BELOW: Paige Davey, 3, with Santa Claus at Big W, Gladstone.
BELOW: Paige Davey, 3, with Santa Claus at Big W, Gladstone. Tegan Annett

Santa drops in early to check his list

IT'S still only November but Lana-Bree Macaskill, 5, is confident she won't be on Santa Claus' naughty list this year.

She insists she has been a good girl so when Santa visits her home on December 24, she hopes he will have the Frozen movie to put in her stocking.

"I've been nice so I can get some presents," she said.

Santa paid an early visit to Gladstone at the weekend, and the children were on their best behaviour for it.

That was lucky, Mr Claus said, because he runs a strict sleigh, and told The Observer that naughty kids still get coal.

"This year the kids have been pretty good," he said.

"I had one lady say her daughter had been naughty, so I said she's got to be nice to get presents on Christmas Day."

Mr Claus, Mrs Claus and their team of elves and reindeers are prepared for Christmas with most of the presents ready.

"Now we're just wrapping and packing, well the elves are. I'm just sitting back and relaxing until the big night," he said.

Santa's next appearances:

  • Harvey Norman on November 22
  • Stockland Gladstone on December 1


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