If you have children in your life, you’ve likely heard of the Elf on the Shelf. The Elf on the Shelf has been around for a little over a decade and has become a Christmas tradition for many families, as well as a way of keeping children behaved in the days leading up to Christmas. Prior to the Elf of the Shelf, parents told their children that “Santa was watching” and thus needed to behave. The Elf has taken this tale one step further and has become Santa’s eyes and ears.
If you have an Elf on the Shelf in your life and need a little inspiration on what mischief he can get into, we’ve got you covered. Here are 20 of the best Elf on the Shelf ideas we’ve come across: