Community Post: 24 Easy Ways To Rule “Elf On The Shelf”
1. Eyes in the Sky
2. Under a glass.
Also a good reminder not to touch the talent.
3. Say Cheese
If you have the desire, you can print out pics of the elf around the house. Bonus points if they photobomb the sleeping children.
4. Shower Curtain
You missed a spot.
5. Dino Wrangler
Also great for My Little Ponies.
6. Fridge Alpineer
The Elf version of Mission: Impossible
7. Game Night
That baby needs to know when to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em.
8. Dryer Elf
More for parents; they can’t do laundry without touching the elf. Never touch the elf!
9. Pumping Iron
Never too young to enforce GTL.
11. Get to work
You can take the laborer out of the North Pole….
12. Connect 4
Add to the game throughout the day.
13. Arctic Sleepover
Aw, little elf is homesick. As with all problems, a pile of Totino’s is the correct answer.
What a crafty bugger.
15. Meeting of the Minds
Round up the noisy toys you can’t stand and enjoy the silence.
16. Craft time
What if they’re just using your supplies to make crap to sell on Etsy?
18. Story Time
Any toys work, but that storm trooper is totes adorbs.
19. Hipster Elf
Hipsters love cameras but also barbie skinny jeans, bad poetry and menthols.
20. Game of Thrones
Between foreign exchange students and spying elves, only one would think a shenanigan like this is acceptable.
Don’t worry, you look waaaaaay better when you do it.
Looks like those “action figures” got schooled.
23. Sick Day
Your kid will get a cold in December. Their elf will sympathize.
24. Elf Anything
“The magic of John Cusack still exists, but we have to BELIEVE.”