- ★ Mirror
- ★ Dry-erase marker
- ★ Scout Elves at Play® Tools: Christmas Climbing Boots, Holiday Harness
- Little ones will wake up to a surprise mirror message after your Scout Elf uses a dry-erase marker to write a special note on the mirror letting your kids know he or she is back!
- Using the Christmas Climbing Boots and Holiday Harness from the Scout Elves at Play® kit, your elf will stand nearby and wait for your little one to find the message!
Your Elf is Present
- ★ Gift box
- ★ Shredded paper
- It will be awhile before it’s time to open presents on Christmas, but your Scout Elf has an early gift for you! To create this present surprise, your Scout Elf will stand inside a gift box surrounded shredded paper.
- To appear as though they’re popping out of the box, your elf will balance the top of the gift box on his or her head and hands and wait for you!
Welcome Back Banner
- ★ Paper
- ★ Scissors
- ★ Tape
- ★ Sticker letters
- ★ Scout Elves at Play® Tools: Candy Cane Cable
- To start off another banner season, your elf will create a garland announcing his or her arrival! First, your elf will cut out small triangular flags (one for each letter of the message they would like to write).
- Using the sticker letters, your elf will spell out his or her message on the paper flags.
- Using tape, your elf will attach each flag to a piece of Candy Cane Cable from the Scout Elves at Play® kit (or string).
- After hanging the banner from a mantel or wall with tape, your elf will pose nearby.
- ★ Jar
- ★ Peppermints
- ★ Paper
- ★ Marker
- ★ Tape
- Your Scout Elf will create a sweet surprise by filling up a jar halfway with peppermints.
- With a marker and small piece of paper, your elf will write a message announcing his or her arrival.
- After taping the message to the front of the jar, your elf will step inside of it.
- After adding more peppermints to fill the jar, your elf will feel right at home and be ready to share in your excitement over their return home!
Toodle-oo for Now Text
- ★ Phone
- After arriving at your home, your elf will let Santa know they made it safe and sound by sending a text message from your phone. They will be sure to save Santa’s contact information in case they need to reach him again before the nightly flight back to the North Pole!
Before you or your elf get to work recreating any of these inspirational photos, be sure to read these safety warnings. Santa wants to make sure everyone stays safe!
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