Holiday Stories for Kids | December 2023

Holiday Stories For Kids | December 2023 Newsletter

Stories to Grow By 

In this edition: Stories to Grow By highlights holiday stories for kids, and showcases the Christmas Story "The Gift of the Magi"!

Unwrapping the Magic: Christmas Stories for Kids and Holiday Tales for the Whole Family

As the festive season approaches, there's no better time to gather the family around and create lasting memories. One delightful tradition that stands the test of time is sharing Christmas and holiday stories with the little ones. In this newsletter from Stories to Grow By, we'll explore the enchanting world of storytelling during the holiday break, the joy of family reading, and the art of gifting books that ignite a child's imagination.

The Joy of Reading During Holiday Breaks

The holiday break provides the perfect opportunity to escape into magical worlds through the pages of a book. Encourage a love for reading by setting aside dedicated time for family story sessions. Whether it's by a crackling fireplace or snuggled up in blankets, create a cozy atmosphere that makes reading a cherished holiday tradition. And hey, if you don't have a fireplace - there is plenty of kid friendly video fireplaces to be found. Like this one that we love:

Pro Tip: Curate a special holiday reading nook with festive decorations and a variety of age-appropriate Christmas stories for kids or other holiday stories for kids. This designated space can transform reading into a festive adventure.

Sharing Stories as a Family

The magic of storytelling comes alive when shared as a family. Take turns reading aloud, allowing each family member to contribute to the narrative. For younger children, consider interactive stories that invite them to participate, fostering engagement and excitement.

Activity Idea: After reading a story together, encourage kids to create their own holiday tales. This not only enhances creativity but also strengthens the family bond as everyone contributes to the narrative.

The Gift of Imagination: Giving Books as Gifts

One of the most heartwarming gifts you can give a child is a book that aligns with their interests and sparks their imagination. When selecting books as gifts, consider the child's age, reading level, and hobbies. Personalized book choices show that you've put thought into the gift, making it a treasure to be cherished.

Tip: Stories to Grow By has a whole section dedicated to curated books lists! Check it out, you're bound to find an age appropriate book that will make a wonderful gift!

Explore Our Curated Book Lists >

Gift Inspiration

If a child is fascinated by dinosaurs, consider a captivating dinosaur-themed Christmas story. Like the book "The Dino Who Saved Christmas".

For young adventurers, a tale of bravery and exploration might be the perfect choice. Just like the classic story of "The Polar Express".

Tailor your selections to their unique preferences for a gift that leaves a lasting impact!

This holiday season, let the power of storytelling bring your family closer together. Whether you're unwinding with Christmas stories for kids or exploring tales of holiday wonder, the gift of shared imagination is priceless. From cozy reading sessions to carefully selected books as gifts, these traditions not only create cherished memories but also instill a love for reading that will last a lifetime.

Happy reading and happy holidays!


Illustrator: Jacob Below

The Gift of the Magi

December 2023 Featured Story

"The Gift of the Magi" is a touching Christmas story for kids about a young couple, Jim and Della, who are determined to give each other the perfect Christmas gift despite financial constraints. Jim sells his cherished pocket watch to buy Della combs for her beautiful long hair, while Della sells her hair to purchase a chain for Jim's watch.

The story beautifully captures the essence of selfless love and the true spirit of giving during the holiday season. A perfect christmas story for kids!

Read "The Gift of the Magi" For FREE By Clicking HERE!

Thank you so much for taking the time to read and engage with our Newsletter! 


Support us directly:


Click HERE to subscribe if you are not already.

Be sure to check out other stories you may love by clicking HERE!

Want to get in touch? Drop us a line HERE!

Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases

Posted in Stories to Grow by Blog.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *