We've come up with Elf on the Shelf ideas for every day til Christmas so you don't have to.

Oh, you guys. It’s officially the season to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, in a myriad of ways which have exactly nothing to do with that Holy Night in Bethlehem.

Lights, pine trees, Santa – yep, there was none of that sh*t in a stable all forlorn. No Turducken, seafood buffet, or Netflix holiday specials. And yet, we associate all of those glorious, delicious, and wonderful things with Christmas.

Some of us even place a sort of creepy-looking elf in various positions all over the house as part of the season’s traditions… and some of us are trapped in a cycle of doing that every night of December, by our kids, who love/demand the Elf be in increasingly creative poses year after year.

If you are one of those people, we feel you. We know you just want to sit down with a wine and watch Bad Santa when the kids go to bed. We also know you’re a loving parent, so you will instead, for all 24 nights of December, try your best to give your kids a thrill the next morning.

To help you out, we’ve come up with 24 (totally PG-rated, because trust us, many Elfs are… not) ideas for your Elf on the Shelf til Christmas finally comes.

You’re welcome.

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1. Sweets for your sweets.


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Sometimes they are sweet! #elfontheshelf

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2. Elf with a plan.

3. Taco Tuesday Elf.


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#ElfontheShelf #TacoTuesday

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4. Midnight snack Elf. 


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Guess who showed up at Mimi’s house … all prepared to work in the kitchen ???????? #elfontheshelf

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5. Charity Elf.


6. Elf on stilts.

7. Treasure hunt Elf.


8. Spiderman Elf.

9. Drone Elf.


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Made it back in record time thanks to my dad’s drone . . #elfontheshelf #elfontheshelfideas #charliethescoutelf #drone #elfontheshelf2018

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10. Fart jar Elf.


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getting started hehehehe !! #elfontheshelf #elfontheshelfideas #hesnaughty #hesnaughtybutcute

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11. Supremely annoying Elf.


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Christmas is around the corner, so watch out for those pesky elf on the shelf #elf #elfontheshelf #christmas #holidaydecor

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12. Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball (PG-rated) Elf.


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And Zion came in like a Wrecking ball #elfontheshelf

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13. Cereal surprise Elf.


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#rudy #holidays #kidswereexcited #elfontheshelf

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14. Balloon Elf.


15. Highly useful Elf.


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And Christmas decorations have begun ???? #elfontheshelf #help #kidsmightlisten #timeofyear????❄️⛄️✨

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16. Snowman Elf.


17. Board game Elf.


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Those Hasbro games from last month’s MCD happy meals are real handy for EOS. #elfontheshelf

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18. Pop culture reference Elf.


19. Selfie Elf.

20. Straight from the North Pole Elf.


21. Trapped in the TV Elf.

22. Dabbing Elf.


23. Toilet paper trapeze artist Elf.

24. Sprinkles Angel Elf.


And if at any stage you want to stop the Elf madness, we totally support you in that. Because, we know you are doing all the things for everyone in December.


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Please don’t ever ask ???????? #elfontheshelf #notimeforthatshit

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