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5 Ways to Ring in the New Year With Your Scout Elf

Kick the new year off right by creating the merriest moments with your Scout Elf! Scout Elves thoroughly enjoy sticking around after Christmas to make sure your next year is full of joy! On New Year’s Eve, they’ll help kids make their own celebratory hats and party poppers as you all wait for midnight.

For a little good luck throughout the year, elves will help prepare a deliciously sweet New Year’s Day meal, keepsake kids’ favorite items in a DIY time capsule or mark the occasion by taking the family’s measurements! Happy New Year!

New Year’s Day Good Luck Meal

Scout Elves know that many families eat traditional foods each New Year’s Day. Get a taste of North Pole luck with the Scout Elves’ sweet New Year’s Day meal!

Materials:

  • Jellybeans 
  • Yellow or vanilla sheet cake 
  • Moldable green candies  

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will begin by laying out all their favorite ingredients for a deliciously sweet “meal”. 
  2. Next, they will arrange all the sweets to mimic traditional New Year’s foods.
  3. Finally, enjoy the sweets and the good luck you’ll have all through the year!

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Growth Chart Wall

Record how tall you are at the beginning and end of 2023!

Materials:

  • Wall or door frame of your choosing
  • Color printer 
  • Cardstock/copy paper 
  • Printable 
  • Scissors 

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will begin by printing and setting out the printable and cute message card!
  2. Then they will help kids pick out a wall or door frame eligible for a few pencil markings.
  3. Next, kids will back up to the wall while you help to draw a line equal with the tippy top of their head!
  4. Finally, keep the measurements going each season when your elf journeys back to your home for Christmas!

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Party Poppers

This party is POPPIN’!

Materials:

  • Cardboard tube 
  • Leftover Christmas wrapping paper 
  • Balloons 
  • Tape (bonus if it’s decorative!)  
  • Confetti

Instructions:

  1. To begin, your elf will lay out all the materials needed to craft the party poppers. 
  2. Then, kids will tape or glue leftover wrapping paper from Christmas around the empty cardboard tube. 
  3. Next, kids will go ahead and tie the mouthpiece of the balloon into a knot as if it were already blown up. 
  4. Then with your help, kids will cut a tiny hole at the top of a balloon and stretch it open to insert the cardboard tube into the hole and tape the cut edges onto the cardboard tube to secure. 
  5. Finally, add confetti to the tube and pull the knotted end of the balloon to POP! 

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DIY Party Hats

“On a list of our favorites, this New Year’s party hat sits right on top!”

Materials:

  • Color printer 
  • Cardstock/copy paper 
  • Printable 
  • Scissors 
  • Decorative ribbon 
  • Pom-poms 
  • Adhesive 

Instructions:

  1. First, your Scout Elf will print, cut, prepare and wear their elf-sized party hats. 
  2. Then kids will fold card stock or copy paper into a cone to wear on their own heads! 
  3. Decorate your party hats as you please and get ready to ring in the new year!  

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Make Your Own Time Capsule

Remember all the good times!

Materials:

  • Container (e.g., jar or shoe box)
  • Color printer 
  • Cardstock/copy paper 
  • Printable 
  • Scissors 

Instructions:

  1. To begin, your elf will print, cut and lay out the printable message card and activity sheet. 
  2. Next, kids will gather up memorable items that they’ll want to treasure forever! 
  3. Finally, kids will place their items in a container, fill out the activity sheet and place their DIY time capsule in a secret hiding spot for safe keeping until they revisit it at the end of the year! 

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For more amazing New Year’s ideas, click here! 

Before you or your elf get to work recreating any of these inspirational photos, be sure to read these safety warnings. Santa wants to make sure everyone stays safe!