What do they call Santa Claus Around the World for Kids

In America we know that Santa Claus is the one who brings us presents on Christmas Day but have you ever wondered what they call Santa Claus in other countries around the world? Below is a list of countries around the world and what they call Santa Claus. When your finished reading check out our cute Santa Claus facts just for kids.

Albania                        Babadimri

Argentina                    Papa Noel

Armenia                      Gaghant Baba

Australia                      Santa Claus

Bahamas                      Santa Claus

Belgium                       Pere Noel

Bermuda                     Santa Claus

Brazil                           Papai Noel

Bulgaria                      Dyado Koleda

Chile                            Viejo Pascuero

China                           Dun Che Lao Ren

Denmark                     Julemanden

Egypt                            Papa Noel

England                       Father Christmas

France                         Pere Noel

Finland                        Joulupukki

Germany                     Weihnachtsmann

Greece                         Agios Vassilios

Hawaii                         Kanokaloka

Holland                       De Kerstmann

Hungary                      Mikulas

India                            Santa Claus, Baba

Iran                              Baba Noel

Iraq                              Vader kerfees

Ireland                         Santa, Santee or Daidi Na Nollaig

Italy                               Babbo Natale

Jamaica                        Santa Claus

Japan                             Hoteiosho (a god or priest who bears gifts)

Kenya                            Father Christmas/Santa Claus

Lithuania                      Kaledo Senelis

Morocco                       Black Peter

Netherlands                 Kerstman

New Zealand                Santa Claus

Norway                         Julenissens (Christmas Gnome)

Peru                                Papa Noel

Poland                            Swiety Mikolaj

Portugal                       Pai Natal

Romania                      Mos Craciun

Russia                          Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost)

Scandinavia                Julenisse

Serbia                          Deda Mroz

South Africa              Vader Kersfees

Spain                           Papa Noel/El Nino Jesus

Sweden                       Jultomten (Christmans Brownie)

Trinidad & Tobago     Santa Claus

Turkey                              Noel Baba

United Kingdom         Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle


How to Make a Snowman Christmas Card for Kids

Just about everyone sends cards to friends and family during the holiday season.  Instead of buying cards this year put the kids to work.  Everyone feels special when they receive a card but a custom card will definitely brighten up your day. This snowman holiday card is simple to do and fun to make.

Follow the simple directions below:

Materials: construction paper, 3-4 cotton balls. glue, scissors, optional start stickers and glitter

Step 1: Give your child a piece of construction paper and fold it in half for the card.








Step 2: Have your child make two circles near the bottom of the paper to make the outline of the snowman.










Step 3: Take cotton balls and spread them apart.









Step 4: Glue spread apart cotton balls to the bottom of the paper for the snow.  Glue the rest of the spread out cotton balls in the circles to make the snowman’s body.










Step 5: Make the snowman’s hat, eyes, nose, mouth, buttons and arms out of construction paper.  You can add as many or little accessories as you would like.  If you have googy eyes or real buttons you can add them to your snowman.











Step 6: Decorate the rest of your card using star stickers and or glitter.  Remember to write a message inside your card.

Your done! Your card is ready to be mailed out to a friend or family member.