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The Floor Is Ice!

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In this cool elf caper, your Scout Elf must watch their step because the floor is made entirely of ice! How fast can they move around the ice?


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Boxes or presents

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the ice background (as many as needed).
  2. They will tape them on the floor to create an ice floor.
  3. Then, your elf will set up boxes or presents on the ice to use as stepping-stones so they make it across without touching the freezing floor!

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Legal [General, 2, 7]

Scout Elf Snow Angel

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It’s marshmallow mayhem, and your Scout Elf is loving it. Now, they can make the perfect “snow angel!”


Materials:

  • Mini marshmallows

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will scatter many marshmallows on the counter, hop in the pile and begin making a snow angel!

Legal [General, 1, 5]

Scout Elf Day Trip

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Lucky you! Santa has given permission for you to carry your Scout Elf around for the day, thanks to this special day trip pass.


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Large, clear jar

Instructions:

  1. First, your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will leave the special day trip pass note next to a large, clear jar they will be seated in.
  3. For the day, you will be able to carry your Scout Elf with you wherever you go. How cool!

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Legal [General, 2, 7, 8]

Zipping through December

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December 25th can’t come fast enough! Your Scout Elf will set up a mini zipline adventure to zip toward Christmas!


Materials:

  • Plushee Pals® Mini Clip-ons
  • String
  • Two self-adhesive hooks

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will tie string to two self-adhesive hooks.
  2. Then, they will clip on the mini Plushee Pals® for a fun ride across a zipline!

Legal [General, 2, 7]

Scout Elf Ski Trip

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It’s time to shred the slopes! Packed with the necessary equipment and accessories, this play set will leave your elf ready for a day full of fun in the snow.


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your elf will unpack the Snow Play Set, put on their boots, skis and goggles, spread out the snow and get ready for a day full of snowy adventures.

Legal [General, 1, 2]

Oh, Snowman Tree!

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Is this how you decorate a Christmas tree? Your Scout Elf skipped the ornaments and used toilet paper instead to transform the Christmas tree into a snowman. “Snow” silly!


Materials:

  • Toilet paper
  • Black, white and orange construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will use toilet paper to wrap your Christmas tree.
  2. Then, they will cut a black hat, an orange nose and circles for eyes and a mouth out of construction paper.
  3. They will tape the finishing touches onto the Christmas tree turned snowman!

Legal [General, 2]

Candy Cane Garden

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Your Scout Elf has a green “Christmas” thumb. With a little watering and patience, they will grow full-size candy canes!


Materials:

  • Soft peppermint candies
  • Mini and full-sized candy canes
  • Small bucket or cup
  • Crushed chocolate cookies
  • Mini watering tin

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will tend to a candy cane garden. First, they will plant soft peppermint candies in crushed chocolate cookies (dirt) and water them with a mini watering tin.
  2. Soon, the soft peppermint candies will grow into mini candy canes before finally reaching full-sized candy canes!

Legal [General, 1, 5, 7]

Seasonal Superhero

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Your Scout Elf will swoop in to save Christmas, flying high in their Mighty Superhero outfit!


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Look, in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…your Scout Elf here to save the day! They’ll wear their Mighty Superhero outfit and fly high until you find them.

Legal [General, 1]

Ahoy, Matey!

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Ahoy! Your pirate Scout Elf will show you what treasure washed ashore on their high arctic seas adventures.


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the printable props.
  2. To set the scene, they will use brown sugar for sand and display the pirate ship and treasure chest.
  3. Finally, they will slip into their Polar Pirate outfit before consulting the map to see if X marks the spot!

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Legal [General, 2, 5]

Looked Who “Popped” By

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Beep! Beep! Your Scout Elf will cruise into an effortless scene in no time with this pop-up elf backdrop.


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will set up the Christmas Car Ride pop-up scene.
  2. Then, they will hop in the driver’s seat and get ready to cruise into Christmastime!

Legal [General, 1]

Out of This World

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Blast off to the stars! Your Scout Elf will spacewalk in their Clausmonaut outfit and make new alien friends along the way!


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable aliens.
  2. They will glue them to toilet paper rolls and add pipe cleaners and pom poms for even more fun!
  3. They will use string to hang the Clausmonaut Space Mission inflatable rocket.
  4. Finally, they will slip into their Clausmonaut outfit before flying into space!

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Legal [General, 1]

Scout Elf Soccer Star

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They shoot! They score! Your Scout Elf will win the season with this sporty outfit that doubles as an easy elf idea.


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will slip into the North Pole Goal and Gear outfit, kick the winning shot and then celebrate their victory!

Legal [General]

Christmas Choo Choo Train

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Chugga, chugga, choo, choo! Your Scout Elf will board the North Pole Advent Train to help you count down to Christmas.


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will set up the North Pole Advent Train according to package instructions.
  2. Then, they will print and cut out the snowy scene.
  3. They will set up the backdrop and wait for you to discover them aboard the train!

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Legal [General, 2]

I’m Stuck in the TV!

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Psst…it’s me! I’ve found myself inside the screen. Can you help?


Materials:

  • YouTube video
  • Smart TV, computer monitor, laptop or another device

Instructions:

  1. While experimenting with technology, your Scout Elf clicked on a YouTube link that got them stuck inside the screen!

Legal [General, 1, 3, 7, 8]

How to Floss

How to Floss image

Your Scout Elf heard about a dance called the “floss,” so they decided to try it out. No toothbrush or toothpaste required!


Materials:

  • Dental floss
  • Note

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will find themselves twisted and tangled in dental floss.
  2. They’ll leave you a note asking, “Is this how you do the ‘FLOSS’?”

Legal [General, 2, 4]

Strawberry Santa Hats


Materials:

  • Mini brownies
  • White icing or whipped cream
  • Strawberries
  • Scout Elves at Play® tools: Peppermint Grappling Hook, Candy Cane Cable and Holiday Harness

Instructions:

  1. The Scout Elves are Santa’s biggest fans, and your Scout Elf has created a tasty treat to pay homage to the big man in red! After cutting off the tops of the strawberries, your Scout Elf will be ready to assemble these sweet “Santa hats.”
  2. Your Scout Elf will use icing or whipped cream to attach the strawberry to the top of a mini brownie.
  3. For a finishing touch, your Scout Elf will squeeze a dollop of icing or whipped cream to the top of the strawberry.
  4. Holding steady with the Holiday Harness, your elf will dangle the Peppermint Grappling Hook by some Candy Cane Cable to reach for this sweet treat! (Helpful hint: the Holiday Harness works best on smooth surfaces, like mirrors or tile!)

Legal [General]

Bannister Boxcar Ride


Materials:

  • Boxcar printable
  • Color printer
  • Paper
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Taking a trip down the bannister is easy when your Scout Elf makes this snazzy tissue boxcar!
  2. To start, your elf will print and cut out the boxcar printable pieces.
  3. Next, your elf will glue the cutouts to the corresponding side of the tissue box. (Helpful hint: the cutout with the hole should be placed on the top of the tissue box, the two cutouts with wheels should be glued to the sides of the tissue box, and the two smaller cutouts should be used for the front and back of the boxcar.)
  4. Then, your elf will use tape to attach his or her new mode of transportation to the bannister for a smooth ride!

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Legal [General, 1]

Treasure Hunt

Materials:

  • Paper
  • Markers/Colored Pencils
  • Prizes or notes

Instructions:

  1. Shiver me timbers! It looks like your Scout Elf is in the mood to play!
  2. Scout Elves can use actual tiny presents, candy, or even fun notes as hidden treasure for your children to find throughout the living room. Your Scout Elf should also leave a trusty map, complete with all of the major landmarks in the room, to help tiny tots find all their goodies. Using markers or colored pencils, your elf will leave X’s on the map where they’ve hidden the treasures since “X” always marks the spot.
  3. Whew! Your family will enjoy all of the fun of treasure seeking in true North Pole style—without ever having to walk the plank.

Legal [General]

Scout Elf Clubhouse


Materials:

  • Shoebox
  • Wooden craft sticks
  • Hot glue gun
  • Markers
  • Decorations (lights, signs, fake trees, etc.)

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will hoist this tiny hideout into a bush or tree and hunker down to watch the day’s activities! You can help your elf out by picking a shoebox that they can use as the base of his or her tree house. The box will be set up on one of its long sides and the shoebox top will be used to create a roof that hangs down slightly over the top of shoebox hole.
  2. After your elf glues the roof onto the house, he or she will use wooden craft sticks to cover the box and create a railing in the front of the house for safety.
  3. Next, it’s time to decorate! Miniature lights, a sign or elf-sized blankets or pillows help your elf feel right at home.

Legal [General, 1, 6]

Bitty Burgers


Materials:

  • Small dinner rolls
  • Ground beef
  • American cheese
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Cocktail wieners
  • French fries
  • Dish towel

Instructions:

  1. It looks like your Scout Elf has worked up a little appetite from flying to the North Pole! To satisfy the hunger, your Scout Elf will create a mini picnic atop a dish towel by:
  2. Shaping the ground beef into mini burger sliders that will fit on small dinner rolls.
  3. Cooking the burgers (because they’re smaller, they’ll need less time than a normal-sized burger on the grill or in the skillet).
  4. Dressing the burgers with ketchup and small squares of cheese.
  5. Cooking cocktail wieners and folding them into the top halves of the dinner rolls.
  6. Dressing the mini hot dogs with a squiggle of mustard.
  7. Cooking a small order of french fries to go with the main dish.
  8. Digging into this meal fit for an elf!

Legal [General, 1]

Fast Track to Fun


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Now that the season has arrived, your Scout Elf couldn’t wait to race into your home by creating their very own Scout Elf speedway! To create the perfect ride for their adventure, your elf will start by popping out the Scout Elf Sleigh, Snowy Signpost and Tinseltown Train crafts from the book Scout Elves at Play® Paper Crafts.
  2. Your elf will follow the instructions in the book to finish these crafts.
  3. Once complete, your elf will line their speedway with peppermints and washi or painter’s tape, and set up the Scout Elf Signpost near the finish line.
  4. Then your elf will climb aboard their favorite vehicle and get on the fast track to Christmas fun!

Legal [General, 1, 5]