PHOTOS: Santa's Little Helpers 

Submitted by reader Charles.
Submitted by reader Charles.
Dressed in unison, Keylah, 8, Aleesha, 7, and Brylee Walker, 4, are this week’s winners of The Courier’s Santa’s Little Helpers assignment. Submitted by reader Karen Walker.

Dressed in unison, Keylah, 8, Aleesha, 7, and Brylee Walker, 4, are this week’s winners of The Courier’s Santa’s Little Helpers assignment. Submitted by reader Karen Walker.

Santas Little helpers. Kirby and Brady Hodgetts getting into the Christmas spirit! Submitted by reader Alena Hdogetts.

Santas Little helpers. Kirby and Brady Hodgetts getting into the Christmas spirit! Submitted by reader Alena Hdogetts.

Santa's little apprentice and the furry version (aka santas helper furry brother) practicing their poses in front of the tree for the big night ahead on Christmas eve. Submitted by reader Yvonne Jeganathan.

Santa's little apprentice and the furry version (aka santas helper furry brother) practicing their poses in front of the tree for the big night ahead on Christmas eve. Submitted by reader Yvonne Jeganathan.

Santas Little Helper.  This is my son Brady helping with the decorations Elf style! Submitted by reader Alena Hodgetts.

Santas Little Helper. This is my son Brady helping with the decorations Elf style! Submitted by reader Alena Hodgetts.

Not impressed by the hat. Layla Pepperell 4-years-old. Submitted by reader Shannon Pepperell.

Not impressed by the hat. Layla Pepperell 4-years-old. Submitted by reader Shannon Pepperell.

Madilyn Dawe enjoying Christmas Carols. Submitted by reader Kelly Dawe.

Madilyn Dawe enjoying Christmas Carols. Submitted by reader Kelly Dawe.

Madilyn and Jessica Dawe visiting the reindeers in Sturt Street. Submitted by reader Kelly Dawe.

Madilyn and Jessica Dawe visiting the reindeers in Sturt Street. Submitted by reader Kelly Dawe.

Santas little helper. Why should the kids have all the fun! meet Daisy, Santas little helper! Submitted by reader Alena Hodgetts.

Santas little helper. Why should the kids have all the fun! meet Daisy, Santas little helper! Submitted by reader Alena Hodgetts.

Santa's little helpers. Submitted by reader Beck Fraser.

Santa's little helpers. Submitted by reader Beck Fraser.

Submitted by reader Danielle Cossens.

Submitted by reader Danielle Cossens.

One of my twin sons giving one of the many Santa displays a kiss to show his been a good boy. Submitted by reader Donna Curtis.

One of my twin sons giving one of the many Santa displays a kiss to show his been a good boy. Submitted by reader Donna Curtis.

Submitted by reader Emily Britt.

Submitted by reader Emily Britt.

22-month-old twins Rylie and Jarvis. Submitted by reader Hannah.

22-month-old twins Rylie and Jarvis. Submitted by reader Hannah.

The photo is of my two kids Jed and Piper tied up with Christmas lights and a Merry Christmas message on their mouths in gaffa tape. "Here's wishing you a Silent Night!" Submitted by reader Jackie McPhan.

The photo is of my two kids Jed and Piper tied up with Christmas lights and a Merry Christmas message on their mouths in gaffa tape. "Here's wishing you a Silent Night!" Submitted by reader Jackie McPhan.

This picture was taken a year ago and our autistic daughter placed our door wreath on her head and we thought she looked like a Christmas angel. Submitted by reader Karen Kennedy.

This picture was taken a year ago and our autistic daughter placed our door wreath on her head and we thought she looked like a Christmas angel. Submitted by reader Karen Kennedy.

This picture was taken last year and it is of our youngest child Bill. Bill is autistic and was 3 1/2 at the time, he had just learnt to walk earlier that year. Submitted by reader Karen Kennedy.

This picture was taken last year and it is of our youngest child Bill. Bill is autistic and was 3 1/2 at the time, he had just learnt to walk earlier that year. Submitted by reader Karen Kennedy.

Our 3 children last year. All 3 are autistic and our middle child Tom was the one to show the others how to decorate the tree. I am proud of them all. Submitted by reader Karen Kennedy.

Our 3 children last year. All 3 are autistic and our middle child Tom was the one to show the others how to decorate the tree. I am proud of them all. Submitted by reader Karen Kennedy.

Submitted by reader Kim Pollard.

Submitted by reader Kim Pollard.

Arthur Gerard Wayne den Ouden - Santa's cutest little helper! Son of Libby and Eddy! Submitted by reader Libby Purtell.

Arthur Gerard Wayne den Ouden - Santa's cutest little helper! Son of Libby and Eddy! Submitted by reader Libby Purtell.

Submitted by Melissa Langan.

Submitted by Melissa Langan.

Elf Ethan... My Santa's little helper. Submitted by reader Samantha Wright.

Elf Ethan... My Santa's little helper. Submitted by reader Samantha Wright.

Nate Robison with Santa! Submiited by reader Shari Plater.

Nate Robison with Santa! Submiited by reader Shari Plater.

Who's idea was it to put me on this big fat scary man in red knee? I WANT MY MUMMY AND I WANT HER NOW!!!!!! Submitted by Yvonne Jeganathan.

Who's idea was it to put me on this big fat scary man in red knee? I WANT MY MUMMY AND I WANT HER NOW!!!!!! Submitted by Yvonne Jeganathan.