With one more dream until Christmas, the big day is almost here.
For the children of Saskatchewan and Canada, the spirit of Christmas and what it means is relatively the same.
Ranging in age from five to nine, everyone agreed that family time, gifts, and excitement for Santa Claus topped their lists on Christmas Day.
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But they all had other thoughts too.
Seven-year-old Korbin Knough from Thunder Bay, Ontario said he loves to get outside.
“I love playing in the snow, throwing snowballs, rollerblading, making snow angels, things like that,” Knough said.
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Ethan, seven, and Owen McDowell, six, in Kelowna, BC, felt that another Christmas staple is lights and light displays.
“(I like) its shine,” Ethan said.
“I love all the lights, except the blue ones. They make me sad, ”Owen said as his father Ryan laughed at the camera.
Canaja, nine, and Justina Green, seven, from Wisconsin added that family and gratitude are important.
“Spending time with the family is what I like,” Justina said.
“Spending time with family and loving what you have over what you don’t have,” added Canaja.
Five-year-old Charlee Remenda from Saskatoon said her favorite things were gifts and family.
Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and all the elves will be busy at work as they prepare to load the sleigh to deliver gifts to all the children across the country.
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