A Thanksgiving Christmas Story

Clumsy the Elf - Mr. TurkeyHead

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States!   Happy Thanksgiving!

We have Thanksgiving here too.   All the Christmas elves come home.   We talk about all the things we are thankful for.   We have a big dinner.   Then we all go outside and have fun!   But, many, many years ago, things went a little, well, funny.  I told this story last year in my blog, but Clumsy the elf thinks its so funny he wanted me to tell it again!

Yes, one year our Thanksgiving was a little “special”.  I was flying with the reindeer.  We were picking up all the Christmas elves to bring them home.  Everyone else at the North Pole was getting ready.

Mrs. Claus was making a great big yummy Thanksgiving dinner.  She had many elves helping her.  Even Clumsy the Elf was helping her.  Well, he was trying to help.

Clumsy had just finished picking some snow bananas.  We grow them in the jungles here at the North Pole.  Ho! Ho! Ho!  No, I’m just joking you!  There are no snow bananas!

Anyway, Clumsy had just come inside from playing in the snow.  But, he forgot to take his elf boots off.  He was leaving big puddles in Mrs. Claus’ kitchen.  The puddles were very wet and slippery.

Mrs. Claus asked Clumsy to get a big bag of flour.  Clumsy came back with the flour.  But Clumsy slipped in a puddle.  Poof!  There was flour everywhere!  There was flour on Mrs. Claus.  There was flour on the elves.  There was flour on Clumsy!

So, Clumsy went to put on some clean clothes.   Mrs. Claus and the other elves cleaned up the flour.

When Clumsy came back, no one was in the kitchen.   They had all gone to put on clean clothes.   But, the turkey was ready!   So, Clumsy thought he would help.   He would take the turkey out of the oven for Mrs. Claus.

Clumsy got a big stool to stand on.   He opened the oven door.   He pulled the turkey out.   But it was a big turkey!   It got stuck.   It got really stuck!   He pulled.   He pulled harder.   He got on his tippy toes.  He pulled even harder!  Then, he pulled as hard as he could!

Pop!   Clumsy fell to the floor.   Clumsy looked up.   He looked way up.   Just then the turkey fell right on top of Clumsy!   The turkey was stuck on Clumsy’s head!

Poor Clumsy could not get the turkey off his head.   He tried pulling.   He tried pushing.   But it would not come off.   So, he went outside to get help.

Then Mrs. Claus came back to the kitchen.   She screamed!   She thought someone had stolen her turkey!   Was it the Grinch?  Was it Swiper?   She ran around the kitchen looking for the turkey.   But, she stepped in a puddle.   She slipped and fainted!

That is when I came in.  I came running when I heard all the noise.   All the elves and reindeer came running too!   We saw Mrs. Claus on the floor.   There was no turkey.   And the door to outside was open!  We thought the turkey had run away!   And, when we looked outside,  we saw a turkey running around!   (We did not know it was Clumsy.)

“Quick, get that turkey!”, I said.   The elves lined up on one side.   The reindeer lined up on the other.   Someone blew a whistle.   Then everyone started chasing the running turkey!

He ran 10 yards.   He ran 20 yards!   He ran left.   He ran right.   Finally, an elf tackled the turkey!   The turkey popped off Clumsy’s head.   Clumsy was all right and not hurt at all.  He was so happy he kicked the turkey right through some candy cane goal posts!

And that is why they play American football games on Thanksgiving!

Merry Christmas!

Santa Claus

P.S.  Do you think it would be fun to chase an elf with a turkey on his head?   You can leave a message for me.   Or, scroll down to see what others have written!

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97 special messages to Santa about “A Thanksgiving Christmas Story”

  1. I think that would be awesome and funny! I can’t believe
    Clumsy is the one making my toys! Tell the whole north pole I love them all very much! Mostly you, Mrs. Claus, and definitely Clumsy!


  3. Yes, I think it would be kind of funny to be chasing an elf with a turkey, but kinda worried at first when you were unsure of what had happened to the turkey or where it went. LOL, anyways times ticking, and i gotta eat something finger-lickin…such as food. Hahahahha, possibly a turkey!

  4. Yes.
    It would be funny to chase an elf.
    Actually, VERY FUNNY!!!! 🙂
    Well, I think I am going to go change the chalkboard that I have in my playroom, ’cause I have a “Countdown ‘Til Christmas”
    board…so….uh….Oh, i’ll do that when i’m ready, hehe heh…ahhhh….

    best wishes from,

  5. yes i think it would be cool. well, if my parents dont mind. but it would be gone when someone or something got me! thats how much i love turkey.

  6. I love u santa. my favorite part was when clumsy was running around with the turkey on his head. also, i liked the part when he had to change his clothes.

  7. I love you santa and your elfs even clumsy.hope you are all well in the North pole.clumsy was very funny in that story of your’s the part with the turkey on his head you have very funny stories about your family they’re great stories.can I tell my friends all over the world bye bye OH OH I forgot to ask you your name lots of hugs and kisses lots of love from Anne Tyrrell

  8. THIS THANKSGIVING we were at my cousions house.They had a wii. My cousion Brett kept wanting to play wii bowling.He probably played wii bowling about 15 times.Then my other cousion brooke went down to tell the mom her mom said “Brett let Julianne andBrooke have a turn on the wii!”He did ONLY FOR 5 TIMES!

  9. I think it would be very fun to chase clumsy with a turkey on his head!!!.
    Thats not something anyone could do…just you santy! so take as much advantage as you can because we dont have elves here….. Only in the north pole.

  10. ooh how clumsy of clumsy

    hi santa i just wanted to say i can’t wait untill christmas so keep up the good work…

    :);):);): );):); ):);): );):)

  11. I think I would want to be the person with the turkey on his head. That sounds like fun to run around with a turkey on your head.

  12. Dear Santa
    i would like to work with you and your story was very funny and i am leaving some milk and a carrot and a bun for you and i wonld like to live in the North pole with you

  13. I think it would be fun to chase a elf with a turkey on his head.This was a good and funny story santa.I wish i could come and help the elfs raindeer,mrs.cluas,and you santa cluas ohhhhh and i fergot your dulter.

  14. Santa when I grow up I want to be President of the United States. Will the elfs and you and Mrs.Claus vote for me as President?

  15. yo peps! its me again. that story remides me of my friend Ynhriyhiihgjhyh.
    it was thanksgiving and Ynhriyhiigjhyh was doing somer salts in the kichin then my mom sliped and Ynhriyhiigjhyh fell head first into the turckey he got stuck well bye anyway

  16. Dear Santa, you are so cool. I wish I could be with you. I wonder what it would be like on thanksgiving day? I can not wait for Christmas.are the elfs as happy and jolly as you?

  17. daer santa that was a super funny story my friends and my teacher believe in you I willalways believe in you with all my heart with lots of love ariana.p.s happy thanksgiving

  18. Awsome story, that must have been a funny Thanksgiving. How long did it take you to get the turkey off of Clumsey’s head?

  19. i really do think that it would be fun to chase an elf with a turkey on its head for several reasons.
    1.Because when someone has a turkey on there head it is really funny
    2.it is really funny that it was an elf because they are short but i am not talking because i am 4ft3 and that is really short for an 11 year old. And i have one question, how did clumsey not get hurt if the turkey just came out of the oven it would of been really hott right?

  20. that was so funny it made me giggle 🙂
    i hope clumbsy is all right happy holidays thank you!

    love you and the elves and mrs. clause

  21. I think that it would be fun to chase an elf with a turkey on his head. It would look like a turkey was running around on its own! I know that it may sound silly, but a turkey running around would be like a tree sprouting legs!;) You have to admit, it is pretty funny.

  22. I forgot to tell you, I will be spending Christmas with my cousins in Conroe, Texas this year. Please bring my presents there.


  23. Why does Clumsy always want to to write the same thing you did last year? I guess he really is funny and clumsy! Happy Thanksgiving and can’t wait till Christmas!! I will leave you some milk and yummy cookies!!! Take care and fly safe, tell Rudolph to be the great leader he is.

  24. Yes it would be funny to chase an elf with a turkey on his head. I would laugh, too. Christmas is my favorite holiday. Christmas rocks!

  25. Lo thats a good story I cant wait for Christas i want that Guitar and my Ipod Nano or Touch or especially a Laptop pease try hard to get me those gifts Thanks

    Reply from the Elves:

    The best way to make sure your wishes get into Santa’s book is to email Santa. They go straight in that way! If you put them on this blog then someone might forget to add them 🙁

    Merry Christmas!

    The Elves

  26. Haha yea I do think it would be funny. Lol j actually read that one last thanksgiving! But how did ur thanksgiving go this year?

  27. VERY VERY VERY VERY FUNNY Santa! That is just TOOOOO funny hahahaha I don’t know how fast I’ll fall asleep tonight because most people can’t fall asleep laughing, though it may tire them out. Oh well. I guess I’ll just have to wait and see, won’t I, Santa?

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