Waiting for the New Year – even for adults, immersion in fabulous euphoria and full readiness for miracles. What can we say for children who begin to wait for the New Year already from December 1st.
Cartoons are a great opportunity to spend time with children in anticipation of holiday miracles, gifts and sweets. And so that you do not have to search for the best modern cartoons about New Year and Christmas for a long time, we have prepared for you a wonderful selection based on the feedback from viewers.
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The Snow Queen
Released in 2012.
An old tale in a new and interesting interpretation. One of the first Russian animated cartoons, which was a success.
Interesting plot, high-quality animation, excellent voice acting!
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Released in 2004.
An old, familiar fairy tale about the Nutcracker, which viewers consider one of the best adaptations. A wonderful cartoon with a fabulous atmosphere – sincere, instructive, taking you into a Christmas fairy tale.
One of the advantages of the cartoon is high-quality voice acting at the highest level.
Masha and the Bear. Winter stories
A series of cartoons about the girl Masha and the Bear who sheltered her needs no introduction – they are watched with great pleasure by children and their parents.
But for a festive mood, we recommend you exactly the winter episodes, including “Do not wake up until spring” about Mishin preparing for hibernation, “Herringbone, burn!” and Traces of Unseen Beasts, as well as Party on Ice and Home Alone.
The Christmas tree thieves
Released in 2005.
In this wonderful musical cartoon, you will be told about the events that took place on the eve of the New Year.
It turns out that not only earthlings are looking for Christmas trees before the holiday …
Lou. Christmas story
Released in 2005.
One small bird with the strange name Lou lived at the railway station. Unlike ordinary crows, she treated people with sympathy, and once even saved a person’s life …
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rise of the Guardians
Released in 2012. Country: USA.
An evil spirit is ready to encroach on the most sacred – on childhood dreams. Ice Jack, the mischievous spirit of winter, must save the holiday, the children and the whole world. And also the Tooth Fairy, a strange Sandman and several other characters, in whose hands – a child’s faith in miracles.
A kind cartoon picture with a clear distinction between good and evil. We accept it as a medicine for a bad mood!
Released in 2009.
One of the adaptations of the famous book by Dickens “A Christmas Carol”, which was considered by viewers from all over the world.
Even children know the story of the curmudgeon Scrooge, but it is most magically and touchingly told in this adaptation by Robert Zemeckis.
Released in 2004.
This adaptation of a wonderful children’s book tells about the boy’s journey to Santa Claus on the fabulous “Polar Express”.
The cartoon, saturated with warmth, kindness and a childhood fairy tale, that one should not forget the spirit of the New Year holidays, lose faith in miracles and become deaf to the ringing of magic bells … If your child is not yet familiar with this cartoon – fill in the gap urgently!
The nightmare before christmas
Released in 1993.
Jack is the king of horrors in the realm of nightmares. One day he accidentally learns that there is kindness and joy in the world. Having kidnapped Santa, Jack decides to become the main old man of Christmas in his place. But the first pancake is lumpy …
An insanely charming cartoon, to which the madness that is present gives a special charm. A great option for New Year’s Eve for a family who loves musicals.
Naturally, this cartoon is not suitable for kids.
Released in 2006.
An animated film adaptation of Andersen’s familiar fairy tale, created back in the distant 19th century.
A little girl on the eve of the holiday tries to sell matches on the street. But passers-by, hurrying on business, remain indifferent …
A touching and soulful cartoon with beautiful music and no less beautiful picture, which teaches children about mercy and kindness.
Casper: Christmas of the Ghosts
Released in 2000.
Country: USA and Canada.
Bells are ringing everywhere, children are singing merrily, and Casper’s ghost is also in a great mood. It was until he was ordered to scare at least someone before Christmas, for accountability. Otherwise, not only Kasper will be punished, but also his uncles …
Outdated in graphics, but surprisingly kind and funny cartoon for young viewers. Real adventures, a rich plot, charming heroes, humor and a few lessons of kindness – what else is needed on the eve of the holiday for a child.
Secret Service of Santa Claus
Released in 2011.
Country: UK and USA.
Do you think Santa on reindeer manages to deliver so many gifts in one night? No matter how it is! He has a real mega-modern spaceship! And, by the way, he enters houses through windows, and not, as is commonly believed, through house chimneys.
And he also has a whole squad of elf helpers, children and another relative, whose small mistake turns into a serious problem.
A positive original cartoon that will cheer up the whole family. If you like to be pleasantly surprised, and have not yet watched this wonderful animated film, this is definitely for you.
Released in 1997.
Did you know that on the eve of each New Year, only 1 day a year, animals can speak? But this is really so! And this wonderful opportunity connects with a strong friendship the chick Annabelle, born on Christmas, and the little boy Billy, who once stopped talking.
A magical tale with an unusual plot, an original ending and everything that little children should learn from. A real guide to kindness, friendship and love for young viewers.
Released in 2013.
A terrible spell forces Princess Elsa to constantly hide from relatives and all residents of the city. Everything she touches turns to ice.
Anna, from whom her parents hid Elsa all the time, learns about the spell quite by accident, at the first ball – and almost dies. Frightened Elsa flees from the city to the forest, where she creates an ice castle …
One of the best cartoons of recent years, emotionally close to Rapunzel and Brave. A kind, children’s fairy tale with beautiful characters, simple humor, songs and excellent graphics.
Niko. The path to the stars
Released in 2008.
Country: Finland and Denmark, Ireland and Germany.
Reindeer Niko dreamed that his dad is one of the very reindeer who drive Santa’s sleigh. Brave Niko takes flying lessons from his clumsy friend – and immediately goes to the North Pole, because Santa is in danger. And along with him – and Niko’s father …
One of the most expensive and best-selling cartoons in Finland. A cute Scandinavian tale of family values and belief in a dream, which is sure to give you and your children an aesthetic viewing pleasure.
Released in 2010.
Country: Australia, Ireland and France.
Santa Claus is already old and must retire. I don’t want to leave, but I have to. And before leaving, Santa is obliged to leave someone in his place. Certainly – with a pure heart, and with the name Nicholas.
And there really is such a child. One thing is that Nicholas is too afraid of heights …
A cartoon with deep meaning – for children and especially for their parents.
Released in 2013.
Country: USA, India and UK.
The adorable elf Bernard is too frivolous for the adventure that awaits him. Someone plans to kidnap Santa, and with him – and a sleigh that can fly in different eras.
And if there is no Santa, then the New Year will not come! Bernard will have to overcome his frivolity and save the holiday …
A cartoon that was created for children. Here you will not find any vulgarity, or modern “tricks” that today’s cartoons abound – only a good story, charming elves, Santa and beautiful music.
Released in 2009.
The cartoon characters already familiar to everyone are sipping a New Year’s drink and dreaming of their favorite zoo in New York. At this very moment, Santa’s sleigh crashes over the island, and the friends are forced to take on the mission of Santa, who is now suffering from amnesia …
Favorite characters in the wonderful cartoon from the creators of Madagascar: almost half an hour of continuous positive!
Released in 1999.
Christmas is always a holiday of fairy tales, miracles and gifts. But not for Tom and Betty, whose parents are so bad that there is simply no money left for gifts.
A colorful and kindest cartoon about a poor family, in which everyone loves each other, and that miracles do happen.
Trapped in time
Released in 2014.
Grandfather Eric and Petit have a workshop where he repairs watches. The guys are strictly forbidden to even look into it, let alone touch anything in it.
But Petya and Erik know that somewhere in the workshop is hidden a clock with which you can stop time …
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