The Original Santa's Secrets 2012

Area students answer questions about Santa

info@islandpacket.comDecember 24, 2012 

The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette surveyed young readers across the area to find out the answers to some of Santa's most puzzling secrets. Here are their responses.

1. IF YOU DON'T HAVE A CHIMNEY, HOW DOES SANTA GET INTO YOUR HOUSE? Click here to view student holiday artwork

Santa has a key to every house so he can sneak in and put the presents under the tree. Anastasia Garrett, first grade, Whale Branch Elementary

He sneaks through the back door. Derrick McLeod, first grade, Whale Branch Elementary

He goes through the door and the wall. Michael Satterthwaite, kindergarten, M.C. Riley Early Childhood Center

I would dig a hole outside that leads inside. James Graves, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

He makes a magic chimney. Harper Reid, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

My mommy will open the door. Melany Najera, pre-kindergarten, M.C. Riley Early Childhood Center

On a snowflake. Angelica Garcia, pre-kindergarten, M.C. Riley Early Childhood Center

He climbs through the window. Cole Simmons, kindergarten, Pritchardville Elementary

He goes through a portal. Nathan Kamer, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

He sneaks in and out the front door before the children wake up. Nathaniel Sorto, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

He can come through the fridge. Claire Davis, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

I heave a key for Santa. Cole Culbertson, first grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

We leave the back door open. Kaitlyn Carey, first grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

He can go through the door. Mackenzie Byers, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

He opens the door very quietly. Sophie Tomlinson, kindergarten, Sea Pines Montessori

Santa unlocks the door by sticking his hat in the keyhole. William Albord, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

Santa touches his nose. Patrick Mihai, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

Santa disappears into my house because he's magic. Kelsey Wilson, kindergarten, Cross Schools

Santa will build a chimney out of snow. Bella Johnson, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

He goes under your house and magically appears and delivers your presents. Cade Kriscunas, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

You have to have a magic key. James Fabian, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

You keep your door open. Riley Fetzner, first grade, Okatie Elementary School

He makes his own chimney. Delaney Roberts, first grade, Okatie Elementary

Through the window or through the door. Carson McDowell, first grade, Okatie Elementary

He calls my mom and tells her that he's coming. Clay Lohr, first grade, Coosa Elementary

He leaves the presents by the door. Treyvon Moultrie, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

You open the window. Dyamond Harris, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

You leave your door unlocked. Makhi Redd, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

He tries sucking his tummy in and jumps in the window. Calhoun Murph, kindergarten, Cross Schools

He makes a chimney out of glitter. Gabbi Mortellaro, kindergarten, Cross Schools

He goes in the back door. Trevionne Blue, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

He has a magic key. Lamontray Brown, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

Santa would touch his nose and bam! He's in your house. Aubrey Perry, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

The porch. Tyrese Greene, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

He uses his magic. Alexis Brotemarkle, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Through the window. Jose Bello, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

My dad opens the door. Kai Patterson, second grade, Hilton Head School for the Creative Arts

He has a magic portal. Kyle Parrella, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

He comes in the back door. Faith Paxton, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Santa knocks on your door. Andrea Santiago, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

We leave the door unlocked for him. Jack Rohr, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

He's magic. Alexandra Bromage, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

He has a magic key. Breeanna Jenks, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

He has a special magical ball that he can make a door and he turns a key that opens the special door. Nathan Tran, first grade, Coosa Elementary School

He can disappear. Justin Jones, kindergarten, Coosa Elementary School

He puts his finger beside his nose and the TV turns into a chimney. Zach Harrison, kindergarten, Coosa Elementary School

2. HOW DOES RUDOLPH'S RED NOSE LIGHT UP? Click here to view student holiday artwork

Santa puts a stocking on his nose. Capers Lamouria, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

It lights up when he flies with Santa. Eliseo Hernandez, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

By love. Kayden Gipson, kindergarten, M.C. Riley Early Childhood Center

Snow and love. Trenten Braxton, kindergarten, M.C. Riley Early Childhood Center

A flashlight. Edgar Roman, second grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

A small battery-powered candle. Connor Ross, second grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

It lights up when he flies. Kevin Lagos, second grade, M.C. Riley

The sun charges it. Christa Iacogelli, second grade, Coosa Elementary

He has a lot of Christmas magic. Kathryn Fries, second grade, Coosa Elementary

The darkness helps his nose light up. Kaylee Wagner, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

He was made special. Ryan Mescher, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

He painted his nose. DJ Hutto, kindergarten, Pritchardville Elementary

A magic crystal. Faith Farris, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

He sings. Kristopher Orteag, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

It lights up from the sunlight. Jorge Villeda, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

It has batteries. Mariano Soriano, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

When people believe in Santa. Sydney Basciano, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

He turns a switch on. Jack Ferguson, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

He giggles. Gabbi Mortellaro, kindergarten, Cross Schools

It lights up when he sneezes. Jose Bello, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

He has a light in his stomach. Garrett Simons, first grade, Hilton Head Prep

By a lightning bolt. Mary Hiers, third grade, Beaufort Academy

When he gets happy. Blessing Ologun, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

The snow reflects on his nose. Emily Hortan, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Christmas spirit. Trace Taylor, first grade, Okatie Elementary

It lights up becase it is so cold at the North Pole. William Troupe, first grade, May River Montessori

He swallowed a light bulb. Anmei Nance, second grade, May River Montessori

Christmas magic. Abby Nance, second grade, May River Montessori

He closes his eyes and thinks of the people he really loves. Cameron Roper, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

It lights up when Santa whistles. Brianna Alston, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

He has a light bulb under a ball cap. Anders Askeland, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

He has a button. Alexi Williams, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

He was born with a red nose. Sophia Haroutunian, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

It lights up when he's happy. Jullian Campanella, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

He fell in red paint. Teah Phillips, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

It runs on a light bulb. Ella Barry, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

His nose has light bulbs in it. Mary Clare Burke, second grade, St. Francis School

By his magic. Geneva Scott, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

It lights up when he is happy. Beda Gonzalez, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

It lights up when Santa gives us presents. Estefany Mondragon, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

It lights up when people believe in Christmas. Ella Klepchick, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Christmas spirit and love. Quincy Sonberg, second grade, St. Francis School

By Christmas magic. Cynthia Gudaitis, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

It lights up when he believes in himself. Daniel Deneen, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

He laughs. Nico Pitale, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Santa has a remote. Jesus Jordan, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

It has battaries. Mariana Soriano, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Solar power. Kendrick Young, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

He uses a charger. Roman Benitez, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Electricity. John O'Gorman, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

When he was little he swallowed a light bulb. Kendall Greytok, second grade, May River Montessori School

When he was a baby he slipped and a light bulb fell into him. Lauren Sweet, second grade, May River Montessori School

One day Rudolph was walking in the snow and he saw a red light bulb. He touched it with his nose adn then his nose turned red forever. Arya Gupta, second grade, May River Montessori School

Rudolph's mom might have been special before Rudolph was born so Rudolph was special, too. Abraham Troupe, first grade, May River Montessori School

He fell in red paint. Teah Phillips, kindergarten, Hilton Head Preparatory School

He wears a mask that has a light on it. Drew Harrington, kindergarten, Hilton Head Preparatory School

He ate too much red candy. Bella Johnson, kindergarten, Hilton Head Preparatory School

He scrunches up his face and that lights his nose. Harrison Smith, kindergarten, Cross Schools

He's been eating too much hot sauce. Aslyssa Young, kindergarten, Cross Schools

A magic chrystal. Martin West, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

He holds his breath. Ella Bruggeman, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

Santa puts magic sparkles in it. Carol Barrientos, second grade, M.C. Riley

It lights up by love. Jayden Wall, kindergarten, M.C. Riley Early Childhood Center

3. WHAT DOES SANTA WANT FOR CHRISTMAS? Click here to view student holiday artwork A motorcycle. Derius Polite, kindergarten, Whale Branch Elementary

A new suit because his old suit is dingy. Miyana Scott, first grade, Whale Branch Elementary

A vacation. Raheem Blair, first grade, Whale Branch Elementary

A boat. Joshua Duncan, kindergarten, Whale Branch Elementary

Eggnog and sugar cookies. Lauren Deal, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

A waterslide. Christian Woodard, kindergarten, Pritchardville Elementary

Stamps. William Rowley, kindergarten, Pritchardville Elementary

A bottle of chocolate milk. Addison Powell, kindergarten, Pritchardville Elementary

A fish. Katelyn White, kindergarten, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

He wants more wood for the elves to make more toys. Christopher Nguyen, kindergarten, Sea Pines Montessori

He wants a car. Vasily Parnov, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

More elves and more cookies. Cameron Flathers, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

A candy cane. Cecilia Rougeux, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

Santa wants a puppy because I saw a movie where he gets a little puppy. Breeanna Jenks, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

A bed. Fernando Gomez, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

More reindeer so his sleigh will go higher. Chaz Brigstock, kindergarten, Cross Schools

A stocking filled with presents. Sara Drury, kindergarten, Cross Schools

Good kids. Lauren Boylston, kindergarten, Cross Schools

A new alarm clock. Kaylani Kaufman, kindergarten, E.C. Montessori

A pogo stick. Isaac Leslie, kindergarten, E.C. Montessori

A nap. Olivia Dinkins, first grade, Beaufort Academy

To have a break from work. Garrett Fader, second grade, Hilton Head Prep

An iPhone5. Jared Huebel, third grade, Beaufort Academy

Sleep. Emily Moberly, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

A postcard. Johnpaul Horton, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

He wants a sled so he can slide down the hills with his mom. Gerald Neal, first grade, Okatie Elementary

He wants a new sleigh. Ryn Clay, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Cookies and milk. Caroline Brill, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

An electric skooter. Jayla Compton, kindergarten, Pritchardville Elementary

A watch. Justin Pierre, first grade, Okatie Elementary

He wants us to be good. Angeli Hernandez, second grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

4,000 elves. Ron Smith, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

Milk and cookies. Aiden Rufty, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

He wants everybody to be on the good list. Mariona Mulligan, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

A snow globe. Isabella Pavon, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

A Pokemon. Tysen Brasington, kindergarten, Pritchardville Elementary

A Christmas tree. Reeve Kook, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Cookies. Tyrese Greene, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Cookies and milk. Alexis Brotemarkle, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

He wants you to be nice. Ella Klepchick, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

For every kid to have Christmas spirit. Quincy Sonberg, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

A new red suit. Faith Paxton, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

A new suit (besides his Santa suit). Cynthia Gudaitis, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

A new deer. Diego Garcia, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

A vacation. Daniel Deneen, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Love. Hanna Walters, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Christmas trees. Johnny Nardi, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Smart reindeer. Brayan Hernandez, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Perfume. Renzo Cedeno, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

A candy cane. Cecilia Rougeux, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

Collars for his reindeer. Reily White, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

Dice. Colin Paris, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

A teddy bear. Saddie Knight, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

Slippers. Sawyer Lashley, first grade, Coosa Elementary School

Rocket boosters. Jackson Livingstone, second grade, Hilton Head Preparatory School

Another Santa to help him. Morgan Woodson, first grade, Hilton Head Prep

A pogo stick. Isaac Leslie, kindergarten, E.C. Montessori School

A new hat because his old one doesn't look right because I saw him. Ashton Stevenson, kindergarten, Cross Schools

A cellphone so he can call the reindeer. Allie Belcher, kindergarten, Cross Schools

A new sleigh because his old one may not work anymore. The engine broke. Joe Maybank, kindergarten, Cross Schools

A house, because Santa is old. Pauneh Setoudeh, kindergarten, Sea Pines Montessori

More wood for the elves to make toys. Christopher Nguyen, kindergarden, Sea Pines Montessori

An instrument. Logan Tomlinson, kindergarten, Sea Pines Montessori

He wants a day off. Alex Ruckno, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

An "Elf on the Shelf." Ellis Adelman, first grade, Sea Pines Montessori

Gingerbread. Olivia Denny, kindergarten, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

A puppy. Faith Farris, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

A big, giant bear. Martin Harbarger, second grade, M.C. Riley

A jet pack.Blaise Rohland, pre-kindergarten, M.C. Riley Early Childhood Center

4. IF YOU HAD TO NAME A BABY REINDEER, WHAT WOULD YOU CALL IT? Click here to view student holiday artwork

Eagle. Quashawn Bell, kindergarten, Whale Branch Elementary

Candy. Crace Sanders, kindergarten, Whale Branch Elementary

Penny. Talon Lee, first grade, Whale Branch Elementary

Lucky. Jada Washington, kindergarten, Whale Branch Elementary

Jack Frost. Tyrone Gadson, kindergarten, Whale Branch Elementary

Buttercup. Hanalei Russell, second grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

Mittens. Maggie Mashke, second grade, Coosa Elementary

Hercules. Gordon Ivey, kindergarten, Coosa Elementary

Blaze. Antonio McKnight, kindergarten, Coosa Elementary

Cece. Talayah Rivers, first grade, Port Royal Elementary

Comet No.2. Colton Phares, second grade, Coosa Elementary

Twinkle. Skylar Magee, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

Charity. Paige McDougall, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

Flash. Alexander Crosson, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

Brown Tail. Hanna Walters, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Star. Ana Adamee, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Thundercloud. Gabriel Yo, first grade, Sea Pines Montessori

Sweetheart. Sophia Paris, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Snowdrop. William Townsend, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Gingerbread. Sawyer Bailey, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Chuck. Andrew Kopet, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Snowflake. Natalie Wilson, kindergarten, Cross Schools

Sonic. Alejandro Chavjra, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Coco. Thomas Hines, first grade, Beaufort Academy

Santa Jr. Lily Melville, third grade, Beaufort Academy

Teddy. Logan Hale, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Cookie. Jahmir Parker, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Princess if it's a girl and Sparky if it's a boy. Makadyn Carcamo, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Olivia and Baby Zaria. Peyton Girolamo, first grade, Okatie Elementary

Jingles. Vinny Rodriguez, first grade, Okatie Elementary

Clarise. Honora Mayers, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Isabella. Sydney Favors, first grade, Okatie Elementary

Gingerbread. Janeya Cox, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

Bob. Torian Green, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

Sweetie Pie. Ashantee Capers, second, Whale Branch Elementary

Star. Dulce Mendez, second grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

Monkey. Larry Gadson, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

Sonic. Tyrese Greene, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Shiney. Geneva Scott, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Elfie. Estefany Mondragon, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Christina. Caroline Brill, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Sarah. Alandria Kennedy, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

George. Kyle Parrella, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Rose. Ella Klepchick, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Snowflake. Makenna Mason, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Sweetheart. Sophia Paris, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Snowball. Freyer Bello, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Santa Paws. Kaia Baroni, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Santa Claus, Jr. Nico Pitale, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Brownie. Cameron Flathers, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Baby Precious. Amiyah Williams, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Maximus. Devon Groover, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Thunderbolt. Colin Tuttle, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Gumdrop. Jake Ferguson, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Cinnamon. Molly Rankin, second grade, Hilton Head Prep

Isabella. Sydney Favors, first grade, Okatie Elementary School

Sparkle. Riley Fetzner, first grade, Okatie Elementary School

Bells. Olivia Schoenstra, first grade, Okatie Elementary School

Pumpkin. Dean Hightower, first grade, Sea Pines Montessori

Periwinkle. Maura Clarke, first grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

Fuzzball. Seamus Byrne, first grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

5. IF YOU WERE GOING TO SEND SANTA A TEXT MESSAGE, WHAT WOULD IT SAY? Click here to view student holiday artwork

You are the best Santa. Jamare Walker, second grade, Coosa Elementary

Hi Santa. How are your reindeer doing? Kyrsten Cruikshank, second grade, Coosa Elementary

What do you feed your reindeer? Ian Graham, second grade, Coosa Elementary

I've been good. Elizabeth Barber, first grade, Port Royal Elementary

How many gifts do you make? Zachary Talbert, second grade, Coosa Elementary

I miss you. Matthew Moore, second grade, Coosa Elementary

I want a pair of earrings. Caroline Haines, second grade, Coosa Elementary

What is your favorite thing ever? Sarah Kodes, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

Am I on the good list? Brianna West, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

Happy Christmas. Rodrigo Luna, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

How is your job? Savannah Kramer, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

Faliz Navidad, Santa. Amera Mitchell, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

Hi. Please give Rudolph a hug for me. Ava Ratcliff, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

Please get me an iPad. Alicia Clark, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

I want to ride in the sleigh. Syatt Thomas, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

Does Mrs. Claus come with you when you go out for Christmas? Faith Paxton, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Will you come to my house? Colin Paris, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

How do you bring all the toys in one night? Shea Sweeney, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Please don't put me on the naughty list. Jack Fielding, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Dear Santa, are you a big elf? Calhoun Murph, kindergarten, Cross Schools

Can I have one of your reindeer? Oscar Conley, kindergarten, Cross Schools

What's taking you so long? Zoe Way, first grade, E.C. Montessori

Make sure you get the cookies and carrots for the reindeer. Maggie Powell, kindergarten, E.C. Montessori

What's your favorite ice cream? Amanda Hudak, first grade, Hilton Head Prep

Can I live with you in the North Pole? Thomas Tram, third grade, Beaufort Academy

I want a lot of toys. Claire Tumlin, first grade, Beaufort Academy

Ho Ho Ho. Joseph Cortez, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Do you have a phone? Madeline Kelmer, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Hi Santa. I want to see you for Christmas. Skylar Thomeson, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Happy New Year. Tani Miller, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

Come pick me up at 11 p.m. Noah Sanders, second, Whale Branch Elementary

Am I on the good list? Robert Sherman, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

Come down to my house because it looks like a gingerbread house. Carolin White, second grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

I love you. Glen Carter, second grade, Whale Branch Elementary

What time on the weekend can I come over? Parker Shefsick, first, Bluffton Early Childhood Center

How is your trip? Is it cold or windy? Chasity, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

You're awesome. Drake Williams, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Happy New Year. Destiny Elmore, first grade, Okatie Elementary School

I hope not even one gift falls off your sleigh. Cooper Baroni, first grade, Hilton Head Prep

Have a good day. Brian, second grade, Hilton Head School for the Creative Arts

Am I on the good list? Happy Christmas. Alexis Brotemarkle, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

I love you, Santa. Alejandro Chavjra, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

I want a dog for Christmas. Beda Gonzalez, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

You're the best. Lixsi Hernandez Zamora, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Hi Santa. How was your trip in the sky? Alandria Kennedy, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

Can I have an elf? Ella Klepchick, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Does Mrs. Claus come out with you when you go our for Christmas? Faith Paxton, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Dear Santa, be careful coming down the chimney. My mom always forgets to put out the fire. Cynthia Gudaitis, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Dear Santa, can my friends have more presents than me? Kaia Baroni, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Thank you Santa for your gifts. Diego Garcia, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

I will give you more cookies. Daniel Deneen, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Am I naughty or nice? Connor Olivolo, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Dear Mr. C. I would like to know how cold it is. Allison Misko, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

How old are you? Anna Shepherd, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Can I have your presents? Ethan Davis, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

Please don't give me coal. William Townsend, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Can I have one of your reindeer? Jamie Lynn Canham, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

Dear Santa, my birthday is on Christmas. Liana Bohlman, kindergarten, Coosa Elementary School

Don't text and fly. Nicholas Marotta, first grade, Hilton Head Prep

Can I come to the toy factory? Lily Melville, third grade, Beaufort Academy

Dear Santa, don't be late. Kaylani Kaufman, kindergarten, E.C. Montessori School

Can I go to the North Pole with you? Olivia Renaud, first grade, Bluffton Elementary Early Childhood Center

Fly safely. Natalie Pardes, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

Hi. Please give Rudolph a hug for me. Ava Ratcliff, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

How small are the elves? Maverick Anderson, second grade, M.C. Riley

I will feed the reindeer carrots when you get to my house. Thomas Angelo, second grade, Coosa Elementary

Come to my house for cookies and milk. See you soon, Santa! Samaya Jenkins, second grade, Coosa Elementary

6. HOW DOES SANTA FIT ALL THE TOYS FOR THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS SACK? Click here to view student holiday artwork

He has 1 million sacks. Christian Anderson, second grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

He shrinks them with a shrink ray. Bradie Lanese, first grade, M.C. Riley Elementary

He stuffs some in his shirt. Ariana Bax, second grade, Coosa Elementary

He takes a few at a time. BrandonBeuan, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

The sack is little on the outside and big on the inside. Haley Miller, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

He ties the bag up real tight. Miller Hendricks, first grade, Pritchardville Elementary

There is one bag for each family. Ryan Watts, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

Santa is a magician. Sierra Seabra, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

He has lots of sacks. Chloe Knight, first grade, St. Francis Catholic School

The elves put in the toys they made. Dylan Mischik, kindergarten, Cross Schools

It looks small but it's magical. Adam Burvenich, third grade, E.C. Montessori

He uses the biggest bag in the world. Zoey Mayhew, second grade, Hilton Head Prep

The elfs help him stuff all the toys in the bag. Sophia Haroutunian, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

He put some of the toys in the sleigh, too. Jalen Randalls, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

It just keeps going and going and going. Lily Ellis, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

His sack is huge. George Hussey, first grade, May River Montessori

Santa's sack magically expands to fit each and every toy in the world perfectly. Arya Gupta, second grade, May River Montessori

When he puts stuff in his sack, they turn small, And when he pulls them out they get big. Anna Fuge, first grade, May River Montessori

He uses magic. Ruby Winzeler, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

He delivers some and then goes back to the North Pole. Kyasia Young, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

He uses his magic to make the sack really, really big. A.J. Houpt, first grade, May River Montessori

He makes lots of trips. Jessica Buskey, second grade, Pritchardville Elementary

It's magic. Thomas Mazzeo, third grade, Beaufort Academy

They fit in there because it is very big and because Santa is magic. Aden Parsick, kindergarten, Hilton Head Prep

His sack is the size of the ocean. Mackenzie Fermin, second grade, Port Royal Elementary

His sack is as big as the school. Harrison Smith, kindergarten, Cross Schools

His elves do it. Santa works in his office. Cooper Baroni, first grade, Hilton Head Preparatory School

With his magic. Alejandro Chavjra, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

His elves help him. Beda Gonzalez, second grade, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts

His sack is bigger than a tree. Sophia Paris, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

He pushes them in super-duper hard. Cynthia Gudaitis, second grade, St. Francis Catholic School

It is enormous. Alexi Williams, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

He makes them smaller. Jorge Villeda, first grade, Hilton Head Island IB

The sack gets bigger and bigger. Danayara Cortes, kindergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

He puts them in one at a time. Eloise White, kindergarten, Sea Pines Montessori

He stuffs them in with a plunger. Mark Lofye, kingergarten, St. Francis Catholic School

Pixi dust. Kaheyah Daise, kindergarten, Coosa Elementary School

When the toys are in the bag there is no air so the toys shrink. When Santa takes the toys out they get bigger. William Troupe, first grade, May River Montessori School

The elves help him make more bags. Bobby Lyda, kingergarten, Hilton Head Prep

Mrs. Claus made him a magic bag. Drew Harrington, kingergarten, Hilton Head Prepl

He goes back to the North Pole every so often. Cameron Keendn, third grade, Beaufort Academy

His sack is 2,000,000,000 yards long. Pasha Setoudeh, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

Santa jumps on the sack and the toys fly to all of the houses. William Henry Alford, second grade, Sea Pines Montessori

His sack is made out of rubber. Jack Brock, second grade, St. Peter's Catholic School

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