Whether you live near the beach like us or in the chilly snow, get inspired with these super simple Christmas Photo Ideas with kids! Most of these Christmas card ideas can be recreated at home or outside with props from your own house. Here are super cute Christmas picture ideas with kids that will be great for your next Christmas card.
Christmas Tree Photoshoot
Mini Christmas Trees are a great prop for Christmas pictures with kids! Bring them to the beach, outside in the snow, or even in your house. Get action shots of your kids decorating the tree or staring at lights.
Make a Snowman
In Florida, we make snowman on the beach! This idea is fun for the kids and your family can get some great candid photos. For extra Christmas flare, put Christmas hat or fun headbands on them.
Kids Pajama Photoshoot
Looking for fun Christmas pajama photoshoot ideas? Wear your pajamas to the beach. If you don’t have sand nearby, capture your kids with popcorn watching a movie or infront your Christmas tree.
Christmas Cookie Photoshoot
May your Christmas be as sweet as ours! Baking christmas cookies photoshoot makes for fun and very memorable for the kids. Nixon was only 4 months old here, we had to (safely)propped him up in the basket.
Christmas Photo Ideas with Kids – The Polar Express
Relive the movie magic and get tickets for The Polar Express Train ride. You’ll have tons of photo opps that will be perfect for your holiday card. Pajamas are encouraged. It’s also such a fun experience for your kids, you’ll love it too!
Open Presents at the Beach
Here’s another easy Christmas photo idea with kids. Bring Christmas presents to the beach for a great background. Another idea is let your little ones open a present at the beach!
Beach South Pole
Make your own South Pole! This was pre-kiddos but love this photo idea with kids too. We bought a piece of PVC pipe and used red duct tape to make the stripes. We used an old frame and wrote South Pole.
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Santa Hats on Kids
This is one of the easiest Christmas photo ideas with kids as most families have a few santa hats laying around!
Santa with Surfboard
How much fun for the kids if you had a Christmas photoshoot with a surfing Santa! Look for a Christmas photographer near me to see if any have mini photo shoot sessions with Santa this holiday season.
Make a Christmas Tree with Sand
Bring some ornaments or decorate your sand Christmas tree with seashells.
Ornaments in the Sand
Looking for a Christmas photo idea for babies? Surround your little one’s with colorful ornaments.
Beach Christmas Photo Shoot Ideas – what to bring
Want to make it feel Christmassy at the beach? Here are a few at home items you can bring to the beach to bring the holiday cheer!
- Christmas tree
- Christmas lights (Battery operated)
- Santa hats
- Christmas Pajamas
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We hope these Christmas Photo Ideas with kids get you inspired to capture this holiday season! If this was helpful, subscribe to get more family fun ideas and family travels