This list is derived from actual letters written to Santa from children in 1913.  It's amazing how many of the gifts on this list I have gotten for my kids this year!

The top ten gifts on children's' Christmas wish lists in 1913 were...

1. Candy

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2.  Nuts

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3.  A rocking horse

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4.  Dolls

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5.  Mittens or gloves

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6.  A toy train

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7.  Oranges

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8.  Books

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9.  Handkerchiefs.

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10.  Ice Skates.

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What are you getting your little ones for Christmas?  Anything from this list?