The assistant of Santa Claus. Swiss Christmas legend
Christmas is an illusion, but it is also a time to take stock of what everyone has done throughout the year and to realize what was not right. You can take advantage to teach your child to reflect on their actions and the consequences they may have. In this story, based on a Swiss legend, a child re
Christmas is an illusion, but it is also a time to take stock of what everyone has done throughout the year and to realize what was not right. You can take advantage to teach your child to reflect on their actions and the consequences they may have.
In this story, based on a Swiss legend, a child receives a good lesson for all the evil he did to his sister throughout the year.
The assistant of Santa Claus, Swiss children's story
Santa Claus receives every year all the letters of the children, from all the countries of the world, and he files them according to what they ask for: dolls, videogames, clothes ... But he had a letter that could not be classified ... in it, a Swiss girl, Erika, did not ask for games, clothing or school supplies. He said the following: Quer 'Dear Santa: this year I do not want you to bring me any toys, because my brother is so bad that he always breaks them. I just want my brother to be good and not bother me anymore, neither my dog nor my dog, because he is always making him stumble. '
Santa Claus was touched. What could he do to grant the little girl's wish? The first thing he did was look up the list of good children. And there was Erika, among the first names. According to the description, Erika helped at home, did her homework, tried to get good grades, and if that were not enough, she helped the elderly and never fought with her friends.
Then he searched for his brother's name. What was supposed: Hans was not on the list.
Santa Claus thought what to do. And then an idea occurred to him. He recalled that many Swiss children asked him in his letters to catch
Krampus, a demon with big horns and sharp teeth que, who walked around the countryside frightening everyone and taking in a sack hens and sheep. Santa Claus looked for Krampus and found him on a farm. He was huge, and very hairy, and carried an enormous sack full of chickens on his back.- Krampus- he said to the demon- I need you to come with me. I need an assistant to scare children who have behaved badly. But instead of chickens, you will take them coal.
Krampus liked the idea. He loved to scare others, and even more so to children. So he accepted.
That Christmas Eve,
Hans was visited by Krampus
. He thought it had been a nightmare, because he showed up while he slept, but when he saw his gifts the next morning, he realized that it was real. Instead of toys, he had only received a little pile of coal. With this gesture, he learned the lesson, and he never behaved so badly at home anymore.