Last year my kids and I started with the Elf On The Shelf for the first time and it took our household by storm. I was blown away by how much my kids got so into it and so quickly. I did a full Elf On The Shelf review which you can read here.
This year my kids started asking me about their elf in September. They wanted to know when he would be coming back, if he will remember them and where our house is, will he be bringing any more pets with him and will he come specially for their birthdays too?
My daughter was over the moon when the Elf made it all the way from the North Pole to make her birthday in October extra special.
When we were contacted to see if we would like to be gifted An Arctic Fox box set and Claus Couture I jumped at the chance. I loved doing our last Elf On The Shelf review and I know this time would be just as much fun.
When I told my kids they screamed with excitement and when the delivery arrived they wouldn’t even wait to get it inside before they opened it! You can watch them opening the box in my Instagram Elf On The Shelf story highlights.
What Is Elf On The Shelf, An Artic Fox and Claus Couture?
The Elf On The Shelf
The Elf On The Shelf is a fantastic Christmas tradition whereby you adopt your elf from the North Pole and give him a name. He becomes a part of your family.
He sits in your home and watches over everyone. Every night he flies home to Santa to report and then comes back by morning and he settles himself in a new spot for the day.
It is very important not to touch your elf as he can then lose his magic and you will need to write Santa a letter saying you are sorry so that Santa can help him get his magic back so he can fly again.
Santa’s scout elves are notorious for being a little mischievous and will often be in a fun place getting up to something. Our elf is quite fond of food and will often bring my kids marshmallows, chocolate coins or other tasty things to eat.
If my children are a little bit naughty and leave their room in a mess our elf leaves a letter for them reminding them to clean up… and it works like a charm!
The Elf On The Shelf: A Christmas Tradition includes a storybook and your scout elf.
An Arctic Fox Tradition
Santa needs the magical Northern Lights to fly through the air without being seen on Christmas Eve and to make it to all the houses in the world in one short evening. It is the magic of the Arctic Fox Noorah and her cubs that makes this possible.
Santa sends Noorah’s fox cubs out to children to spread hope and so that children can help keep the magic alive.
Each cub has a magical snow globe that has glow-in-the-dark snow in it. Once an arctic fox cub has been adopted it needs to be named and children shake the magic snow globe to let Santa know they believe in Christmas and hope.
The Arctic Fox Tradition includes a story book and an arctic fox cub.
Claus Couture Collection
The Claus Couture Collection is a line of clothing designed by Mrs Claus for the Scout Elves and accessories for Elf Pets. These items are available to show off your elf’s unique personality and to give as a gift to your elf.
Leave it next to your elf at night so your elf can put it on before flying to Santa.
Have a look at the range of Claud Couture Collection here.
Elf On The Shelf Review – My Verdict
I’m a huge fan of Elf On The Shelf and so are my kids. It makes Christmas so much more exciting and magical for my children.
Every morning they jump out of bed and the hunt it is on. They race around the house to find his new position and squeal with excitement when they find him. If he has brought them something nice to nibble on or brought them a note all the better.
We received the Donut Be Naughty PJ’s which I found really cute and my kids love. It is high quality and I can see how easily the elf will be able to put it on with openings that have velcro fastenings. It is beautifully designed.
I overheard my kids having a long discussion about whether their elf (Zord) will like his new PJ’s, how he will manage to put them on and where they should leave them so he can find them. They were overjoyed when they found him all kitted out the next morning in his new outfit.
Their Arctic Fox pup is loved dearly, with them taking turns sleeping with him. He was very quickly named Fluffy due to his soft fur and cuddly nature. They were delighted with the magical snow globe which glows in the dark.
When I read the story book An Arctic Fox Tradition to them they listened carefully and asked questions about the Northern Lights, the snow globe and how all the magic works.
I highly recommend you adopt a Scout Elf and see the daily delight this will bring your children leading up to Christmas each year.
*** This post was originally published on LynneHuysamen.com ***