Christmas is just nine days away and malls are fully decked with ribbons, trees, and lights. But are you a parent still not sure of what to get your child this Christmas? Have them write a letter to Santa.
Kids know what they want--or, at least they think they do. From using stand-up comedy lines to hard-edged demands, these kids weren't bashful about telling Santa exactly what they were expecting for Christmas. Click on the slideshow and video to see some serious (seriously hilarious) letters and wishes kids have made to Santa.
So, kill two birds with one stone and ask a child to write a descriptive letter to Santa. You'll get an insight into their writing development... and their hearts and imaginations*.
*Disclaimer: You run your own risk of being asked for a pony.
Submit your kids' letters to Santa to firstname.lastname@example.org.