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elf on the shelf ideas

50 Ideas for the Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the Shelf brings a book (This one is already planned! He is going to be hanging out with Pete and Pete's Christmas book~Laura)

Mrs. Pauley's Kindergarten: Elf Yourself & Elf on the Shelf

Magic Elf Seeds--Use tic tacs and sugar. The kids plant the seeds before they go to bed and when they wake up they are candy canes! So cute for xmas eve!

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Cute Christmas Card

skoots and cuddles: christmas cards past

Elf sized pancakes..must remember for breakfast when our elf returns!!

The Fondren Family Blog

How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like a Professional Designer...designer tips and tricks, what not to do, and how to get a magazine quality designer look for your Christmas tree.

It's a Christmas Eve box (they get to open it on Christmas Eve)! They get new pjs (to wear that night), a Christmas movie, hot chocolate, snacks for the movie, etc!!! This would be an awesome new tradition!!

Snowflakes from popsicle sticks

Pip & Ebby - Pip & Ebby - Hot cocoa cookies

Great way to disguise giving money as a gift!

My mom used to do this for me when I was a kid. :) LOVE her! Hostess with the Mostess - Christmas Cookie Decorating Party

Found the Grinch Crinkle Cookie idea on here, added piped candy hearts to play off of "His heart was two sizes too small". Turned out to be the perfect finishing touch :)

This is HILARIOUS!! She has the funniest Shelf on the Elf ideas!! The Elf Planking one made me laugh so hard. Best Elf on the Shelf Ideas ever.

Each person gets one specific paper with no name tags. Then, on Christmas morning, each stocking will have one small present wrapped in their paper, and that's how they find out which presents under the tree are theirs! No snooping! -- cute idea

Elf on the Shelf 2013 Calendar - need to set my phone with an alarm every night to remember to move that darn elf!!! This will be a great calendar for when I've run out of ideas of things to do with him!