When is Santa’s Birthday?

Although it has been a mystery to many, the Scout Elves can now confirm when Father Christmas celebrates his birthday! Find out this and other fun facts about how Santa celebrates his big day! Read More

What Do Scout Elves Eat?

Candy, pies and cakes galore, Scout Elves love eating sweets, snacks and more! You can often find the Scout Elves visiting Mrs. Claus' Sweet Shop™ to whip up delicious desserts exclusively available at the North Pole, but did you know sweet treats are only one of many foods the elves munch on? Read More

25 Acts of Kindness for Kids

In the spirit of creating joy, the Scout Elves have made a list to teach children how they can spread Christmas cheer, even long after the holiday season has passed! Full of easy ideas for good deeds for kids, this chart will teach children how good it feels to give back and help others. Read More

When Will My Scout Elf Return?

Where is Sparkles? When will she return? Is she coming today? Our guess is, you’re no stranger to curious questions from your little ones about their favorite Christmas visitor as the holiday season draws near. Not to worry—we’ve got the answers you’ve been looking for! Read More

Exciting Activities with Elf Pets®

The only thing more exciting than the arrival of your Scout Elf this season may be the fact that kids can play a big role in helping Santa create Christmas spirit! All they need to become a part of this special mission are their Elf Pets® along with great ideas for creating faith, hope and love with a touch of fun! Read More

What is Santa’s Address?

It’s that time of year when millions of letters make their way to the Scout Elves and Santa at the North Pole, filled with wishes, messages, hopes and more! Have you ever wondered what is Santa's address? Read More

Exclusive Look Inside the North Pole

When your child pictures the North Pole, what do they imagine about the magical land where Santa and his friends live and where Christmas wishes are granted? Now, you can see for yourself an exclusive look inside the North Pole! Read More

How to Get The Elf on the Shelf® to Come Back Early

All year, Scout Elves eagerly count the days until they can visit your family for the best time of year: Christmas! We know your family can't wait for the holidays either— sometimes, so much so, your kids may wish to see their Scout Elf earlier than normal or to invite them for a special visit. Read More

What Are Elf Pets®?

In addition to the animals who spend their days frolicking in the snow, the North Pole is home to Santa’s magical furry friends known as the Elf Pets®. These special animals are Santa’s trusted companions who help him make Christmas a success each year. Read More

Is My Elf a Real Elf from Santa?

Only some elves are Santa’s official Scout Elves who interact with families and fly to homes around the world each year. Can you tell Santa’s official Scout Elves apart from other elves you may have seen in books or photographs? Read More

How Do Scout Elves Get Their Magic?

Thanks to their Christmas magic, Scout Elves can complete nightly flights to the North Pole at record speed, create awe-inspiring surprises and finish super-skilled tasks for Santa. But how do they get their magic in the first place? Read More

Missing Your Elf? We’ve Got You Covered!

Santa is so glad to have his Scout Elves back at the North Pole safe and sound, but we know that your family is wishing your special seasonal visitor could have stayed a little longer. Although Scout Elves love the North Pole, they’re missing your family just as much as you miss them! Read More

How Can I Talk to My Scout Elf?

Now that Santa’s Scout Elves have returned to the North Pole, your kids may be wondering how they can still get a message to your family’s friendly helper. Luckily, there are several easy ways to get in touch with the North Pole if your child is missing their Scout Elf! Read More

Can My Elf Pets® Stay with Me All Year?

Everyone knows that Santa’s Scout Elves return to the North Pole on Christmas Eve, but what about their furry counterparts, the Elf Pets®? Luckily, these helpers have different missions for Santa, ones that allow them to stay with you all year! Read More