Gorgeous International Elf Service Parcel Tags With Twine
Christmas, Christmas Letters, International Elf Service

Delivery Ideas for your magical Christmas Letters from Elves!

Whichever magical letter bundle you have, you can have SO much fun with the delivery!  You can deliver the certificate and map whenever you like, months ahead of time if you like, or with the first letter. Elfie’s Christmas Letters start on the 1st December.  The North Pole Christmas Letters and the Candy Cane Christmas Letters […]

Down's Syndrome, A Disaster? written by Emily Beckloff of the International Elf Service
Down Syndrome, International Elf Service

I’ve published ‘Down’s Syndrome, A Disaster?’ on the Huffington Post

Most if not all of you know that our youngest son has Down’s Syndrome.  I’m very pro choice but as it’s Down’s Syndrome Awareness month and Sally Phillips has aired her controversial documentary ‘A World Without Down’s Syndrome‘, I thought I’d write a little something… You can read my story here: Down’s Syndrome, A Disaster?.  Please know […]

Christmas Lego Spelling Games - International Elf Service
Christmas, Crafts/Activities, International Elf Service

Christmas Lego Spelling Games!

The idea of using Lego for spelling practise isn’t new by a long shot, but it’s both fun and motivating.  What better way to shake things up a bit, than with a spot of Christmas Lego Spelling!  You just need some building bricks (Lego, Duplo or market equivalent), and a marker pen. It doesn’t matter what […]

How to make the cutest brown paper Christmas stockings to stuff with treats and pop into their Christmas stockings!
Christmas, Crafts/Activities, International Elf Service

How To Make Brown Paper Christmas Stockings!

These Christmas stockings are the cutest, easiest and most gorgeous things in the whole world. I saw them on Pinterest a while ago and decided to make one for each of our three children, to go with their Christmas stockings on Christmas morning. You can do any shape you like – stars, baubles, balls, trains…obviously […]

Plus-Plus Mini Construction Set Review by the International Elf Service
Christmas, Crafts/Activities, Hand Eye Co-ordination, International Elf Service, Products

Brilliant For Fine Motor Skills – ‘Plus-Plus’: An Interlocking Construction Toy

I’m always on the look out for toys and games that rely heavily on a child’s imagination, and don’t dictate play.  A friend gave a pack of these Plus-Plus pieces to our youngest for his birthday and I can’t tell you how much we all love them.  As an Osteopath, I’m always noticing how various […]