Who of us in his youth did not wait for Santa Claus? Or rather looked forward to his presents? Let’s get to find out where did the tradition of Santa Claus has its beginning.
Santa in UK – where did he come from?
Mental picture of Santa Claus, as a happy old man with chin and spectacles, wearing red costume with white elements, comes from the 1823. That year in Canada and United States became known the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Just in it we can discover the first mention about a man with presents. Thomas Nasta – caricaturist additionally had influence on image of Santa Claus, which is popular currently. Mental image of Santa was spreaded in many countries and currently it’s difficult to find a child who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa looks like.
Santa – history of letters
In 1871 mentioned caricaturist painted Santa Claus in their cabinet. Man was glance through his letters and selected cards into different groups. Pile of sheets from impolite children’s parents was much extensive in comparison with second pile. We can treat it as primal reference to curretly tradition of writting messages to the Santa Claus. Not much later Nast created a painting of man who puts letter with sign „St. Claus North Pole” in a mailbox.
Response from Santa?
Well, we got to know about beginning of history of sending messages to Santa Claus but can Santa Claus send a letter to children? Why not! Kids write in their letters what gift they want to get and the Santa Claus can give it or write back and appraise child’s behavior during year. Do you want your child to get a special letter sent by Santa? Order it on the website: https://www.elfisanta.uk/letter-from-santa.html. Unusual message will be sent to your house at every adress over the world. Just choose a layout, write the name of your kid and modify the text as you want. However it’s not all – you can order dedicated video from Santa too.
Santa Claus is amazing character from our childhood. It’s worth to keep that tradition for our children. Solutions given by Elfisanta can help in it.