Santa - of us in his youth didn’t look forward to Santa? Or rather looked forward to his presents? Let’s get to find out where did the history of Santa Claus come from.

Santa in UK – when it was created?

Mental image of Santa, as a funny man with chin and glasses, dressed in red costume with white elements, was established in 1823. At that year in Canada and USA was known the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Just there we can find the very first reference about Santa Claus. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist additionally affected on image of Santa Claus, which is known currently. Mental picture of Santa was spreaded in many countries and currently it’s hard to find a child who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa looks like.

Santa Claus – history of letters

In 1871 Thomas Nast political cartoonist drew Santa in their cabinet. Man was reading received mail and sorted sheets into different groups. Pile of letters from impolite children’s parents was much extensive then second group. It was the first reference to contemporary tradition of sending messages to the Santa Claus. Not much later that caricaturist created a picture of man who puts envelope with sign „St. Claus North Pole” in a letterbox.

Response from Santa?

So, we got to know about origin of tradition of sending letters to Santa but can Santa write a response to the kid? Why not! Children say in their letters what they want to receive and the Santa can bring it or write back and appraise child’s behavior in current year. Would you like your child to get a special letter sent by Santa Claus? Order surprise on the website: Unusual message will be sent to your home at every place over the world. Just choose a template, write the name of your kiddie and modify the phrases as you want. However it’s not all – there is available for order dedicated video from Santa Claus too.

Santa is unusual character from our childhood. It’s worth to continue that idea for our kids. Services given by Elfisanta can help in it.