“Dear Santa” letter templates are available on many websites, including MarthaStewart.com, About.com, SpaceShipsAndLaserBeams.com and MrPrintables.com. The templates are frequently in a PDF file format, which requires software such as Adobe Acrobat to download and read.
About.com has a compilation of free letter to Santa resources, as well as links to a printable Christmas wish list and a handmade envelope tutorial for the finished letter. Dolled Up Design’s “Dear Santa” letter template, which includes a naughty or nice checklist and a space to draw a picture for Santa, is one of the resources linked to. The blog MooMoos and Tutu’s downloadable letter template includes an address label for St. Nick, while the site Three Little Monkeys Studio has a template suitable for young children, with a space to glue pictures of gifts.
Martha Stewart’s website offers several downloadable “Dear Santa” letter formats for boys, girls, adults and even pets. The kids’ letter templates have areas to list desired gifts, as wells as spaces to include directions to Santa. The pet letter has a place to list favorite treats and toys. The templates are decorated with small seasonal graphics throughout.
Space Ships and Laser Beams lists 20 letter to Santa PDF templates, each with different background patterns, graphics and fonts. Mr. Printables provides two templates, both with a space to draw a picture for St. Nick.
The retailer Macy’s has a digital version of the "Dear Santa" letter tradition. A user types a letter to Santa directly on the website, decorates it with Christmas-inspired digital stickers, and then has the option to print it out or email it to "The North Pole."