29 Ingenious Ways to Prove Santa and Friends Exist!

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Holly Pevzner + Lesley Kennedy on Nov 28, 2012 at 12:24PM

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a Holly Pevzner + Lesley Kennedy on Dec 1, 2010 at 4:32PM

Warning: This trick may cause a bolt of excitement right before you want the kiddos to settle down for bed, but it’s worth it. (And seriously, how much sleep do they really get on Christmas Eve?) When the children are getting ready for night-night or are already nestled all snug in their beds on Christmas Eve, have a family member sneak outside and shake some jingle bells and/or toss a few stones on the roof. Whichever adult is in the house then says, “Did you hear that? I think Santa’s sleigh is close -- or even landing! Get to sleep -- quick!”

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