25 Elf On The Shelf Ideas!

Welcome to my first ever Blogmas! I’m so excited to be doing this! Today is Blogmas day 1 and we are doing elf on the shelf ideas!

Do you want this Christmas to be magical for your kids? Do you want something that helps the Christmas countdown fun? Check out this hilarious elf on the shelf ideas!

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Super fun elf on the shelf ideas!

1. Elf hanging from the light ๐Ÿ’ก

This idea is a basic one, yet gets the children laughing! My brother actually laughed and was wondering how he got up there when I did it!

You will need: a light and the naughty Elf!

Elf on the shelf- hanging from the light

2. Elf on top of the Christmas tree ๐ŸŽ„

This is another basic and easy one if you have your tree up! Simply placing the elf wherever on the tree. I think it’s more funnier at the very top replacing the star!

You will need: A Christmas tree and the naughty elf!

Elf on the shelf- sitting on the tree

3. Drawing on fruit ๐ŸŒ

A really amusing idea is having the Elf sit in your fruit bowl, pen in his hand, and fruit having funny faces on them! My brother wasn’t impressed when he saw his bananas had minion faces on!

You will need: fruit, a pen and the naughty elf!

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4. Snow angles out of flour โ„๏ธ

Warning! This is a messy one! I haven’t tried this one, but I might do this for Alf this year and it looks like fun. You could also write little messages within the flour too!

You will need: Flour and the naughty elf!

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5. Snowman on toilet rolls โ›„

I think this is a really cute and rather easy idea! I haven’t done this one, but want to try it!

You will need: toilet rolls, pens and the naughty elf!

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6. Elf’s little poop accident ๐Ÿ’ฉ

I find this one hilarious! Some may not…. but oh well!

You will need: Chocolate chips and the naughty elf!

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7. Snowball fight ๐ŸŒจ๏ธ

This is a pretty easy task if you have paper at home. I am going to do this one for Alfi this year as its pretty funny. However don’t worry we will recycle the paper, it wont go to waste!

You will need: paper and the naughty elf!

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8. Spilt food message ๐Ÿ’ฌ

Another messy one, but super cool! You can use any kind of food. Writing messages is optional.

You will need: what ever food and the naughty elf!

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9. Elf watching tv ๐Ÿ“บ

Cheeky little elf stealing the controller! I don’t know about your kids/siblings but my little brother goes straight to the controller and watches tv in the morning! He won’t be happy when the naughty elf has the choice of the show.

You will need: controller, sofa, tv, snacks and the naughty elf!

 watching tv

10. Googly eye overload ๐Ÿ‘€

This one makes me laugh! If you have googly eyes and don’t know what to do with them, here’s the perfect elf on the shelf idea for you!

You will need: lots of googly eyes, things to pop them on and the naughty elf!

googly eyes

11. Playing with kids toys ๐Ÿงธ

This is a funny idea and the kids with love that the elf is playing with their toys! (well hopefully…)

You will need: your kids toys and the naughty elf!

wrestling match

12. Elf needs to brush his teeth!

Not only hilarious, its educational too as it teaches your kids that even if your naughty, you still brush your teeth!

You will need: the naughty elf, a toothbrush and toothpaste.

elf cleaning his teeth

Enjoying these ideas so far? Amazing, we are half way there! Hope these are helping so far. Stay tuned for the rest of December as I will be posting every day for Blogmas!

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13. Elf needs a little wash ๐Ÿงผ

ew, the elf stinks! It’s time for a wash!

You will need: washing machine and the naughty elf.

elf in washing machine
elf in washing machine

14. Toilet roll madness ๐Ÿงป

If you’ve got a toilet roll to spare, check out this amazing idea for the naughty elf!

You will need: a toilet roll or two, and the naughty elf!

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15. Elf’s little pee accident ๐Ÿ™Š

Oopsies! The elf had a little accident!

You will need: a bag of peas and the elf!

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16. Advent Calendar crime ๐Ÿซ

If you’re children have advent calendars this year, the naughty elf will make a steal!

You will need: advent calendars and the elf

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17. Marshmallow golf โ›ณ

This is a really cute idea, and a bonus, the kids get to eat the marshamllows after!

You will need: grass patches or green paper, some flags if you have them, a candy cane or stick, and the naughty elf!

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18. Family portrait prank ๐Ÿ‘ช

If you guys can spare a photo frame glass, then this is a hilarious idea!

You will need: a spare glass for your frame, a portrait, a marker and then elf!

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19. Fortnite ๐ŸŽฎ

If you have Fortnite lovers in the house, your kids will love this elf on the shelf idea!

You can use anything related to Fornite, but this image includes a dropbox, llama, V bucks, etc.

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20. Elf creates a candy cane hunt ๐Ÿญ

This is a super cool idea and a very fun activity! When the kids are in bed, you can hide them and make a scavenger hunt!

You will need: a note, candy canes and the elf!

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21. Elf has a science experiment ๐Ÿงช

The naughty elf wants to share his rainbow experiment with you amd your kids!

You will need: hot water, a plate, skittles and the elf!

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22. Chores for Candy ๐Ÿฌ

If those rooms are messy, this is the perfect idea for your sweet loving kids!

You will need: a note, sweets and the elf!

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23. Its makeover time ๐Ÿ’„

Oopsies, the elf has stolen mums makeup!

You will need: makeup, paper eyebrows and the elf!

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24. Bubbly Bath ๐Ÿ›€

uh-oh! The elf needs a clean!

You will need: a bowl or sink, marshmallows and the elf!

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25. Poor little elf ๐Ÿคข

Aw poor elf, hes not feeling well after such hard work!

You will need: tissues, thermometer, medicine, blanket and the elf!

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Hope this post gave you lots of inspiration on elf the shelf ideas! Let me know if you have any other suggestions. Stay tuned for more blogmas posts throughout the rest of December!

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(26) Comments

  1. I love these ideas. We always end up running out of ideas! will give some of these a try.

    thanks for sharing

    1. Yay thanks for reading!

  2. This is such a cute post. I love the washing machine Elf. ๐Ÿ˜

  3. This is the cutest post that I have seen today <3 <3 !! Sad that it was just 25 lol

    1. Awh bless, thank you so much!

  4. Love, love, love your creativity!

  5. Haha these are such fun and cute ideas! I don’t have kids and have no reason to do this but I literally would be buzzing every year if I did and would be so excited to come up with fun ideas!

    1. I know, it so good! Iโ€™ve been doing it for my brother for the past couple years x

  6. These are so cute!! I will definitely be using a few of them. Thanks for the great ideas!

  7. I don’t have an Elf on the Shelf but I think the way some people use them are so creative — I love your ideas!

    1. Thank you molly!

  8. I absolutely love these ideas! You are so creative – I wish I had a young child in my life to use these ideas! Thanks for putting a smile on my face!

    1. Awh, thanks for reading x

  9. These are adorable ideas ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ„

  10. So many great ideas! I am trying to hold off on the tradition til Rosie is a bit older because I am sure I would forget most nights haha.

    1. Yes I do sometimes forget which is really bad lol!

  11. Such clever and funny ideas for elf on the shelf! ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. This is such a great post. Love the ideas

  13. Oh, God! This is so funny and clever ideas xD and I loovee it so much!

    1. Awh thank you!

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