Christmas is here! With all the partying, celebrating and last minute Christmas shopping, life might be getting a little too hectic for us parents to squeeze in some reading time with our kids.
Or you might still be reading to your kids during this holiday season, but wish to have some Christmas tales to read to them.
If you're too busy to head down to the library, here are 10 Christmas read-aloud stories that your kids can listen to.
Enjoy the stories and have a Merry Christmas!
10 CHRISTMAS READ-ALOUD STORIES FOR KIDS
1. One Snowy Night
A pleasant tale of a little hedgehog who received a present for Christmas and how he passed it on. Little did he know that the gift would return to him to save his life. Listen to the story HERE.
2. Franklin's Christmas Gift
Franklin's friends are donating toys to the school's Toy Donation Drive but Franklin could not bear to give away anything in his toy chest. Listen to the story HERE.
3. How The Grinch Stole Christmas!
Who has not read this before? In this well-known tale by Dr. Seuss, the Grinch who hated Christmas sneaked into town to steal away everything related to Christmas but he soon realised that there is more to Christmas than things. Read the story HERE.
4. A Wish To Be A Christmas Tree
This is a heart-warming story of an old pine tree that was being passed by for Christmas and what his friends did to help him. Listen to the story HERE.
5. The Elf On The Shelf
An enchanting story about Santa's elves who hid in people's homes to watch what they did. Every night, when everyone was asleep, the elf flew back to the North Pole to report to Santa the good and the bad. Listen to the story HERE.
6. Dream Snow
A familiar tale by Eric Carle. An old farmer settles down for his nap on Christmas Eve, wondering how Christmas could come when there was no snow. He dreamed about a snowstorm and when he awoke, he realised that it had really snowed! Listen to the story HERE.
7. Snowmen At Night
Have you ever wondered where do snowmen go at night? This amusing tale lets you in on the secret life of snowmen and where they go at night. Listen to the story HERE.
8. There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell!
If your kids have gone through Primary 1, they would have read 'The Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly' during their English STELLAR lessons. This is another version of the story, with the old lady swallowing not a fly, but a bell and other Christmas-y things! Listen to the story HERE.
9. The Berenstain Bears Save Christmas
If your kids are fans of the Berenstain Bears, they will enjoy this sweet story of how the bears saved Christmas. Listen to the story HERE.
10. Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree
A delightful tale of Mr Willowby's Christmas tree that was so tall, he asked his butler to chop off the top. Follow along to see where the chopped Christmas tree-top go. Listen to the story HERE.