Christmas Elf on the Shelf Kids Activities

25 FUN Elf on the Shelf Ideas

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Does the Elf on the Shelf visit your home to bring magic in the holiday season? Here are 25+ FUN Elf on the Shelf Ideas!


FUN Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Start an Elf Advent and use these free printable clues to add to the tiny boxes. Host an Elf Movie night complete with Elf-sized movie printables!Place your naughty Elf in a candy cane jail, so cute!


Bake Elf-sized cookies with your Elf, yummy! Show the kids that Elfie can be a good example too with Reading Elf and these great Book lists Elfie loves! Leave Elf Notes or let the kids write there own using the free printable paper. Elf can have fun with Elfie Selfies during the night or work out lifting weights.


An Elf breakfast surely will be a hit with any and all children! Make Elves papercraft, oh so fun! Stage an Elfies day at the beach, building with Wheet-bix or have a Marshmallow bubble bath kids can relate to.


Elves like to hide out. Hide between the spices, hide in the tree, hide in the fridge with a sock as a blanket or even in the blender! Grow a candy cane and see what happens- magic!

More free printables you can use: Elf Twister, Elf masks and kissing booth!

Get the kids’ toys involve for the following fun ideas! Elf gets a massage, Elf and toys have a road rally, Elf parties with the dolls, shears sheep and Elf changes the cars oil using toy cars.



So many FUN ideas for your Elf AND best of all, it does not require too much prep! Would your kids love these ideas? Have fun with your elf!

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Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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