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Elf On The Shelf Ideas 2021

Elf on the shelf elves with a candle campfire

Looking for some fun and easy Elf On The Shelf ideas to keep your Elf moving this Christmas 2021. We have put together some great, funny ideas to help you countdown to the big day. 

December doesn't just mean the opening of advent calendars but also the arrival of the Elf On The Shelf. 

Although the kids love seeing the return of the visitor from the North Pole, for a lot parents it means a month dread trying to think of ideas to keep that elf moving.

While the first week of December everyone has lots of ideas and can't wait to share those elf pics on social media,  it can be a challenge keeping it up for the entire month. 

To help you minimise the nights of jumping out of bed late at night or early in the morning to think of a new funny position to put your elf we have put together some fun and easy Elf On The Shelf ideas for 2021. 

Elf On The Shelf ideas for 2021. 

The North Bowl - Elf On The Shelf Bowling.

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Bowling The North Bowl

There are lots of great Elf On The Shelf props you can buy to make life a bit easier. We love this little bowling set from Elves Behaving Badly for the lovely night at the North Bowl. 

The elf bowling set currently costs just £2.89 from Amazon here. 

Elf On The Shelf North Pole Breakfast 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas North Pole Breakfast

If you want to do something extra special why not have your elves bring a North Pole Breakfast. It can include anything that you think your kids will love from their favourite breakfast foods, to what you think an elf would eat or anything else. Check out lots of ideas for a North Pole Breakfast here. 

Spot the Imposter? Elf On The Shelf loves Among Us Too!

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Among Us Imposter Elf

 Someone looks Sus. Among Us, fans will adore that their Elf on the Shelf loves to play too. 

Frozen Themed Elf On The Shelf - Do You Wanna Build A Snow Man 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Do You Wanna Build A Snowman

Frozen fans will adore finding out that their Elf knows Anna and Elsa. Add to the effect making an easy snowman from toilet roll and coloured paper. 

Climbing Wall Elf On The Shelf

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Climbing wall

Keep your Elf On The Shelf active with a sport. String, and bows and some tape and you have a festive climbing wall.

Elf On The Shelf Wrapped Packed Lunch

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Wrapped Lunch

Let your Elf On The Shelf help make the kids packed lunch Northpole style. 

Minecraft Elf On The Shelf 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Minecraft

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Elfcraft Minecraft

Let your Elf get creative and build their own Minecraft design. If you are feeling extra mischievous you could alter one of your kid's designs. 

Elf On The Shelf Christmas Jumper

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Elf Christmas Jumper Day

For an easy option on Christmas Jumper Day, get your Elf a little jumper to join in the fun. For some great Elf Christmas Jumper options on Amazon see here (affiliate)

Elf On The Shelf Office Christmas Party 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Elf Office Christmas Party

Did you know that Elves like to party too? Raid the kid's toy box and create a fun office party scene. If you are feeling extra crafty you could even make some mini party hats and Christmas decorations. 

Elf On The Shelf Advent Calendar Love 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas eating the advent chocolate

Did you know pesky little elves love advent chocolate and will eat a whole calendar in one go? Maybe buy a spare for this so you can return the kids calendars the next day. 

Pringles Elf On The Shelf - Once You Pop The Can't Stop. 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Elf Pringles

Replace Mr Pringle with your Elf. You could even draw on the signature moustache with a washable marker for extra magic. 

Elf On The Shelf Races 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Elf Racing

Whether it be on reindeer, cars, planes or any other vehicle you have let your Elf On The Shelf go head to head in a fun Christmas race. 

Elf On The Shelf Elf School 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Elf School

Elves love to teach. Grab your children's favourite toys and send them to Elf school. 

I'm An Elf Get Me Out Of Here 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Im an Elf Get Me Out of Here

Send your Elf On The Shelf to the jungle, castle or the jar filled with creatures that will have them shouting 'I'm an Elf Get Me Out of Here'. 

Elf On The Shelf Mechanic 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Mechanic Elf

Elves like to be useful and look to tinker. Grab some tools and let fix any cars around the house. 

Pinocchio Elf On The Shelf - I want to be a real boy 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Pinocchio

Both Elves and Pinocchio share a dream of being a real boy one day. But they may have been telling a little lie or two. 

Elve On The Shelf Grotto - Santa Clause is coming to town....

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Santa Grotto Elf

No Christmas is complete without a trip to see Santa. But as the big man is busy in the North Pole, Elf On The Shelf elves are more than happy to step in. 

Sleeping Elf On The Shelf 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Sleeping Elves

Grab a stocking or two and let your elves get some rest. Just make sure the kids don't make too much noise so that they can sleep in peace. 

Strictly Elf Dancing

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Strictly Elf Dancing

Let your elf show off his moves as he dances the nice away at Strictly Elf Dancing. 

Elf On The Shelf Campfire 

Elf On The Shelf Ideas Campfire Elves

Grab a candle, cocktail sticks and mini marshmallows and you have yourself a campfire. You can also light the candle to toast the marshmallows but make sure it is completely out before you go to bed. 

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