Christmas, Crafts/Activities, International Elf Service

How To Make A Christmas Yule Log – by Helen Fichtel

Very many thanks to Helen for writing about this really lovely Christmas craft here on the blog.  Perfect for adults or children alike. I love it. *** If you’re looking for a winter activity which is simple, unique and gives you a beautiful rustic centrepiece for your table or above the fireplace, then may I […]

Review of Father Christmas at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith
Christmas, Family, International Elf Service, Theatre & Book Reviews

‘Father Christmas’ at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith – Review

Summary: YES! Go and see it. It’s a wonderful magical show and full of good solid vintage loveliness.  It’s based on Raymond Brigg’s book ‘Father Christmas’ and is absolutely perfect for introducing the younger ones to the theatre. The show itself is 55 minutes long without an interval and tickets are just £10 each. It’s […]

Unmissable and essential Christmas websites and apps to make your family's Christmas more magical - by the International Elf Service
Christmas, International Elf Service

Unmissable Magical Christmas Websites

Here are some fantastic websites, recommended by loads of families for the countdown to Christmas …   Track where Father Christmas is at all times on Christmas Eve Using the NORAD Santa Tracker , which is a family friendly program by the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) which uses military sensors and technology to track Santa as […]

Keeping Christmas Magical Once They Don’t Believe - the magic of Christmas isn't over, and traditions you have as a family will keep it going on into adulthood. Tips from the International Elf Service
Christmas, International Elf Service, Parenting

Keeping Christmas Magical For Older Children

Keeping Christmas magical for older children is something all us Christmas lovers wish for. We have so much fun making Christmas as magical for them for as many years as we can, but then the inevitable time comes. How do you maintain that wonderful magical feeling you had when the kids were younger? My own love of Christmas has […]