Here is a fun song that I use as a zipper song. A zipper song is a song where you leave blanks for the children to fill in. Here I ask the children what they want for Christmas and sing the song, “Dear Santa, want you bring me a ____” and I fill in the blank with what the child tells me he or she wants for Christmas. Children absolutely love zipper songs. They feel totally empowered when they fill in the blanks of a song you sing with the entire class. They also love telling you what they want for Christmas.
This song can be sung with or without an instrument. If you use an instrument the chords are G, C, D, G in verses repeated and chorus has these chords, C, G, D, G, (D, G) repeat.
One thing that I do when I sing my Christmas songs is to bring a Santa for the children to see. In my image here you can see that I have added a sleigh.
If you don’t want to do the activity, the children will still very much enjoy the song on the CD as it talks about Santa and toys.