Hello again children, I hope you are all getting very excited for Christmas and Christmas presents! I know I am. I just love to make the toys. I love to wrap the toys. I love to put the toys in my sack. I love to put the sack in the sleigh. Oh that reminds me of a story that is happening as we speak. It is about my sleigh and Mouse the Littlest Elf.
Well the story begins on a night much like any story at the North Pole begins. It was snowy and cold. Just right for a Christmas Story. The elves and I had just finished making another batch of toys. What a happy feeling we had in our bellies. We had wrapped all the toys. There was red wrapping, silver wrapping, blue wrapping, in fact we had use all of the colours you could imagine. We had taken extra care to keep an eye on Clumsy. You know what can happen when Clumsy gets near the wrapping machine. I did not want him to get into trouble again and wind up as a Christmas present!
I looked at all the Christmas presents towering before me and smiled. I let out a satisfied sigh and said ‘Merry Christmas’ to myself. I could see Mrs Claus watching me from the doorway. She had a smile on her face too. I looked at all of the elves. They were all grinning from ear to ear. Oh I do love Christmas!
Next I put all the Christmas presents into my magic sack and put the sack in my sleigh. Or I was going to! But the sleigh was gone! How could I deliver all of the Christmas presents with no sleigh! What was I to do?
I put on my extra big red jacket and walked to the door. Mrs Claus stopped me.
‘You cannot leave,’ she said. ‘We need you here to help the elves make the presents. Without Christmas presents 🎁 the boys 👦 and girls 👧 of the world 🌎 will be sad.”
‘But without the sleigh,” I said, “I cannot deliver the Christmas presents. If I do not find the sleigh, then who will?”
“I will!” said a small voice from the corner. I looked down and saw Mouse the Littlest Elf looking back up at me with hope in her eyes.
“I will do it Santa,” she said. If you have ever looked into the eyes of an elf then you will know exactly how they are feeling. I looked into Mouse’s eyes and I saw hope. I saw determination and courage. I saw joy and bravery. I saw an elf who believes in the magic of Christmas more than anyone else in the world. And so I said yes to the little elf. We packed her a bag with warm clothes, some food and a map of the North Pole. She selected one of our fastest reindeer and before I could even say Merry Christmas she was galloping into the distance.
One thing I knew for sure was that Mouse would find my sleigh and save Christmas. Mouse loves to hear from the children of the world. So please give me your words of encouragement for Mouse and I will pass them on to her. I know she will become braver when she hears them. Merry Christmas.
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