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How old is too old for taking pictures with Santa?

I have two kids (9 & 7) boy & girl I have been taking them to take pics with Santa all these years and this year my dh said they look too old for Santa and yes our kids have grown its to the point where they did not sit on his lap and they do look alittle too tall...lol
I don't my kids whenever I hear them say NO no more pics with Santa then I'll stop taking them but my dd was like no no no I don't want to stop so I just might have to take her by herself...lol after I did take my ds when he was little alone before she came along.
Thanks Ladies!!!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:17 AM on Dec. 14, 2010 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Yeah 9 might be too old, anytime they look awkward in his lap is time to stop.

    older

    Answer by older at 8:21 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • When the kid does not want to do it any more.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 8:23 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • They don't have to sit on his lap, they can stand beside him. I have even gotten pics of teenagers with santa. I don't think they are too old unless they start complaining.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 8:23 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • Hey as long as they want to go when they start to complain is when I would also stop.
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 8:32 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • never too old for santa. i have taken pictures when i was older with friends and with my family members kids. it was fun. but yeah alone it might be whenever they say stop. i think along i about 9 is the right age. whenever they stop believing really. but after that its just fun to do it to be silly.
    lambdarose

    Answer by lambdarose at 8:51 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • 96
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 9:14 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • The other day we were at Bass Pro Shop with my 17 years old daughter and her two bestfriends...guess what...they ALL sat on Santa's lap for a picture...lol
    ShouldHaveLeft

    Answer by ShouldHaveLeft at 9:24 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • 4 or 5
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:15 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • I don't think a little girl her age should be sitting in a strange man's lap. I'm not being vulgar, it's just at some point not a good idea. I'd listen to dad. He may be thinking the same thing.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:57 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • let the kids decide when to stop. my 14 daughter still goes see santa with her younger brother but my 13yr old stopped 2 yrs ago stating its for babies. until then enjoy the santa trips while they last.
    alwayslost93

    Answer by alwayslost93 at 1:01 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

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