Writing a letter to Santa is a great way to harness your children’s excitement about the holidays whilst also working on developing literacy skills.
And you can easily create a little festive fun at home or in your classroom with this blank, printable Letter to Santa Postcard & Stamp set (download instructions can be found at the bottom of this post).
The postcard size makes this a less daunting task for reluctant writers. Enthusiastic writers can easily add an additional lined sheet of paper in their letter to Santa. It’s a great resource for those with children in the early elementary/primary school grades.
And writing to Santa doesn’t have to be just about asking for gifts! Check out the writing prompts below for more ideas.
5 Ways to Involve Children in Writing Letters to Santa
- Include writing to Santa as an advent activity in your class or home as you count down to Christmas.
- Select a book from our 21 Christmas Books Starring Santa booklist to read together before you begin.
- Encourage children to share with Santa what they’re most looking forward to this Christmas.
- Children might like to tell Santa about where they live, or about their family or best friend.
- Invite children to convince Santa that they have been well behaved this year!
Looking for a longer form Letter to Santa printable? Check out this set from Picklebums.
Printing Instructions: Blank Printable Santa Letter Postcard
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Blank Printable Santa Letter Postcard
. Save the PDF to your computer. Open the PDF and print the pages you require. When printing, select “Fit to printable area” (or similar) to ensure the page fits with your printer type and local paper size.
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