Adorable Photos of Celebrity Kids Meeting Santa Claus in 2021

He's making a list and checking it twice, and these celeb kids are finding out if they've been naughty or nice! 

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Khloé Kardashian's Daughter, True

Khloe Kardashian
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Khloé Kardashian and her daughter True Thompson smiled big when they got a visit from Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.

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Wilmer Valderrama's Daughter, Nakano

The NCIS star's fiancé Amanda Pacheco managed to get one photo of their daughter Nakano Oceana with Santa and Mrs. Claus before the 10-month-old started crying.

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Ciara's Family


Ciara and Russell Wilson's kids Future, Sienna and Win got a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on Christmas!

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The Boss Family

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Allison Holker/Instagram

In the words of Buddy the Elf, "Santa! I know him!" Allison Holker and Stephen tWitch Boss got decked out in their finest ELF-inspired gear to meet Santa Claus.

"BOSS FAMILY SANTA PHOTOS 2021🎅🏼," Holker captioned a series of photos on Instagram. "Happy holidays from our family to you!! It was such a fun incredible experience!"

"We love having a holiday theme," Holker wrote, explaining, "This year was the movie 'ELF' … dad (Buddy), mom (Jovie), Weslie (narwhal), Maddox (arctic puffin) and Zaia (Leon the snowman)!"

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Scheana Shay's Daughter, Summer

Scheana Shay
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Vanderpump Rules star Sheana Shay took her daughter, Summer Moon, to meet Santa Claus twice! The "first time she met Santa he said she made the nice list," the mom wrote on Instagram, "what happened the next? 🎅🏻."

Shay then shared a photo of the nearly 8-month-old's second Santa encounter, which shows Summer crying as she sits on the lap of a Santa dressed in a red Hawaiian print shirt, red board shorts, and black flip flops.

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Shawn Johnson's Daughter, Drew

Shawn Johnson kids meeting Santa
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Given her role as super-cute big sis to her new baby brother Jett, we're guessing that Drew's name is on the nice list!

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Jenna Dewan's Kids, Callum and Everly

Jenna Dewan kids meeting Santa
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"Callum was thrilled to meet Santa ... and Evie was thrilled to make sure he enjoyed it. Happy holidays!🎅🏼," the mom of two joked on Instagram alongside photos of her kiddos meeting Old Saint Nick (with varying degrees of enthusiasm for the encounter).

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Jordin Sparks' Son, DJ

Jordin Sparks, Dana Thomas
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Sparks took her son, DJ, to meet Santa Claus for the first time this year, sharing that "last year, we didn't feel comfortable to do so in person due to the pandemic." She added that they tested with Abbott's BinaxNOW COVID-19 Self-Tests ahead of their visit.

"Santa is testing regularly, and so are we!" she said. "We tested before and after meeting Santa so we were able visit him confidently and get back to creating memories we missed out on last year."

Sparks shares DJ with husband Dana Isaiah.

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Lindsay Arnold's Daughter, Sage

Lindsay Arnold
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The Dancing with the Stars pro shared a photo of her daughter Sage's first time meeting Santa. The mom wrote, "She was VERY unsure how she felt about it 😂 but we didn't have a complete meltdown so I'm taking that as a win!"

Dad is Arnold's husband, Samuel Lightner Cusick.

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Meghan McCain's Daughter, Liberty

Meghan McCain
Meghan McCain/Instagram

McCain's daughter with husband Ben Domenech, Liberty, met Santa for the first time, and it didn't go quite as planned. McCain joked on Instagram alongside her daughter and Father Christmas' tearful greeting, "We tried. 🎅🏻."

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Gretchen Rossi's Daughter, Skylar

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Gretchen Rossi/Instagram

Rossi and Slade Smiley took their little girl to meet Santa Claus — and got a pretty adorable family photo in the process!

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Jenna Cooper's Daughter, Presley

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Jenna Cooper/Instagram

The Bachelor in Paradise alumna brought her daughter Presley Belle (whom she shares with Karl Hudson) to meet Santa, and the family has "so much fun." Cooper shared on Instagram, "Presley was a little scared, but interested haha:) Glad we have these sweet photos to keep forever."

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