Easter Craft: Chicks in a Basket

A fresh face of spring is popping up to chirp its “Hello” just in time for Easter! Baby chicks are as iconic to Easter as Scout Elves are to Christmas, and these little birdies made from cotton balls are the perfect addition to any Easter celebration! Read More

How to Make a Sensory Bottle

Twirling beads, roaming rubber bands, swirling snowflakes … these items are perfect for creating a variety of sensory bottles, a DIY craft excellent for engaging little ones’ senses and bringing the family together for a crafting day! Read More

Fresh Ideas for Rainy Day Games

April is known for its showers, and it has inspired the Scout Elves to provide you with great indoor game ideas. Easy to pull off with items from around the house, these rainy day games will create a full day of indoor fun that the whole family can enjoy! Read More

Easy April Fools’ Day Jokes

This year, lose the whoopee cushion, and forget the “dad jokes,” too because the Scout Elves have much easier—and impressive—ways to elicit laughs this April Fools’ Day. With just a few everyday items, you’ll be able to create pranks inspired by the Scout Elves’ favorite humorous antics from Christmas seasons past. 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

Easy-to-Make DIY Seed Bombs

This week, the Scout Elves are planting pine trees and poinsettias at the North Pole, making it even more beautiful! They're having so much fun, they wanted to share a fun DIY craft to help you complete your spring planting plans: seed bombs! Read More

DIY North Pole Glitter Slime

During all their tinkering and crafting at the North Pole, the Scout Elves found a fun way to give a kid-favorite craft an extra touch of sparkle! This DIY North Pole glitter slime—also known as homemade putty—is full of sparkles that shimmer as brilliantly as freshly fallen North Pole snow! Read More

10 Ways to Remix Hot Cocoa

Step up your hot cocoa game this holiday season by putting delightful and delicious twists on an old holiday standby. As you might imagine, the Scout Elves are experts when it comes to sweets, especially hot chocolate! Read More

The Best Ways to Make Fake Snow

Are you dreaming of a winter wonderland, but not getting any beautiful white snow to make it a reality? Don't wait on the weather to make your wintry wishes come true. Just follow the Scout Elves' simple solution: make fake snow! 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

No-Mess Cocoa Cup Cake

No limits exist to a Scout Elf’s creativity—especially in the kitchen! While tinkering with ingredients in Mrs. Claus’ Sweet Shop™, the Scout Elves discovered that there are endless ways to recreate one of their favorite cold weather treats: hot chocolate. Read More

Christmas Cookie Guide

As much as Santa enjoys delighting kids on Christmas Eve by delivering presents, there’s one other thing that makes him excited for his transcontinental flight—the cookies! Luckily, the Scout Elves have some ideas for what Christmas cookies to leave out for Santa this year. Read More

Elf on the Shelf Departure Ideas

Your Scout Elf can end the season on a high note by recreating one of these fun elf departure ideas. Using Christmas décor, free printable items or things from the Claus Couture Collection®, elves can plan the perfect final surprise of the season! Read More