Santa Claus

Who of us in his youth didn’t look forward to Santa? Or rather looked forward to his presents? It’s worth to know where did the history of Santa come from.

Santa Claus in UK – where did he come from?

Mental picture of Santa Claus, as a happy man with beard and spectacles, dressed in red costume with white additions, was established in 1823. That year in Canada and USA became known the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Right there we can find the first mention about Santa. Thomas Nasta – caricaturist also affected on image of Santa, which is known nowadays. Mental picture of Santa Claus was spreaded in lots of countries and currently it’s difficult to find a kid who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa looks like.

Santa – history of letters

In 1871 Thomas Nast political cartoonist painted Santa Claus in their cabinet. Old man was glance through received letters and selected cards into two groups. Pile of sheets from impolite children’s parents was much extensive in comparison with second group. We can treat it as the first reference to contemporary holiday tradition of writting messages to the Santa Claus. A few years later that caricaturist drew a picture of someone who puts envelope with adress „St. Claus North Pole” in a postbox.

Response from Santa?

So, we got to know about beginning of history of writting messages to Santa Claus but can Santa write a response to children? Why not! Kids say in their letters what gift they want to receive and the Santa Claus is able to bring it or write back and sum up child’s behavior during year. Would you like your kid to receive an unique response from Santa Claus? Prepare surprise here: Unusual message will be sent to your house at every place over the globe. All you have to do choose a layout, add the first name of your kid and edit the phrases as you wish. But it’s not all – you can order personalized video from Santa Claus too.

Santa Claus is unusual character from our the old days. It’s worth to continue that idea for our children. Possibilities given by Elfisanta seems to help for that purpose.