letters to Santa in UK. If child writes a letter and posts it, the post office replies with a card from Father Christmas. My children did it every year when they were little and the reply is free. Post by beginning of December.
Take hair from one side of your hair, braid tight. Bring this to the other side of the head and secure both sides with a bobby pin so that it stays in place. Take all the loose hair and tie it into a messy bun at the top of your head