Artists Washington Irving and Thomas Nast are credited with being the reasons why Santa wears red clothes. Santa Claus was first given a red waistcoat back in 1809 by Washington Irving and given a full red-and-white suit... More »

Santa Claus wears red and white because the legend comes from the Dutch folk tale of Sinterklaas, who had a white beard and wore a red bishop's miter. Cartoonist Thomas Nast drew the character for more than 30 years, fin... More »

Santa Claus wears red and white because the legend comes from the Dutch folk tale of Sinterklaas, who had a white beard and wore a red bishop's miter. Cartoonist Thomas Nast drew the character for more than 30 years, fin... More »

Santa Claus games include Santa Says, Waiting for Santa and Find the Santa. To play Santa Says, select one player to be Santa. Players stand in a line while Santa shouts commands using "Santa says..." For example, "Santa... More »

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A letter to Santa should say the name, age and other details about the writer, as well as examples of how good the writer has been this year. The letter should also thank Santa for last year's gifts while asking for new ... More »

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Some Santa Claus workshop games are Christmas Invasion, Santa's Workshop and Present Pileup. Christmas Invasion, also called Christmas Crusades, is a point-and-shoot game in which players shoot holiday treats at critters... More »

A child can talk to Santa Claus in person by visiting a holiday event where Santa will be making an appearance. Many retailers have Santa visit during specific dates and times around the holidays, and some restaurants ho... More »