halls,” “Silver Bells,” and “It’s beginning to look a Lot like Christmas.” The Chipmunks are a fun way to celebrate the Christmas season.
Fisher-Price - 'The First Noel: Christmas Carol Lullabies'
For those with newborns in the house and who don’t want to leave the little ones out of the Christmas festivities, “The Firs Noel: Christmas Carol Lullabies” is a great album to share. This album offers 13 classic Christmas carols in a soft and tender tone that is great for naptime and bedtime. Tara Maclean offers the vocals and is joined by a basic musical accompanied and provides a tranquil and seasonal environment for your loved ones.
A Holly Jolly Kid’s Christmas
Released in 2007 and featuring various artists, A Holly Jolly Kid’s Christmas emphasizes newer Christmas carols that all kids find fun. The album includes Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman (featuring Jimmy Durante) and Jingle Bells (featuring Ella Fitzgerald). A Holly Jolly Kid’s Christmas is a great album to put on while decorating the tree and to sing along to.
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