The anxiety of waiting for Christmas is not just stress full on adult trying to figure out how they are going to finance everyone's wishes... kids see all the fun, Santa and tinsel on the television and have no idea how long another month is before the big day gets here. There are ways to let them enjoy the building excitement and be part of it. One of them is dress up. Halloween is still fresh in their memories. Making them elf shoes to wear can convince a child that they are a Santa's helper. It worked in our house!