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Devon Biddle | Say What? About Santa

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

Who else is up there with Santa at the North Pole?

"Elves. They help Santa wrap the presents. And they help make the toys."

How many elves are up there?

"I think he has 100, or something like that."

What does an elf look like?

"They have coogley hair."

How does Santa know if you have been good or bad?

"He knows if people have been bad or naughty or good. If you have been naughty, he will probably not give you presents. He's not joking."

Why does Santa have big white whiskers?

"Because he's old."

Have you ever left cookies for Santa?

"I have, but he doesn't eat the rest of the cookies. He's probably too full."

What's the best thing about the holidays?

"I like when it's Christmas because I get lots of presents and my family gets presents too."

What makes Rudolf nose red?

"I think there's this wire that sticks on to his nose and there's a plug."

If Rudolph's nose wouldn't light, what would Santa do?

"He would probably take a Christmas ornament off the tree and glue it on to his nose."

 

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