Santa - of us in his youth did not look forward to Santa Claus? Or rather looked forward to his presents? It’s worth to find out where did the tradition of Santa come from.

Santa in UK – when it was created?

Mental picture of Santa, as a jolly man with beard and glasses, 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 very first mention about Santa Claus. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist also had influence on image of Santa Claus, which is known nowadays. Mental picture of Santa was spreaded in many countries and now it’s hard to find a child who wouldn’t know what Santa looks like.

Santa Claus – tradition of letters

In 1871 Thomas Nast caricaturist painted Santa at desk. Old man was glance through received mail and sorted sheets into two piles. Pile of sheets from impolite children’s parents was much bigger in comparison with second group. We can treat it as primal reference to contemporary holiday tradition of sending messages to the Santa. Not much later Nast created a picture of someone who puts envelope with sign „St. Claus North Pole” in a letterbox.

Response from Santa?

So, we got to know about origin of history of sending letters to Santa but can Santa Claus write a letter to the child? Of course! Children say in their messages what they want to get and the Santa can give it or write back and sum up kid’s politeness during year. Do you want your child to get an amazing letter from Santa Claus? Prepare it here: Unusual letter will be sent to your home at every place over the world. All you have to do choose a template, add the first name of your child and modify the text as you wish. However it’s not everything – there is available for order dedicated video from Santa Claus too.

Santa is unusual memory from our the old days. It’s worth to keep that tradition for our children. Services offered by Elfisanta seems to help for that purpose.