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Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

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Santa's Little Helper can help you too !

These awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for 2020 are so much fun. A treasured Christmas tradition for kids and parents this cute little Elf can really help to encourage good behavior in children. Most of these ideas take just moments to put together—which is good since sometimes we can forget to bring the mischievous little character to life.

Ninja Apples

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Ninja Apples

Turn apples into ninja turtles with little headbands and googly eyes. This is also a great way to encourage kids to take a little fruit to school since their little elf friend has made it especially for them

Popcorn Party

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Popcorn Party

These naughty elves have decided to throw a popcorn party! All you need is a ready made bag of popcorn for this idea and spread it around the microwave to place the elves in. Good thing they didn't melt in that heat!

Ice skating

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Ice skating

From the high heat of the microwave we go to the depths of winter in the freezer. Make a bowl of ice by freezing water and add candy canes as the 'skates'. Place the elf just before the child sees or his buddy may end up being frozen. Brrrr.

Elf meets tooth fairy

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Elf meets tooth fairy

What a great idea if your child happens to lose one of their teeth over the festive period. This really will bring the magic alive for them.

Shopkins hunt

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Shopkins hunt

Elf on the shelf Shopkins hunt. Hide shopkins and let kids find them with Shopkins baskets. Of course hide Shopkins in the open since they are small. You want it fun for the littles.

Strike

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Strike

Has your child been naughty? Well elf will show them the error of their ways by going on strike! Now that;s now fun for any kid is it.

HUBBA Bubba elves

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HUBBA Bubba elves

Look at ALL of these bubbles that our Elf on the Shelf blew!! He must have been busy last night!!

Elf car wash

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Elf car wash

Kids will love this idea and it's so simple. Get their toy cars and a sponge and make a little sign saying 'Elf car wash'.

Lemonade Stand

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Lemonade Stand

This naughty Elf has made his own 'lemonade' stand. Line up cups filled with apple juice and make a sign saying 'Lemonade Stand' to recreate this idea.

Sweet Tooth

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Sweet Tooth

Elf on the Shelf has a sweet tooth! Eating sprinkles in the kitchen. Maybe he wants to bake cupcakes!

Paper Chains

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Paper Chains

Naughty elf has been having fun with the toilet roll ! This is a really quick and easy idea to do at the last minute.

Who ordered pizza?

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Who ordered pizza?

Fill a box with these little treats that look like pizza.

Rainbow

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Rainbow

Arrange skittles as the picture shows and an adult pours a little hot water in the center of the dish. The colors run and gather in the middle so you get a wheel of rainbow!

Rooting

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Rooting

What has the elf found in between the cushions of the couch ? Maybe he can find that remote control that went missing years ago!

Shoe-shoe train

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Shoe-shoe train

Where is elf looking to visit ? Maybe he wants to go to the North Pole!