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what age do children stop believing in santa?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:09 AM on Oct. 29, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • i stopped at age 7 young i know..
    Butterflykiss15

    Answer by Butterflykiss15 at 11:13 AM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • I think it's different for every kid.
    jlry_ldy

    Answer by jlry_ldy at 11:24 AM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • I think I was 8 or so. I knew it was Mom and Dad instead of Santa.
    Cavalrybaby02

    Answer by Cavalrybaby02 at 11:40 AM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • I can't remember what age I was but my son is 8 and I think he has a suspicion.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:45 AM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • hopefully thay never do. I love how excited my son gets and I want that to continue forever
    StefInfection

    Answer by StefInfection at 11:58 AM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • I was like 10 or 11.

    My kids are still young but that seems to be a good average from what Ive seen people say.
    Amaranth361

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 12:02 PM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • I know that mom and dad help but I still believe and I am 26. Maybe it sounds stupid but there was one x-mas (I slept by the tree EVERY x-mas) when I looked at my watch, closed my eyes then opened them 3 minutes later (remember I looked at my watch!). I looked at the tree and there was about 10 extra gifts around. Unless my parents are super sneaky and could tell the exact moment I closed my eyes, I BELIEVE!
    hotmama404

    Answer by hotmama404 at 12:42 PM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • I'm 32, and I still believe. I can't read "The Polar Express" without getting choked up. I hope my kids never stop believing in Santa.

    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 2:32 PM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • I think I was 9. My children were younger because we attended church where they didn't believe in lying to the kids about Santa so some other kids their age kept telling them the truth. My daughter plans on making sure my granddaughter never 'believes' in Santa, but enjoys the songs and stories - just knows of Santa as a myth.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 8:40 PM on Oct. 29, 2009

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