Looking for easy elf on the shelf ideas this season? You do not need to have a complicated set up for your elf to have fun and bring delight to your family this season. These curated Elf on the Shelf ideas are here to make your life easier and many of them include some killer printables to make elf life simple and organized.
15 Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas
December is almost here, and with that means the little Elf on the Shelf will come out to play! Are you needing some epic Elf on the Shelf ideas for this holiday season? Fancy it up this year, and create some epic scenes for your Elf. The Elf on the Shelf can really bring a lot of fun to the holiday season. Each morning your kids will wake up and be on the search to see where their elf has ended up.
First before you get started, if you are ready for your Elf to Hit the Road, check out this Elf Shelf Goodbye Letter which will tell your kids that your Elf has to move on to a new family this year! Click below to go to the page to start your download.
(picture Courtesy of This Mama Loves, click to see her amazing idea!)
Candy Cane Jail| This Mama Loves: Print off this free printable to create your personal jail for your Elf to go. Sounds like your elf did a little naughty business and got caught!
Moves Like Santa| Picklehead Soup: Love the show “The Voice?” If so this is one scene you have to create. Let your elf sing their way into the show.
(picture Courtesy of Picklehead Soup, click to see her amazing idea!)
Dunk Tank| This Mama Loves: This is such a cute setup, and I love the free printable to make your own little stand. Print off the printable, grab some mini marshmallows and you’re all set for the perfect scene.
Coffee Making Elf| Raining Hot Coupons: Uh oh, no cup of joe to start the morning off. Your little eff decided to take a dip in your cup hoping it would be his personal hot tub! Silly elf!
(picture Raining Hot Coupons, click to see her amazing idea!)
Elf Rock Band| Frugal Coupon Living: Save back your cans of beans and corn and create this rockband scene! Go a step further and paint up your cans.
Breakfast is Served|Home Stories A to Z: Mini pancakes fit for an elf is what you will find here. Your kids will love eating these mini pancakes and it sets a perfect scene for the elf for the day.
Elf on the Shelf Parachute| Peanut Blossom: Parachute your elf in to arrive for the season in this fun and epic way.
All Wrapped Up| A Few Short Cuts: With some wrapping paper clippings, scissors and tape, you can get your elf in quite a little mess in no time flat. It will look like he was busy wrapping presents all night long.
Elf Portrait| Frugal Coupon Living: Looks like your elf might become the next Picasso! Create a self-portrait and hang up with a little paint brush.
Tangled Up| Mandy With Multiples: This elf got tangled up in the toilet paper, better keep an eye on this elf of yours.
Swinging| My Mommy Style: Hang your Elf on the Shelf from a swing made from a toilet paper roll and string. This is such a fun and creative idea.
Good Deed Cards| Over the Big Moon: Looking for a sweet one, this is a free printable where you can print off good deeds your kids can do over the season that your elf leaves behind!
Hot Cocoa Party| Sweet C’s Designs: Even your elf can’t resist a cup of hot cocoa, and with this fun layout your kids will love getting to sip on some cocoa before they head off for the day.
Countdown to Christmas| Family Life Is Great: Your elf created a chain to countdown the days until Christmas. This might take a little time to make, but I love the mini version!
Elf Kissing Booth| Living Locurto: Free printable to make a kissing booth for your elf! I love the idea of little Hershey Kisses for your kids to take a kiss.
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