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‘Tis the Sea-Sun | Scout Elf Comedy Club

Comedy Club

What do you call Santa when he’s at the beach? Watch this episode to find out! Funny business is our favorite kind of business at Scout Elf Comedy Club.


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Snowflake Shuffle Music Video

snowflake Shuffle

Sing and shimmy along with The Elf on the Shelf Scout Elves to the North Pole’s latest dance craze—the Snowflake Shuffle!


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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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Scout Elf Car Bingo

Mark off what you see to win a cheerful round of car BINGO!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Scout Elves will print, cut and set out the car bingo boards and chips printables.
  2. Then they will climb into their Scout Elf Carrier ready to keep their eyes peeled for each item on the bingo cards!

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Elf Carrier Printable Poems

A sweet message for any day.


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. First, your elf will pick out the perfect poem for the day ahead.
  2. Next, they will print, cut and set it out beside their Scout Elf Carrier.
  3. Finally, they’ll wait in the carrier to be found and kids will discover what the Scout Elf has planned by reading the sweet message.

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Scout Elf Journal

On the road again…”


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print, cut and set out the bucket list journal.
  2. Then they will tuck themselves into their Scout Elf Carrier for the day's adventure.
  3. Lastly, kids will use the travel journal to mark off each elftastic activity they participate in with their Scout Elf!

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DIY Elf Carrier Strap

Make a merry fashion statement!


Materials:

  • Ribbon
  • Adhesive
  • Your favorite craft supplies: pom-poms, glitter, rhinestones, stickers, etc.

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will begin by cutting two to three feet of their favorite Christmas ribbon.
  2. Then they will set out craft supplies for kids to decorate the ribbon
  3. Once finished decorating, kids will tie the strap to the Scout Elf Carrier handle to wear cross-body or over their shoulder.
  4. Finally, leave the Scout Elf Carrier where your elf can find it and they’ll climb inside for your next adventure!

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Elftastic Insta-Moment

Do it for the ’gram! #ElfontheShelf 


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and cut the printable.
  2. Then they will find their favorite perch and place themselves behind the printed frame to create the cutest Instagram photo ever!

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Garden Fairy

“Don’t mind me…just doing a little gardening.”


Materials:

  • MagiFreez® Rainbow Snow Pixie
  • Your favorite garden décor: moss, mushrooms, flowers, etc.

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will dress up as a fairy (maybe with the help of MagiFreez® Rainbow Snow Pixie outfit).
  2. Next, they will stage a garden scene and wait for you to find them among the mushrooms, flowers, elf-sized trees, and moss.

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The Cutest Tree Topper

“Up here!”


Materials:

  • MagiFreez® Snow Dreams Dress

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will prepare themselves by dressing up in the angelic Snow Dreams Dress from the MagiFreez® collection.
  2. Next, they will stand at the top of the Christmas tree disguised as a tree-topper!

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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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Larger-Than-Life Lights

Scout Elves love all things that twinkle! 


Materials:

  • Balloons
  • Green plastic cups
  • Yarn
  • Adhesive

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will inflate the balloons and tie them off.
  2. Next, the elf will adhere plastic drinking cups to the bottoms of the balloons.
  3. Then your Scout Elf will string all the balloons together using yarn and adhesive.
  4. Finally, they will place the balloon “lights” across the Christmas tree to look larger than life!

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Tucked into BreadTucked into Bread

Just taking a quick snooze… 


Materials:

  • Sliced bread
  • Plate
  • Color printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable

Instructions:

  1. First, the Scout Elf will open a loaf of bread and remove a few pieces.
  2. Next, they will prepare the printable card with a silly message.
  3. Finally, they will tuck themselves between the slices of bread for a cozy rest.

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Soda Can Choir

“Do-Re-Mi-Fa-So-La-Ti-Dooo!” 


Materials:

  • Empty soda cans with tabs removed
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Paper
  • Adhesive
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. The Scout Elf will rinse out the cans and remove the tabs.
  2. Then they will adhere googly eyes to the top and pipe cleaners to the sides for arms.
  3. Next, they will cut and fold small sheets of copy paper to form choir booklets.
  4. Finally, your Scout Elf will arrange the choir for a “pop music” Christmas carol performance!

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Veggie Christmas Tree

Don’t forget to eat your veggies!


Materials:

  • Broccoli
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Orange and yellow bell peppers
  • Pretzel rods
  • Serving platter or dish

Instructions:

  1. First, the Scout Elf will wash and prepare all the veggies.
  2. Next, they will arrange the broccoli into the shape of a Christmas tree and top with cherry tomatoes and bell peppers to look like decorations.
  3. Then they will top their tree with a yellow bell pepper!
  4. The Scout Elf will complete the idea with a pretzel rod for the tree trunk and serve it all up for you to enjoy!

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Donut Shop Pop-Up

Serving ’em up hot!


Materials:

  • Scout Elves at Play®Insta-moments Pop-up Donut Shop
  • Your favorite donuts.

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will unfold and set up the Insta-moments Pop-up Donut Shop.
  2. Then they will arrange your favorite doughnuts onto a plate and serve!

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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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Waffle Pop-it

POP, goes the Scout Elf! 


Materials:

  • Pre-made waffles, or your favorite waffle batter & waffle iron
  • Round, colorful candies

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will thaw or prepare your favorite waffles.
  2. Then they’ll add small candies to the waffle squares to make a pop-it look-alike!

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Bags n’ Tags for Shopping Spree

“I’m here for the Christmas season. Hope you don’t mind; I brought some things with me!” 


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. First, your Scout Elf will print, cut, and fold the printable bags and tags.
  2. Next, they will arrange their bags to hold like their most recent shopping haul!

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Name-in-Bows

“Hey! That’s my name!”


Materials:

  • Gift bows
  • Wall-safe adhesive

Instructions:

  1. Your elf will find their way into your gift-wrapping bows.
  2. Next, they will adhere each bow to the wall to form their name!

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Funny-Do List

Scout Elves: making chores enjoyable since 2005!


Materials:

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

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will print and set out the printable.
  2. Then, they’ll sneak back to the North Pole while your family’s face lights up at all the silly chores to complete before the Scout Elf officially arrives for the season!

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Just Swinging In

Just swingin’ in!


Materials:

  • Scout Elves at Play® Glide and Go
  • Empty paper towel roll
  • Yarn
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive (tape, glue dot, etc.)

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will construct a swing from their Scout Elves at Play® Glide and Go by hanging it upside down.
  2. They could even make their own swing with an empty paper towel roll and yarn!
  3. Next, they will hang their swing from the bottom of cabinet doors, the edge of a door frame, or maybe a ceiling fan to go for a spin!

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Crash Landing

“Aaand I stuck the landing!” 


Materials:

  • Christmas Tree
  • Scout Elves at Play® Glide and Go

Instructions:

  1. Your Scout Elf will get themselves affixed in the Scout Elves at Play® Glide and Go.
  2. Next, the elf will make a crash landing into your Christmas tree to let everyone know they have arrived!

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Halloween Scavenger Hunt 

Happy Halloween from The Elf on the Shelf! 


Materials:

  • Color printer
  • Card stock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • A bowl, bucket, or bag to hold Halloween candy (and your Scout Elf)
  • A cabinet

Instructions:

  1. First, your Scout Elf will print the Halloween scavenger hunt clues.
  2. Next, they will place them around your home for kids to find and follow.
  3. Finally, your elf will place themselves to be found in the final hiding place—in a cabinet with Halloween goodies!

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