Pass on secret codes that only you and your fellow spy detectives can decipher. This Super Secret Decoder Wheel is SO secret that... We’d tell you more but, it’s a secret! :) A great way to build analytical skills.
Kids 5 and under love to get creative with different painting techniques. Painting with sponges is a simple and fun way to explore basic shapes to paint and cut out.
Looking for a fun craft idea to keep the kiddos busy this holiday season while on holiday recess? This cute little sock snowman might be exactly what you need! Other than being an adorable decoration, it’s also a cool way make use of old socks.
It's the most wonderful time of the year but it wouldn't be complete without Santa in his sleigh.
This adorable Santa Paper Plate Mask craft is a great craft for your child using things you most likely have around your home.
During the Christmas season, keeping kids focused can be a difficult undertaking. It's filled with the excitement of getting presents, vacations, and family get togethers, caroling, shopping and, of course, Santa Claus. Harnessing all that excitement and energy can also be difficult for teachers. However, the season also presents magnificent learning opportunities that can be enjoyable for both student and teacher.
The North Pole Times offers a number of resources and fun-filled activities to integrate into your classroom. From simple coloring pages to mystery solving exercises. We offer worksheets, word search and crossword puzzles as well as a number of creative Christmas crafts for kids.
But it doesn't end there. Our storylines offer children the opportunity to learn the traditions of different cultures and how other people celebrate the holidays in Fly-About Franny Fridays, or the importance of helping others in Terrific Task Tuesdays.
They can see where the elves get their education in Saturday School of Wonders or follow the case-solving clues on Super Secret Sundays.
For the sports fans, the Reindeer Games embodies the importance of physical activity as Santa's sleigh team prepares for the Big Night. Our main storyline follows the day-to-day adventures of Waldo Elf who is sort of a cross between Rudolph and Charlie Brown. He has a tendency to inadvertently cause disruption at the North Pole but somehow seems to come out the hero in the end. The North Pole Times is a unique website filled with tradition, imagination, and creativity.
New storylines begin Thanksgiving Day (US) and run through Christmas Day. Keep your students engaged this holiday season while embracing the Spirit of Christmas. Expose them to a variety of cultures and spark that imagination and creativity. As we celebrate another season serving millions of households around the globe, we remain committed to maintaining a safe, fun and educational Christmas experience that is free of advertisements and fees.
Teachers and Christmas and Kids, oh my! A great way to keep them busy and learning at the same time.
August is a very special time at the North Pole. While the elves enjoy the last full month of summer, as the high temperature can sometimes reach up to 41° F, they also start to prepare for the colder months of Autumn and Winter.
Because the elves of the North Pole consider themselves global citizens, they enjoy celebrating all of the national holidays!
Things are really heating up in the North Pole now! In June, the elves enjoy temperatures that can reach up to 38° F!
Welcome to May in the North Pole. The elves are excited because there is usually a big temperature jump in May.
April showers, bring May flowers… But in the North Pole April brings a lot of fun and festive times for the elves. With holidays that celebrate their love of fun and faith, April has it all.
Right now our favorite elves are decorating for St. Patrick’s Day at the North Pole while also starting their spring cleaning and planting. They are dreaming about shamrocks and the sun!
Let’s take a look at some of the holidays our friends celebrate during the “Month of Love.”