My kids know that Santa isn’t real, yet they still can’t wait to pretend.
When did Christians start giving Christmas presents? This video explains the origins of giving Christmas presents. The tradition of trees, Santa, and giving presents on Christmas morning comes from the 1800s. Traditional Christmas seasons saw events in town squares, but the 19th century moved Christmas to the home.
This short video (~7 minutes) explains how Christmas presents and giving became part of our culture today.