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!
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.
Getting Ready To Use The Letter to Santa Activity:
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- 3 Santa Claus Craft Template
- 4 Letters to Santa Templates
- 2 Letter Envelope Templates
What Else Is Needed:
To prepare this writing activity for your kids, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
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.
After coloring all of the pieces, your children will cut out the parts of Santa and glue them onto a pocket envelope.
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.
After writing their letter to Santa, your kids will fold it and put it in the pocket envelope.
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.
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!
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More Christmas Literacy Activities:
To extend this Christmas activity, you can pair it with these books and other themed literacy resources.
Christmas Books for Kids:
Your kids are sure to enjoy reading these picture books and learning more about holiday.
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore
How to Catch Santa Claus by Alice Walstead
Christmas Literacy Activities for Kids:
With these themed activities, your students will work on letter recognition, CVC words, and more.
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