Santa Claus is waiting for your letters, children!
THERE is a frantic amount of activity in the North Pole at the moment as Father Christmas and his elves prepare for their busiest time of the year.
Next Saturday is Christmas Eve when Father Christmas will be making a round trip delivering Christmas presents to children all over the world.
His trusted reindeer and sleigh are raring to go and millions of letters from children have been pouring in.
As you can imagine the North Pole’s letterbox is getting very full. Here in SA, the Post Office is doing its bit to ensure the letters get there on time.
Martie Gilchrist, the Post Office’s spokeswoman, said: “Every year we receive thousands of letters from children all over the Western Cape. This year we have already received some and we are waiting for more.”
She said since there would be millions of letters sent to Father Christmas, the Post Office becomes part of his team of little helpers by checking some of the letters first before Father Christmas reads them himself.
They do this to make sure enough toys are made and that there are no mistakes.
Gilchrist said: “A lot of children have asked for many different toys. We have so many letters le Po nu po dr Ch ar
LOCAL: Letters to Santa from children in South Africa that the Post Office is sorting out.