Santa Claus

Santa ClausIs there anyone who in his youth did not look forward to Santa Claus? Or rather looked forward to his gifts? It’s worth to find out where did the tradition of Santa Claus originate from.

Santa in UK – how it started?

Mental image of Santa, as a funny man with beard and glasses, dressed in red costume with white elements, comes from the 1823. That year in Canada and USA was known the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Just in it we can find the very first mention about Santa. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist also had influence on image of Santa, which we have presently. Mental picture of Santa was popularized in many countries and currently it’s hard to encounter a child who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa looks like.

Santa – history of letters

In 1871 Thomas Nast caricaturist drew Santa Claus in their cabinet. Man was glance through his letters and selected sheets into different groups. Group of sheets from impolite children’s parents was significantly bigger then second group. We can treat it as the first reference to curretly tradition of sending messages to the Santa Claus. Not much later that cartoonist drew a painting of someone who puts envelope with sign “St. Claus North Pole” in a letterbox.

Response from Santa Claus?

Well, we learned about origin of history of sending letters to Santa but can Santa send a letter to children? Why not! Children say in their messages what they want to receive and the Santa is able to bring it or answer and appraise kid’s behavior in current year. Would you like your kid to get an unique response sent by Santa? Order it here: https://www.elfisanta.uk/letter-from-santa.html. Amazing message will be delivered to your home at every adress over the world. Just choose a template, add the first name of your kiddie and modify the phrases as you wish. But it’s not everything – you can order dedicated video from Santa too.

Santa Claus is unusual memory from our childhood. It’s worth to continue that tradition for our kids. Possibilities provided by Elfisanta can help for that purpose.