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Ideas for Busy Elves on the Go

Scout Elves are ready to get busy! From making sure Claus Couture is here for the season to decorating gingerbread cookies, there’s never a dull moment when preparing for Christmas. These ideas are certain to entertain kids and elves alike!

Nutcracker Imposters

“Just act natural…”

Materials:

Instructions:

  1. First, your Scout Elf will arrange some Nutcracker friends into a line.
  2. Next, they will place themselves, standing tall with MagiFreez®, among the nutcrackers while holding a metal nutcracker and unshelled nuts.

For general and specific warnings please click HERE 


Online Shopping Spree

“Did you see the new Claus Couture?” 

Materials:

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will place themselves in front of a laptop computer with shop.elfontheshelf.com showing on screen.  
  2. They will place all the elf-sized mailing packages around them to showcase their online shopping spree! 

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Family Gazette

The best thing about Christmas is…

Materials:

  • Color printer 
  • Card stock/copy paper 
  • Printable 
  • Scissors 

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and prepare the printable.  
  2. Next, they will lay out the printable sheet so you can fill in all of this year’s information and look back on it for years to come! 

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For general and specific warnings please click HERE 


Gingerbread Elf Contest

Ready, set, DECORATE!

Materials:

  • Pre-made gingerbread cookies or your favorite cookie dough 
  • Cookie decorating items 
  • Color printer 
  • Card stock/copy paper 
  • Printable 
  • Scissors 

Instructions:

  1. First, your Scout Elf will print, cut and set out the printables.  
  2. Next, they will prepare the gingerbread cookies.  
  3. Then, the elf will lay out several cookie decorating items for you to use.  
  4. Finally, you’ll race to see who can decorate the jolliest gingerbread people of all! 

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For general and specific warnings please click HERE 


Groovy Greetings

Let’s get groovy!

Materials:

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print, cut and set out the printable.  
  2. Then they will dress up in their favorite funky outfit (some like to go for the Claus Couture Collection® tie-dye hoodie) to bring groovy Christmas greetings! 

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Wonder Wheel

“Is it me, or is the room spinning?” 

Materials:

  • Springform pan 
  • Adhesive (tape or glue dots) 
  • Optional: Christmas-themed wrapping paper 

Instructions:

  1. First, your Scout Elf will have the option to wrap the springform pan with Christmas-themed wrapping paper.  
  2. Next, they will place their hands and feet on all sides of the wheel (with the help of adhesive) and take a spin around the room!

For general and specific warnings please click HERE 


Check out more ways to create merry moments in your home with these elf ideas!  

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!