Special thanks to Penguin Young Readers for sponsoring this very special post featuring a new holiday tradition.
We are starting a new tradition in our home to bring kindness back to Christmas with the North Pole Ninjas! The North Pole Ninjas, Mission Christmas, a new book by Tyler Knott Gregson and Sarah Linden is in Stores Now and recommended for ages 4 – 8. Emmy at age 6 (almost 7) absolutely loved this gift set. Her eyes showed so much excitement when I surprised her with this gorgeously illustrated picture book that retells the ancient legend the North Pole Ninjas use for new recruits.
As we read the book, we started talking about why kindness, listening to others, and spreading joy means to those around us. We also discussed how it gives us a warm feeling in our own hearts when we are kind and do something nice for others.
The North Pole Ninjas gift set comes complete with a plush and huggable “sensei” to guide Ninjas on their journey. This is the perfect antidote to worrying about whether your child has been naughty or nice, and Emmy really enjoyed cuddling with hers as we read the story.
The story talks about how you may not know that Santa has a team of special elves selected for their ability to help carry out top-secret missions that are all about helping, giving, caring, and listening, but he does! Anyone who receives this box is called upon to help carry out those top-secret missions with a bit of stealth and an open heart.
Emmy and I sat down with the Christmas tree sparkling in the background and mugs of hot cocoa in front of us to do some planning for the 50 Ninja missions we were provided packed in a special envelope. Emmy even downloaded the North Pole Ninjas pledge card here!
We are going to have so much fun doing these and we can’t wait to share them with you in the coming weeks!
Here is a little look into all of the fun:
I’m so excited to share a couple giveaways with you all too!
The holidays are a wonderful time of year to connect and reconnect with family and friends. So while you’re reaching out to loved ones this season, share a unique opportunity with them to enter the North Pole Ninjas Sweepstakes for the chance to win $200 worth of books for themselves or their favorite charity from Penguin Young Readers.
To enter, share a photo completing a North Pole Ninjas kindness mission and use both hashtags #NorthPoleNinjas and #Sweepstakes.
I’m also hosting a giveaway where 1 winner will receive a copy of the book (US addresses only).
To enter, please leave me a comment answering the question below.
Figuring out what to get kids for Christmas can be hard, but the North Pole Ninjas book is here and it’s the perfect gift for kids (and their parents). Your mission is to help bring kindness back to Christmas and the easiest way to do that is to order the book for friends and loved ones.