Google’s Santa’s Village features Santa tracker, Elf Maker

Google’s educational “holiday hub” called Santa’s Village is back in swing for the 15th year and you can play more interactive games, learn about different regional Christmas traditions, and track Santa’s whereabouts.

One of the hub’s new features comes in the form of Elf Maker, a tool where you can make your very own elf to play with.

“Choose an outfit, accessories, hairstyle, and even facial hair to add some flair to your little friend,” Google says on its blog.

The Santa Tracker is also back, which you can access via Maps or the Android app.

“In the days leading up to Christmas, Santa will share his location with you on Google Maps so you can see his travels as he moves across the map,” the company explains.

Google has also released new holiday stickers on its GBoard keyboard for both Android and iOS.

Lastly, you can explore how other countries and cultures celebrate their holidays too.

“You’ll see holiday photos from Local Guides and you can test your knowledge of holiday traditions with a festive quiz powered by Google Earth and Street View,” Google notes.

Santa’s Village is available through your web browser.

Feature image: screenshot, Google

Shereesa Moodley


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