The holiday season is the perfect time to gather the little ones, turn up the music, and bust a move! In this list post, I’ve curated 30 of the top Christmas dance songs for kids that will infuse your celebrations with cheer, making it a memorable experience for both you and your kiddos. From classic tunes to modern hits, these songs are not only fantastic for a party or Christmas concert but also a great way to create lasting memories with your loved ones. So, put on your dancing shoes, and let’s dive into the best Christmas songs for younger kids AND big kids too (yes, that includes YOU)! 😉🎄🎅
P.S. For your convenience, I’ve compiled a free PDF download guide below with direct links to each of the mentioned Christmas dance songs for kids. Enjoy!
30 BEST Christmas Dance Songs For Kids AND Adults
Festive Classics for the Whole Family
1. Rock around the Christmas
Get ready to rock and roll with this timeless Christmas classic, an upbeat tempo that will surely have your kiddos breaking it down.
2. Sleigh Ride
Take a whimsical journey through the snowy season with “Sleigh Ride,” a fun song that magically transports you to a winter wonderland.
3. 12 Days of Christmas
Turn counting into an entertaining and interactive experience for kids where each verse brings a new element to the dance floor.
Upbeat and Fun Christmas Party Tunes
4. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Dive into the holiday spirit with this timeless classic, a heartwarming tune to add to your Christmas party list.
5. Jingle Bells
A hit song that never fails to set the dance floor in motion.
6. Reindeer Pokey
Put a festive spin on the classic Hokey Pokey with the “Reindeer Hokey Pokey,” a popular children’s dance song that will have the kiddos putting their hooves—or hands—in and shaking them all about.
Modern Hits and Kid-Friendly Pop
7. “You Make It Feel Like Christmas” by Gwen Stefani
This holiday hit is a blend of pop and classic vibes that will have you twirling and spinning with its festive energy.
8. “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber
Its catchy beat and heartwarming lyrics make it the perfect choice for a sweet, slow dance moment at your holiday gathering.
9. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey
One that needs no introduction—it’s a dance floor essential that brings out the holiday spirit in everyone. Kids have a GOOD time dancing to this music video!
Charming and Traditional Christmas Carols
10. Silent Night
Let the serenity of “Silent Night” guide your steps in a peaceful dance, creating a moment of calm amidst the holiday craziness.
11. Jingle Bell Rock
Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree, for real!
Santa-Themed Songs and Playful Choreography
12. Santa Shark
The ultimate hit that inspires little ones to do the jolly shark dance with Santa’s aquatic friends.
13. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Get ready for the big arrival by learning the festive dance moves to “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” to add great memories to your holiday festivities.
Preschool Perfection: Songs for Younger Kiddos
14. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
A classic with a danceable beat that kids love to boogie down to.
15. Frosty the Snowman
Build a dance routine with the beloved snowman to transform your holiday celebration into a winter wonderland dance party.
Christmas Eve Holiday Spirit
16. “Wonderful Christmas Time” by Diana Ross
Diana’s enchanting voice will infuse your festive dance party with a touch of elegance and joy.
17. “Driving Home for Christmas” by Chris Rea
Wrap up the season’s festivities with this cool and rhythmic holiday tune.
18. “Holiday Cheer” by Bing Crosby
Infuse your celebration with holiday charm as you dance to the velvety voice of Bing Crosby, creating a nostalgic atmosphere that captures the essence of Christmas.
19. “Wonderful Christmastime” by Paul McCartney
Elevate the festive mood with Paul McCartney’s upbeat and cheerful “Wonderful Christmastime,” turning your dance floor into a lively party.
More Dance-Inducing Classics…
20. “Underneath the Mistletoe” by Kelly Clarkson
Kelly’s enchanting vocals guide your holiday dance, creating a magical atmosphere as you twirl and sway underneath the mistletoe.
21. “Merry Christmas” by Backstreet Boys
Kick up your heels to the lively beat of the Backstreet Boys holiday hit infusing a touch of pop flair to your festivities.
22. “Candy Cane Lane” by Sia
Take a stroll down sweet Candy Cane Lane with this kid-friendly holiday dance hit.
23. “Winter Wonderland” by Bing Crosby
Capture the magic of the season with this enchanting classic.
24. “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Williams
A classic traditional song by Andy Williams, making every step a celebration of the most wonderful time of the year getting you in the Christmas spirit.
25. Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
One of the of the best catchy tunes to add to your Christmas-time dance hits.
26. Pinkfong Baby Shark’s “Happy New Year Song”
Ring in the New Year with Pinkfong Baby Shark’s catchy beats, turning your dance party into a fun-filled celebration for the littlest sweet peas.
27. Chuck Berry’s “Run Rudolph Run”
Amp up the energy with Chuck Berry’s rock-and-roll rendition of “Run Rudolph Run.” This one is a MUST-add to your Christmas playlist!
28. Vince Guaraldi Trio’s “Christmas Time Is Here”
When the kiddos are hyped, this is a beautiful song to bring the energy down a notch. The gentle piano and soothing melody capture the magical essence of Christmas.
29. “Last Christmas” by Wham
Wham was in my day so maybe I’m partial to this one, but gosh it’s a goodie! Add a touch of nostalgic romance to your holiday playlist with this great song.
30. Super Simple Songs’ “Five Little Elves”
This catchy tune adds a playful touch to your holiday party for the youngest kiddos.
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To Wrap It Up
As you gear up to celebrate the merriest Christmas, let these enchanting Christmas dance songs for kids be the heartwarming soundtrack to your festivities.
Whether you’re twirling around the Christmas tree or enjoying quality moments with your family members, these tunes, filled with familiar classics and good cheer, are sure to elevate your mood and get you in the Christmas spirit.
Happy Holidays! 🎅❄️🎄
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About The Author
Linds is the proud mom of two little miracles, Mono Mono twin girls, and one AMAZING older brother! She is the founder and content creator of Mono Mono Twins, Intensive Therapy for Kids, and Co-Founder of The LENN Foundation, a 510c3 that helps children across the United States with cerebral palsy receive grants for intensive therapies to thrive. ♥