But how many children think about Santa Claus himself? There are plenty of examples — birthday parties, Christmas parties, a visit to a beach with friends; going out to a farm or to the cinema, a wedding or when a new baby is christened; or simply inviting a friend to stay overnight at your house.
Should a parent bring them or will you provide transport?
Lay out your letter using paragraphs. Include telephone number and email if available Greeting — There are several variations that can be used depending on how well you know the person: Dear Mary, Hi Mary, Greetings Complimentary close — short comment, for example Love, Lots of love, With thanks, See you soon Typical layout of an informal letter Tips for writing good letters Make sure that they are well written.
The Signature Placed below the closing, the writer signs his or her name. Every December a letter would appear telling wonderful tales of life at the North Pole — how the reindeer got loose and scattered presents all over the place; how the accident-prone Polar Bear climbed the North Pole and fell through the roof of Santa Claus's house.
It could be thanking a person for a gift or asking how the person is. Remember to ask them to reply saying yes or no. By writing to the paper, the sender hopes that the message will reach the people concerned.
Activity 3: Letter of enquiry and letters providing information Suitable for KS2 school use These are formal letters and messages need to be precise and detailed, covering all the required information.
They make a good follow up exercise after receiving presents or going on a visit. Give a date by which you must have their reply.