It’s that time of year where you get to bring Christmas magic to your home! The Elf on the Shelf is Back!
Every year, kids look forward to their favorite elf coming back to check on them before Christmas.
While it is fun at first for the parents to come up with new elf scenarios every day, sometimes it can be hard to come up with new Elf on the Shelf ideas.
And if you did the elf on the shelf last year, you need fun new Elf on the Shelf ideas so your kids stay excited to find their favorite elf friend in the morning.
So I have some new and creative Elf on the Shelf ideas to help you bring Christmas magic to your home this year.
Here are over 20 easy Elf on the Shelf ideas to help you with spreading Christmas Magic to your children this year.
Creative Elf on the Shelf Ideas
ASTRONAUT ELF ON THE SHELF
Transforming your Elf on the Shelf into an astronaut is easy! Grab some aluminum foil and wrap your elf up. Don’t forget to make him a hat!
And if you have a moon light, put them together so your kids know their favorite Elf is an Elf Astronaut.
LET’S MAKE A RAINBOW!
Now, this is a fun Elf on the Shelf idea that your kids are going to love.
Grab some skittles and a plate. Spread the skittles into a circle and leave a note that says to add hot water. Then you’ll see a rainbow form.
BATH TIME ELF
Here is another fun and easy Elf on the Shelf idea. Grab some cotton balls and a rubber duck (or a note bath toy). Fill up your crockpot (or if you don’t have one you can use a bowl) and make an elf bath!
WORKING ELF ON THE SHELF
Grab some of your kid’s favorite toy cars and lay the elf underneath like he’s working on the car! Lay some tools nearby to really show that the elf is fixing the toy cars.
ELF ON THE SHELF CANDY CANE GAME
This is another fun activity your kids will love – elf on the shelf candy cane game!
Take a box of candy canes and hide the candy canes around the house. Leave a note with the elf asking them to find all 12 candy cane.
ELF ON THE SHELF CHRISTMAS TREE
Get some Hershey kisses and make a Christmas tree with them. Sit the Elf on the Shelf next to the tree to make it look like the elf made the tree out of Hershey kisses!
CARD PLAYING ELF ON THE SHELF
Grab some cars and spread them out around the elf to make it look like he’s playing a game of cards.
If you kids have stuffed animals, you can set them up in a circle with the Elf to make it seem they are all playing cards together.
ELF ON THE SHELF RIDING YOUR KIDS FAVORITE TOYS!
Take your kid’s favorite stuffed animal or toy and prop the elf up like he’s riding the toys.
IF you did the elf on the shelf Christmas tree out of Hershey kisses, you can use the rest of the Hershey kisses and make a sign that says elf kisses.
RELAXING ELF ON THE SHELF
Grab some toilet paper and make a hammock in the bathroom. Then place the elf so it looks like he is relating on a hammock.
SHAVING ELF ON THE SHELF
Here’s another fun bathroom elf on the shelf idea. Grab some shaving cream and put a little on the elf’s face. Put a razor in his lap to make it look like he needs to shave.
STUCK ELF ON THE SHELF
Make a note that says help and put the elf on an upside down glass. Have the note facing out so it looks like the elf is stuck in the glass.
ELF HERSHEY KISSES
Wrap the elf on the shelf up with some aluminum foil and make it look like he’s a Hershey kiss. Then spread some Hershey kisses all around the elf to really drive the message.
ELF HID AND SEEK
HEre’s another fun elf on the shelf bathroom idea. MAke it look like the elf is playing hide and seek with the toilet paper.
ELF ON THE SHELF PRESENT
Grab a gift bag and some tissue paper and put the elf inside the bag, sticking out a little. Make the elf look like he’s an elf on the shelf present.
HIDING ELF ON THE SHELF
Hide the elf on the shelf in the candy jar!
ELF ON THE SHELF PLUMBER
Tape the Elf on the shelf to the plunger and stick the plunger in the toilet. Now you have a Elf Plumber!
ELF ON THE SHELF REINDEER POOP
Make a little sign that Free Reindeer Poop. You can use hershey kisses or Raisinettes to make it look like reindeer poop.
SLEDDING ELF ON THE SHELF
MAke a sled out of candy canes and tape it to the railing of your stairs. Place the elf on top so it looks like he is sledding down the stairs.
If you have some sprinkles, make an elf on the shelf angel! If you don’t have sprinkles, use flour or sugar.
ELF ON THE SHELF WITH Q-TIPS
Make it look like the elf on the shelf is playing with the q-tips and making snowflakes with them.
ELF ON THE SHELF TOILET PAPER
HEre is another fun Elf on the Shelf idea. Throw the toilet paper down the stairs so it leaves a trail and put the elf in the toilet paper roll to make it look like he did it!
ELF ON THE SHELF BATHROOM
Make it look like the elf on the shelf is going to the bathroom! Put him in a wine glass, put a Hershey kiss at the bottom of the wine glass, and include some toilet paper. Looks like the elf on the self is going to the bathroom.
FUN ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS
Leave a comment below and let me know what your favorite elf on the sehlf idea is!