Elf of the Shelf is the perfect way to get into the festive sprit! It’s not only the kids that love it but the parents too. The phenomenon began back in 2005 and since then it has become a festive family favourite and Christmas tradition for many families across the across the world.
Love it or hate it, the elf will no doubt be making an appearance within your home this December. From playing with the toys, to hiding in the Christmas tree, here is the ultimate guide on all things Elf of the Shelf this Christmas.
So what is Elf of the Shelf…
The craze began a few years ago with the aim to make your children think they are being good with the build up to Christmas. The elf acts as Santa’s little helper and checks your kids will definitely on the good list.
Every evening in December, parents hide the elf in different places around the home and in the morning, it’s the kids turn to find where the elf it. The more creative you get, the better! However, coming up with 31 creative ideas can be difficult. And time-consuming. This is why we have made the ultimate guide on the best places for your elves to hide.
We opened up to our instagram community and have selected the top posts on where your elf is hiding this Christmas. Read the ultimate guide below.
Elf on the Shelf: your ideas!
We have compiled our favourite Elf on the Shelf ideas to make your life easier this December. From our instagram community, to our office antics, read our top 10 below.
From frozen elf to isolating elf, have a look below!
6.Stuck in the blind Elf
7.Pea’d myself Elf
8.Gone to the spa Elf
10. Sunbathing Elf
Our Top Tips
1. Keep it simple: Find what you have around the house and go from there.
2. Get creative: Online blog posts and forums are great places to get new ideas which are super easy to follow and make your own.
3. Have fun: Don’t turn this festive favourite into a chore. Have fun with it and get all the family involved.
Check out our Elf of the Shelf Tiktok here!