20 Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas For Last-Minute Magic

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Have you ever found yourself all tucked up in bed and then remembered the elf?! We’ve all been there – sometimes you just need some quick and easy Elf on the Shelf ideas for those late night emergencies!

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Jingles McSprinkles or Elfie McShelfie will be making an appearance in homes far and wide before we know it. Whether you love him or loathe him, you can’t deny he likes a bit of mischief!

If you are looking for some easy Elf on the Shelf ideas, here are some of our favourite fun ideas to do with your Elf in the lead up to Christmas Eve.

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Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

1. Mustache Mayhem

I mustache you a question, but I’ll shave it for later.

Credit: A Small Snippet

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Next: Live Action Elf

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2. Live Action Elf

Elf is whizzing along the zipline!

Credit: Gina Rae Miller Photography

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Next: Frozen Fever

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3. Frozen Fever

Let it go…Elsa has trapped Elf in a block of ice!

Credit: Pinterest

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Next: Relax in Style

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4. Relax in Style

After a tough day, it’s time to relax in a marshmallow bath.

Credit: Living Locurto

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Next: Circus Time

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5. Circus Time!

Elfie has joined the circus and had a go on the trapeze.

Credit: Busy Kids Happy Mom

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Next: Ransom Demand

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6. Ransom Demand

Oh no, the elf has been taken hostage!

Credit: Jennifer Saintz

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Next: Ready, Steady, Go!

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7. Ready, Steady, Go!

It’s time for the annual North Pole sack race!

Credit: Pickle Head Soup

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Next: Pile ’em High

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8. Pile ’em High

Get ready for a snowball fight!

Credit: A Small Snippet

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Next: Get Crafty

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9. Get Crafty

A fun elf hack for making snowflakes

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Next: Off We Go!

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10. Off We Go!

Dashing through the snow, on a one horse open sleigh…

Credit: A Small Snippet

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Next: Dinner Time

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11. Dinner Time

Elf spaghetti is on the menu – isn’t that what everyone eats?

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Next: An Elf Emergency

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12. An Elf Emergency

Looks like someone has the sniffles and is under the weather…poor Elf!

Credit: Play Dr Mom

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Next: Disco Elf

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13. Disco Elf

Grab the glow sticks as this Elf knows how to PARTAY!

Credit: Over the Big Moon

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Next: Toilet Humour

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14. Toilet Humour

Naughty Elf! Somebody left a little present for you…

Credit: Over the Big Moon

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Next: Up, Up and Away

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15. Up, Up and Away

Hot air balloon ride anyone?

Credit: Over the Big Moon

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Next: Snow Fun

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16. Snow Fun

Do you wanna build a snowman…?

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Next: Peek a Boo

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17. Peek a Boo

Snap, Crackle, Pop…and Elf?

Credit: Love Bugs and Postcards

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Next: Tree Antics

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18. Tree Antics

Those naughty elves have redecorated the tree!

Credit: A Little Moore

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Next: Game Night

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19. Game Night

It’s time for a fame of Elf on the Shelf Twister

Credit: Leslie Larch

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Next: Jingle Bells

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20. Jingle Bells

Who knew Elf was so musical?

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