As busy parents, we don’t always have time to think about innovative or elaborate Elf on the Shelf ideas (if we even remember to do it). With all you have going on this time of year, we are here to help! Here are twelve days of simple and realistic Elf on the Shelf ideas that limit your stress and keep your kids smiling.

Day One: Relax and Do Some Yoga

Elf on the Shelf yoga

Day Two: All Aboard the Elf Train

Elf on the Shelf train

Day Three: Take a Sick Day

Elf on the Shelf sick

Day Four: Enjoy a Bubble Bath

Elf on the Shelf bubble bath

Day Five: Get in Shape

Elf on the Shelf fitness

Day Six: Make some Snow Angels

Elf on the Shelf snow angel

Day Seven: Catch a Fish

Elf on the Shelf fisher

Day Eight: Go Back in Time with Jurassic Elf

Elf on the Shelf jurassic

Day Nine: Snap a Selfie

Elf on the Shelf selfie

Day Ten: Win a Snowball Fight

Elf on the Shelf snowball

Day Eleven: Get into Trouble

Elf on the Shelf mischief

Day Twelve: Host a Tea Party

Elf on the Shelf tea party


Do you have any other great Elf on the Shelf ideas? Share with us below and help each other out!

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