It’s Christmas, David: A Tale of Excitement and Patience

Title: “It’s Christmas, David: A Tale of Excitement and Patience”


In the enchanting world of children’s literature, we embark on a heartwarming journey with David, a young boy filled with excitement and impatience as Christmas approaches. Join us as we delve into the pages of “It’s Christmas, David” by David Shannon, a delightful tale that captures the essence of the holiday season through the eyes of a child.

The Countdown to Christmas:

As the days leading up to Christmas draw near, David finds himself caught in a whirlwind of anticipation. The festive atmosphere fills the air, and everyone around him seems to be caught up in the preparations. However, for David, the wait seems unbearable, and he struggles to contain his excitement.

The Rules and Expectations:

As Christmas draws closer, David encounters a series of rules and expectations that come with the holiday season. From refraining from peeking at presents to practicing patience at the dinner table, David finds himself constantly reminded of what he should and shouldn’t do. The pressure to behave perfectly weighs heavily on his young shoulders, adding to his growing impatience.

The Long-Awaited Morning:

Finally, the much-anticipated Christmas morning arrives, and David awakens to a joyous surprise. His dreams of a magical Christmas have come true, and he discovers a bounty of presents under the tree. Among them, he finds a firetruck and a heartwarming letter from Santa Claus, wishing him a Merry Christmas.

Conclusion: “SchoolTube’s Christmas Cheer”

As we conclude our exploration of “It’s Christmas, David,” we are reminded of the true spirit of the holiday season. Through David’s journey, we learn the importance of patience, cherishing the moments of anticipation, and embracing the joy and wonder that Christmas brings. Let us carry this spirit with us throughout the year, spreading kindness, understanding, and festive cheer to all those around us. Merry Christmas from SchoolTube!


  • Children’s Literature
  • Holiday Traditions
  • Christmas Stories
  • Patience and Excitement
  • Family Bonding

Level: Kindergarten

Selected Code: 972

Selected Category: Songs, stories, book read alouds and story narrations