• 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #22 Elf goes POSTAL! With Free Printable!

    Nov 15, 2017 Dawn

    The kids always like to think about exactly how our Elf on the Shelf gets back to the North Pole each night, so this was a fun one! (And a fairly easy one, too!) Just stick your elf in a mailing envelope, and if need be, cut out some leg and hat holes (this is…

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  • 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #26 Santa or North Pole Cam

    Nov 15, 2017 Dawn

      I think that its wise to install this on day two right after your Elf on the Shelf arrives! This Dollar Tree cell phone camera lens is EXTREMELY convincing and this is definitely one that you could use year after year! Here is what it looks like without the printable surround on it. Its…

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  • 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #28 Magic Shrinking Machine

    Nov 15, 2017 Dawn

    The kids had SO much fun trying to figure out how this Elf on the Shelf “Shrinking Machine” worked! And then they started brainstorming what else they could put in it. This one was DEFINITELY a hit even though it took a little longer to put together…but not too long! Here’s how we made the…

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  • 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #9 Grow New Friends

    Oct 22, 2017 Dawn

      It still surprises me at times how easily our kids are entertained! Even our eight year old thought this was super fun to watch the little capsules turn into hard-to-recognize foam animals. But hey, if they think its cool then we have another win! Click here to print, download or save the free printable…

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  • 35 New Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas for 2017! #ElfontheShelf #Ideas

    35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #8 Elf Coffee House

    Oct 21, 2017 Dawn

      Another easy Elf on the Shelf idea, Elf uses his “Extra Energy Rainbow Blend” coffee to get going in the morning! The kids loved looking in the box and coffee filter to see the colorful “coffee grounds”! And I’m often asked if we like our Ninja Coffee Bar (I bought it from Amazon HERE)—YES!…

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  • 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #6 Post It Note Game

    Oct 21, 2017 Dawn

      This is another EASY Elf on the Shelf idea (and was fun to do!) but made a BIG impact when the kids saw it! And it was super fun for them to race around collecting their color of post it note (not even realizing that they were cleaning it all up for us!).

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  • 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #5 We “MUSTACHE” have you been good?

    Oct 21, 2017 Dawn

      I love EASY Elf on the Shelf ideas! This is another great one to have on hand if time is short. Plus, the kids LOVE playing with the mustaches afterward. Its always an extra bonus when the Elf on the Shelf Ideas provide entertainment for them as well! To print, save or download the…

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  • 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #1 Garage Sale

    Oct 21, 2017 Dawn

      I can’t take credit for this idea, it was all my husband (and to think he hates garage sales!). But it is one of my favorites! It was quick to set up and super fun thinking of which toys would be the most fun to “sell.” And afterward, we did actually talk with our…

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  • 35 New Elf on the Shelf Ideas: #21 Gum Ball Games

    Oct 21, 2017 Dawn

    The kids had a blast with this one! But I guess, who wouldn’t want to launch gum balls across the kitchen :) Measuring spoons work well because of the deep, round well, but other spoons would probably work as, too. To print, download or save the points printable click here: Click HERE to return to…

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  • Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendar 2017

    Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendar for 2017!

    Oct 20, 2017 Dawn

    You can find your free printable Elf on the Shelf planning Calendar for 2017 right here! Good news! Thanksgiving is EARLY this year which means EVEN MORE days to find things for your Elf on the Shelf to do. Of course that’s if he appears around Thanksgiving. Hopefully, your Elf on the Shelf comes sometime…

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