Is there anyone who in his youth didn’t wait for Santa? Or rather looked forward to his presents? Let’s get to know where did the tradition of Santa Claus has its beginning.
Santa in UK – how it was created?
Mental image of Santa Claus, as a happy old man with chin and glasses, wearing red costume with white additions, was established in 1823. At that time in Canada and United States became known the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Right in it we can find the very first reference about a man with presents. Thomas Nasta – caricaturist additionally affected on image of Santa, which we have nowadays. Mental image of Santa was popularized in lots of countries and currently it’s difficult to encounter a child who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa Claus looks like.
Santa – history of letters
In 1871 mentioned political cartoonist drew Santa at desk. Man was glance through received mail and selected sheets into different piles. Group of sheets from naughty children’s parents was much extensive then second group. We can treat it as primal reference to contemporary tradition of writting messages to the Santa. Not much later that cartoonist created a painting of someone who puts envelope with sign „St. Claus North Pole” in a postbox.
Response from Santa?
Well, we learned about origin of tradition of sending messages to Santa Claus but can Santa Claus send a letter to the child? Why not! Children say in their messages what they want to receive and the Santa is able to give it or answer and sum up child’s politeness in current year. Do you want your kid to receive a special letter from Santa? Order it here: https://www.elfisanta.uk/letter-from-santa.html. Unusual message will be delivered to your house at every adress over the globe. Just choose a template, add the first name of your kiddie and edit the text as you want. However it’s not everything – you can order dedicated video from Santa too.
Santa is amazing character from our childhood. It’s worth to continue that idea for our kids. Solutions provided by Elfisanta can help in it.