30 Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas

elf on the shelf30 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Do you have an Elf on the Shelf yet?  If not, then you are definitely missing out on creating some family memories with your children. With The Elf on the Shelf season approaching fast and as I sit here, I begin to think of the fun memories we have already had with our Elf friend over the past couple of years!  Coming up with fresh ideas each year can be hard because you don’t want to repeat the same thing every year. Just thinking about the family traditions we are creating for our children matters the most for us.  In an effort to get ahead of the game this year, I sat down the other day to think of new Elf on the Shelf Ideas for our children to enjoy this holiday season.  Over the past couple of years, our Elf on the Shelf has been becoming more and more mischievous, but the kids reaction each morning is what makes the days seem so much brighter.

30 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

  1. Helps you drive the kids to school
  2. Slides down the staircase on peppermint skates
  3. Makes a movie mountain
  4. Hides in your child’s favorite cereal box
  5. Makes a wreath with his Lego friends
  6. Hangs in the closet and picks out mismatch clothes for school
  7. Reorganizes the kids socks and mismatches all of them
  8. Hides in your child’s shoe
  9. Does exercise to encourage a healthy lifestyle with marshmallows and toothpickbarbell
  10. Makes snow angels in flour
  11. Makes green milk
  12. Leaves his magic wand where the kids can find it…can’t touch itor it loses it’s magic
  13. Writes notes of encouragement on the bathroom mirror to your child
  14. Plays games on the computer
  15. Eats all the icing for cookies
  16. Tries to hang Christmas lights and fails when he gets jumbled up in them
  17. Takes a bath in moms coffee cup
  18. Is held hostage by the stuffed animals
  19. Reads A Christmas Story to his action figure friends
  20. Gets stuck in the chocolate bag
  21. Takes selfies on the printer
  22. Has cookies and milk then makes a mess all over the counter with crumbs
  23. Makes muffins for breakfast and leaves the mess
  24. Plays basketball
  25. Watches How the Grinch Stole Christmas and leaves a mess ofpopcorn all over the place
  26. Eats all the ice cream
  27. Leaves messages to be good with cereal
  28. Hides on the bookshelf
  29. Silly strings the bathroom
  30. Parachutes from upstairs and gets stuck in the tree

Do you have any Elf on the Shelf ideas that you can share with us?


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What Others Have Said:

  1. I know this is probably a dumb question but how do they do the picture on the computer you take and download it and act like he has a camera to take a picture?

  2. 1. Our Elf took Barbie and some other friends or a sleigh ride pulled by different sized toy horses

    2. Also she tried finding a horse her size to ride. That took some doing. She took selfies of herself trying different horses. Some were too small, others too big and one bucked her off! She finally found the perfect mount and went for a ride around the different rooms


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