Let's write to Santa
It's time to write to Santa!
Santa receives thousands of letters from children all over Australia with requests for all sorts of things, including toys, pets and even world peace.
Australia Post works with Santa, and his elves, at Christmas to make sure you receive a reply to your letter (you must live in Australia though).
How do I write my letter?
There are three ways you can write your letter to Santa:
Write your letter on one of the decorative letter writing templates, which can be printed out. See below.
Use your favourite pencil or pen and notepaper and just start writing.
If you need some ideas for your letter you can click on the sample letter to the right.
You can also tell your teacher about Santa Mail and maybe your whole class could write letters together.
How do I address the envelope?
Follow these simple steps to address the envelope:
Write Santa's address clearly on the front of your envelope so your letter can be delivered to the right place. Santa's special address is:
NORTH POLE 9999
Place a 70c stamp on the front of your envelope.
Turn the envelope over and write your name and address on the back of the envelope, so Santa knows where to send a reply.
Post the letter in a street posting box or at an Australia Post retail outlet.
Here are pictures to show you what the front and back of your envelope should look like.
Santa Mail letter writing templates
Here are some fun letter writing templates that you can print and use to write your letter to Santa (ask an adult before you print one).
There are three types to choose from: colour with lines, black and white with lines or black and white with no lines.
Paper chain letterhead
Candy canes letterhead
Santa and holly letterhead
Postie Kate letterhead
Australia Post would like to wish all children and their families a very Merry Christmas.
Let's write a letter to Santa! Online interactive
This interactive will help you write a letter to Santa. There is a sample letter, helpful hints and some fantastic letterheads.
Instructions are available in the interactive, or you can print out the PDF below.