Interesting...How to make Christmas more special: Each child gets 4 presents. 1. Something they want 2. Something they need 3. Something to wear 4. Something to read.....I think this would be great, and then take a christmas vaction instead of all of the things they really don't need! Something to think about...
Wrap a full sized chocolate bar with white wrapping paper and draw on the faces. For the earmuffs, use a black pipe cleaner and pom poms. Use buttons or black puffy paint and a cute ribbon and tag to complete the look.
LOVE this idea for the first morning our Elf is here! Mel the Elf, swimming in a sink of mini marshmallows, and a bowl of powdered donuts for breakfast with a little treat for the kids, and of course the Elf on a Shelf book to read!
Christmas Books for Children: 18 Delightful and Magical Stories
Hot Chocolate Bar --including link to recipe for crockpot hot chocolate (heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, choc chips...). I also saw one that had the whip cream tinted different colors, which I though would be kind of fun and super easy