Kinsley and Sophie are pretending to be the wise men, taking gifts to Baby Jesus.
They were lacking a ride at first, but then they happened upon a camel. And just happened to have a saddle blanket with them.
The camel was very tame. Too tame, as it turned out, because when they wanted it to fly into the sky while pulling the sleigh (yep, a sleigh!), the camel simply rolled onto it’s belly and refused.
So the wise men had to walk to Baby Jesus.
When they got there, He wanted to go on a camel ride with them.
So they placed Him very carefully on the back of the gentle camel, and then warned the camel to be extra careful.
The camel refused to move.
So, they chastised the camel, severely.
Which gave it a stomach ache.
So, they all took it to the animal hospital, along with Baby Jesus.
Once there, the camel turned into Clifford the Big Red Dog. And everyone lived happily ever after.
Please note: While my children are still a little confused about the Christmas story, they can both identify Missouri, Texas and New Mexico on the map. We truly do attempt to teach them things…it’s just that some things don’t exactly stick in their mushy little brains.