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How to Create Free Printable Santa Letters

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Create Your Own Free Printable Santa Letters with a North Pole Postmark

Even Santa needs a little help! Here's some advice on how to help the Jolly Old Elf send a Santa letter to your little one, complete with a postmark from the North Pole. Read on to learn how to create your own free printable Santa letters for kids.

(Image of North Pole Santa letter postage provided by Zazzle)


Sample Santa Letter

Copy and paste this letter and then personalize for a quick letter from Santa

If you'd like to create your own Santa letter, here's some sample text you can copy into your own word processor and print on your own paper. You can buy stationery online at places such as Zazzle, which also offers Santa letter envelopes such as the one shown here.

Dear [NAME],

Merry Christmas! The elves and I are very busy getting ready for Christmas, and I'm really excited that I'm going to be coming to visit your home in [CITY NAME].

Have you been a good [BOY OR GIRL] this year? I've been making a list and checking it twice, and it looks like you're on my list of good boys and girls. I'm very proud of you. Santa Claus likes bringing toys to little children who listen to their parents, are nice to others, and do their best in school.

Mrs. Claus has been baking Christmas cookies for all the elves so they have plenty of energy to build lots of toys. Your [MOM, DAD, etc] told me that you want [FAVORITE TOY] for Christmas, and I'm going to do my best to bring you that.

Rudolph and all the reindeer are very happy that we're going to be bringing you some presents this year. Rudolph says he would really like it if you would leave out some carrots and cookies for us before you go to bed on Christmas Eve because we all get hungry delivering so many toys all around the world.

Have a very merry Christmas!

Santa Claus

Add a Santa Stamp

Buy or create your own Santa stamp

Each year the US Postal Service issues Christmas stamps, and these are great to add to any Santa letter. But if you'd like something special, you can also create your own stamp or buy one from Zazzle. These stamps are genuine U.S. postage that can be used on any package. The drawback is that you'll need to buy an entire sheet, but if they're also great for sending out cards and letters!

Here are some examples of what's available. You'll find more holiday designs at Christmas Postage




Add a North Pole Postmark to Your Santa Letter

Everyone knows Santa lives in the North Pole, so of course letters from Santa get canceled at the North Pole post office. And, yes, there really is such a place!

The North Pole, Alaska post office stays very busy between Thanksgiving and Christmas every year helping Santa's elves mail out all those letters from St. Nick. If you'd like to get a North Pole postmark on your Santa letter, simply put it in an envelope, address it and stamp it as you normally would, then put it in a bigger envelope and mail to:

North Pole Christmas Cancellation

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4141 Postmark Drive

Anchorage, AK 99530-99998

The North Pole post office will then cancel your inner envelope with the special Christmas cancellation and North Pole postmark and send it on its merry way.

Two places to find free Santa letters include Free Santa and Free Letter from Santa

Free Santa offers a choice of three background designs and three letters. If you like, you can upgrade from the free lower-resolution letter to a high-resolution letter with a matching Nice List certificate and an envelope.

At Free Letter from Santa, you only get two letter choices and two background choices, but they offer an upgrade that includes an envelope as well as a personalized Nice List certificate like the one shown here.

Both sites will send an automated email with the link to download and print your Santa letter at home, so be sure to follow the directions and enter your email address correctly.

If you'd prefer a Microsoft Word template that you can download and personalize at home, you can get printable Santa letter templates at Christmas Letter or Free Santa Letter Templates. At Christmas Letter, they offer both free MS Word templates with a simple clipart design or inexpensive printable Santa letters with more colorful professional background designs. Be sure to select the page you want to see the available designs. At Free Santa Letter Templates, all the designs are free, but simple.

Follow up your letter with a phone call from Santa

If you'd like to reinforce the magic, think about getting a live phone call from Santa. Santa Speaking will arrange for Santa to call your child on the phone for a 3-5 minute conversation. You can even get a CD or mp3 recording of the conversation as a keepsake. Ho, ho, ho!

Prove Santa Was Here!CHECK PRICE offers two simple free letters from Santa Claus that you can personalize online and print at home in minutes, as well as multiple premium letter options that come with a matching letter, Nice List certificate and envelope.

Free Santa offers free low-resolution letters you can personalize online and print immediately, or high-resolution letters with an envelope for a small fee.

Free Christian Santa offers two different Christian-themed letters you can print out on your own paper. offers one sample Santa letter that you can open and personalize in Microsoft Word.

Santa Letters to offers a variety of sample Santa letters (text only, you'll need to copy and paste to a word processor) that you can use to overcome writer's block when writing your Santa letter.

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If you're planning to play Santa for the holidays, be sure to visit Amazon to find a costume. And then start practicing your "Ho, ho, ho!"

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Leave a Message for Santa's Elves

Deborah Carr from Orange County, California on December 06, 2013:

This is a great idea for Christmas! Makes things simple for their parents.

FashionMommy on December 21, 2012:

Please take care of yourself and Santa, Christmas won't be the same without you. Really great lens.

anonymous on December 06, 2012:

hi elves please tell santa to bring me a my american girl doll (light skin,brown eyes,black brown hair)and (visa card that carries your picture)and(iphone 4s

anonymous on December 06, 2012:

hi elves please tell santa to bring me a my american girl doll (light skin,brown eyes,black brown hair)and (visa card that carries your picture)and(iphone 4s

anonymous on December 03, 2012:

Trinity Burch

anonymous on December 01, 2012:

hi elvs i'm jaylynn so i just want to say please bring me a labtop

anonymous on October 28, 2012:

i can not wate till christmas because santa claus is coming to deliver hour presents and we all better give him a glass of milk chocolate chip cookies and a carrot or an apple for the ranbires

NickyT LM on December 24, 2011:

Just printed one for tomorrow morning. Thanks, it's a lifesaver! Nick :)

anonymous on December 04, 2011:

Thanks for sharing, lots of great ideas!

Renaissance Woman from Colorado on December 02, 2011:

Wonderful ideas and resources for spreading lots of holiday joy. Thank you!

TopModels on December 01, 2011:

I love this time of year and this lens as certainly helped with the Christmas spirit.

bfreebies on November 28, 2011:

Cute postage stamps.

anonymous on November 27, 2011:

Enjoyed your lens. My brother is a professional Santa and he just got in from working a long weekend after Thanksgiving. He and I read your lens together. Very cool. Merry Christmas!

anonymous on November 24, 2011:

excellent lens, great thought- that'd be perfect!!!

moonlitta on November 20, 2011:

Again great advice! I can see my Christmas is going to be better this year helped by your ideas!

yayas on November 20, 2011:

Oh, I jus' love these suggestions. There are so many to choose from. Makes me wish I were a kid again... almost. Thanks so much.

NidhiRajat on November 19, 2011:

great to have you on squidoo.nice lens

iWriteaLot on November 18, 2011:

Great lens! I loved the information about how to get your stamps cancelled at the North Pole. thanks for putting this all together. And Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Kathy McGraw from California on November 06, 2011:

I want Santa to remember everyone this year! Those printable Santa Letters look like just the thing for people that want an easy way to send their letters, oh and Santa, I have been mostly good this year :)

pandorajewellery on February 12, 2011:

nice !

Randoggle on December 22, 2010:

Great lense thanks for sharing. A revisit indeed!

anonymous on December 12, 2010:


anonymous on December 10, 2010:


monarch13 on December 04, 2010:

Love it! Blessings!

spritequeen lm on November 30, 2010:

Very, very cute! Thanks for sharing!

lasertek lm on November 28, 2010:

Nice lens! Given the many options, I could have a unique printable Santa letter.

anonymous on September 10, 2010:

This is very sweet lens for Santa.

anonymous on December 02, 2009:

this christmas can i have a laptop please i realley want one

Carol Goss on November 19, 2009:

Cute lens, I have lensrollled to my free santa printables You can also add it to my plexo

seedplanter on November 29, 2008:

Hey Lisa, I love this Christmas lens! I'm linking to it in the Discovery module of my new holiday lens, Diary of Santa's Elf. Five *****'s and a fave!

Debbie from England on September 29, 2008:

Dear Santa's, my, you have been busy! Not only making lots of toys but writing super lenses too!

Lensrolled to Christmas Crackers !! 5*

gurneywagon on May 14, 2008:

What a wonderful lens! Santa needs all the help he can get :) 5*, favorite and 3 lensrolls (I've got 3

Christmas related lenses) All the best to you.

Karendelac on December 29, 2007:

5 Stars for you !

Your site was really great ~~ these images would look great...thanks

Please give me ratings and sign my guest book as well.

best wishes to you,

tdove on December 15, 2007:

Great free resources for Santa letters. 5*

Robin S from USA on December 05, 2007:

Thank you for another fine addition to the Best Christmas Ever Group. Your resources are excellent!

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