35+ *Cutest* Elf On The Shelf Ideas You Have To Try – 2023

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It’s that time of year again mamas… Elf season! 

This year will be my first year trying my hand at elf antics, as my little one’s almost three. 

My aim this year is to try to plan ahead, and in that, I’ve rounded up some super cute Elf on the Shelf ideas that I’m going to try to recreate this year (as well as some that I’ve already gotten ready for December!). If you need help planning, this Elf printable props package does a ton for you.

Interested in having the whole activity planned for you? Check out this awesome 2023 elf kit that covers almost anything “elf on the shelf” related! You can even have the kit personalized. 

The Best Elf On The Shelf Ideas

From whimsical set-ups to sneaky hiding spots, these ideas are sure to bring giggles, excitement, and, of course, add a few adorable antics into your family’s daily routine this Christmas season. To help with the “antics” this  Elf bendy kit is a lifesaver. It opens up a new world of crazy antics.

Whether your little elfie is scaling the Christmas tree, baking mini treats in the dollhouse kitchen, or leaving sweet notes for the kids, these creative suggestions are sure to add a bit of holiday magic into your little’s day!

To add to the fun, check out this cool 28 Elf on The Shelf Accessories and Props kit! The kiddos will love it.

Ho, ho, ho, let’s go  – 

Elf on the Shelf Snowball Fight

Elf on the Shelf Christmas Countdown Craft

Elf on the Shelf Snow Sprinkle Angles

Jumbo Elf on the Shelf Kisses

Elf onthe Shelf Tattoo Parlor

Nap Time for Elfie

Elf on the Shelf Melted Snowman

DIY Elf on the Shelf Pizza Costume Elf on the Shelf Kissing Booth

Elf On The Self-ie
Elf on the Shelf x Gingerbread Man Collab

Elf on the Shelf DIY Paper Bag Reindeer Costume

DIY Elf on the Shelf Santa Paper Plate Mask Elf on the Shelf’s Simple Hello Elf on the Shelf Makes Their Little Breakfast Elf on the Shelf Makes a Christmas Garland Sushi Night with Elf on the Shelf Elf on the Shelf Indeed Feeds the Dinosaurs
Elf on the Shelf Finds Pirate Bounty Elf on the Shelf Eats Dog Treats Worst Cookies Ever Elf on the Shelf at the Disco Elf on the Shelf Paper Bag Races

Elf on the Shelf Paints a Picture Elf on the Shelf Hits the Gym Elf on the Shelf Bakes Cookies

Elf on the Shelf Paints The Town Red

Elf on the Shelf Bubble Bath

Elf on the Shelf Pin The Nose on Reindeer

Wrapping Up

And there you have it! 

I truly hope these fun Elf on the Shelf ideas have sparked some creativity for your Elf on the Shelf ventures this holiday season.

Have a holly jolly time, and may your days be filled with festive laughter and endless love. 

Happy elfing, mama!

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