150 best elf ideas off the shelf

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Looking for some fun and creative elf ideas on the shelves this Christmas? So look no further! There are funny, cute, playful and easy elf ideas on the shelf for inspiration, including arrival and departure ideas.

Elf arrival and departure ideas on the shelf

Hot chocolate welcome party (with free printable party pack)

Free Printable Elf Arrival Letter from Living Locurto

Welcome to the North Pole breakfast by Sweet Shoppe Designs

Elf on the shelf goodbye by The Nerds Wife

Elf goodbye in sleigh by Mum’s Grapevine

Wrapped Elf by Little Bit Funky

Overflow of parcel arrival from a small extract

Christmas Eve farewell gift by She Knows

Ideas of playful, naughty and funny elves on the shelf

Peppermint Elf Poops from a small extract

I found the stickers from Pinterest

Elf copying her ass by Lil Blue Boo

Playing with gift wrap by Frugal Coupon Living

Elf kiss stand (free printable sign)

The worst “cookies” of all time from Pinterest

Elf Candy Cane Lock Up (Free Printable) by This Mama Loves

Cotton Head Elf Ninny Muggins from Pinterest

Flying elf in underwear from Mama Cheaps

Breaking M & Ms by Lisa Stout Photography

Stinky time of year by Advent Elf (via Instagram)

Burglar piggy bank by Simple as That

Cut down the Christmas tree from a small extract

Clownin ‘Around by Elf on the shelf

TPing the Christmas tree by Simply Organized

Highlight at Christmas presents from Snapshots of my life

Time Out Elf by Frugal Coupon Living

Elf Pea’d by Advent Elf (via Instagram)

Bananas Minion from California Unpublished

Drawing on faces with a dry erase marker (source unknown)

Melted snowman from Pinterest

Printable Elf Joke Cards from Over The Big Moon

Naughty elf by Helen Kent (via Instagram)

Elf pooping in the sink (source unknown)

Other elf characters and ideas on the shelf

Grinch tied up of I think we could be friends

Elf meets Elsa from Imgur (by Stacy McNeil)

Elf photo shoot from Living Locurto

Batman Dangling Elf above the toilet (source unknown)

Batman Smells Elf Prank (source unknown)

Race to the finish line from a small extract

Elf meets Darth Vader by Lisa Stout Photography

Super elf by Busy Kids Happy Mom

Free Printable Spiderman Mask good deals from Enza

Elf and Barbie on a date from Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Drive in a movie with Barbie by Lil Blue Boo

Bag race by Stacy Molter Photography

Elf Playing Twister (Free Printable) by Frugal Coupon Living

Harry Potter Elf (source unknown)

Elf taken hostage by army men by Jennifer Saintz (via Flickr)

Adventurous elf ideas on the shelf

Elf ski by Pickle Head Soup

Lifting weight (source unknown)

Mission impossible elf by Elf on the shelf

Elf climbs the window (source unknown)

Elf rolling down the stairs by A Thrifty Mom

Zipped elves by Gina Rae Miller Photography

Sleigh elf by Crazy Lou Creations

Swinging elf by Simple as That

Elf caught a shark from Pinterest

Parachute elf from peanut flowers

Balloon ride from peanut flowers

Food & Drink Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Campfire Elf by Nelly Cole Photography

Cookie Monster locked outside from home in Alaska

Dog biscuits from Pinterest

Elf eating spaghetti with maple syrup (source unknown)

Elf Milk (source unknown)

Taco Tuesday Elf by Advent Elf (via Instagram)

Elf Donuts (Free Printable Box) from East Coast Mommy

Wreath of fruit curls by Come Together Kids

Reindeer root by Busy Kids Happy Mom

Elf eating homemade gingerbreade of Simply Organized

Mini elf cookies from Make the most of everything

Build a marshmallow snowman from Bombshell Bling

Elves kisses by The Inspiration Board

Maple syrup drink by Lil Blue Boo

Enter the candy from Pinterest

Mini elf pancakes from Home Stories A to Z

Elf Eating Cookie Cereal from Pretty Providence

Drinking coffee by Keeper of the Cheerios

Other elf ideas on the shelf

Elf in the fridge from I Heart Nap Time

Printable good deed cards from Over the Big Moon

Reasons why Elf doesn’t move from Living Locurto

Camping elf from Creek Line House

Elf of the day at the spa from Pinterest

Miss the North Pole by Advent Elf (via Instagram)

Journaling Elf from Mama Cheaps

Read operation by Frugal Coupon Living

Car wash by Keeper of the Cheerios

Elf igloo by Domestic Femme

Pin the nose on the reindeer (source unknown)

Elf in a bullet pit from Pinterest

Elf gone fishing from Pinterest

Tied to the railroad tracks from California Unpublished

Elf on wrapping paper stilts from Pinterest

Elf car repair by Frugal Coupon Living

Elf drummer by Frugal Coupon Living

Spelling with Cheerios by Simple Parent

Elf rules on the shelf from Midget Momma

Elf taking a bath by Pickle Head Soup

Printable Magical Elf Dust by Sweet C’s Designs

Attached to railroad tracks (source unknown)

Shaving elf from a small extract

Elf Advent box on the shelf by Artsy Fartsy Mama

Elf brushing his teeth from a small extract

Watch a movie from a small extract

Hide in the cutlery drawer by Busy Kids Happy Mom

Hidden Christmas Ornaments by Simple as That

Snow Angel (source unknown)

Sick elf ideas on the shelf

Quarantine elf with free printable coloring pages from Living Locurto

Printable Notes from Doctor Elf (3 days without moving)

Stay clean by Elf on the shelf

Free Printable Quarantine Letter by Elf on the shelf

Elf with a broken leg (no movement for two weeks) by Courtney Boles (via Facebook)


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