# What are the names of all the reindeer?

## What are the names of all the reindeer?

In modern times, Santa is recognised as having 9 reindeers – Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolph.

Which reindeer name means lightning?

Blitzen. From the Dutch word for ‘lightning’, Blitzen is a fast and playful reindeer, just like a lightning bolt.

### What is the rhyme for Santa’s reindeer?

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. (Put one finger down as each name is called.) Away they go!

Why do we put presents under the tree?

At first, people used to put their trees on tables, as they were smaller. But when it became possible to get bigger trees from Norway, people began to put their trees on the floor, with presents underneath. Ever since 1947, Norway has donated a tree to London to say thank you for helping them during World War II.

## How much do you spend per child for Christmas?

And that all adds up. Moms and dads spent \$422 per kid on average last year, with a third dropping \$500 on each child aged 8 to 14, according to T. Rowe Price’s Parents, Kids & Money Survey. That’s partly because 66% of surveyed parents said their kids expected to get everything they wanted.

How many homes does Santa visit?

396 million houses

### How many houses would Santa have to visit in a second?

822 houses

Where is Santa’s first stop?

far eastern Russia

## Do reindeers fly?

A: Most reindeer can’t fly, but Santa’s reindeer are special. Because they’re magic, they can fly very high and very far without getting tired.

How long does it take for Santa to go around the world?

With 500 million households to visit and 42 hours to do it in, that means Santa has a total of just 300 microseconds (0.0003 seconds) to accomplish everything he needs to accomplish per household. Sound impossible?

### Is Santa faster than the speed of light?

On Christmas Eve night, Santa Claus and his reindeer fly around the world delivering gifts to millions of children in preparation for Christmas Day.

How Fast Is Santas sleigh?

650 miles per second

## What postcode does Finland use to write to Santa Claus?

Dear santa Santa Claus’s post office has received letters from 199 countries and he receives hundreds of thousands every year. Santa can be reached at the following address: Santa Claus, Santa Claus’s Main Post Office, 96930 Napapiiri, Finland.