The Cutest Pics of Celebrity Kids Meeting Santa This Year
These famous mini-mes sleighed their holiday photo shoots
To celebrate their first Christmas as a family of five, Michael Phelps and wife Nicole brought their three sons Boomer Robert, 3, Beckett Richard, 22 months, and Maverick Nicolas, 3 months, to meet Old Saint Nick himself.
"Santa!!! It was a success... all smiles and no tears 😂. Merry Xmas and happy holidays to all!!!" the retired Olympic swimmer, 34, wrote on Instagram.
Victoria and David Beckham's kids made the "good" list, naturally. Daughter Harper, 8, and son Brooklyn, 20, posed with Santa a few days after Harper's baptism on Dec. 21. "Never too old to believe!!!" the mom-of-four wrote about her oldest son.
"It’s official... Santa told my kids they are on the NICE list this year (phew!)," relieved mama Tori Spelling wrote on Instagram alongside her family's holiday photo, featuring husband Dean McDermott and kids Stella, Liam, Beau, Hattie and Finn.
"Honestly, Luca deserves a gold metal," Hilary Duff captioned her hilarious Instagram post of her son Luca carrying little sister Banks as she tries to get away from Santa.
While Jana Kramer noted that her visit to Santa with husband Mike Caussin and kids Jolie and Jace was a "success," it put life into perspective, too.
"As a mom I feel like I now understand when my parents said they don’t want anything and just want to see their kids happy and healthy. That’s all I want," she wrote.
"For once, the kids are looking and it was Alec, mr movie star, who closed his eyes," Hilaria Baldwin joked of her husband during their trip to see the man in red with kids Carmen, Rafael, Leonardo and Romeo.
"#priceless" was how Tia Mowry Hardrict finished her photo caption on this snap of kids Cree and Cairo.
"Well that’s, that," she wrote. "Someone didn’t like #Santa. But I guess Santa’s used to it. #cairo was trying to slide down to get off and #cree had his #christmas list ready. I freaking #love my kids :)"
Emma Heming Willis and daughters Evelyn and Mabel got a private meeting with the big man, courtesy of pal Kate Hudson, who invited him to a holiday bash.
"Well, umm.... let’s just say she wasn’t thrilled about Santa," Jamie Lynn Spears joked of little Ivey, who sat on big sis Maddie's lap.
Proud mama Audrina Patridge said of her growing girl: "Baby Kirra is all grown up... no more crying over Santa Claus."
"Santa in the house 🙌🏻🎅🏻🎁," Molly Sims wrote on Instagram, of Mr. Claus smiling alongside her three kiddos: Brooks, Grey and Scarlett Stuber.
Sutton Foster's baby girl Emily Dale Griffin gave her biggest smile next to Saint Nick while her mom watched near by.
"She ran right in.... Gave Santa a hug and told him what she wanted for Christmas," Foster recalled sweetly on Instagram.
Robin Thicke and April Love Geary had a "successful Santa visit" with "no tears! 😂," according to the mom of three.
Santa approved! "Made it on the nice list ✔️," Elizabeth Chambers confirmed, posting an adorable photo with Santa, her husband, Armie Hammer, and their two children, Harper and Ford.
She added, "Ford’s face in the first picture is all I need in this life."
Will Santa accept this rose? Bachelor couple Catherine Giudici and Sean Lowe's boys, Isaiah and Samuel, got in some quality time with the man with the bag. Catherine said of the experience, "Santa pictures: Reason enough to have children."
Soon there will be three Lowe children on Santa's lap: the pair announced in June 2019 that they are expecting their third child together.
The only Ridiculousness going on in this photo of Rob Dyrdek's family is how ridiculously cute it is. The Amazingness host captioned the sweet family photo, "The Holiday Season is in full swing when you get that face time with Santa Claus. Santa is checking the list and Kodah is checking beards for authenticity. Way too many pointed questions for a 3-year-old. In order to preserve the Christmas spirit, we must lie, and lie again. 🎅🏼🎄🎁"
Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott may have had to bribe her twin daughters, Betsy and Emory, with "a cake pop or two," but it looks like 6-year-old Eisele is an old pro!
"Good luck to upcoming Baby Boy Martino in surviving the matching outfits I impose annually on my spawn. It’s a lifestyle 😏😜🎄," the pregnant star joked.
Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood shared moments from his jam-packed weekend with kids Cash Van and Lillie Renee, including a precious pic of Cash cheesing next to Santa.