The elf on the shelf is a Christmas tradition. In December, people will place toy elf at home to monitor whether the children are naughty or kind. Are you looking for some simple elf ideas on the shelf that can be copied at home at Christmas 2021? We have collected some attractive, trouble-free, sometimes naughty but always family-friendly elf on the shelf ideas. That is to help you and your children count down to Christmas during the holiday season.
What is the elf on the shelf?
In 2005, Carol Ebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell published a book about “Elves on Bookshelves” in the United States. Today, the phenomenon of “Elves on shelves” is in the UK and worldwide. They are all trendy. On Christmas Eve, the magical boy scout elves help Santa manage his naughty and friendly list, record a family’s Christmas adventures. And report to Santa at the North Pole every night. Every morning, the Boy Scout elves return to their home and live in a new place, waiting for someone to find them.
In this activity, parents, grandparents, and guardians get up early every morning (or the night after the children go to bed). Still, the elves in different areas or rooms of the house usually do some pranks. This is a favorite of many families. Because this nearly one-month activity allows the children to run around the house every morning to find their boy scout elf.
Enjoy these fun elf on-the-shelf ideas!