It’s time for Santa to put away his list (we hear he not only checked it twice, but had the elves do background checks, just to make sure), load up his sleigh and get those reindeer in the air. Before his annual magical journey, we made sure he got these letters from local children:
This will be my 2nd Christmas so I know a bit more about what to expect this year and I’m so excited!
I saw you a few weeks ago and was too shy to tell you what I wanted so I thought I would just tell you in my letter instead.
I have been a very good boy this year and I give the biggest and the best kisses and hugs to my parents and family as much as they ask me to! I eat all my veggies and my fruit, although I do love pizza and cookies too!
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I know that for Christmas this year I want a Disney Lighting McQueen Power Wheels car because I love to move, move, move!
I also like anything that has Mickey Mouse on it so maybe the elves can make me a couple of little things that they know I will like!
Thank you for understanding that I was too shy to tell you everything I wanted this year when I saw you a couple of weeks ago. Maybe next year I will be able to sit on your lap and tell you know my Christmas list in person.
Santa, thank you so much for all the hard work you and the elves do all year and just like last year, I will be sure that my mom & dad leave plenty of cookies for you and carrots for all the reindeer.
Love, Jacob Scott Knight
From Jessy Belue’s first grade class at Riverview Elementary School
I am 6. I do good in school. Can you sign your name? Can I have a wii u but if you can’t give me one can I have an IPod Touch? Thank you. Luke
Have I been good this year? I helped set the table and fed my dog. This is what I want for Christmas: nerd lip-gloss and a real kitten and a mixer truck for my brother. Trinity (and her brother)
Do you go to stores? I do. How do your reindeer fly? Have I been good or bad? I want a real puppy. I also want the Lego Olivia’s tree house. Merry Christmas. Charlotte
Where did you get your reindeer? I want Angry Birds Telepods and an IPod and an IPad. What kind of cookies do you like because I might bring some out for you. Zachary
How do your reindeer fly? I have been good. I set the table and fed the fish. Can I have one of your reindeer? Can I have a phone? Thank you. Rebecca
Have you ever had a bad child? How many elves do you have? I will not wake up on Christmas eve. I want a walking dog, Monster High girl, clothes, books, a beanbag and a dog. See you next year. Londyn
Are your elves good? What kind of cookies do you like? How does Christmas magic work? I want Imaginext, Superman castle, robot, green dinosaur and mega t-rex. Merry Christmas. Caleb
Are there kids on your bad list? I want a mountain bike and a dirt bike and another dog. Santa, please wake me up when you get there. See you next year. Kaleb
Do you like candy and milk and cookies? I love cookies. Do you like yellow sponges? I want a bunny. You better wake me up. Have fun. Thanks! Blake
I have 2 elves at home Jack and Jake. They know I have been good. For Christmas I want a toy train like my brother wanted and maybe a new puzzle. Sarah
Can I please take a ride on your sleigh? Also, can I please have these things: a giant fluttershy that stands, a leap pad ultra with the case, a seat pet, a tummy stuffer, a pogo stick, a Lalaloopsy doll, a Discovery Kids pottery table, a Discovery Kids pink camera, a real live kitten, a pack of gak, a $100 bill, some games for my leap pad ultra, a secret password note book, a leapster GS. Oh… and do you like silk milk? Because my mom and dad can’t have the other kind. Oh and do you like my picture? Am I on the good list? Mira
How old are you? What do your elves eat? Do they wear green or red? How cold is it at the North Pole? I want two things. First I want another Ipod. Second I want my back pack and my lunch box I designed to be here. Sara
Have I been good or bad? This is what I want for Christmas. I want a stuffed animal, a balloon, a peppermint stick, a stuffed fox and dog, a radio, a trip to the North Pole, a bag of Hershey Kisses, a bag of ornaments, a bag of candy, a dog, a cat and a zebra. Ps. I love you so much. Donavon
How is Rudolph doing? And is his nose still gliding the sleigh? Can I have a train set for Christmas and can I take a ride on your sleigh? Also can I have these things: train set, Barbie Doll house with the trunk and boots and a real puppy and a Christmas tree with ornaments and a tree house and Monster High posters and a Christmas wreath? Merry Christmas. Kaitlyn
Can you help my mom get a new car? I want a PS4 and a girlfriend and a Wii U. How do your elves have magic? Merry Christmas. Trent
Are you fine? And are your elves going good? I hope all of you are doing good. How old are you and your elves? For Christmas I want a Barbie Jeep and a Holiday Barbie. Lily
Do you have bad elves? I want to get a toy dog and I don’t know what my brothers want. I think you are a spirit. I have seen a reindeer in Scotland. I’ve been waiting for Christmas because I have a collection of toys and I am getting more. Naeem
If I have been good this year can I have a toy dump truck? I want a real life bow and arrow and new Lightening McQueen footie pajamas. I will leave you cookies. Cayden
Do you always wear red? I am 6 years old. I am good. I share with my brother. I would like an American Girl doll and a boy doll and a girl doll. Merry Christmas. Marianna
I am 7 years old. I love Christmas. I love you Santa Claus. I want a Superman toy and 4 movies and a Play Station 4 and 8 games. Merry Christmas. Jalen
Do you always wear red? What is your favorite kind of cookies? Do you like chocolate chip? For Christmas I want a dog and doll clothes. Merry Christmas. Megan
From Nikki Page’s first grade class at Riverview Elementary School
For Christmas this year I have been a good girl. I would like to have a tablet. Merry Christmas. Aaliyah
For Christmas I would like a DS and a Barbie and some games for my DS. I love you. I believe in you. I’ve been good. Takiyah
For Christmas I would like a piece of art. I have been good. I have been really good. Wyatt
For Christmas I would like a four wheeler and a motorcycle. I will let my brothers ride. And a big paintball gun. Thank you. Keegan
For Christmas I would like a doll house. I have been good. Makenzie
For Christmas I would like Batman Legos, and Mario Kart 7. I’ve been good. Rashawn
For Christmas I would like a kitten, a big Barbie house with an elevator with Barbie’s included. I have been good. Olivia
For Christmas I would like a Wii U because I was being good. Jalen
For Christmas I would like a four wheeler and a dirt bike. I am a good boy. Xavier
For Christmas I would like a black Xbox and the Call of Duty Black Ops. I have been good. Dennis
For Christmas I would like Legos. I love you. Jackson
For Christmas I would like Lego Mario Super Heroes and the Lego Batman Jet set. I have been a good boy. Austin
For Christmas I would like a kitten and iPhone, candles, and a big Barbie house with an elevator in the middle and three rooms on each side that go down. I love you Santa. Cali
For Christmas I would like Lego City. I love Christmas. I love to get a Lego Ninjago. I was nice this year. Anthony
For Christmas I would like a dirt bike. I love you Santa. I wish you would bring a dirt bike. JJ
For Christmas I would like the Bane and the Bat cave Lego set and the PlayStation 4. I have been good this year. Lucas
For Christmas I would like a Spiderman web and I have been good and my brother, too. Thank you. Sean
For Christmas I would like a Brave toy and a water gun. I have been a good girl. I love you Santa. Jada
For Christmas I would like Barbie dolls. I have been good. Bethany