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15 Best Kids Christmas Pajamas 2023

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15 Best Kids Christmas Pajamas 2023

ICYMI: Christmas is coming. Eye-catching holiday sweaters, tinsel garlands and Santa hats are fun ways to get your kiddies in the holiday spirit, but what about kids' Christmas pajamas? Nothing says happy holidays like a festive pair of PJs to wear at night. Holiday pajamas are also great in the morning when they're eager to open their advent calendars for kids.

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What to look for in the best kids' Christmas pajamas

Holiday PJs are a must-have for any holiday season celebration, whether they wear them to prepare milk and cookies for Santa’s arrival or feverishly open presents on Christmas morning. But with so many options out there, how do you choose? Don't fret, festive friend—we're making it easy to grab the cutest Christmas pajamas for kids this year.

Go for pajama sets and ensembles that are machine-washable and made of breathable materials like organic cotton and recycled polyester. From stripes galore to classic plaid PJ sets, here are 15 pajamas that your kids will love.

Moon and Back by Hanna Andersson Holiday Matching Pajamas 

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The sweetest part of the holiday season for kids (aside from receiving oodles of presents) is the treats. From building a gingerbread house to licking candy canes galore, these pajamas from Moon and Back by Hanna Andersson are the epitome of Christmas’s oh-so-sweet goodies. With cutesy snowflakes and perfectly green trees, your kiddo won’t want to take these off all season.

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Made of 100% cotton and available up to size 10, the easy-to-pull-on pajamas use a pre-washed fabric, making it ultra-soft and reducing shrinkage in the dryer. They’re also certified free from over 50 harmful chemicals by OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100.

L'ovedbaby Kids' Holiday Fitted Pajamas & Cap

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Your little one will be dreaming of sugar plums and other holiday delights in these L’ovedbaby green checkered organic-cotton pajamas. Let them channel their inner Santa with the set’s adorable matching knotted hat. Available up to size 7, they’ll be so attached to these PJs that you may find them catching some zzz’s in the coordinated ensemble.

Hatley Baby Organic Cotton Footed Sleeper Pajamas

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Having a unique Christmas tree is part of the fun of celebrating the holidays. These evergreen footie pajamas from Hatley Baby embrace this and the individuality of your little one. The full-length zipper closure makes it easy to slip on and off.

Choose from newborn sizing to 24 months. The best part of the snug-fitting jammies is they’re made from 100% organic cotton, We love that these are machine washable—fitting right into your eco-friendly baby’s wardrobe.

Petite Plume Kids' Red Ticking Two-Piece Pajamas

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Candy cane striped pajamas are a total must-have. These Petite Plume jammies are striped to the max and feature bright red piping that candy cane dreams are made of. To liven them up even more, the PJ set is made of soft, brushed cotton. Choose from children's sizes up to 14.

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And just think of how cute the family photos will be—hot cocoa in hand.

little planet by carter's Organic Cotton 2-Piece Pajama Set

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Other than candy cane red, forest green is a color that screams Christmas. Going up to size 5, these waffle-knit pajamas are ultra-cozy and perfect for snuggling up by the fire. The hand-painted white Christmas trees are adorable and add a homegrown feel to the already cheerful jammies.

Each step in the brand’s manufacturing process is safe, supportive, and sustainable thanks to GOTS certification. Added safety precautions keep you and kiddo feeling good about this purchase.

Petit Lem Kids' Holiday Fitted Organic Cotton Two-Piece Pajamas

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Holiday greenery is the star of these snug-fitting pajamas. Made of 100% lightweight and breathable organic cotton, kids fa-la-la-la-love these Christmas pajamas instantly. While creamy colors ask for festive spills (we’re looking at you, apple cider) these PJs are machine-washable.

Choose from sizes up to a children's 7. Little ones will want to deck the halls in these Christmas pajamas for kids ASAP.

The Children's Place Matching Christmas Cotton Pajama Sets

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Sweet treats are back, baby. We’ve found the softest and comfiest pajamas from The Children’s Place. Made of 100% cotton, these jammies are easy to pull on and run downstairs to open presents in. They're the ideal matching top and bottom for Christmas morning.

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Snag them in a handful of Christmas motifs. Choose from gingerbread homes, reindeer and good ole’ Santa Claus. All the options are merry and bright! They’re also available in baby, toddler and kids sizing.

That means all your young-ins can have matching festive fits! It’s a wholesome photo opp waiting to happen.

Hatley Candy Cane Stripe Fitted Organic Cotton Pajamas

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Sure, kids love eating candy canes, but why not look like one while doing it? These zippy striped pajamas from Hatley will bring a festive feeling to bedtime in an instant. We love that these are ade of 100% organic cotton and designed to fit snugly. Kids experience their most breathable, comfy sleep yet thanks to these cozy jammies. Choose sizes up to size 6.

babyGap 100% Organic Cotton Fair Isle PJ Set

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The fairest of the seasons comes in the form of these fair isle pajamas from babyGap. With an easy-to-pull-on style and sizing up to size 6, these sustainably-made PJs can be worn separately or together for a full-on festive look.

The muted (yet spirit-filled) tones make it easier to wear in bed, sitting in the backseat on the drive to the Christmas tree farm, or ripping open gifts on Christmas morning.

Old Navy Gender-Neutral Printed Snug-Fit Pajama Set for Kids

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Plaid is a classic holiday pattern—and these are classic jammies. Perfect for children of any gender, the cool tartan set goes up to size XL, earning its 5-star rating. Made of 100% cotton fine-gauge knit, these ultra-soft Christmas PJs are a hit. You'll love that they're machine-washable. Match with the family—it's the best part.

Traditional Holiday Christmas Plaid Coat Style Pajamas Set

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For the older kids, a button-up PJ set is the way to go. It will test their getting dressed skills and make them feel capable of doing it on their own—even if you help a little bit. Choose from sizes up to size 8, these structured jammies from Komar Kids come in a variety of red and green plaid patterns, making sure there’s something for every kid this holiday season.

The Children's Place Christmas Flannel Pajama Set

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Designed to be ultra-warm, a good pair of flannel pajamas is sure to keep your child warm during the harsh, cold winter. Available in sizes XS-XL, these plaid pajamas are the ultimate treat for bedtime. In a matter of minutes, your cutest kid will be ready to hit the hay in the softest and comfiest pajamas ever—their words, not ours.

Munki Munki Kids' Holiday Nutcracker Two-Piece Pajamas

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The Nutcracker is essential viewing during the holiday season. These classic tailored pajamas from Munki Munki feature cutesy drawn images of the beloved ballet, inspiring dreams of the sugarplum fairies and wooden soldiers coming to life.

This kids' Christmas PJ set is so precious you may have to sneak a wash in when your child won’t take them off after prancing around the living room in ballet slippers.

Petite Plume Kids' Delphine Hanukkah Cotton Blend Nightgown

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For those who celebrate Hanukkah, we didn’t forget about you. Enjoy the joyous, festive print made from a soft cotton blend. Choose from sizes up to 14. This versatile nightie will bring a little vintage-inspired charm to your little one’s bedtime or it can be worn as a dress for one of the eight nights of the celebration.

Check out these other top-rated Hanukkah pajamas for a miraculous Festival of Lights.

Leveret Organic Cotton 2-Way Zip Sleep & Play

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We love stripes. This red and white one from Leveret is no different. This one-piece is kind to your baby and the planet. We also love the 100% cotton construction.

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Available in sizes newborn to 5T, little ones celebrate the holidays from the very beginning. The zipper closure and tagless label make this onesie the perfect piece to wear all holiday season.

Moon and Back by Hanna Andersson Organic Holiday Pajama Set

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Just like kids, stars brighten up the world. These starry pajamas from Moon and Back by Hanna Andersson are festive and perfect for a night of holiday activities. Made with a pre-washed fabric, these ensure maximum softness and minimum shrinkage. These endearing jammies have hand-me-down, lasting quality.

This article was originally published on Jul 26, 2023

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