The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition - Boy Scout Elf with Blue Eyes - Includes Artfully Illustrated Storybook, Keepsake Box and Official Adoption Certificate
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It also comes with a 60-page book of ideas, which will set you up for the countdown to Christmas, and then some! I'm not one of those parents that just moves it halfheartedly from one spot to another when I feel like it. The colouring pages also feature hidden patterns and designs that are revealed only by the markers in this kit!
Elf on the Shelf only adds to the commercialism that has been piggybacked onto Christmas and seems to be getting worse every year. uk/products/the-elf-on-the-shelf-bumper-activity-book 1715776225339 The Elf on the Shelf® Bumper Activity Book 6. About 5-6 kids have this tradition at home in each class, so I wanted to let others know what it was about.And while it's all in good fun, there's a very specific goal in mind: to encourage kids to be on their best behavior in the days leading up to Santa's arrival. Shouldn't kids be taught to do good for the sake of doing good, not because a creepy elf is spying on them and reporting back to Santa all the time?
Scout Elves can't talk but are great listeners: children can share secrets and wishes with their Elf as often as they'd like. It includes an adoptable Scout Elf with an official adoption certificate, a keepsake box and a beautiful, illustrated storybook. Written and illustrated by the same team that created the first book, it offers instructions for inviting a scout elf to visit for a child's birthday party and describes how the elf decorates a chair for the child.However, they also warned parents about the consumer-driven nature of the story, and made note of its lack of educational value. Oscar just made his entrance and my older son is very taken with our family elf and takes it all quite seriously. We've used them all, from turning our milk green and labeling it "Grinch Pee" to having him use toothpaste to replace the cream in Oreo cookies.
Another big part of the Elf on the Shelf tradition, and especially in the age of social media, is to share photos of the hilarious antics Scout Elves have been getting up to in the home.The Colour Burst series is perfect for on-the-go, mess-free colouring with your favourite Elf on the Shelf! The family elf then flies to the North Pole to report back to Santa each and every night about what he saw and heard during the day.