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Oh Me, Oh My…Oh Mummy!

It’s time to get wrapping…Halloween style! While your Scout Elf is home for a special Halloween visit, they mummified some furry friends.


Materials:

  • Stuffed animals
  • Toilet paper
  • Glue dots (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will wrap toilet paper around your stuffed animals, turning them into mummies just in time for Halloween!
  2. They may use glue dots along the way to keep the toilet paper in place.

Legal [General, 1, 7]

Scout Elf Dress-Up

Elves dressed in printable Halloween costumes

When your Scout Elf visits for Halloween, they come in style…dressed up in these free, printable elf-sized Halloween 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 Halloween costume! Your elf will slip the candy corn costume over their head and tuck it into place under their collar.
  3. As another option, they will slip the jack-o-lantern costume over their head and tuck it into place under their collar. They will tape the stem of the pumpkin to the brim of their hat.

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Legal [General, 1, 2, 5]

Sweet Dive!

Elf diving into candy bucket

It’s the *candiest* time of year, so it’s no surprise your Scout Elf is ready to dive into the celebrations with a special Halloween visit!


Materials:

  • Halloween bucket
  • Halloween candy

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf spied the Halloween candy…it won’t be long before they perform a sweet dive, snagging some sweet treats along the way!

Legal [General, 1, 5, 7]

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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Legal [General, 1, 2, 5, 7, 8]

Elf Pets® Movie Night

Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf is ready to cozy up for a movie night with you! They’ll print and cut out the printable, taping the corresponding “Now Showing” sign for tonight’s featured film.
  2. They’ll make sure your Elf Pets are ready to watch, too.
  3. Don’t forget the popcorn!
  4. *Elf Pets animated specials also available for streaming on Netflix.

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Legal [General, 2]

Present Pop-Up

Peek-a-boo! You’ll find your Scout Elf waiting to surprise you in a present.


Materials:

  • Present

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will hide in a present and jump out just in time for you to find them. Pop goes the Scout Elf!

Legal [General]

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!

Legal [General, 1, 2]

Christmas Color Wheel

Christmas Spirit is swirling with this red and green color wheel and magic trick all in one!


Materials:

  • Plate
  • Red and green coated candy
  • Water

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will arrange a circle of red and green coated candy on a plate.
  2. They’ll leave a glass of water next to them, and when you find them, you can pour the water on the candy and watch the magical, red and green surprise!

Legal [General, 1, 4]

Scout Elf Kazoo Band

Buzz! Buzz! Your Scout Elf gathered kazoos and friends to form a harmonious band.


Materials:

  • Kazoo

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will practice their favorite tunes on their kazoo. Then, you can try your hand with the musical instrument. Will you be able to carry a tune in a bucket?

Legal [General]

The Masked Scout Elf

A masked choir was spotted singing Christmas carols. Will your Scout Elf be among those belting out happy holiday tunes?


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Material to create curtain

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will use tape to attach a mask to themself and to some friends.
  3. They will set up a small curtain using material.
  4. When you wake to the sound of music, you’ll spot the masked choir, but which mask will your Scout Elf be behind?

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Legal [General, 2]

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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Legal [General, 2]

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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Legal [General, 2]

Special Delivery to Santa

It’s that time again…your Scout Elf printed this special packing slip to show they’re ready for their flight back to the North Pole!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will fold it around themself and tape it together.
  3. You can wish them safe travels before they return to Santa featuring their special packing slip.

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Legal [General, 2]

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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Legal [General, 2]

Sweet Treats Takeover

The forks and spoons have disappeared, and candy is on the menu when your elf rearranges the utensil drawer!


Materials:

  • Utensil holder for drawer
  • Assortment of candy (peppermints, jelly beans, candy canes, etc.)

Instructions:

  1. Your silly Scout Elf will replace the utensils with their favorite candy, leaving behind sweet treats for you to enjoy.
  2. Since Scout Elves match the personalities of their families, some may choose a different switch-out: healthy foods, unexpected items like toothbrushes or other funny surprises

Legal [General, 1,5, 7]

The Elf on the Shelf® Departure Crossword

The time has come for your Scout Elf to return to the North Pole, but not before they get in a last word! Check out this crossword display featuring special goodbye messages for you to find.


Materials:

  • Printer
  • Card stock/paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Tape

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They will arrange the letter tiles to spell out the words as seen in the example image, or they will create their own arrangement using the various printable phrases.
  3. They will wait for you to find their creative crossword, a special ode to their time spent with you.

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Legal [General, 2]

Picture Perfect

Your Scout Elf did a little redecorating last night. How do you like the new pictures?


Materials:

  • Family photos

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will go head over heels turning family photos upside down!

Legal [General, 7]

The Elf on the Shelf® 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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Legal [General, 2]

Find the Elf

Does your Scout Elf have 20/20 vision? They’ll find out when they search for the hidden elves and Elf Pets in these free printables. Then, it’ll be your turn to put your skills to the test!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will print and cut out the printable.
  2. They’ll see how keen their eyesight is when they search the printables for the hidden elves and Elf Pets.
  3. When you wake, you can give it a go!

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Holiday Scramble

An eggcellent surprise from your Scout Elf! Festive stickers and Christmas doodles make the morning merrier when you open the fridge.


Materials:

  • Refrigerator
  • Carton of eggs
  • Markers
  • Christmas stickers

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will gather markers and/or Christmas stickers and decorate the eggshells in the refrigerator. Scout Elves are eggs-perts at funny scenes like this!

Legal [General, 5]

The Elf on the Shelf® 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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Legal [General, 2]

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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Legal [General, 2]

Toilet Paper Trade Out

That’s a wrap! Your Scout Elf made a surprising switcheroo in the bathroom.


Materials:

  • Wrapping paper
  • Scissors
  • Empty toilet paper roll
  • Tape

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will cut a small section of wrapping paper and tape it to an empty toilet paper roll.
  2. They will sit by and watch you find this silly swap.

Legal [General, 2]