Post straight to Santa

2016-12-06 06:01

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Children have a direct line to Santa this season at the new post office in the Point Mall.

They will be able to post their letters to Santa in a special child-size Father Christmas post box that will ensure express delivery to Santa Claus himself, the centre says in a statement.

The shopping centre wanted to bring Christmas magic to the mall and the arrival of a new post office in the centre in October gave them the opportunity to do so.

Children can either use the letter template provided or their own paper to write to Father Christmas – but in either case, a little creativity in their letters is sure to make them stand out when Santa reads them.

Parents should put their name, email address and contact number on the letter, and pass the following tips on to their children:

. It’s polite to start the letter with “Dear Santa” and then to tell him a little bit about yourself – your name and how old you are. Possibly include a short description of ways in which you have been good this year.

. You could tell Santa news about your family and friends, and add a short list of gifts you’d like to receive this year. Also remember to thank Santa for all the gifts you’ve received in the past.

. Remember to send your love to Mrs Claus, the elves and all the reindeer.

. Consider drawing a picture on your letter. Maybe draw one of yourself, your family or even one of him and all the elves and reindeers at the North Pole. Or perhaps a picture of a beautiful Christmas tree?

. Place your letter in an envelope and address it to Mr Santa Claus at the North Pole.

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