Magical Glitter DIY Tooth Fairy Coins. Perfect for magical play and for gifts from the On-Duty Tooth Fairy from the International Fairy Service!
Crafts/Activities, International Elf Service, International Fairy Service

Magical Glittery DIY Tooth Fairy Coins

You could either make these magical glittery DIY Tooth Fairy coins yourself as a surprise for your little ones, OR you could make them as a craft activity together.  The photos don’t do them justice, but they’re super twinkly in the sunlight, and if your On-Duty Tooth Fairy were to leave one or two of […]

How to colour Easter Eggs for the Easter Bunny to hide overnight for you to find!
Crafts/Activities, Easter, International Elf Service, International Fairy Service

How To Colour Easter Eggs

The kids love to colour Easter eggs, and luckily they seem to love their creations, however they turn out!  We colour Easter eggs and then leave them in a basket for the Easter Bunny.  The Easter Bunny then hides them overnight, and when we wake on Easter morning, we discover an empty basket and go […]

The Easter Bunny Is Comming and the Tooth Fairies are braced for action! Tips on how to minimise the effects of all those delicious treats!
Easter, International Elf Service, International Fairy Service, Tooth Fairy Letters

The Magical Easter Bunny Is On His Way!

… and the Tooth Fairies are braced for action!  As a child, all I was concerned about, was leaping out of bed and seeing if the Easter Bunny has been and what he’d left. I can remember that wonderful magical feeling of anticipation and excitement to this very day. The Easter Bunny would leave us a single […]

The going rate for the Tooth Fairy - International Fairy Service
International Fairy Service, Tooth Fairy Letters

The Going Rate For The Tooth Fairy …

You’re feeling pretty confident you know the going rate for the Tooth Fairy … and then someone happens to mention a totally different figure as being ‘the norm’.  Argh, suddenly you have no choice but to ask everyone you know, including Mumsnet, google, and the woman behind the till at H&M. This only makes matters worse.  Suddenly […]

Gorgeous Tooth fairy Letters from the Magical World of Secret Underground Passageways, Magic Wishing Chairs, Dragons, Magical Potions ... and more! Each letter includes a little message on how to help with a common childhood emotion too.
International Fairy Service, Tooth Fairy Letters

I’ve solved my Tooth Fairy Letter problem!

Why is it that kids seem to lose a tooth just as you’re heading out for the evening?  Which of course you then immediately forget. Just as you’ve climbed into bed with a belly full of lovely things (and wine), and your eyes are just closing, you remember – THE TOOTH.  You ‘leap up’ and desperately […]

How To Develop Your Child's Imagination - International Elf Service
International Elf Service, Parenting

How To Develop Your Child’s Imagination

Like many parents, I swing between feeling guilty I don’t play with the kids enough, and also wishing they’d just go off and amuse themselves for two seconds! It is important to spend some time each day on child led activities: letting them taking the lead on what they’d like to do.  Letting their imagination dictate […]

Doing story time with the kids when you can't be there!
Crafts/Activities, International Elf Service, Parenting

Doing Story Time With Your Kids…When You Can’t Be There

We’ve all cuddled up for story time with our kids and enjoyed the closeness of quiet time together.  Reading together is one of the most precious things we can do with our children.  It helps them in so many ways: aiding with Memory Development, Creativity & Security, and provides a really lovely opportunity for them to listen to […]

How to make a stunning Narnia's Snow Queen crown
Crafts/Activities, International Elf Service

How To Make A ‘Narnia Snow Queen Crown’

This icy ‘Narnia Snow Queen’ is a MUST have crown. It actually couldn’t be simpler and looks very dramatic ‘in real life.’ What You Need: White card A4 white paper Silver paper or thin card (foil would do too if you’re careful with it) Tape Scissors   What You Do: Cut strips of white card about 1.5 inches […]

Emily Beckloff CEO & Founder of the International Elf Service
Christmas Letters, International Elf Service

How The Christmas Letters Are Made & The Philosophy Behind Them

For those interested in the ‘behind the scenes’ of how the Christmas Letters are made, and answers to some of your questions! *** The main philosophies behind the Christmas letters are to inspire children to read, to get them asking questions, and to leave as much up to their imaginations as possible, including what the […]