Mae Wysong | Say What? About Santa

Mae Wysong - Brian Kelly / Bainbridge Island Review
Mae Wysong
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The Review visited Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary to talk about Santa Claus, elves and the holidays with kindergarteners.

Why does Santa live at the North Pole?

"So nobody can see him."

Santa is sort of a large fellow. How do you think he gets down the chimney?

"He gets as small as a kid."

How does Santa get inside the house if there isn't a chimney?

"A door, or the window."

How does Santa keep track of who is good and who is bad?

"A snow globe."

What happens to kids who have been naughty and not so nice?

"They get coal, because they've been bad."

What do you use coal for?

"When you cook steak."

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