Your Child Asked Santa for What?! Weird or Impossible Things Real Kids Asked Santa to Bring Them
Perhaps nothing is more important to children this time of year then what they are going to ask Santa to bring them on Christmas Eve. Some kids start talking about their wish-lists as soon as the first leaf falls and others give long and hard thought to want they want to see under the tree Christmas morning before telling anyone. Either way, kids have a way of coming up with some crazy ideas, either because the thing they want does not exist or because it is too expensive or impossible to find.
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Here are some real-life things kids have asked Santa for:
- Bake a cake with Santa
- A real train
- The color orange, not a toy or clothes that were orange but the actual color
- A portal to their favorite amusement park
- A real Unicorn
- Lots of animals, including a pony and a goat
- A big sister or brother
- A ride in Cinderella's carriage
- A trip to the Island of Sodor to visit Thomas the Tank Engine
- A real talking cat
- A working magic wand
- A husband for an Aunt
- Snow … in her home in a tropical environment
- A giant calculator
- Rare and collectible toys that aren't made anymore
If your child does ask for something crazy, think about how you can provide something close, or at least reasonable, to help keep Santa's magic alive. For example, many children have asked of ponies or a unicorn. An acceptable substitute might be something like PonyCycle ride on toy that does not need batteries or electrical power. Unicorns are also available! If your child request baking a cake with Santa, you may be able to find an event like Cookies and Storytime with Mrs. Claus at a Gaylord National Resort that at least involves some quality time with a member of Claus family and treats.
To avoid disappointment Christmas morning, check out our tips about how to manage expectations just in case your child does ask Santa for something wild or impossible.
What is the craziest or most impossible thing your child has ever asked Santa for? How did you handle it?