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When do you wrap the "Santa" presents?


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#1 Gumball  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 6:46 am

Today's the day I'm wrapping my daughter's presents from Santa. She's in school (last day before break starts) so this is my only chance. She was with me when I bought just about everything so the few things she doesn't know about are her Santa presents. When do you wrap your presents from Santa? At the same time you wrap everything else or separately?

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 6:50 am

I never wrapped stuff from Santa--now they are too old, but I don't wrap their stocking presents either. That reminds me--Dad will be here Sunday morning--grrr, I'll have to go get another stocking and some stuff to put in it!! Thanks for the mental nudge!!

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 6:51 am

I wrap mine all at the same time - but use different wrapping paper for the Santa Gifts.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 6:51 am

Anything from Santa that is really big/needing assembly, I will assemble and leave unwrapped. Smaller stuff gets wrapped in Santa themed wrapping paper and I do that when I wrap everything else.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 6:52 am

They've been wrapped all at the same time. I don't really designate which ones are from Santa and which ones are from Mom and Dad. I used to do different paper but now they are getting older. So for one more year I'm gonna try that they are all from Santa!

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 7:24 am

santa doesnt wrap here lol i have not started ANY of my wrapping so I got a fun filled marathon looming down on me lol

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 7:32 am

Santa doesn't wrap for us! He used to & always used special paper. (you know the paper Mom & Dad don't buy because it is too expensive!! ;) )

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 7:38 am

My dd is 12, so she knows we are santa now LOL All presents get wrapped and are already under the tree. We dont have any special gifts that get put out at the last minute.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 7:43 am

I never wrapped stuff from Santa-- but I don't wrap their stocking presents either.



Same here :2roller:

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 7:48 am

Santa does not wrap presents in our house. He is far too busy for wrapping. Makes things a lot easier. He also only gives one or two gifts. Everyting else is from Mom & Dad.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 9:04 am

I do it the same time as the others. I just make sure its different wrapping paper and tags

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 9:31 am

We use seperate paper and special gift tags and Santa presents are not wrapped until the very end. We don't want the kiddos finding those presents and seeing the paper. Although if they saw the paper, we could just re-wrap it.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 10:59 am

my boys are still little so we just wrap at the same time as we do the other gifts. use the same paper too. :g_think: Might have to do the different paper thing when they get older

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 11:07 am

i always wrap all our presents even from santa i have never heard of people putting them under the tree like that and the kids believe everything is from santa

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 11:59 am

I wrapped everything for my GD except the boxes that were just too big. I tried to use the same Santa paper on all of them. The two big boxes will either just go under the tree or maybe we will just set up the dollhouse for her. Of course these are all from "Santa". I'm going to take her something from us tomorrow night.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 12:07 pm

My niece asked her mom why the paper was the same from Santa as from mom and dad. Well my SIL explained that Santa is indeed magic and when the presents come out of the chimney they automatcially get wrapped in the same paper as what is already under the tree. Just thought you'd all like to know how that happens ;)

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 12:19 pm

My niece asked her mom why the paper was the same from Santa as from mom and dad. Well my SIL explained that Santa is indeed magic and when the presents come out of the chimney they automatcially get wrapped in the same paper as what is already under the tree. Just thought you'd all like to know how that happens ;)



That's a great explanation! I'll have to remember that if my boys ever ask ;)

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 2:25 pm

If my girls noticed that the paper was something I bought I just told them that mom's bought the paper and put it out for Santa to use.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 5:25 pm

Our Santa doesn't wrap presents. He leaves one or two nice unwrapped things under the tree. Then they're the first things they see. We don't wrap stocking stuff either. I didn't know people did that. I figured inside the stocking they were hidden enough. I like learning how other people's christmas events go.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 5:34 pm

I've got a big bag for each girl and santas presents get put in there.

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 12:32 pm

Ds is too young . . . but next year Santa will have to have different paper. I wrap everything!!!

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 2:36 pm

We wrap Christmas Eve after the kiddos are sound asleep. It's a late night, but my husband and I love staying up late watching a Christmas movie with all the wrapping supplies in the middle of the living room. Of course, we can't forget the hot chocolate. So far, none of the kids have ever awakened and caught us. This year we had to do it a little different though because we are spending Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at Grandmas so we did it all a day earlier and stored it all in the trunk. (and anywhere else we could find a spot). Everything was put in boxes so the kids couldn't see them. We will put them under Grandma's tree after they go to bed. We didn't forget the stockings either! :holiday07

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 3:04 pm

I wrap them along with all the other presents, but use special "Santa" paper, different tags, and I write out the tags in very fancy handwriting.

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 3:38 pm

Our Santa doesn't wrap presents. He leaves one or two nice unwrapped things under the tree. Then they're the first things they see. We don't wrap stocking stuff either. I didn't know people did that. I figured inside the stocking they were hidden enough. I like learning how other people's christmas events go.



agreed, I have never heard of wrapping Santa presents.

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 4:43 pm

So far I have 1 gift for son wrapped. I'll be sneaking in the attic, outside storage building and the trunk of the car while he's sleeping tonight.. :tongue1:

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 4:44 pm

I wrap everything..always in the same paper. But I use about 15 different kinds of paper so its colorful and fun looking under the tree. The kids just assume that the clothes are from Mom and Dad and the toys are from Santa. I dont wrap anything in the stockings though. When we get up, DH and I sit and drink one cup of coffee and thats when the girls are allowed to open thier stockings. Gives us time to wake up and gives them something to quench the anticipation a bit. Presents have to wait until the adults eyes are open before thier allowed to be touched.

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 6:05 pm

We wrap Christmas Eve after the kiddos are sound asleep. It's a late night, but my husband and I love staying up late watching a Christmas movie with all the wrapping supplies in the middle of the living room. Of course, we can't forget the hot chocolate. So far, none of the kids have ever awakened and caught us. :holiday07


Same here. We don't have a thing wrapped here yet. We always say we're going to do it earlier, but it just doesn't happen. :holiday01

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 6:27 pm

My girlfriend usually wraps my little sisters presents from santa at the same time she wraps the others, she just ends up hiding the ones from santa until late christmas eve night then she will put them under the tree. My sister will be 13 next year and luckily we have been able to keep her believing so far.

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 8:06 pm

I got the rest of the presents from Santa last night. I wrapped them just this afternoon. I would do it sooner but I take so long getting the things from Santa since that is the last thing I get after doing getting the regular presents for everyone.

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Posted Dec 24, 2005 - 9:17 pm

The last presents (santa and mom/dad) are now wrapped and under the tree. I finished 45 mins before it officially turned Christmas in this time zone. YEAH!!!




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