Believing IN Santa
Santa Claus or Santa for short is also known as Father Christmas. Many people believe that Santa visits homes at Christmas time to deliver presents.
Some children believe in Santa and that is OK. Other children do not believe in Santa and that is also OK.
Children who believe in Santa enjoy the idea of Santa giving them presents at Christmas. Many parents also enjoy their children get excited about Santa.
If it often best for children who don't believe in Santa to not speak about it. This is so they don't upset children who do believe in Santa.
Believing or not believing in Santa is OK. Not saying anything to upset children who believe in Santa is a nice thing to do.
Is Santa Real?
Santa is a magical character who visits children at Christmas to deliver presents. But is he real?
The evidence for Santa being real:
Lots of children believe in him
Lots of children get presents from Santa
The evidence against Santa being real:
Lots of different people dress up as Santa
Many parents buy and wrap up presents and say they are from Santa
Many children and their parents enjoy the idea of Santa at Christmas. For many people it helps to make this time of year very special. In these families the young children do not think about whether Santa is real or not. They just enjoy what happens.
It is OK to think Santa is real or not real. In families, that have presents from Santa, it is often best not to worry about whether Santa is real or not. It can be better to just enjoy the tradition of Santa at Christmas.