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10 Time Saving Tricks for Your Elf on the Shelf
Hey hey and welcome there! How are you doing? All ready for Christmas? Nope, me neither. But I am starting to think about that pesky elf again. Only a few weeks now and it will be back out. Have a little look in this post though for some really simple ideas to use.
Raid your sweet stash!
Decorate the tree!
Super simple. The kids will love this mischievous trick.
Toilet roll tricks
Roll your elf down the stairs or wrap him up. Picture courtesy of The Gingerbread House.
This is an easy trick to play on your little ones. Perhaps use a school book. It may encourage them to read it too!
These tricks are simple and don’t take a lot of effort. Perfect if you’ve forgotten to do anything elaborate or simply can’t be bothered. I.e me!
Pop your elf in Mum’s bag, or perhaps your child’s school bag. Image thanks to Paper Heart Family.
Tricks using boots or shoes are easy ones to play and recreate. Pop elf in your child’s shoes or perhaps make a shoe train!
Have your elf play with your child’s toys. Alternate toys every other day to mix things up.
Sit your elf up for breakfast or dinner. Or perhaps have him raid the cupboards for snacks!
Cover your elf in stickers! This is super fun and super easy! or get your elf to draw your child a picture. Photo thanks to The Gingerbread House.
Do you have any other simple ideas? It can be tough to come up with 24 different tricks to play throughout December! But hopefully these ones give you a few ideas! And then there’s always a few days where elf is tired and forgets to move!