Cute Christmas tradition - Leave your shoes out for Saint Nicholas on the eve of December - with your Christmas list tucked inside. When the kids wake up the next morning, Santa has taken their list and left them little treats.
Celebrating St. Nicholas, the real Santa Claus - The Art of Simple -
The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.
SA Saint Nicholas is real, teach them about him and do something fun. When they begin to question if Santa is fictional, a real " Santa" is still there forever. Also helps keep real meaning of Christmas gifts.