The Best Santa Tracker Websites for Extra Christmas Eve Fun!

Jill Holtz

November 22, 2021

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As the excitement builds on Christmas Eve with the imminent arrival of Santa Claus, one fun thing to do with your child is to see exactly where Santa is on his global journey.

We asked Mykidstime parents what Santa trackers they use so here are the best Santa tracker websites guaranteed to make Christmas Eve extra fun!

Santa Tracker Fun for Kids

Following Santa’s progress as he makes his way around the world, really helps bring Christmas to life. Watching your child’s face as they track Santa’s progress or read/watch a personalised message from the big man himself is priceless.

Your child will enjoy watching Santa’s movements and get excited about the morning to come – it can also help with encouraging them to get to bed on Christmas Eve!

Norad Santa Tracker

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By far the most popular Santa tracker with Mykidstime parents is the official Norad Santa Tracker. For 60 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD), have tracked Santa’s flight. And on Christmas Eve you can follow Santa’s progress as he flies around the world.

“We always use Norad, it has pictures at different destinations and presents delivered.”

“We use Norad too and love to watch the news where they usually have a report saying where Santa is!”

Google Santa Tracker

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Did you know that Google has a Santa Tracker that allows you to see Santa’s real time location on Google Maps?

You can use the Google Santa Tracker to follow Santa Claus on Google Maps as he makes his journey around the world.

And while you wait, they also have a Santa’s Village section with fun, educational, and interactive holiday activities available starting on 4th December. In the village, you can practice basic coding skills, create original artwork, exercise your geographic chops, and more. There’s also a teacher’s section with fun resources.

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I Spot Santa

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I Spot Santa has a live Santa Tracker that will be active on 24th December. The live map follows Santa’s every move and gives you updates every 15 minutes on Christmas Eve. You’ll be able to follow Santa and his reindeer as he flies from Europe to Asia, to North America and every other continent delivering presents to children around the world.

The website also boasts the most Santa pictures and Santa videos from around the world! Their video elves track Santa on every continent. Santa is hard to spot, due to his magical powers to avoid being seen, but the I Spot Santa website has over 100 Santa Sightings on all six continents – and they have even tracked Santa at the North Pole!

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The Santa Claus Tracker at Email Santa shows you where Santa is right now and what Santa is doing every day of the year. You can also see Santa Claus live at the North Pole on Santa’s webcam!

Follow Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, when the Santa Tracker becomes the Santa Snooper with live Santa updates! Santa Snooper has a special webcam that will show you Santa’s flight live!


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