Struggling For Elf On The Shelf Ideas Yet? We've Got You Covered...

Elf On The Shelf Ideas

The Elf on the Shelf tradition is bigger than ever in the UK now, but one things for sure, it's a commitment!

The festive but of fun which started in the US involves an Elf who is sent by Santa to check that children are being good during December.

Parents set the elf up in different scenarios each morning for their children to find...but the golden rule is they can't touch the Elf or it will disappear!

Coming up with a scenario to put your elf in every morning can be tough, so here's some of our favourite simple to do Elf on the Shelf ideas to lend you a creative helping hand.

1. Sarah Michelle Gellar's board game party


Come on baby let's do the twist #elfontheshelf

A photo posted by Sarah Michelle (@sarahmgellar) onDec 4, 2016 at 7:43pm PST


2. This cheeky elf...



3. This Jurassic Park inspired scene...


#elfontheshelf #christmas #day3 walking with dinosaurs

A photo posted by Jo (@jojo.210_) onDec 5, 2016 at 2:24am PST

4. A snow angel elf...



5. Some toilet paper mischief...



#elfonashelf #elfonashelf2016 #snowman # toiletrollsnowman #doyouwanttobuildasnowman #Christmas #xmas2016 #19sleeps

A photo posted by Lori Bennett (@lori.bennett1) onDec 5, 2016 at 3:21am PST


6. This elf up to no good...


This elf is showing her family the ropes! #ScoutElfIdeas #ElfontheShelf

A photo posted by The Elf on the Shelf (@elfontheshelf) onDec 3, 2016 at 3:32pm PST



Hopefully that's given you some food for thought and that on those days where you're suffering from creative elf block, you have somewhere to turn. 

We salute all you mum and dad's who have committed to elf on the shelf this year, but remember after 24 days of persistence lies a glass of sherry and a mince pie at the other end...

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