This is always so much fun. I love changing traditional stories to make them my own...one way or another. Did you know that when a story is out of public domain (I believe that's 30 years after its last print) you can rewrite it however you like? You can!
Kids have as much fun altering stories as we do, so if you have kids or if you're a teacher, give them a shot at finishing this sentence that belongs in The Night Before Christmas:
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in hopes that......
Have fun with this Christmas writing activity! I can only imagine what you'll come up with!