Playing Santa is a huge privilege and a huge responsibility. Done well, you could make a child believe in magic and become part of their fondest memories. Done poorly, you could shatter a childhood, and scare them for life.
If you've been invited to play Santa, there are some important tricks of the trade. This clever video
from the ministry of fun
gives you a schooling in Santa impersonation. Here are the 7 skills to master.
- Jolly demeanor, quick thinking, Spirit
- HO HO HO
- Work with your eyes
- Be welcoming
- Don't disappoint
- Field difficult questions
- Do your research
- Know what's hip
While Santa is busy with his Christmas preparations at the North Pole, he'll need competent helpers. If you are one of the lucky ones doing the job this year, spend some time mastering that HO HO HO, expressing with your eyes and learning about the trendy toys. You'll bring magic to the children and have a great time too!