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Scout Elf Hopscotch

You’ll wake to see your Scout Elf putting an elf-sized twist on traditional hopscotch. Good news…you can join the fun!


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Pennies
  • Optional items needed to complete the numbered challenges
    • Jump rope
    • Hat
    • T-shirt
    • Pants
    • Socks

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will toss a penny to land on a number and follow the instructions that match the corresponding number.
  3. When you wake, join them in a riveting round of hopscotch. Instructions for one, two, or more players, along with details for the corresponding challenges, can be found on the printable.

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Freezer Skating Rink

Winter sports are your Scout Elf’s favorite, but how will they fare when they try skating in the freezer?


Materials:

  • Cookie sheet
  • Blue food coloring
  • Water
  • Mini candy canes
  • Glue dots
  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Straw
  • Tape

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will set up their skating rink by freezing a sheet of blue water.
  2. They will print and cut out the printable.
  3. They will tape the sign to a straw.
  4. Your elf will attach their mini candy cane ice skates to their feet and then test the waters to see how they’ll do!

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Scout Elf to the Rescue!

Your Scout Elf will be this year’s holiday hero! Sporting their Chief of Cheer Firefighter Set, they’ll rescue an Elf Pets® Mini from the Christmas tree.


Materials:

  • Claus Couture Collection® Chief of Cheer Firefighter Set
  • Straws (at least 4)
  • Wooden craft sticks (at least 13)
  • Glue
  • Christmas tree
  • The Elf on the Shelf® and Elf Pets® Minis

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will put on their Chief of Cheer Firefighter Set.
  2. They will build a ladder using straws and wooden craft sticks.
  3. They will glue two straws together, twice (once for the left and once for the right).
  4. They will glue wooden craft sticks horizontally across the two straws to create ladder rungs.
  5. They will make their ascent on the ladder to rescue an Elf Pets® Mini from the Christmas tree.

Legal [General, 6, 7]

Indoor Christmas Camping

Your Scout Elf is ready to snuggle up in their Doodles and Dreams Sleeping Bag and camp out for the night by the Christmas tree!


Materials:

  • Claus Couture Collection® Doodles and Dreams Sleeping Bag
  • Printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Crayons/markers

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will use crayons/markers to color and decorate the printable tent, fire and other camping props.
  3. They will fold the printable tent.
  4. They will get cozy in their Doodles and Dreams Sleeping Bag.
  5. They will enjoy a night of camping “under the Christmas lights.”

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“Tutu” Cute Scout Elf

Your Scout Elf is a dancing queen—the Tiny Tidings Tutu keeps her on her toes to live out her ballerina dreams!


Materials:

  • Claus Couture Collection® MagiFreez™ Tiny Tidings Tutu
  • Jewelry box

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf loves ballet, so she will put on her Tiny Tidings Tutu and prepare for a perfect presentation.

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Zipline!

Submitted by Benilda via Instagram


Landing Strip

Submitted by Katie via Instagram


Ahh Sharks!

Submitted by Maria via Twitter


Superhero Laundry

Submitted by Dawn via Instagram


Ace Elf

Submitted by Nicole via Instagram


Rock Climbing

Submitted by Mary via Instagram


The Floor Is Ice!

The Floor Is Ice! image

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]

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.

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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!

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Out of This World

Out of This World GIF

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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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!

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Christmas Choo Choo Train

Christmas Choo Choo Train image

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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Holiday Elf-ercise

Now that your elf is back, they can stay in shape for the season ahead by including yoga in their exercise routine. Poses give them the agility to scale steep heights and keep their balance during daring stunts. The forward fold is one of your elf’s favorites; it preps them to reach for the most faraway candy bowl on the counter.

Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut out the 12-Minute Holiday Elf-ercise printable.
  2. Next, your elf will hang or prop it up for a quick workout that keeps them fit.

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Snow Slide Mountain

Frolicking in the snow is an all-time favorite Scout Elf pastime—especially when they hit the slopes for hours of adventurous tubing and sledding!

Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will build an indoor mountain by draping a folded bath towel over two stacks of folded hand towels.
  2. Next, your elf will pop out and assemble the puzzle-like pieces of the Scout Elves at Play® Orna-Moments™ Snow Day Sled.
  3. Finally, your elf will inflate the snow tube from the Claus Couture Collection® Totally Tubular Snow Set so a North Pole pal can share in the fun.

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Playing with Peppermints


Materials:


Instructions:

  1. To make a sweet set of uneven parallel bars, your Scout Elf will start by taking four paper straws and hot glue one peppermint to one side of each.
  2. Next, your Scout Elf will hot glue five peppermints together stacked on top of one another and repeat until he or she has created four stacks.
  3. After the peppermints have dried, your Scout Elf will glue one paper straw to each stack of peppermints.
  4. Using Candy Cane Cable, your Scout Elf will tie two of the straws together that have single peppermints at the bottom, making sure they cross slightly at the top. Your Scout Elf will repeat this step with the other two straws that have single peppermints attached to them.
  5. Your Scout Elf will repeat step four with the four straws that have the stacks of peppermints attached to them.
  6. Once the bars are balanced, your Scout Elf will lay one straw across each of the bases of the bars to create a place to swing from.

Legal [General, 5]

North Pole Putt Putt


Materials:

  • Green felt or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Candy cane
  • 1 mini marshmallow
  • Marker

Instructions:

  1. Fore! Nothing relaxes a Scout Elf more than a quick round of golf. Your Scout Elf will create a small putting green in your home by:
  2. Using scissors to cut out a unique shaped “green” out of felt or construction paper.
  3. Marking a hole on the course using a marker.
  4. Grabbing a candy cane to use as a putter, and a mini marshmallow to use as a golf ball. Hole in one!

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