Facts about Santa Claus for Kindergarten with Activity Pages

Christmas is a fun and exciting time of year for kids. Kindergartners are at that adorable age where they understand the idea of Santa Claus. Many kids are excited to see Santa; others may be a little nervous. To help ease nerves and to build on the excitement, we created a list of facts to teach kids all about Santa Claus. Check out these Santa Claus Facts for Kindergarten.

Santa swinging from lights.  Santa facts for Kindergarten

Awesome Santa Facts for kindergarten below!

Northpole, Santa's workshop

Fact 1: Santa Claus lives at the North Pole.

The North Pole is way up North, where it is really cold. Santa lives at the North Pole with Mrs. Claus, the elves, and the reindeer.

Santa decorating a Christmas tree with a snowman and two elves.

Fact 2: Santa Claus is an elf!

Santa Claus is a jolly old elf. He has a round belly that shakes when he laughs. Santa Claus is kind and warm-hearted. He wants all the children of the world to be happy.

Santa on his sleigh delivering presents on Christmas eve

Fact 3: Santa delivers toys on Christmas Eve.

Santa Claus uses his sleigh pulled by reindeer to deliver presents to children all over the world. How does he do it? With Christmas magic!

Santa going down the chimney

Fact 4: No Chimney, no Problem

Worried that Santa won’t be able to deliver presents because you don’t have a chimney? Don’t worry if you don’t have a chimney, Santa uses the magic of Christmas to fit through the door.

Reindeer wearing a santa hat

Fact 5: He has 8 reindeer plus Rudolph!

Santa’s reindeer live at the North Pole all year round. The elves take care of the reindeer. They wash them, feed them and take them for walks. Special elves called reindeer trainers to ensure they get plenty of exercises and teach them how to fly. It’s a lot of work to be one of Santa’s reindeer. Rudolph has a special elf named scout that polishes his nose, so it’s extra shiny on Christmas Eve.

Santa Reinder’s Names

  1. Dasher
  2. Dancer
  3. Prancer
  4. Vixen
  5. Comet
  6. Cupid
  7. Donner
  8. Blitzen
  9. Rudolph
Mrs. Claus

Fact 6: Santa has a wife!

Santa Claus is married to Mrs. Claus. Click here to learn more about Mrs. Claus. Mrs. Claus helps take care of Santa, watches over the elves, and is the North Pole baker. She makes sure that Santa gets plenty of exercises and drinks water. Santa is always sneaking cookies. Luckily Mrs. Claus made up a special cookie recipe where she mixes in vegetables. Santa doesn’t know it, but he eats a lot of broccoli and cauliflower cookies!

Mrs. Claus also ensures that young elves attend elf school, do their homework, and brush their teeth every morning and evening. It’s a lot of work taking care of elves.

Santa reading a book

Fact 7: Santa has hobbies.

When Santa isn’t preparing for Christmas, he spends his time doing his favorite hobbies. Santa likes to dance, play golf, read, play board games with the elves, put puzzles together, and take vacations with Mrs. Claus.

Children writing letter to Santa

Fact 8: You can write a letter to Santa.

At Christmas, children all over the world write letters to Santa, and you know what? He reads all of them. It’s true! Santa loves reading letters from children. Remember, Santa doesn’t just want a list of toys you want for Christmas; he wants to know how you’re doing and what you’ve been up to. It’s also a good idea to ask Santa how his doing.

You can address your letter to Santa’s workshop and mail it to the post office if you have a fireplace. You can also leave your letter at the bottom of the fireplace, and the magic of Christmas will bring it right to Santa. Remember, never go near a fireplace without your parent’s permission.

Santa Claus coloring and activity pages

Fun holiday coloring and activity pages below are designed for kindergarten students. Click the links below to print your pages today.