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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!

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Fam Jam

Ready to jam with the fam? 


Materials:

  • Claus Couture Collection® Wonderland Onesie
  • Elf-sized pillows and blankets

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will dress up in their favorite pj’s (some opt for the Claus Couture Collection® Wonderland Onesie).
  2. Then they will gather elf-sized pillows and blankets to get cozy for Fam-Jam Pajama Night!

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A Starry Night

Head outside and gaze at the stars. Look how they twinkle, sparkle and SHINE!


Materials:

  • Claus Couture Collection® Starry Night Set
  • Color printer
  • Cardstock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will get ahold of the Claus Couture Collection® Starry Night Set and set up with their tent, scarf, telescope, and book!
  2. Then, they’ll settle in to gaze at the breath-taking night sky.

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Gingerbread House for Elf Pets®

A house built almost well enough to eat!


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Markers or crayons

Instructions:

  1. The Scout Elf will print and cut the printables.
  2. Next, they will set out markers or crayons for you to color in the gingerbread Saint Bernard house.
  3. Then they will arrange the printables to make a home decorated for Christmas for the Elf Pets® Saint Bernard!

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Cotton Ball Fort for Elf Pets® Arctic Fox

Bundle up with your Elf Pets® Arctic Fox in a cozy snow fort.


Materials:

  • Elf Pets®: An Arctic Fox Tradition
  • Cotton balls or buffalo snow
  • Cardboard or Styrofoam
  • Adhesive

Instructions:

  1. First, the Scout Elf will create an igloo shape out of cardboard or Styrofoam.
  2. Next, they will arrange and adhere the cotton balls or buffalo snow around the igloo to look like a snow burrow.
  3. Finally, the elf will show the Elf Pets® Arctic Fox its new home for the winter!

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Made It Back to the North Pole

Mind shipping my things?


Materials:

  • Picture frame
  • Color printer
  • Cardstock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Elf-sized packages or boxes

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will snap a picture (printable) and set out in a picture frame for you to see.
  2. The elf will then set out the printable message and elf-sized packing boxes letting everyone know that they made it back to the North Pole and they would like to have their “things” shipped back to them!

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I will miss shoe!

These are a perfect fit!


Materials:

  • Your own shoes!
  • Color printer
  • Cardstock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Your mischievous Scout Elf will gather all the shoes they can find.
  2. Then they’ll place the printable card with their departure message next to the shoe they choose to hide in and let you know that they will surely miss “shoe.” Of course, they really mean they will miss YOU!

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Stuck in a Bind

On their way back to you from the North Pole, your Scout Elf wound up in a sticky situation, and they left you this free printable poem to explain their predicament!


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Blinds, or another spot an elf could get “stuck”

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will find themselves tied up in the blinds, or some similar dilemma.
  2. They will print and cut out the poem to explain their mishap.

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Up, Up and Away

It’s time for your Scout Elf to take off after a wonderful season spent with you! They’ll say, “Toodle-loo” while hanging on to a bunch of balloons.


Materials:

  • Balloons
  • Tape
  • String

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will blow up several balloons and tie them to strings.
  2. They will tape the balloons to the wall, then wrap the strings around one hand to hang from them, so they don’t fly too far away before you can say goodbye!

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Frosty Farewell

Your Scout Elf departed with Santa, but not before leaving a frosty farewell display on the window for you to find!


Materials:

  • Printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Spray snow

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will use spray snow to spray their outline, so you can see where they departed to follow Santa.

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80s Style Scout Elf Shoot

The outfit…the colors…the laser backdrop…your Scout Elf transported back in time for a silly 80s-inspired photo shoot. It’s, like, TOTALLY awesome!


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable (one for each Scout Elf)
  • Scissors
  • Tape

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will tape their 80s-themed portrait to their favorite frame and pose next to it until you find them.

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Get Well Soon

Your Scout Elf had a minor accident, and Santa gave them a Get Well Soon card. They have another card for you, too, in case you’re feeling under the weather!


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your elf will put on their Elf Care Kit.
  2. They will print and cut out the printable cards, one for them and one for you!
  3. They will wait for you to find them and read your Get Well Card. Then, you all can rest up together.

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The Elf on the Shelf® Arrival Poem

Your poetic Scout Elf wrote a special poem to showcase their excitement for returning for the upcoming Christmas season!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will sit next to their poem and wait for you to find their arrival surprise.

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Kudos, Kiddo!

While completing one of their most important duties—scouting for Santa—your elf spotted a kind deed and left behind a special note from the North Pole with elf dollars parents can use for a special reward!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will fill it in and check off if you were caught being “Nice,” “Nicer” or “Nicest!”

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Count Down to Christmas Bucket List

Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Pen
  • Optional items needed to complete the bucket list

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will get to work gathering items needed to complete their bucket list such as marshmallows, “snow,” craft items, etc.
  3. They will leave a pen, so you can fill in a few of your own ideas to complete their bucket list.

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Making Faces

Your Scout Elf tweaked your photo with some silly scribbles. Do you like their zany additions?!


Materials:

  • Picture frame with glass
  • Dry erase marker

Instructions:

  1. Your elf found a picture and made some changes to your appearance. How goofy

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Instant Memories

Before they head back to the North Pole, your Scout Elf left behind keepsake photos for you to remember their elfventures from this season!


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your elf will prepare for this setup by taking pictures of their elf ideas leading up to Christmas.
  2. To execute this idea, your elf will print out the photos they’ve been collecting.
  3. Then, they’ll print and cut out the printable.
  4. They will tape the frames around the snapshots.
  5. After, they will use clothespins to clip the pictures to a string.
  6. Lastly, they’ll hang on the Holiday Hook among the sweet photo keepsakes.

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Present Pile-Up Board Game

Aim! Toss! In to win! Scout Elves love to practice loading Santa’s sleigh by playing the Present Pile-Up Board Game, a mini version of the North Pole’s Christmas Eve prep.


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your elf will set up the Present Pile-Up Board Game and take a shot at tossing the presents into Santa’s sleigh.
  2. When you wake, you’ll play!

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On a Roll

Let the good times roll! Your Scout Elf is ready for a ride using one common household item—toilet paper.


Materials:

  • Toilet paper

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will squeeze in a roll of toilet paper and see how far they can travel. They may have a little help from their Elf Pets friend!

Adopt an Elf Pets® Reindeer

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Scout Elf Virtual Fitness Class

Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will download the image onto a phone or other device, so you can get a peek at their virtual workout.

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Taco Tuesday

It’s Taco Tuesday, AKA the best dinner night of the week, and your Scout Elf is ready to chow down on a scrumptious meal. They even have a chocolate taco for dessert!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. Following the instructions, they will set up the taco truck, menu, signs and other décor.
  3. They will take a bite out of a taco and wait for you to join them for your own fantasTACO Tuesday dinner!

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Funhouse Mirror

Your Scout Elf caught their reflection in the mirror…except it’s wild, wacky and wonky! These free printable funhouse mirrors will leave your elf doing a triple take.


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printables (one for each Scout Elf)
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will set up the funhouse mirror and take a seat, checking out their goofy reflections.

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Colorful Candy

Why be basic when you can be BOLD?! Your Scout Elf amplifies the fun factor by pretending to spruce up plain sweets with splashes of bright color.


Materials:

  • White candy
  • Colorful candy
  • Crayons/markers to match the colorful candy
  • Small bowls

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will sort white and colorful candy into small bowls.
  2. They will playfully hold a crayon/marker to show how they colored basic white candy to make it boldly colorful.

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