Thanks to An Post, your kids can now receive post cards directly from their Elf on the Shelf 2 months ago

Thanks to An Post, your kids can now receive post cards directly from their Elf on the Shelf

The countdown is on.

If your family has a Scout Elf (Elf on the Shelf) who visits every year before Christmas, you can bet the little guy (or girl) is up there now, at the North Pole, about to get ready to return to your home.

The excitement in my house has already begun, with almost daily questions about when Snowflake will be back again.

And this year, you can make Elf's visit even more exciting with An Post’s Elf on the Shelf mailing pack – allowing your children to recieve mail from the Elf throughout the month of December.

After proving to be hugely popular last year, the mailing pack, containing six limited-edition €1 stamps and postcards, is back.

It is perfect for families who want to receive postcards from Scout Elf himself, keeping children on their best behaviour and ensuring the lead up to Christmas is filled with excitement and magic.

How cute is this?! Imagine the excitement – especially in an era when we rarely get written post any more – and then for your kids to recieve postcards that are just for them?!

The Elf on the Shelf mailing packs are available now in Arnotts, all post offices and at anpost.com/Christmas forjust  €9.95.