Cookies are a major food group here at the North Pole. My elves like to eat cookies almost as much as I do. Clumsy the Elf has been trying to learn how to make cookies with Mrs. Claus, but he is not very good at it yet.
Let me tell you about the last batch of cookies Clumsy made.
Early this morning, there was a big plate of gooey chocolate cookies waiting for me. They smelled so yummy that I had to try them. They tasted delicious!
Clumsy the elf came to see me and asked if I liked his cookies. I was surprised that he made the cookies. His last batch was so yucky!
I told Clumsy he did a great job, and I took the rest of the cookies to the elves. They loved the cookies too! They ate them all and got back to work.
Just a few minutes later, I hiccuped. I heard one tiny elf hiccup, then another, then A LOT. We all had the hiccups! We hiccuped so much that we couldn’t talk. Clumsy asked us what was wrong, but all we could say was “Hic-CUP!”
Clumsy’s eyes got big. He remembered that when he made the cookies, he spilled a tiny bit of hiccup potion in the batter. That’s what gave us the hiccups — Clumsy’s cookies.
We needed to get rid of those hiccups, so we tried to figure out how. Mrs. Claus said that you could scare someone to get rid of them.
All day, elves were hiding behind trees and gift boxes, and then jumping out to scare their friends. It scared them, but it didn’t make the hiccups go away. After a long day of hiccuping and scaring, we found the cure. We had to sip our hot chocolate, take a deep breath, and then hop on one foot. We looked so silly!
I wonder what’s going to happen the next time Clumsy the Elf makes cookies!
P.S. Have you ever had the hiccups? How did you get rid of them? What do you think will happen the next time Clumsy the Elf makes cookies? You can click here to tell me or, scroll down to see what other people did.