It may seem like Christmas is a long ways away, but parents I advise you to start planning now! Seeing how you’re reading this, I think it’s safe to assume that your little one is crazy for Elf on the Shelf. For you, as a parent, Elf on the Shelf can be equal parts fun and daunting. Not only do you have to actually remember to move this little watcher every night. You need to think of a new, fun, creative spot! But have no fear, I, your little helper, is here to give you a few ideas!
1. Making Pancakes with Breakfast Elf from 76 & Newbury
What’s better than surprising everyone with breakfast! Have your little one wake up to your Elf on the Shelf playing chef and making pancakes! Mini ones that is! This kit includes everything you need to pull off a fantastic Elf Breakfast including original Elf ideas Tips and Tricks, and Elf costume and even a special Elf Note. Just read, print, cut out, and assemble.
2. Eating PIzza from CreativePika
Make your Elf on the Shelf interact with the kids by making them think he is eating a slice of pizza! Of course, this will mean you’re having pizza for dinner, but what wrong will a little cheese and grease really going to do?!
3. Color with Elf Monet from 76 & Newbury
Bring out the markers and crayons! In this fun Antic, Elf fancies himself to be an aspiring artist, and wants his family to join in on the fun! Including original Elf on the Shelf ideas Tips and Tricks, coloring pages, and a special Elf Note.
4. Pajama Party from ChicLittleFeet
Sleepovers are always a little ones favorite. What’s better than snuggling up in your favorite jammies and staying up late watching your favorite movie! Now your little one can do it with their favorite Christmas friend!
5. Dress up Tea Party from BuyBuy Baby
Time to play dress up! This frozen inspired costume for your Elf on the Shelf will be a huge hit! Kids love to play dress up, and even more they would love to see their little watcher does too! So put some silly clothes on your Elf along with other toys your little one has laying around and let your kids get a good laugh!
6. Elf Advent Cards from 76 & Newbury
Who doesn’t love arts & crafts! Take out the extra scrap paper you have laying around along with some scissors and glue and get creative! This can allow your Elf on the Shelf to leave a card each day to remind his family just how many days are left until his favorite day of the year, Christmas!
Now that you’ve got a few tricks up your sleeve! It’s time to start putting this plan to work parents! Making this year's Elf on the Shelf ideas ones your little ones will never forget!