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15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for When You Forget or Are Short on Time

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It’s almost time for our Elf on the Shelf to make his arrival for the year. I always start out with a lot of energy and excitement about the ideas for our Elf each Christmas season, but then there are those days where you are just completely spent, and you realize on your way to bed that your elf hasn’t moved. I’ve rounded up 15 ideas for your elves for the days when you forget, are too tired to spend too much time on an idea, or are just short on time!

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

 

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for When You Forget or Are Short on Time

 

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

Hang out in the freezer from Lil Blue Boo

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

Hide in the silverware drawer from Rachel Swartley

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

Dive headfirst into a package of cookies from Paper Heart Family

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

Sleep in a tissue box via A Bit of Bees Knees

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Doodle on some fruit from Fancy Shanty

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

Make a Christmas list from A Few Shortcuts

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Sprinkle snow angels from Vitamin Ha

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Trapped in a glass from Net Mums

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

Weight lift with some mini marshmallows and toothpicks from Snippets from Suburbia

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

Play card or board games from Paper Heart Family

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Toilet paper the Christmas tree from The Mom Creative

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Color a picture from Life with my Littles

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for When You Forget or Are Short on Time from PoofyCheeks.com

Draw faces on framed pictures with dry erase markers from Simple As That

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for When You Forget or Are Short on Time from PoofyCheeks.com

Hang upside down from light fixtures from Home Stories A to Z

15 Elf on the Shelf Ideas for when your short on time. Quick Elf on the Shelf ideas.

 

Hide in a stocking from Over the Big Moon

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