A Thanksgiving Christmas Story

Posted by Santa Claus on November 26th, 2009

Clumsy the Elf - Mr. TurkeyHead

Today is Day in the United States!   Happy !

We have Thanksgiving here too.   All the Christmas 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 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!


115 Responses to “A Thanksgiving Christmas Story”

  1. jada

    the thanks giving story was so funny is clumbsy still there? mrs. santa clause is as pretty as a rose


  3. jada

    thank you!

  4. wil

    have an awesome rest of thanksgiving

  5. Marc

    Wow Very Funny Story I Love Ur Blog Happy Thanksgiving

  6. Tristan

    lol That would be fun to chase an elf with a Turkey on his head haha :]

  7. Char

    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?

  8. Mady

    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?

  9. kaylee


  10. Bjoe

    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

  11. Gage

    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!

  12. Special

    the thanks giving story is the bom.


  14. Special

    It would be fun to tacel a elf.

  15. elliot

    that was so funny! does clumsy still live there with you?

  16. Rain

    That was FUNNY!!!!Maybe there will be anouther holiday as funny as that one. P.S. The elves ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



  18. anayia

    yes i think it would be fun. thats a great story. you should post it every year.happy thanksgiving!!

  19. Connor

    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.

  20. Vincent

    Thankyou santat for all the good gifts you give me every year.

  21. Anna

    hi santa! i heard that you heard i have been super duper good this year! you cannot wait to jump on the sled i hear!

  22. Renee

    That would be very funny. I bet Mrs.Claus had to cook a whole new Turkey! I can’t wait tell Christmas!

  23. Catherine

    It would be fun to chase an elf with a turkey on it’s head.


  24. ty

    it would be fun if someone did not get hurt.

  25. Julia

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


  26. Landon

    yes it would be fun

  27. Kailani

    It will be a funny thanksgiving with a turkey in one of the elves head lol

  28. Carla

    i loved your story and i REALLY wnat a guinea pig!!!!!!!
    Say hi to everyone for me and especially rudouph and clumsy!

  29. boo

    yes it is like football and I love football but I love turkey more, so I would of probably tried to grab a drumstick..

  30. Natalie

    I wouldn’t like it because it would be strange

  31. Andrea

    Yeah, I’d think it would be awesome to chase someone with a turkey on thier head.I’d be laughing my head off!

  32. laura

    thats so funny and strange at the same time

  33. Amanda

    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.

  34. Rachel

    sounds really fun!

  35. Sierra

    Hi santa I think that story was funny

  36. Peggy

    I really enjoyed that story quite a lot, and I will share it with my Grandkids. Thank you

  37. kristen

    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

  38. Conall


  39. jasmine

    the picture is hilarious

  40. Alexa

    I love watching football on thanksgiving. Clumsy is really clumsy. Ha! Ha!
    You rock Santa Claus

  41. lojo

    that was funny
    for x-mas i want a laptop too(bjoe we must be alike!)

  42. Alaina

    YES it would be AWESOME! Do you think?

    Next Thanksgiving I want to try.


  43. Carissa

    Tats halarius if I were there when it happend i would be laphing mt heart out.

  44. Sierra

    Its me again I love that story I keap on reading it because its so funny!

  45. kayla

    that story was so funny!!!!!!!

  46. alyssa

    hi it is alyssa

  47. gunnar

    what was the elfs name that tackled clumbsy?

  48. Emily

    LOL that would be so much fun

  49. Bristal

    That would be fun to chase a elf with a turkey on his head. Clumsy is FUNNY. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!:)

  50. lauren

    thats realy funny but tell clumsy that he should eat the turkey in stead of wearing it lol

  51. nikki

    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?

  52. Kayla

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

  53. suzie

    i think chasing a elf with a turkey on his head would b lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  54. BOBBI


  55. katy

    wow, santa. very nice.

  56. Gracir

    That is a funny story

  57. hannah

    yes i think it would be fun

  58. samsam

    wow santa i like turkey i like football and i also like samuel hait OOOOOOOOOO

  59. hayley

    hey your good becose you give preasents to me and peppol


    omg this is as funny i am 10

  61. Sydney


    it was not to



  62. Amy

    That was really funny! It looks like I
    should do it.

  63. breyanna messier

    hey santa i bet the elfs are very bissy to night i beter get going you have stuff to delifer

  64. katie

    not at all

  65. genya

    i love the story.

  66. genya

    I love the story it was vary funny!!!!!!!!

  67. isabel

    i had a big diner and the meat bunt sow nobody had meat

  68. Sydni

    Yes I do think it would be very fun to chase an elf with a turkey on his/her head!

  69. alysha

    Great story!!! I read it to my cousins, and they were laughing!!! Thank you for sharing:-)

  70. laney

    good story it woulod be funny and hard to chase a elf with a turkey on his head

  71. ariana

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

  72. allyson or ally

    wow that is a pretty funny story you guys probably have a lot of fun

  73. amber

    That was a funny story about Clumsy but poor Mrs.Claus on how she fell on the floor.

  74. skylar


  75. william jewell

    :-) hahahahahaha hahahahaha. .. hahaahahahaha

  76. Hope

    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?

  77. callahan

    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

  78. olivia

    how doyou carry all those presints

  79. Samantha

    santa you are my best friend forever. Ilove theelves and you

  80. Isaiah

    do you know my moms name

  81. Sabrina

    Hi Santa Clause I made a letter for you on my tree merry christmas in 28 days

  82. Bridgid

    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?

  83. megan

    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.

  84. Kit

    Hey Santa,when is my elf on the shelf coming back?

  85. amber

    yes i know it

  86. megan

    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

  87. Jenna

    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.

  88. Miki

    Hahaha funny story glad clumsy is alright have a nice journey on the ig night

  89. abbie

    ooh how clumsy of clumsy

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

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

  90. abbie



  91. Megan

    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.

  92. Sarah


  93. Curtis

    It would be super funny to see an elf run with a turkey on its head.:) ,:-)

  94. julianne

    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!

  95. Alyssa

    That is a very funny story . I am so glad that he is ok.I hope that won’t happen with me.

  96. Alyssa

    That is a very funny story.I am so glad Clumsy is allright.I hope that does not happen to me.

  97. Rachael



  98. Taylor

    I think it would be hard to chase an Elf with a turkey on his head. He might be fast.

  99. nidhiya

    it is relly a funny story . i saw a photo of eif his neck is in the chiken!

  100. Anne

    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

  101. Alex

    I think it would be funny!

  102. tori

    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.

  103. LILLI

    hi santa i think u are cool..i love u. lilli.

  104. Declan

    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.

  105. ERIN


  106. zamira franqui ounedo

    hi santa i love you

  107. Hailey

    cute pic lol.
    i bet the turkey was the best one ever because mrs. clause made it.:)

  108. Tess

    Hi santa what date is thnk’s giving on
    please repliy to my letter

    From Tess

  109. Tess

    Hi santa

    is it snow storms their
    From Tess

  110. Bella

    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,

  111. mahoganie

    I thank it would be fun and silly!

  112. harry

    why would i chase an elf with a chicken on its head

  113. janie

    dear santa, i would think it is rellly funny if i saw a elf running around with a turky on his head.

  114. Nasim

    it made me laugh so hard that i cried too

  115. Recina

    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!

  116. jasmin


  117. Caroline

    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!


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