How to make a letter for Santa Claus: 2 creative ideas

How to make a letter for Santa Claus: 2 creative ideas

It’s that time of year again, which can only mean one thing: Christmas wish list ideas! Learn how to make a letter for Santa Claus part of your festive family tradition with this original letter and Christmas wish list template. So, grab some glitter and some paint and get ready for some serious Santa Claus magic. 

How to make a Christmas post box

There’s nothing more satisfying than posting a letter through a letter box, especially when it’s going to Santa! Follow these simple steps to create your very own post box for kids’ Santa letters.

Takes about 2 hours

What you’ll need

  • 2 empty Cushelle tissue boxes
  • Cushelle toilet paper
  • Toilet roll tube
  • Paint brush
  • Red and green paint
  • Pencil 
  • Scissors
  • Black paper
  • Glue 
  • Gold pen
  1. First, draw and cut out a narrow slit on the back of an empty tissue box.
  2. Then, paint it red and leave to one side to dry.
  3. Next, make the roof – cut open and flatten the second empty tissue box and remove the sides. Paint both sides green and allow to dry.
  4. Fold in half and set aside.
  5. Now it’s time to make the chimney. Take the toilet roll tube and cut a wedge off one end. Paint it red and leave to dry.
  6. Take the sheet of black paper and cut a wide strip for the belt and set aside.
  7. Then, tear and scrunch some Cushelle toilet paper into fluffy strips of snow.
  8. Glue the belt around the red post box and draw a buckle with a gold pen.
  9. Then, glue the green roof and red chimney in place and add some fluffy tissue ‘smoke’. Finally, stick the fluffy tissue snow to the post box. 

Father Christmas letter ideas don’t get much jollier than this simple-but-effective post box for the man himself. After all, an original letter to Santa Claus requires a post box that’s just as unique! And why not give your gifts to friends and family extra-festive twist too, with our DIY Christmas wrapping ideas?

How to make a letter for Santa Claus

Writing letters to Santa is exciting enough, let alone when it looks as festive as this model Christmas letter. Kids will love getting creative with this easy-to-make fluffy Santa beard letter. Once you’ve perfected Santa’s letter, you can keep the craft supplies out to make some beautiful homemade Christmas cards for your friends and family, too.

Takes about 1.5 hours

What you’ll need

  • Empty tissue box
  • Cushelle toilet paper
  • Paint brush
  • Red, pink and white paint
  • Template 
  • Pencil 
  • Scissors
  • Glue 
  • Colouring pens 
  • Silver glitter
  1. First, cut open and flatten the empty tissue box. Draw around the template and cut out. Then, paint the hat section red, the face pink, and the beard white, before setting them aside to dry.
  2. Next, tear and scrunch the sheets of Cushelle toilet paper into balls for Santa’s eyes and nose, pom poms for his hat, and fluffy strips for the edge of his beard.
  3. Stick in place with glue.
  4. Colour the eyes and nose with pens and stick some sparkly silver glitter to the pom pom.
  5. Finally, write your original letter to Santa Claus neatly in the blank space on the beard.

This model letter for Christmas is sure not to get lost in the post! When you come to write a letter to Santa Claus, remember to take your time and have fun – you’ll make his day when it arrives in the North Pole!

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