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Letter to Santa Activity

Are your kids excited to share with Santa what they want for Christmas this year? Then, you’ll want this free printable Letter to Santa Activity!

Christmas literacy activities like this one will help your children to work on writing and fine motor skills during the holiday season!

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While creating this Christmas craft, your kids will color, cut out, and glue Santa Claus to a pocket envelope. It’s a fun, hands-on way for them to develop their fine motor skills.

They will also work on letter formation, spelling, punctuation, and much more as they write their letter to Santa.

It gives your kids a chance to express their ideas through their written words and work on writing mechanics. 

Letter to Santa Printables

Getting Ready To Use The Letter to Santa Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • Santa Claus Craft Template (with 3 different skin tones)
  • 4 Letters to Santa Templates
  • 2 Letter Envelope Templates

What Else Is Needed:

To prepare this writing activity for your kids, click on the button below and fill out the form.

After receiving the email with your printables, download and print the Santa Claus craft, letter, and envelope templates that you want to use. All of the templates are in color and black and white. 

How To Use The Letter to Santa Activity:

If you are using the black and white craft template, your kids will color the parts of Santa including his head, hat, beard, arms, legs, and boots.

Letter to Santa template


After coloring all of the pieces, your children will cut out the parts of Santa and glue them onto a pocket envelope.

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While the glue dries, your kids will write their letters to Santa. There are four different letter templates so it is easy to differentiate this activity for your children.

Letters to Santa

After writing their letter to Santa, your kids will fold it and put it in the pocket envelope.

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There are also envelope templates included if your children would rather use one to send their letter to Santa.

To assemble the envelope, your kids will cut it out and fold the tabs. They will then glue the two rectangle tabs to attach the front and back of the envelope together.

Santa Letter template

After putting their letter in the envelope, they can fold the tab over and tape it. Your kids can then address the letter to Santa and send it off to the North Pole.  

This Letter to Santa Activity is a fun and festive way for your kids to work on writing and fine motor skills this holiday season!

Santa Letter Printable

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Download the Letter to Santa Printables:

Click on the button below and fill out the form to get the Letter to Santa Printables in your inbox! 


Monday 12th of December 2022

nice activities


Thursday 10th of November 2022