What should children be taught about Santa Claus?
Teach them historical Santa Claus and tell them the fictional Santa Claus. With this, they will learn history and art as well as relationship between history and art. Teach them how to discriminate history from fictional literary work of art.
When Professor of literature Clement Clarke Moore, the author of fictional Santa Claus, created his poem and read it before his son in 1823, he was teaching his son about literature as an art.