Top 10 Children’s Christmas Films
22nd November 2017
Let’s get festive with our families this year by putting aside time for some of the best children’s Christmas films around. Whether you’re an avid film watcher or you’re new to many of the seasonal films below, prepare to sit back and relax. We’re here to offer you the greatest list that offers both excitement and entertainment!
Frozen (2013) – Running time 1 hour 49 minutes
Rated PG. Frozen is an exciting and heartwarming story about Anna and her older sister, Elsa. Elsa has ice powers which both children enjoy until Elsa’s powers nearly kill her little sister, Anna. Fortunately, Anna is saved by mystical trolls that bring her back to life and erase any knowledge of these powers that Elsa has. As they grow up, Anna becomes more and more confused as to why her sister isolates herself. It is only until she becomes Queen and has to take on her responsibilities that Anna understands. During the Coronation, Elsa is unable to hold back her powers and the town thinks that she is a monster, so Elsa runs away. It is now Anna’s mission to bring her back home and to help her work on honing her skills, so the town can see that she is not a monster.
Elf (2003) – 1 hour 37 minutes
Rated PG. Buddy accidentally finds himself in Santa’s sack and ends up living in the North Pole. Buddy is brought up by elves and grows up to understand that he is a human adult.Because of this, he wishes to search for his real father, Walter hobbs. Buddy explores the excitement of New York, until he meets Walter, who is not the man he hoped him to be. Buddy has to make the important decision between his new found father and his life in the North Pole.
Polar Express (2004) – 1 hour 40 minutes
Rated U. A young boy begins to doubt whether or not Santa Claus is real. On the night of Christmas Eve, he stays awake until he hears the arrival of Santa. When he hears this, he peers out the window to see an exceptionally large train called the ‘Polar Express’ that’s making its way to the North Pole. He hops onto the train to find many other boys and girls that have also done the same. Their journey undergoes many complications on the way to meeting Santa Claus.
Home Alone (1990) – 1 hour 55 minutes
Rated PG. Kevin’s family accidently leave him at home, alone. Whilst they’re away, Kevin enjoys the peace and quiet in the house until someone tries to break into his home. Kevin sets up traps to catch these burglars in the act, whilst he awaits the arrival of the police.
Arthur Christmas (2011) – 1 hour 37 minutes
Rated U. Every child wants to know how Santa can deliver so many presents to each home, all over the world in just one night and Arthur Christmas shows us how. Father Christmas’ son Arthur may be a little clumsy but he certainly turns around the night of Christmas Eve when he helps to deliver all the gifts on time after a long string of mistakes and accidents.
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) – 1 hour 29 minutes
Rated U. This film is a retelling of “A Christmas Carol”, told by everyone’s favourite Muppets. A classic Christmas film featuring Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge.
Jingle All the Way (1996) – 1 hour 35 minutes
Rated PG. A busy Dad (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger), Howard, keeps disappointing his son and promises to get him a Turbo Man Action Figure for Christmas Day. Unfortunately Christmas Eve has arrived and every shop is sold out of these toys, so it’s Howard’s mission to find his dream toy in time.
The Snowman (1982) – 1 hour 59 minutes
Rated U. A wordless animation about a boy who builds a snowman that comes to life. Together they go on an extraordinary adventure to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas himself. A magic, heartfelt story that’s wonderful for the whole family.
Grinch (2000) – 1 hour 45 minutes
Rated PG. Inside the magical land of Whoville, the residents love Christmas and enjoy the festivities and joy this time of year brings. However, on the other side of Whoville, the Grinch lurks and hides away from all that is festive and plans to steal Christmas.
Miracle of 34th Street (1994) – 1 hour 54 minutes
Rated U. A young girl, Susan, has been told by her mother the ‘real secret’ about Father Christmas. Susan expects little at this time of year, until she meets Santa in a large shop. He convinces Susan that he really is real, this is the miracle that Susan needed to believe in him once again and bring Christmas back to life.
Here at Tiny World Day Nursery we think that Christmas is a special time for families to get together, which is why we hope that our top 10 children’s Christmas films will help you on the run up to Christmas this year. If you would like any information regarding what we do, or you would like to take a tour of our Nurseries located in Nottingham and Mansfield, feel free to give us a call – we’d love to hear from you.
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