Santa - of us in his youth did not wait for Santa? Or rather looked forward to his presents? It’s worth to find out where did the tradition of Santa Claus has its beginning.

Santa Claus in UK – when it was created?

Mental picture of Santa, as a funny man with beard and glasses, dressed in red costume with white elements, comes from the 1823. At that time in Canada and United States became known the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Right in it we can find the very first mention about Santa Claus. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist also had influence on concept of Santa, which we have presently. Mental image of Santa was spreaded in many countries and now it’s hard to find a kid who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa looks like.

Santa – tradition of letters

In 1871 Thomas Nast political cartoonist drew Santa in their cabinet. Old man was glance through his mail and selected sheets into different groups. Pile of letters from naughty children’s parents was much bigger then second pile. We can treat it as the first reference to curretly holiday tradition of writting messages to the Santa. Not much later that caricaturist drew a picture of man who puts letter with sign „St. Claus North Pole” in a mailbox.

Response from Santa?

So, we got to know about beginning of history of sending messages to Santa but can Santa send a response to the kid? Why not! Kids say in their letters what they would like to get and the Santa Claus is able to give it or answer and appraise child’s behavior during year. Do you want your child to get a special response from Santa Claus? Order surprise on the website: Amazing letter will be sent to your home at every place over the world. All you have to do choose a layout, add the first name of your kid and edit the phrases as you want. But it’s not everything – there is available for order dedicated video from Santa too.

Santa Claus is amazing character from our the old days. It’s worth to keep that idea for our kids. Services offered by Elfisanta seems to help for that purpose.