Christmas Songs For Kids

HO-HO-HO Tune: Where is Thumpkin?

Santa Claus

Santa Claus

Ho, ho, ho,

Ho, ho, ho,

Santa Claus

Ho, ho, ho,

Ho, ho, ho,


HEAR HIS BELLS Tune: Are You Sleeping?

Are you sleeping?

No more peeking,

Or I’ll tell, or I’ll tell.

Santa Claus is coming.

Santa Claus is cowing.

Hear his bells.

Hear his bells.


TOYS AND TINSEL Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle

Christmas, Christmas,

Santa Claus,

Toys and tinsel,

Reindeer paws.

Presents, presents,

Trees a glow,

Love and laughter,

Clothes to sew.

Christmas, Christmas

On the way.

Cannot wait

Until the day.


DOWN THE CHIMNEY SANTA COMES Tune: Mary Had a Little Lamb

Guess whose beard is long and white?

Long and white? Long and white?

Guess whose beard is long and white?

Dear old Santa.

Guess whose suit is red and white?

Red and white? Red and white?

Guess whose Suit is red and white?

Dear old San-ta!

Guess who comes on Christmas Eve?

Christmas Eve? Christmas Eve?

Guess who comes on Christmas Eve?

Dear old San-ta!

Down the chimney Santa comes,

Santa comes, Santa comes.

Down the chimney Santa comes,

Dear old San-ta!

With a doll that says “mama.”

Says “mama.” Says “mama.”

With a doll that says “mama.”

Dear old San-ta!

(Encourage children to think of other verses)


FIVE LITTLE CANDLES

Five little candles twinkling on the tree.

The first one said, “What do you see?”

The second one said, “I see Santa big and jolly.”

The third one said, “I see Christmas wreathes or holly.”

The fourth one said, “What do you hear?”

The fifth one said, “Children singing loud and clear,”

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.”


SANTA CLAUS Tune: London Bridge

See him walking all around,

All around, all around.

See him walking all around,

Jolly Santa Claus

Hear the ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,

Hear the ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,

Jolly Santa Claus.


SEE THE SNOWFLAKES FALLING

See the snowflakes falling.

(Fingers dance like falling snowflakes)

See the candles glow.

(Put up one finger of each hand for candles)

See the wreaths upon the door,

It’s Christmas time, I know!

(Form wreath)


SANTA CLAUS Tune: Are You Sleeping?

Santa Claus, Santa Claus,

Ho, ho, ho.

Ho, ho, ho.

Where is Santa?

Where is Santa?

I don’t know.

Do you know?


HERE IS THE CHIMNEY

Here is the chimney

(Make fist, enclose thumb)

Here is the top.

(Palm of hand on top of fist)

Open the lid.

(Remove hand quickly)

And out Santa will pop.

(Pop up thumb)


FIVE LITTLE BELLS

Five little bells hanging in a row.

The first one said, “Ring me slow.”

The second one said, “Ring me fast.”

The third one said, “Ring me last.”

The fourth one said, “I’m a chime.”

The fifth one said, “Ring me at Christmas time.”

The sixth one said, “Ring me with the others.”

The seventh one said, “Ring me for the mothers.”

The eighth one said, “Ring me with a song.”

The ninth one said, “Ring me all day long.”

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