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12 Meaningful Christmas Cartoons for Kids 🎄 [with Trailers]

Nov 11, 2020
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The most magical thing about Christmas Cartoons for kids is that we can watch them again and again without feeling bored. The same stories that you watched it in your childhood – or your parents watched when they were kids – years ago, and now we can enjoy them over and over again with your family.

The most important things in life are not come from materials but from invisible things, like feelings, loving, etc. There is no need to over-depend on expensive gifts, our selected Christmas cartoons are perfect for a home movie night, capture the spirit of the beautiful family reunion season & are worth watching year after year.

Christmas Cartoons Movies for Kids

List of Funny Christmas Cartoons for Children

All I Want for Christmas Is You (2017)

All I Want For Christmas Is You (also known as Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You) is a 2017 live video computer-animated series based on the song by Mariah Carey and the book by Carey herself and Colleen Madden.

The story is about Young Mariah (Breanna Yde) so desperate to have a puppy at Christmas, but her parents do not believe she should have one. They agree to let Mariah take care of the dog Jack (Dee Bradley Baker) and if she can take care of Jack, then she can have a dog of her own. The story of this movie is typical, it had its sad moments, and had a good ending. The star of this show is the puppy. It is really a cute story.

We recommend this movie for kids, focusing on puppies and their interactions with their parents (yes, a Christmas video movie in which the kid has both the MOM and the DAD). Therefore, It is a good pick for the whole family and your kids to watch together!

A Christmas Carol (2009 film)

A Christmas Carol is a Christmas cartoon about a mean and selfish old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who hates Christmas. On a chilly Christmas night, Scrooge treats those who work for him, then refuses to donate to charity, and then is rude to his nephew when he invites him to vacation. Christmas with me.

When Scrooge got home, he was visited by the ghost of former business partner Jacob Marley – and then three! They are the Ghosts of Past Christmas, Present Christmas & Future Christmas. Ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge on a journey through Christmases from his past, making Scrooge feel like an unhappy child and a young man who loves money more than his fiancé.

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The Polar Express (2004)

“The Polar Express” has the quality of many children’s series entertainment: A little creepy. Not in a nasty way, but in a sneaky, teasing way so you know weird things can happen. There’s a deeper, more creepy tune, rather than the careless hilarity of the usual Christmas Cartoons.

The movie tells the story of a young boy who, on Christmas Eve, sees a mysterious train going to the North Pole that stops outside his window and is invited on board by its commander. The boy along with some other children started the journey to visit Santa to prepare for Christmas.

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Polar Express is the story of a boy’s dreamlike train going to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. Like all well-known stories, it’s rich enough in images and sensations to accommodate multiple interpretations. Chris Van Allsburg, the author of the book, calls his story memory of childhood magic and imagination. This Christmas cartoon will give your children a beautiful memory & imagination by simply watching it!

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018) – Christmas cartoon for kids

The Grinch is a 2018 American computer-animated Christmas fantasy comedy Cartoon produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. Based on the 1957 book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss.

Grinch tells the story of a grumpy man on a Christmas-stealing mission, but his heart is changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. Humorous, warm, and visually stunning, it’s a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.

This new version is rated PG by the American Film Association for its brief, rude humor, according to the film’s IMDb page. Those are jokes that may suit more kids, but a mischievous 4 or 5-year-old kid might come across.

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017)

Disney’s new short film, “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”, will hit theaters ahead of Pixar’s latest film “Coco”. The short clip, actually a 21-minute film, has sparked controversy among audiences who really hate adding an Olaf-centered story to the “Coco” experience.

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Here is the content of “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”:

Elsa and Anna, with Olaf’s help, are preparing the castle for a big holiday party. When Arrendelle’s men arrived in the castle’s courtyard, Kristoff and Sven (reindeer) carried a large ceremonial bell. Traditionally, Elsa and Anna ring a bell to signal the start of the holiday season.

But when they open the castle door to surprise everyone with a sumptuous holiday party, Elsa and Anna are surprised and sad to see everyone turn their backs and go home. Each family has its own tradition of performing, leaving Elsa and Anna alone in the castle. The stories still going to be continued… but we don’t want to spoil your Christmas Cartoon time, so let’s check out the trailer and make the decision your own.

Old – Classic Christmas Cartoons for Children

We understand that there are people who always want to find the emotions when we were a child which are difficult to find when we grow up, except for emotions that come from old classic movies. Then now, we want our children to see these old movies to understand our time, even though they had made years ago, but the profound value remains.
It’s hard to forget Old Classic Christmas Cartoons like The Night Before Christmas (1933), Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999), Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (1970), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966), ..etc.
That’s why we created a list of old Christmas Cartoons, just to fulfill your need in search of nostalgia about childhood feelings.

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas – Based on the 1905 short story “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry. Mickey wants to get Minnie a gold chain for her one heirloom, her watch, so he works at Crazy Pete’s Tree Lot. Minnie wants to give Mickey something special for Christmas as well, so she works hard at her job in a department store to get a special bonus.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas is a 1997 American Christmas music fantasy action film produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. This is a sequel to Disney’s 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beast.

The movie is told in flashbacks of the servants when Belle and the Prince held a Christmas party sometime after their spell was lifted. In the flashback, Belle is still a prisoner in the Monster’s castle but has now become more friendly with the Monsters since the incident involving the West Wing and the wolves. All the servants try to find a way for them to love each other, but with Christmas coming, they see this as a great opportunity to bring them together. Belle is very excited about Christmas, but Beast is not happy to see it as the anniversary Enchantress punished him with a spell years ago.

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Meanwhile, in an unspecified part of the castle (through a secret door in the West Wing), a giant harp plays creepy music while a small piccolo claps his hands. The organ is Forte, who wrote for musicians during the years he lived. The stories still going to be continued… but we don’t want to spoil your Christmas Cartoon time, so let’s check out the trailer and make the decision your own.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) – Classic Christmas Cartoons

The Nightmare Before Christmas (also known as Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas) is a dark 1993 American musical fantasy animated film directed by Henry Selick and produced and conceived by Tim Burton. It tells the story of Jack Skellington, King of “Halloween Town”, who stumbles through a portal to “Christmas Town” and is obsessed with organizing holidays.

The Nightmare Before Christmas is derived from a poem Burton wrote in 1982 while he was animating at Walt Disney Productions. With Vincent’s success that same year, Burton began considering developing The Nightmare Before Christmas as a short 30-minute short or special TV special to no avail. Over the years, Burton’s thoughts frequently returned to the project and in 1990, he made a development agreement with Walt Disney Studios. Production commenced in July 1991 in San Francisco; Disney initially released the movie through Touchstone Pictures because the studio believed the movie would be “too dark and scary for children”.

The film has enjoyed both critical and financial success, grossing $ 90 million since its first release and drawing a large following. It has been nominated for the Best Visual Effects Academy Award, the first award given to an animated film.

We hope that you enjoyed our Christmas Cartoons List. Comment below to let us know your thoughts! And SKIDOS wishes you a Merry Christmas!

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