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Silly Elf Hangtags

“Catch ya later!” Use these extra cute hangtags to add variety to the assortment that comes with Santa’s Official Scout Elf Carrier.


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Copy paper/card stock
  • Printables
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print, cut and set out these adorable hangtags and climb inside the carrier to wait to be found.
  2. Next, kids will choose which hangtag best suits the day ahead.
  3. Finally, kids will hook the hangtag onto the Scout Elf Carrier handle and hit the road for the day!

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Family Gazette

Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable

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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Pudding Up the Decorations

We hope you’re ready to start pudding up the decorations.


Materials:

  • Your favorite pudding cups
  • Paper towel
  • Color printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and prepare the printable.
  2. Then the elf will pop open one of their favorite flavors of pudding and start eating (maybe with the help of an Elf Pet).
  3. Your Scout Elf might leave the Christmas decorations out to let you know it’s time to deck the halls and celebrate the season!

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Here to Say “Hi!” 

Classroom Scout Elves are here to say “Hi!” and encourage students to study hard just like the elves do at Scout Elf School!


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Optional: Various school supplies

Instructions:

  1. Your classroom elf will print, cut out, and place the printable out for students to see.
  2. Finally, they will visit with your classroom all day long to study along with their favorite students!

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Swinging In, Hanging Out

Just swingin’ in to keep a watchful eye!


Materials:

  • Paper clips
  • Suction cup with hook
  • Color printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. First, your classroom Scout Elf will print, cut, and adhere the printable to window.
  2. Next, the elf will link paper clips together to form a long chain.
  3. Then they’ll attach the suction cup with hook to a window and link the paper clip chain onto the hook.
  4. Finally, they will hang out and appear to swing from the paper clip chain to keep an eye on the whole class!

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Gift for Teacher

Hey, Teach, you’re A+!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the printable card.
  2. Next, they will set it out for kids to sign and give to their teacher as a cute first-day-of-school gift!
  3. Finally, Scout Elves and kids alike will encourage their teachers to join our Teacher Resource Center!

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Lunch Message

It’s going to be a great school year! Remind kids with this printable message!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. The Scout Elf will print and cut out the printable message.
  2. Next, they will place it inside a lunchbox so it can be read when kids get to school to remind them how great this school year will be!

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ABCs Breakfast

Ready to eat your ABCs? 


Materials:

  • Apples
  • Bacon
  • Cream cheese and bagels
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Your favorite fruits
  • Printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. First, your Scout Elf will print, cut, and set out the sign announcing the ABCs breakfast!
  2. Then they will wash and prepare all the ‘A’pples and ‘F’ruit for the fruit salad.
  3. Next, they will cook the ‘B’acon, toast the bagels and spread with ‘C’ream cheese, and prepare the ‘E’ggs your favorite way!
  4. Then they will set out the milk, or ‘D’airy.
  5. Finally, they’ll enjoy this tasty ABCs breakfast with kids before their first day of school!

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Make Your Own Flower Patch

Elves dressed as flowers with printable signs

Everything is coming up roses when Scout Elves are around! Make your own flower patch for Scout Elves to participate in.


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printables
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pipe cleaners

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printables.
  2. Your elf will slip the costume over their head and tuck it into place.
  3. The Scout Elf will lay out all the materials for you to make a flower patch so they’ll be sitting pretty among the posies.
  4. Lastly, they will offer a printable spring-time card and surprise you dressed up as a flower!

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Easter Bunny Dress-Up & Hopscotch

Elf with printable bunny ears and hopscotch board

Somebunny’s got a great getup! Wear these ears to look just like the Easter bunny and win a game of hopscotch. 


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printables
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Cotton balls
  • Jelly beans

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print, cut and adhere the bunny ears.
  2. They’ll either use the printable tail or add one made of cotton balls!
  3. Your elf will leave ears and a printable tail for you too!
  4. The elf will prepare the hopscotch printable. Toss a jelly bean, then follow the instructions according to the corresponding number the jelly bean lands on.
  5. Enjoy the fun Easter poem along with the activity!

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Scout Elf Dress Up

St. Patricks Day Costume Idea

No pinches here! Your Scout Elf will arrive for St. Patrick’s Day in style with these free, printable costumes!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will surprise you dressed up in a St. Patrick’s Day costume! Your elf will slip the costume over their head and tuck it into place.

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Shamrock Scavenger Hunt

St. Patricks Day scavenger hunt

Time to go a’searching. Scout Elves hide clues for young and old so soon you’ll find a pot of gold!


Materials:

  • Small pot
  • Gold wrapped chocolate coins
  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will hide clues around your home where prompted.
  2. The Scout Elf will then sit in the pot of gold waiting for you to solve the clues and find them at the end of the scavenger hunt.
  3. At the end of the scavenger hunt, the pot of gold can be safely moved to a different location. Be careful not to touch the Scout Elf!

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Positive Paper Hearts

Elf with wall of heart shaped notes

Scout Elves know it’s important to tell people how much they matter! What better way than by spelling out all the ways in which they make a heart go pitter patter?


Materials:

  • Printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Optional: sticky notes
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pen

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the printable and several blank heart shapes (or they might use sticky notes).
  2. They will write your positive traits on the blank heart shapes or sticky notes, and then they will arrange the hearts on a wall or flat surface.
  3. They will wait for you to discover all the ways you are wonderful to those who know you!

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Scout Elf Valentine Costumes

Elf in printable bee costume with flowers and printable note

Scout Elves like to play dress-up, and these sandwich-board-style costumes will show off their big love for you!


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Decorations (centerpieces, candy sprinkles, easels, etc.)

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the printables.
  2. They will gently shimmy into their sandwich-board-style costume, folding at the shoulders to hold in place.
  3. They’ll decorate and wait for you to find them to say you’ll be their Valentine!

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A North Pole Valentine

Elves and St. Bernard with Valentine's Day decor and printable note

Scout Elves and Elf Pets® delight in delivering sweet messages from the North Pole.


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will invite your Elf Pets® to help set up and then they’ll wait for their sweetie pie to find them.

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New Year’s Countdown Goodie Bags

Scout Elves love to make every moment count! They’ll help you count down on New Year’s Eve with a small surprise for every hour. 


Materials:

  • Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  • They’ll attach the printed clocks to five different gift bags, placing a small gift in each bag.
  • Your Scout Elf will celebrate as you open a gift every hour on the hour, leading up to midnight. Happy New Year!

Instructions:

  1. Color printer
  2. Card stock/paper
  3. Printables
  4. Printables
  5. Scissors
  6. 5 small gift bags
  7. Gifts for each bag (suggested: small puzzles and toys, candy, etc.)

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New Year’s Resolution and a Look Back

Take a walk down memory lane with your Scout Elf! Then, plan ahead for the exciting year to come. May all your wishes come true!


Materials:

  • Printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They’ll write down their favorite memory and their hopes for the coming year.
  3. Your Scout Elf will leave a blank printable for you to share your own memories and hopes.
  4. Then, they’ll sit next to their paper and wait for you to join them!

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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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Today Let’s…Have Some Fun!

Using this free, printable template, your Scout Elf left you a note: “Today Let’s…Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies!” The cookies may not last long, but the sweet memories will last forever.


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Pen
  • Optional items needed to bake chocolate chip cookies

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable sign, “Today Let’s…”
  2. They will fill it in with a fun activity you all can do together such as bake chocolate chip cookies, watch a Christmas movie, build a snowman, etc.

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The Elf on the Shelf® Arrival Letter Board

Your Scout Elf is back for the Christmas season, and they’re so thankful! They brought this free printable letter board to show their excitement.


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printables (multiple messages)
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They’ll pose next to their letter board and wait for you to see their message.

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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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Goodbye Poem

It’s rhyme time! Your Scout Elf wrote a special goodbye poem to leave with you before departing back to the North Pole.


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 sweet Goodbye Poem and wait for you to read it.

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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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Halloween Greetings

Happy Halloween from your North Pole friends! Your Scout Elf and Elf Pets love to celebrate every holiday, so they’ve joined you for a surprise visit and brought along a very special message.


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will surprise you by hiding among the Halloween décor with their Halloween greeting card nearby.

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