Write a Magical Letter from Santa to Your Child

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Write a Magical Letter from Santa to Your Child

Edited by Jonathan, Eng, Emmanuel M. Lardizabal, Dougie-1 and 5 others

Christmas is the time of the year when it’s common to see children in malls and department stores, sitting on Santa’s lap, telling him what they want for Christmas. It’s nice for kids to have the chance to talk to Santa, but sometimes, children would like to write a letter to Santa, to tell him about the toys and gadgets they’re hoping for under the tree on Christmas morning. Many kids write to Santa, but how wonderful for them if they receive a letter back from Santa Clause. Thing is – we all know who writes the Santa letters.

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Tips On Writing A Santa Claus Letter To Your Children

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    First of all, keep in mind that the letter should look and feel authentic

    . You want your young children to keep believing in Santa Claus as long as possible.

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    Get your older children involved

    . If you have teenagers who by now know the reality of the Santa Claus story, ask them to cooperate and act as if they are also fascinated that Santa is personally writing to their younger siblings. After all, they’ve already experienced the mystery, thrill and fun that Santa Claus brought to them, so they should be excited to make sure their younger siblings enjoy these feelings as well.

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    Alter your handwriting or let somebody else do the handwriting

    . But the ideas in the letter should be your own, channeled through Santa, of course. The handwriting should be unfamiliar to your kids. They’re smarter than you think. It won’t be difficult for them to recognize your handwriting, which will not only ruin this sweet sentiment, but may destroy the entire Santa myth for them.

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    Never use a computer printout

    . This will make the letter look very fake. Your kids are probably more computer savvy than you are, and the jig will be up – immediately.

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    Focus on the look of the stationary you choose, the smell of the paper, the borders, the handwriting – basically, you are perpetuating a beautiful fairy tale

    . Do the best you can to make it seem as if this letter came to them from the North Pole.

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    Insert some details about events, places and people in the North Pole

    . Perhaps you could describe:

    1. Santa feeding the reindeer.
    2. Chatting with the elves.
    3. Santa having a snack with Mrs. Clause – sugar cookies and hot chocolate.
    4. Describe the toys workshop of the elves.
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    Make the letter feel personal

    . Address the child by name. Be familiar about your kid’s room, his/her school, interests and lessons. Praise your child for being good, and cite some examples. Talk about the reason your child is on Santa’s special list, is because they’ve been good, shared, cared for others and did well in school.

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    Surprise your child with details about family events

    . Your child will be bewildered and filled with Christmas magic, when Santa talks about his brand new cousin, or about the tree house his/her Dad built in the summer.

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    Close the letter with some easy requests from Santa

    . Ask the kid if he can leave some carrots and water for his reindeer because they’ll be hungry; and also some cookies and milk for Santa, because he loves a little snack.

Content of the Letter

The letter must be positive. This is not the time to chide your child for unbecoming behavior. Point out the good things, and for this moment, forget the ones your child needs to work on. This needs to be a letter your child will be over the moon getting.

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    The letter should have inspirational message

    . Don’t make it too heavy or intense. This should be a time of joy. Remind your child that, and talk about what a wonderful world this would be if everyone loved their family and friends and neighbours, and how important it is to do good in life, and promote love.

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    The letter should contain something positive about school. Working hard, studying, performing well – are all things you can remind your child, without making it sound like a lecture. If you are having Santa say the same things you say time and time again to your child, the jig will be up, and they’ll know it’s you writing the letter. Perhaps one – I bet if you had studied harder for that History test you would have aced it, would be enough. Anything beyond that is too much.

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    To hold good grades over kid’s heads for Christmas gifts from Santa is unfair. It makes Santa a bit of a brat, and for kids for whom school isn’t easy, it doesn’t empower your child, it defeats them.

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    Don’t threaten to withhold gifts

    . Don’t write that Santa will withhold gifts if demands aren’t met. You wouldn’t would you? Not give your child Christmas presents? Again, to perpetuate the myth, you need to be consistent. Unless you would withhold gifts for a naughty child, don’t threaten to do so.

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    It must be included that blessings will be continuously given to him if he will continue to do good things and be good in all aspect of life.

A Sample Letter From Santa Claus to Your Child

Sample One

Marcus Daly
456 Happy Drive
San Rafael, CA

Dear Marcus,

You might be surprised that I am writing to you. I have taken special interest in how good you’ve been all year.

You have been very obedient to your parents. You always do your homework when you arrive home and study for all your assignments before you do anything else, like playing your video games or watching your favorite TV shows. In school, you are very attentive to the lectures of your teachers. You make it a point to teach the current lessons to classmates who are finding it difficult.

Marcus, you also have a big heart, because when your teacher announced a recyclable drive to raise funds for the victims of the recent snowstorm, you have made a huge effort to get your family involved, and collect recyclables to be donated. This is because it touches your heart to see all those victims on TV news who are living in temporary shelters.

The busy elves are working around the clock to make sure you, and so many other children all over the world, receive the toys and gadgets you’ve wished for, delivered to you via the chimney on Christmas Day. You have to forgive their pace of working because you are not their only customers – there are a lot of boys and girls this year who have been very good too!

Supervising the elves who are all running to and fro and everywhere else, is exhausting. I’m so grateful to Mrs. Claus who has been giving me energy boosters during this very busy business Christmas season. She has been making my favorite blueberry cheesecake and hot coco. Last night, for dinner, she made shepherd’s pie, and strawberry yogurt for dessert. She’s quite a cook, Mrs. Clause is.

Rudolph and the other reindeers have been most cooperative. They are keeping fit by regularly going to the Antler Gym, here at the North Pole. They’ll be ready for Christmas Eve.

I already know what you desire for Christmas. An Apple iPad Air, a Samsung Galaxy S4 and a new shining bike. I heard you are doing so well in cycling, the sport that you love, so I am also kicking in new cycling gear (for your safety and comfort). You will be amply rewarded. I am still trying to find a way on how to fit your bike through the chimney.

Marcus, keep up the good work and the good habits. Continue being Happy! Be safe!

Much love to you and your family.

Santa Claus

Sample Two

Dear Sarah,

Merry Christmas! I hope you’re ready for another GREAT Christmas Season! I’ve noticed you’ve been doing terrific at St. John’s Catholic School, and that you’re also excelling at horseback riding. That Jamie is quite a horse, isn’t she?

My Elf, Trixie, has also been filling me in on how good you have been. Trixie can be quite mischievous, she told me about eating chocolate from the fridge in the middle of the night and how once she took a wild ride on the reindeer!

I can’t wait to get to one of my favorite stops — your house in Bellefonte! Make sure you are fast asleep when I get there, and you better tell your Cousin, Adalynn, she needs to be asleep too!

I need to check on all the reindeer, make sure they are all ready for our big night. I will see you soon!

Merry Christmas!
Ho Ho Ho!


If You Can’t Write a Letter as Santa

If you think writing a letter yourself is too difficult – perhaps there’s a language barrier, here’s a wonderful alternative. Dear Santa. Canada offers the world something wonderful. Your kids can write a letter to Santa Clause at the North Pole, and they will receive a reply!

Santa can reply to your child in 30 languages, including Braille.

Christmas should be a magical time for all children.

Write to Santa:

H0H 0H0

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    If you live in Canada – you don’t even have to put a stamp on the letter

    ! Wow!

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    Sorry, if you live outside of Canada, you do.

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    Include your full return address

    . The postal elves need this information to deliver your letter.

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    Make sure your kids tell Santa about their favourite sports, joke, activities at school, etc

    . Santa loves to know about your kids, and it’s so much better than a letter with a list of things they want.

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    December 14th is the last day to mail your letters to Santa. It is, after all, a long way to the North Pole.

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    If you live outside of Canada, send earlier

    . Santa can’t guarantee the letter will get to you before Christmas.

Questions and Answers

I need a letter with a blessing for someone else’s letter sample, please.

Like, I don’t want a gift. Instead, I want somebody else to get a gift as in a home, a job, a spouse, etc. I have tried: All websites but nothing. I think it was caused by: I don’t know, maybe not a job


Dear Sarah,

This letter is a blessing to bestow on your need for a permanent home. I know that God will bless you will what you need because Philippians 4:19 says, ” But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Hebrews 11:1 states, “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” I have faith that your needs will be met, and you will be able to see the evidence of God’s love for you soon! Hang in there and like Job, praise God even in times of trial and tribulation.

In All His Glory,


Example of Magical Letter from Santa to Your Child?

Do you have an example of some Magical Letter from Santa to Your Child I am a beginner at writing letters?

Dear Samantha.

What an amazing young lady you are! It’s difficult to keep track of all the kids in the world, but I’ve always looked forward to updates on you and your life.

We’ve noticed you’ve been visiting people in the retirement home on Mistletoe Dr. every Saturday. I hope you know how much light you bring to their lives. It’s a very kind think you do.

Life here is so busy. The elves are running around making toys, wrapping toys, keeping track of what goes where feeding the reindeer. The lunch bell just rang, so I’m sure they are busy washing down their delicious lunch with hot chocolate, waiting patiently for candy cane cookies for dessert.

Yet, amidst the chaos, there is love and kindness and good cheer, things I wish for the entire world. Ah – here is my lovely wife with my lunch. I’m hoping for candy cane cookies as well.

Again, all of us at the North Pole are so proud of you, and your generous nature.

Love and sparkles.


P.S. Don’t forget to hang your cute little dog, Coco’s, stocking this year.

My daughter’s school told me about a computer that she needs for school, need help with a letter to say Santa will bring it?

The school told the class about a computer, need a letter from Santa about a computer, so she knows about the computer!

Dear Child,

It has come to my attention that you require a computer to continue your education at (name of school). Knowledge is the most important gift I could ever put under your Christmas Tree. You will find one as a gift from me this year. With excitement, I can’t wait to hear reports about how much you will learn using this computer! Merry Christmas!

Thinking of you,

Need a new idea for a Christmas Story included in Santa’s letter (see details below)?

Since 2005 I have written a letter from Santa to our grandchildren. Needless to say, it started with one grandchild, and progressed to the final total of 5. I always remind them of their accomplishments, what the did that year (vacations, sports, etc) and then tell a story. I seem to have drawn a blank this year. The moose and reindeer have played soccer and ice hockey in a competition, there has been an alien visit, Fireman save saved the day putting out a fire, Santa’s suit was destroyed and had to wear a blue one, Santa had to use “reader” because the elves thought it would be easier than his N&N list, the dentist came to visit, a robovac tripped Santa and burned beard….You hopefully get the picture. I try to have a moral or a lesson to be learned from the stories. Like teamwork, don’t judge how a person looks outwardly, but by their inner beauty…etc. I simply can’t think of a story for this year. I would also like to know how to go about publishing them in a book form as a special way for them to keep them hopefully to share with their children someday. Thank you. OK, never mind thanks anyway. I have done all that you have suggested I just was asking for another story idea.

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