Santa cam launched by mum to keep kids off the naughty list

by Super User
Are your little ones misbehaving before Christmas? Well one mum has came up with a smart way to keep them off the naughty list. The Santa Cam - a nifty little gadget created by mum of two Hayley Donaldson, aged 29, keeps an eye on youngsters in the run up to the big day. And they’ve been so popular that Hayley is struggling to keep up with requests for the dummy cameras, which also flash like a real CCTV device. Santa cctv Hayley, who runs Emmiroo’s Photography and Gifts in South Bank, Middlesbrough, told Gazette Live : “I have always personalised everything for my little ones such as invites and favours. “I’m always turning my hand to something. “Now at the shop I do everything Christmas - so things like personalised baubles. “I made the first Santa Cam last week and posted it on our page saying ‘look what I have just made for my children’ and people were commenting ‘my kids would love this!’.” The mum to Emily, two, and Riley, six, is a fan of Elf on the Shelf - an elf doll dispatched from the North Pole at the start of Advent to keep a watchful eye on the children. She spotted the idea for a Santa Cam on an ideas page for fellow elf lovers. Hayley said: “Someone posted something on the page with a camera and I thought ‘I’m going to give that a go’ “Mine come with a scroll which explains the concept and says that the camera has been installed so its owners can keep an extra close eye on them this year. “The scroll is then signed from Santa and elf - whatever the family has called their elf.” Hayley said that hundreds of people reacted to the Santa Cam picture and many have now put in orders for one of their own. “I’ve had around 50 orders so far,” she said.

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