If we've been good, St. Nicolaas will leave a chocolate letter in our klompen (wooden shoe)
A chocolate letter, a typical Dutch candy, a Sinterklaas present given to children, the first letter of the child's name made out of chocolate, supposedly thrown down the chimney by a Zwarte Piet or Sinterklaas himself
Netherlands- Sinterklaas is St. Nicholas in the Netherlands. Dutch children put wooden shoes filled with hay and sugar for Sinterklaas' horse. Good children receive shoes full of sweet treats
Dutch children vintage Christmas card - I've always wondered why my Polish/Ukranian nanny gave me wooden shoes for Christmas.
Try walking around in these shoes! Contiki Travelers Wearing Dutch Wood Clogs from Holland.