Santa is one of the most popular figures in the world and, yet, rarely has anyone ever seen him. It really makes you wonder if he’s even real.
Secret Santa is a fun tradition where participants exchange gifts. The participants all write their names on a piece of paper. Then, they are either randomly assigned a name or they pick it out from a pile.
If you love Christmas, you’re probably curious about where Santa Claus lives and what his toy workshop looks like. Santa Claus lives in the North Pole at the northernmost tip of the globe.
Santa Claus is depicted as a jolly old man with a white beard. He looks like he could be anyone’s grandfather, but how old is he really?
When people think of Santa's voice and what he says, we can't help but imagine of his famous catchphrase, "Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas!" We know what Merry Christmas means, but what does he mean when he says "ho ho ho"?
Santa takes a break on December 25th, the day after he delivers all the gifts for the good boys and girls of the world. He doesn’t go anywhere special; he simply goes back home to the North Pole to spend time with everyone who worked hard to spread the joy of Christmas.
Christmas Eve is a most exciting time especially for children who are waiting for Santa to drop down the chimney to deliver a long awaited gift. In the good old days we could only imagine Santa’s route around the world with his gift laden sleigh and flying reindeer.
Christmas is a time filled with love, excitement, joy and wonder. The tradition of Santa with his reindeer drawn sleigh flying around the world delivering presents is one of the things that makes Christmas such an exciting holiday. Small children wait in anticipation for weeks for Santa to come down the chimney with his bag of loot.
Around the world Christmas is celebrated and children wait in anticipation for Santa to fly across the sky in his reindeer drawn sleigh to deliver gifts to all those who’ve been good. But is Santa the same for all of us? Let’s go on a journey with Santa as he speeds around the world on Christmas Eve.
We all love Christmas and especially the traditions that go with it, like getting letters in the mail from Santa! Santa is probably the most beloved and exciting tradition, especially for children. But where did the tradition of Santa come from? Let's go back in time and explore this jolly character's origins.
Santa’s original team of reindeer were made famous by Clement Clarke Moore’s 1822 poem “An Account of a Visit from Saint Nicholas.” You may know it as “Twas the Night before Christmas.” In the poem, Moore mentions 8 reindeer by name: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen.