5 Priceless Photos of Kids Crying on Santa's Lap

Not everyone's so happy to sit on Santa's lap. (Photo: Rob Briscoe [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr)

For many children, meeting Santa Claus is a joyous opportunity to share their holiday hopes and dreams. For others, Kris Kringle's lap might as well be named the "Christmas Throne of Despair." We've gathered a few of our favorites to honor one of the great traditions of the holidays: crying children. Enjoy!

child afraid of Santa Claus
The outfit, the setting ... it was all just too much. (Photo: Jim David/Shutterstock)
unhappy baby with santa
Baby doesn't really like Santa. (Photo: Doug Waldron [CC BY-SA 2.0]/Flickr)
santa tantrum
This Santa visit did not go well. (Photo: daveynin [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr)
santa sibling crying
Some kids like Santa; some kids don't. (Photo: Valerie [CC BY-SA 2.0]/Flickr)