[The North Pole Times]
[1995]
[Santa's OFFICIAL News Source]
Saturday May 28, 2022    
[Mikee Elf]
Crafts for Kids!

These Christmas Elf puppets are so cute and even more fun to make. A perfect Christmas craft activity to keep you and your own little elves entertained during the Holidays.


Share the love this Christmas with this easy-to-make Christmas Heart Ornament Craft that requires only a few items you’re likely to already have on hand. Use them as a tree ornament or as a loving extra touch to your gift wrapping.


These adorable North Pole Times Elves are the perfect DIY ornament for kids to make and hang on the Christmas tree!


These DIY Christmas Pop Up Cards are fun and simple to make. Choose from a variety of elves and characters direct from the North Pole to make a unique gift that is loads of fun to share with friends and family.


This fun little Clothespin Snowman craft is super easy to make and just as versatile. Glue them to presents to make a cute gift tag holder. Clip them to your tree for a fun kid-made ornament. Or hide them around the house and have your very own Christmas Snowman Hunt just like you would for an Easter egg hunt.


This colorful paper Elf Hat is super easy to make with our printable elf hat pattern. A fun way to keep kids occupied during the season.


A wonderful DIY Christmas craft for toddlers and preschoolers. This easy-to-make Hand Print Christmas Wreath is super cute and makes a beautiful decoration, keepsake, or gift to keep the house festive all season.


The Holly Elf Binoculars Craft is a perfect way for kids to keep busy during the holidays. Not only will they enjoy making these “Holly Elf Approved” binoculars, they can also assist her in spotting Santa, or other elves, when duty calls!


Recreate the magic of Santa’s secret village with this North Pole Times Christmas Village Craft. Complete with the Toy Factory, Post Office and the North Pole Times Newsroom, among others, this project is sure to keep everyone busy.


More fun than just looking at a calendar each day, this Paper Chain Christmas Countdown craft is so easy to make and takes no time at all. And, as an added bonus, you’re more than likely have everything you need at home already.


This fun DIY paper cone Christmas Tree craft is super easy to make and a perfect holiday decoration to show off.


This adorable Paper Tube Santa Claus Craft for kids is great for preschool and older kids! The best part is that toilet paper rolls can be recycled into a wonderful Christmas craft.


S'mores Hot Chocolate

[S'mores Hot Chocolate]

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 1-2 drops vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 graham cracker, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons mini marshmallows



PROCEDURE:
  1. Place milk, cocoa powder and sugar in a small saucepan.
  2. Heat over medium/medium-low heat, whisking frequently, until warm (but not boiling).
  3. Add 2 tablespoons chocolate chips and whisk constantly until the chocolate chips melt and distribute evenly into the milk.
  4. Whisk in vanilla extract.
  5. Brown marshmallows under a broiler or with a kitchen torch.
  6. Mix the marshmallow with the graham cracker crumbs and the remaining chocolate chips and sprinkle on top of the hot chocolate. 
  7. Drizzle chocolate syrup over top, serve immediately.


More Beverages

[Egg Nog]

Egg Nog

No matter how you look at it, homemade is best! Treat your friends and family to this traditional holiday treat.

[Peppermint Hot Chocolate]

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

A quick little treat to warm your bones while watching that holiday show.

[S'mores Hot Chocolate]

S'mores Hot Chocolate

A Creamy Homemade Hot Chocolate made with a combination of cocoa powder and chocolate chips. Add mini-marshmallows and a crushed graham cracker to make this hot chocolate extra flavorful and delicious! Ready in minutes.

[The North Pole Times News Team]