Kids Christmas Song Tabs and Lyrics

Children will enjoy singing these kids Christmas songs

The following songs are a curated selection of Christmas songs that will appeal especially to children. Most of these songs should be easy to play. If you're looking for more, be sure to check the complete Christmas Carol index.

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All I Want For Christmas is my Two Front Teeth

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This is a pretty easy to play song, although you'll need to remember how to play seventh chords.

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Away in a Manger

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The chords in this song are simple. The thing to remember is the song is in 3/4 time... strum three times per bar (all downstrokes).

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Deck the Halls

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Although the chords in this song are simple, they do move at a somewhat brisk pace, and the timing is a little tricky. If you're just getting started, I'd try some of the other carols first.

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Frosty the Snowman

If you can play an F major chord, you shouldn't have much trouble with "Frosty the Snowman". If you're finding things difficult, you can have a look at the "Frosty the Snowman" performance tips.

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Here Comes Santa Claus

This should be a simple carol to play, but if you have trouble, you can take a look at the "Here Comes Santa Claus" performance tips.

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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

There are a few tricky chord changes in this one (including diminished chords), so if you're looking for very basic songs to play, you might want to leave "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" for now.

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Jingle Bells

"Jingle Bells" is another fairly simple winter song to play. The lyrics and chords can be downloaded freely here, along with some Jingle Bells performance tips.

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Jolly Old Saint Nick

If you're comfortable playing an F major chord, you shouldn't have a ton of trouble with this Christmas carol. To keep things simple, you can just strum each chord four times.

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph is a very simple Christmas carol, with just a few chords. Most guitarists won't have a problem with this one.

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Lots of versions of this song are available, including chords for the traditional and "Springsteen version", as well as guitar tab for a more advanced version of the song.

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Up on the Housetop

This is a nice easy Christmas song to play... just a few chords and a simple strum will get you through "Up on the Housetop".