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By Jean EvansEarly Years consultant and author

Compose letters and share gifts with your children using these fun festive activities that will encourage them to think about giving and thanking others for their kindness

Little girl with a sack of gifts

Activities in this article:

  1. Letters to Santa
  2. Thank you very much
  3. Santa’s workshop

1. Letters to Santa

Send Santa a letter or email to let him know your chosen gift

EYFS Area of learning > Literacy > Writing

Group size: Small groups.

What you need

Mark-making materials; envelopes; large envelope; stamp; access to email.

What to do

  • Encourage children to talk about their experiences of Santa leaving gifts on Christmas Eve.
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