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NORAD Tracking Santa Claus On His Christmas Eve Journey (Video)

Santa Claus over the Indian Ocean, Dec. 24, 2013.
Santa Claus over the Indian Ocean, Dec. 24, 2013.

Little ones eager to track the progress of Santa Claus as he makes his way around the world this Christmas Eve can do so with the help of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD.

NORAD has its online Santa tracker up and running. Click here to check it out.

The NORAD Santa tracker website also has games, movies, and music to entertain squirrely kids until it's time for them to go to bed.


Because Santa Claus has believers all over the world, of every ethnicity and culture, the NORAD website is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese.

For grown-ups who are interested in the background of how a defense agency became charged with tracking "Big Red," NORAD has put together a video detailing the history of the NORAD Santa Tracker:

NORAD Tracks Santa - A History