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25 Funny Elf on the Shelf Ideas
Look at this hilarious ELF TOILET – just use a Hershey’s Kiss at the bottom of a clear glass. Make sure your elf has the toilet paper nearby! Cut a small rectangle out of a piece of newspaper and fold it in half for his reading material.
“Elf Dynasty” – This bearded Elf is “Happy Happy Happy”. With beards all the rage right now, you could do this in a number of different ways. He could also have a razor nearby instead of a mug.
This elf is having fun making copies of himself with the printer. Make sure you have some of the paper printouts nearby. If your printer is in an out-of-the way place in the home, leave a few copies as “evidence” as to where he is laying around the kitchen or family room to clue in the kids.
Dr. Elf and his patient, Spongebob Squarepants, in a well care exam. Your elf could be examining Dora, Elmo, Doc Mc Stuffins… anyone in your toy box that could use a checkup.
This elf is bitter. Maybe he needs more caffeine. Chances are you have a funny mug in your home as well.
Kleenex boxes make great elf beds! Fold up some of the tissues for a comfy pillow, too.
A little green food coloring in the toilet… this elf is up to some mischief! Kids go crazy for this one.
Put some red and green food coloring in the ice cube trays to make holiday colored ice cubes. What a funny elf!
Jake has captured this elf and taken him hostage!
The gnomes got these elves!
This elf is a Crimson Tide fan explaining plays to his lineup of football players. He even has a cheerleader!
This funny elf is taking a ride down the steps in a toilet paper tube.
Playing hide and seek in the cupboard is fun for this elf.
This elf airs her dirty laundry for everyone to see. Kids think underwear is funny anyway, so this one is sure to get a great reaction.
What a catch! If you have Goldfish crackers, you can send your elf on a fishing expedition.
Snap, ELF, Pop! This can be done on just about any cereal box that has a character on the front, it doesn’t have to be an elf.
Oops… this elf needs to work on her styling skills. She’s got this doll’s hair all tangled up!
These kids woke up to this elf’s prank… they are taped into their rooms! The elf sits in the corner, with the incriminating evidence.
These elves are wrapped under the tree… but still slightly visible.
This elf had fun making “snow” angels in the flour.
Drawing on the family photos with a sharpie… naughty elf!
This elf had a soda craving and stacked the evidence behind him. So cute!
Who needs a ferris wheel? This elf rides on the ceiling fan!
A North Pole Hot Air Balloon is fun for these elves
These elves got stuck outside and are signaling for help
Another elf prank with Post-it notes…. LOTS of them!
Elf on the Shelf Letters
Instead of posing your elf each night, you can have him write a letter. These pre-made Elf on the Shelf Letters make it quick and easy for you. Just download and print. Plus, they’re free!
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Imagine your kids’ surprise when they lift the lid to the toilet and see their elf! The Saran Wrap keeps him from falling in.
This funny elf is hiding in the utensil drawer.
Dr. Elf is giving this doll a checkup
Candy is pretty heavy… our funny elf is light
Riding the piggy bank
This funny elf needs a little caffeine so he’s hanging out inside the coffee pot!
This elf is taking a ride with his family
Let it Snow Elf – Hanging out with Anna & Elsa from Frozen
This elf is giving this doll a beauty treatment, but wait… there’s not much hair to style here.
This funny elf is listening to his favorite soundtrack… Frozen!
Even elves need to bend, stretch and get a little exercise. Time for a little elf yoga!
This elf loves cookies!
This elf used Q-tips to make a pretty snowflake design
This elf thinks he needs to shave. He’s all lathered up with shaving cream!
This elf is trying her hand at some impressive acrobatic moves!
This elf isn’t taking the blame for his mischief!
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