All over the world, children write letters to Santa , letting him know what they would like for Christmas. Here are some tips for writing a really good letter.
Santa receives thousands of letters from children all over Australia with requests for all sorts of things, including toys, pets and even world peace.
Australia Post works with Santa, and his elves, at Christmas to make sure you receive a reply to your letter (you must live in Australia though).
Postcards arrive within 7-10 days. Letters & packages arrive just after Thanksgiving.
Postcards are mailed First Class. Letters & packages mailed First Class or Priority Mail.
Find below our collection of Christmas writing paper and frames for kids. Use them at home, in the classroom, or at Sunday school - for thank you letters, stories and essays, writing practice, and of course letters to Santa!
This pretty writing paper is perfect for all Christmas writing projects. Perhaps children could write their own version of the Nativity story?
Writing to Santa Claus is a great way for kids to practice their spelling and writing skills, and this free “dear Santa letter” stationery will make it more fun. The document is saved as a.pdf file that you can download and then print from your own computer. Then give your kids a pen or pencil and help them craft a letter to jolly old St. Nick. If they need some help getting started with their letter to Santa, check out these 10 tips on how to write a letter to Santa Claus.
Children have been writing letters to Santa Claus for more than 150 years.  Why not surprise your child by having Santa write back? There are ways you can make a letter from Santa more believable and heartfelt.
Because the activities below were developed for students in the U.K., it uses some language specific to their school system. For example, KS1 refers to Key State 1, corresponding to children ages 5 to 7; KS2 corresponds to children ages 7 to 9. QCA stands for Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, which is the regulatory body for public school examinations. PSHE refers to personal, social and health education, a topic in the national curriculum.
Letter writing is an essential skill. Despite the prevalence of emails and text messages, everyone has to write letters at some point. Letters of complaint, job applications, thank you letters, letters requesting changes or making suggestions the list goes on and on. Encouraging children to write letters from an early age will improve their communication, social and handwriting skills, and teach them what they need to know about writing and structuring letters.