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28 Elf on the Shelf Locations

Updated: Dec 14, 2021

Halloween has passed and that means Thanksgiving will be here shortly.

Before Thanksgiving arrives, parents need to start digging out those Elf on a Shelves to have them ready. Our elf arrives the day after Thanksgiving, on Black Friday morning, and heads back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.

For those that don’t know the story of the Elf on the Shelf, each child is assigned an Elf to watch over them during the month of December.

The elves arrive before the child wakes up and heads back to the North Pole at night to report back to Santa.

Each time the elf arrives, he or she moves to a new spot in the house.

Sometimes the elves get into mischief.

One special rule is that you cannot touch the elf, or it will lose its magic.

There are different things you can do to help your elf get their magic back so they can return to the North Pole.

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Do you want to start the Elf on the Shelf tradition?

Stop on over to Amazon and pick up a starter box with your very own Elf on the Shelf.

It also comes with a “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition” book to read to your children to help them learn about their Elf.

There are many different elves to choose from.

You can also check out the different outfits available to add to your elf.

Grab your own Elf on the Shelf here.

The tradition of the Elf on the Shelf is fun and lets you enjoy the magic through your children each Christmas. My daughter gets so excited waking up each morning knowing that she must look for her elf throughout the house.

One of the tricky parts about having an Elf on the Shelf is figuring out where to put it each night. Some days I was more creative than others.

I have 28 different locations to place your Elf on the Shelf to get you started this holiday season.

1. The Introduction

2. Creative Outfits

3. Put Them Up High

4. Smelling the Roses

5. Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?

6. Sleeping to Restore Magic

7. Stuck in a Mug

8. Playing Video Games

9. Sitting on the Stairs

10. Kitchen Cabinets

11. The Grinch

12. Eating Snacks

13. Roasting Marshmallows

14. Stuck in the Tree

15. Gone Fishing

16. Hanging in a Stocking

17. Lounging in a Hammock

18. Wrapped in a Slinky

19. Sledding Down the Bannister

20. Stealing Sprinkles

21. Riding in Barbie's Car

22. The Bathroom Sink

23. Eating Bananas

24. Riding a Horse

25. Stuck in the Toilet Paper

26. Playing with Nesting Dolls

27. Eating Christmas Cookies

28. Christmas Eve Present

I hope these Elf on the Shelf Locations helped get you started.

We would love to see your Elf on the Shelf locations.

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