Gracie Moffatt | Say What? About Santa

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

Santa is kind of large. How does he get down the chimney?

"I think he gets a little bit crunched up, in his knees, and then he goes down."

How does Santa know who to give presents to?

"He has a list of who is mean and who is nice."

What do you have to do to get on the nice list?

"You have to be good and not like be in trouble."

How many elves work at Santa's workshop?

"Maybe 10. They have these little brown shoes with a little point on top."

Why do they have curly shoes?

"So they can walk better."

What's the best thing about the holidays?

"I like celebrating the specialest dinner ever."

Why is Santa dressed in red?

"So he can be camouflaged."

Santa is kind of large around the middle. What do you think Mrs. Claus feeds Santa to make him so round and jolly?

"Strong meat. Like, big pieces of meat."

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