Fantastic Facts about Halloween at the North Pole

Gathering spooktacular sweets from Santa and making jazzy jack-o-lanterns are two of the activities Scout Elves look forward to most each Halloween! Want to learn all of the ways Scout Elves celebrate this haunted holiday? Gather all your little ghosts and goblins to learn the most enchanting facts about Halloween at the North Pole! Read More

Is My Elf a Real Elf from Santa?

Many elves at the North Pole make Christmas possible each year with direction from the Big Man in Red himself, Santa! But only some of the 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 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, that your kids may wish to see their Scout Elf earlier than normal, or invite them for a special visit. Read More

How Do Scout Elves Get Their Magic?

Nobody at the North Pole has as much magic as Santa, but his trusty Scout Elves come very close! Thanks to their Christmas magic, they 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 Scout Elves get their magic in the first place? 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

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

10 Wonderful Winter Activities for Families

The Scout Elves have 10 fun ways you and your family can pass the time until spring has officially sprung! During the North Pole’s winters, elves love skiing with friends, going for strolls with the Elf Pets® Reindeer and baking up sweet treats to enjoy with a big mug of cocoa. Read More

Why Did My Elf Go Back to the North Pole?

Another joyous season has drawn to a close, and so has your time with your family’s beloved Scout Elf. After a whole month filled with joy, sweets, family time and fun with your elf, your little ones may be sad to see seasonal visitor go, and wonder why elves must return to the North Pole. Read More

Quiz: Are you An Elf’s Story Expert?

Do you think you know all there is to know about Chippey, Santa’s Scout Elves and the entire McTuttle clan? Put your An Elf’s Story knowledge to the test with this 10 question quiz that’s fun for the whole family! Don’t miss An Elf’s Story airing on Cartoon Network Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 3:30 p.m. EST, Thursday, Dec. 21, at 11:30 a.m. EST and Friday, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m. EST! Take the Quiz Read More

Fun Family Holiday Activities

As the season winds down, enjoy family time with the Scout Elves’ ideas for having optimal fun while indoors this winter! Whether you're looking to spend quality family time doing a beloved Christmas activity or play a free printable game, the Scout Elves have you covered. Each idea on their list of family holiday activities is sure to lead to new memories that will bring your very merry season to a delightful close. Read More

What Happens If Our Scout Elf is Accidentally Touched?

For many families, a joyous part of December is waking up and racing around the house to find the quirky, funny or adventurous new hiding spot of their Scout Elf. But sometimes curious kids, rambunctious pets or even forgetful parents may accidentally get a little too close to their Scout Elf while checking out their unique hiding spot. So what should you do when your scout elf is accidentally touched? Read More

Why Didn’t Our Scout Elf Move?

There are many reasons your elf chooses the same spot after returning from the North Pole, and we’ve compiled a list of those reasons so you can help little ones understand why your elf may land in the same spot in your home the very next day! Read More

If You Were a Reindeer, What Would Your Name Be?

One of the best parts of adopting one of Santa’s scout elves or an Elf Pets® Reindeer is getting to name your new family friend. But do your kids ever wonder what name Santa would give them if they were one of his reindeer? See if your little ones can find their reindeer name, and then help them find the reindeer names of all of your family members, too! Read More