10 Easy Elf on The Shelf Ideas

Easy Elf on The Shelf Ideas
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Whether you’re new to the Elf on The Shelf, or you’ve been hanging with him/her for years it can be difficult to come up with new ideas. That’s why not only do we have our list of resources below, but we want to help you keep things fresh.

Elf on the Shelf Supplies are a must have once  you begin but if you haven’t started with your elf yet these are some options to get you going!

If your Elf has been with you for a few years make sure you browse through these accessories. There are more and more fun accessories to choose from every year!

  • Shirts
  • Dress
  • Suit
  • Puffy Coat
  • Pet St. Bernard
  • Merry Magical Elf Notes
  • Pet Reindeer
  • Fancy Outfit
  • Pet Reindeer Coat and Boots
  • Sports Jersey

    Here are some easy Elf on The Shelf ideas that will surely keep your kids excited to find him/her.

    elf on the shelf idea

    Cookie Jar-
    Everyone knows that Santa hogs the cookies to himself. While your little elf friend is keeping on eye on things, maybe he got hungry. Stick the elf half way into a cookie jar and let him/her get caught.

    The Movie Stock-
    All you need to do is go to where you store your movie collection. Take a few DVD’s out and scatter them around near-by. Then take your elf and stand them up looking towards the DVD collection, as if the mess was made while trying to find a good movie.

    Video Games-
    This one is super easy, but you’ll need to already have a video game console. Just sit your elf on the couch in front of the television with the video game controller in his/her lap. You could always use a television remote if you don’t have a gaming console.

    Graffiti Artist Elf-
    This could work with a sharpie, or dry erase marker. Draw a mustache or something funny on your children’s picture. Place the elf holding the marker nearby. Before using either sharpie of dry erase marker, make sure it can be cleaned off the glass of the picture frame. Simply use one of them on a hidden spot and make sure it rubs off.

    Easy Elf on The Shelf Ideas
    Computer Elf-
    Open up a browser with Santa’s facebook page, Twitter, or Instagram. Then sit your elf in front of the keyboard. Even your elf needs to stay up to date with the north pole.

    Super Spy Elf-
    Take your Elf and stick him part way in your child’s lunch bag or backpack. Make it seem like your elf is trying to go on a trip to school. Of course, you don’t have to let him/her go.

    Elf captured-
    This one requires the use of some lego or army men toys. Tape your elf done at the wrists and legs, and surround him/her with the toys.

    Elf Vandal-
    Wrap your Christmas tree in toilet paper and place your elf in a toilet paper roll nearby.

    Nap Time Elf-
    Place your elf in a tissue box with about ¾ of the tissue still in it. Use a few pieces to make a pillow and done.

    Artistry-
    Color in some of a coloring book page, and place the crayon in the elf’s hand.

    There are so many more ways to have fun with your Elf on The Shelf. Don’t let the name fool you, your elf will love to travel around the house, and your kids will too. Don’t be afraid to give your elf a personality, a jokester, an artist, a spy, whatever you’d like.

    You can’t go wrong with these scene setting supplies. Your little Elf will have fun putting them all to good use this holiday season!

    Just be sure to have fun, and Merry Christmas!

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