Why Does Santa Claus Come Down The Chimney?

Posted by Santa Claus on December 19th, 2009

Many people ask me, “Santa Claus, why do you come down the chimney?”

Well, the main reason I use the chimney is that it is faster!   After all, the reindeer and sleigh are on the roof anyway.

Although, a long time ago, I tried a different way!  It’s a very, VERY silly story.

Yes, it was a very, very long time ago.  The elves were drinking hot cocoa with those fancy imported marshmallows.  They wanted to come up with a better way for me to deliver presents.  They were trying to think of something that everyone has in their home.

Well, Clumsy the Elf had to go to the washroom because of all the hot cocoa.  He was in there a long time.   Everyone heard lots of noise.  There was lots of flushing and gurgling.

When he came out he had a big grin on his face.  He said, “I have the perfect way for Santa to get into every home!”  Can you guess what it was?

Clumsy told the elves his idea.   Faster than reindeer fly, the elves made me a special red Santa wetsuit, hat, snorkel, flippers and swimming goggles.  Yes, they wanted Santa to pop into houses through the potty!

When they told me I thought it was the craziest idea I had ever heard!  Somehow, the elves convinced me.  After all, everyone has a toilet, they said.

Well, it was one of the coldest Christmasses ever!  But, I was ready to try popping into houses thru the potty.

OK.   I was ready for my first house.  But when I popped out of the potty there was Mamma in her ‘kerchief and Dad in his cap, just settling in for a long winter’s nap!

They had never seen Santa wearing a red Santa wetsuit, flippers on his feet, snorkel and goggles before.  I was quite a sight!

They screamed.

I screamed.

They screamed some more.

They ran.

I tried to run.  But, it is hard to run with flippers on your feet!  So, I fell.

“That’s it”, I said.  “No more popping into the potty for this poor Santa!”.

And that’s why Santa comes down the chimney!

Merry Christmas!

Santa Claus

P.S.   Do you think that was the silliest idea ever?  How would you like me to deliver presents at your home?  (You can leave a message for me.   Or, scroll down to see what others have written!)


530 Responses to “Why Does Santa Claus Come Down The Chimney?”

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  1. 100
    My friend tESS said:

    That was a weird way.

  2. 99
    My friend Dana said:

    oooohhhh!!!! That is a really funny story I was rolling on the floor laghing wellit wasnt the funniest thing ever but really funny merry x-mas

  3. 98
    My friend monique said:

    notreally but it was funny anyways

  4. 97
    My friend amy said:

    merry christmas

  5. 96
    My friend Fallyn said:

    Dear santa ,

    I would hate coming theough the toilet!!! That is discusting …especially if some one one was on the toilet at the time!!!!

  6. 95
    My friend jacob said:

    thats very funny i would of tried to but why not go through the heater

  7. 94
    My friend Tyrus said:

    use the window

  8. 93
    My friend Tommy said:

    An easyer way would be to just have some of the smaller elves pop in through chimeny, window or what have you, and then you send down the smaller presents, then you come in through the toilet again and put the big ones there.

  9. 92
    My friend ELVIE said:


  10. 91
    My friend Anonymous said:

    i think you should come through the window or door like batman


  12. 90
    My friend claudia said:

    why dont you come trough the front door ?? x

  13. 89
    My friend Anonymous said:

    very funny

  14. 88
    My friend Lilly said:

    do you get dirty down the chimminey

  15. 87
    My friend Lilly said:

    were you cold in the toilet

  16. 86
    My friend Lilly said:

    I think the way you do it is just perfect

  17. 85
    My friend pieter said:

    dear santa i think you should climb through the window in my house ill take the stick away from the window seal that stop the burglars from getting in only on christmas eve santa (wink) i am putting all my trust in you from pieter

  18. 84
    My friend Alex said:

    We could leave a window open so you can go through it?

  19. 83
    My friend Mckenzie said:

    Dear Santa,
    Have you ever gotten stuck in a chimney? What happens if you do?

  20. 82
    My friend bridie said:

    I like the song about you getting stuck in the chimney its funny. but why do you go down the chimney why dont you climb through a window. haha

  21. 81
    My friend Eilish said:

    i think coming through a potty is crazy! and wouldnt you get wet and stuck?

  22. 80
    My friend kylie said:

    thats silly, coming up in a potty, the chimney, is the way in.

  23. 79
    My friend Hannah said:

    What other ways does Santa come down the chimney? I’m going to be with my dad for christmas next year but I don’t have a chimney at that house!!!! If santa comes through the door, the alarm will go off!!!!!!! Same if he came in anywhere else!!!!

  24. 78
    My friend anonamise said:

    why do yo go into the house anyway? why don’t you just use your magic to make the gift’s appear in the house’s?

  25. 77
    My friend Madeline said:


    I am OK with you popping out of our toilet but we will have to make sure it is flushed before your arival.

    See you soon.

  26. 76
    My friend taylor said:

    houston tx santa why dont you try the window for people who dont have chimneys

  27. 75
    My friend kiara said:

    well tell the elves to try to really think before tring a idea

  28. 74
    My friend Libby and Emma said:

    Please come down our chimeny and leave the presents under the tree-your cookies are already out waiting for you,. Please, leave an autograph from Rudolph!

  29. 73
    My friend Lily said:

    i is a funny idear! would stick to the chimeny! and what happens if you get stuck

  30. 72
    My friend Destiny said:

    Did You Ever Go Up The Toilet?

  31. 71
    My friend abby said:

    YOU ARE THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  32. 70
    My friend abby said:

    I LOVE YOU SANTA CLAUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  33. 69
    My friend vanessa said:

    i don’t have a chimney.you should come from the front door(if you know the secret code)!

  34. 68
    My friend Emily said:

    Hoping that you never get stuck in there! That would be a complete disaster!

  35. 67
    My friend Emily said:

    I bet you were very wet!!!!!!! I can’t imagine what that mst have been like!

  36. 66
    My friend Sarah said:

    i think thats the most silliest idea ever going down the toilet

  37. 65
    My friend Chantel said:

    What will you come down if houses dont have chimneys?

  38. 64
    My friend Chantel said:

    Santa, What if we don’t have a chimney?? What will you go down?

  39. 63
    My friend emelene said:

    ithink u should ring the doorbell/doorknocker to deliver presents

  40. 62
    My friend Mary! said:

    Merry Christmas Santa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  41. 61
    My friend Rosie said:

    I think it would be funny if you came through the window :D But thats just my opinoin…

  42. 60
    My friend Mia said:

    Come in my house through the shower. It will be coool

  43. 59
    My friend Zach said:

    Can you bring me a gecko webkinz?

  44. 58
    My friend mary said:

    why did you go up the potty i was a really silly idia

  45. 57
    My friend Isabel said:

    I can’t belive you did that i wouldn’t what if someone had just did their buisness?

  46. 56
    My friend Ben and Trevor said:

    I think u should make an invisible suit and invisible presents and sneak in then turn the presents uninvisible and then u win!!!!!!!!!

  47. 55
    My friend Kennith said:

    That is the craziest idea ever. what would happen if someone is using the potty(especially a kid.) Your head would be so dirty. and u couldn’t deliver any gifts.

  48. 54
    My friend Emily said:

    santa how do you fit thu the chimmney

  49. 53
    My friend Isabelle said:

    Why don’t you just use the front door?

  50. 52
    My friend Asher said:

    We don’t have a chimney, so how are you going to get in and deliver my presents?

    I hope I get my presents I would like for christmas.

    love asher

  51. 51
    My friend michaela said:

    maybe if you try and get all the kids and parents to go to bed at midnight to deliver the presents the best way is to block your left nose to make the chimney appear and with your right nose make the chimney dissapear

  52. 50
    My friend Layla said:

    Santa that was very silly.

  53. 49
    My friend Poppi and Layla said:

    Santa I thought that was extremely silly.
    I think if you went down the chimney, what about if people didnt have an open fire wouldnt you get stuck

  54. 48
    My friend Amelia said:

    Dear Santa, Please use the magic key, mummy will leave it outside the front door if you forget yours.

    Love Amelia

  55. 47
    My friend Han said:

    What a super funny story! I love jokes and others. :)

  56. 46
    My friend Tiana said:

    You could just use the front or back door, and even if you dont have a key your magical so you can use magic to get in any way you want to.

  57. 45
    My friend Marshall said:

    Magically come in the front door

  58. 44
    My friend maddy said:

    well this is a question but what if you don’t have a chimney

  59. 43
    My friend Rachel said:

    That is funny. But it would make it funnier was that is if someone was going to the bath room.

  60. 42
    My friend garret said:

    this year can you come in my room and wake me up ? and why don’t you go through the window ?

  61. 41
    My friend taylor coombes said:

    you rock
    you are the best
    i love you
    you give me nice prezzes

    love from best friend taylor!!

  62. 40
    My friend Colleen said:

    Dear Santa,

    I think the elf story is so funny. I think the whole chimney thing is bad and good. I think it is bad because YOU COULD CATCH ON FIRE! It is good because almost everyone has one.



  63. 39
    My friend Brandon said:

    You can come in through my front door, but watch out for the screen!

  64. 38
    My friend Sophie said:

    I want you to come down the chimney !!!!! That was the sillyest story ever told

  65. 37
    My friend Sophie said:

    I want you to come down the chimney !!!!! That was the sillyest story ever told

  66. 36
    My friend Grayce said:

    you can use the front Door.

  67. 35
    My friend Abby said:

    I think You Should Come through,Thru the Chimney just like you do now!

  68. 34
    My friend ray said:

    do u get dirty???????? i bet not, because
    your santa and your magical!!!!!!!!

  69. 33
    My friend Kyle said:

    well its a pretty crazy way but if i were you i’d take a giant snowmobile that lloks like a sled

  70. 32
    My friend sarah said:

    Thats the sillest story I herd , your elves are funny

  71. 31
    My friend amber said:

    wat if some one was siting on the dunny?? u would of hit them :S

  72. 30
    My friend kathlyn said:

    Yes!!!!! How did they come up with that?!

  73. 29
    My friend Katie Dale said:

    dear santa dont you think it is time to start giving little more presents

  74. 28
    My friend `shahni said:

    Santa can you come up the sink please

  75. 27
    My friend liam said:

    hi santa!
    why on earth would you come out the toilet! i am glad you changed to chimmneys!!!
    love liam

  76. 26
    My friend Thomas said:

    Santa why dont send the presants through the mail box shrink them then post them thenthey can grow back them selfs so you can post them through the chimney

  77. 25
    My friend aoibhin said:

    I like you leaving the presents down the chimney and into the living room. I think it is very special!

  78. 24
    My friend Erin said:

    Your so silly going out the potty

  79. 23
    My friend SIERRA said:


  80. 22
    My friend emily said:

    hi santa yeh that was a silly way to deliver presants i hope i was good this year
    PS. i think i have been good this year

  81. 21
    My friend Orlaith said:

    that was very silly to go popping out of the toilet!!!

  82. 20
    My friend Emily said:

    Wow, that’s silly! We’ve got a chimney ready for you!

  83. 19
    My friend Brittany said:

    My sis’s friend one morning they where opening there presents and found your hat in the chimney her name is madison kent do you know her???? you probably do

  84. 18
    My friend Julyann said:

    You can come thourgh the front door it’s the easiest thing to do!Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year

  85. 17
    My friend Casey said:

    I think it is because people might hear him anywhere else

  86. 16
    My friend kayla said:

    stick to our chimney please!

  87. 15
    My friend Taeuk said:

    wow that is very silly and you were right Santa Claus

  88. 14
    My friend amelia said:

    i would love it you elvs down ther are doind great i want 32 webkinz i have a poster board and you can see all of them iwant you to make me that please

  89. 13
    My friend christy said:

    i waited a long time for the coment

  90. 12
    My friend christy said:

    i don’t have a chimney because i live in a flat.

  91. 11
    My friend Kaylie said:

    How did you FIT through the toilet???!!!??? I think you should stick to chimneys from now on!!!

  92. 10
    My friend ashton said:

    do you ever get stuck?

  93. 9
    My friend rissa said:

    well you could come in thru the back door if they have one of course there will be no key but ur magicl so it doesnt matter right?

  94. 8
    My friend wiktoria said:

    dear lovely santa

    I think that everybody should be in bed at midnight so you could leave your presents.

  95. 7
    My friend wiktoria said:

    dear santa

    that wasnt a very good idea to come down the chimney.

    from wiktoria

  96. 6
    My friend Skyler said:

    I would love if you come to my house and up my toilet.P.S don’t get sick when you come to my house. from;Skyler koroch to;santa claws candy canes

  97. 5
    My friend aurora said:

    i think you should go though the frount or back door

  98. 4
    My friend gabrielle said:

    If you come down the chimney and get stuck who helps you out

  99. 3
    My friend Anonymous said:

    why dont you yousse the freont door

  100. 2
    My friend lee said:

    like you youare the best man ever love from lee

  101. 1
    My friend aine said:

    that is silly!even i wouldnt do that. but if you went down the chimney you would be dirty :-)

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