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Have you started the Elf On The Shelf tradition in your house? My boys are a little bit older but the Fred the Elf visited our home for the first time last year and my guys loved it! They were anxiously awaiting Fred’s arrival this year after Thanksgiving.
If you haven’t heard about the Elf On The Shelf, let me tell you how it works. The Elf arrives at your home with a book for you to read to your kids and lives in your home from now until Christmas. The Elf is watching your kids and reporting back to Santa on their behavior, the good and the bad.
Every morning the Elf comes back to your house and the kids wake up and search for where it’s at. The first morning they found Fred on the mantel so he was in plain site and easy to find. Fred is pretty mischievous though and we have found him getting into toys, games and food around the house.
Here is where we found him last night, playing Monopoly with Mr. Penguin.
Elf On The Shelf is such a fun little activity for kids during the Holidays and I wish we would have started it when they were younger. I am hoping to pass it on to my nieces and nephews though.
We have a fun Elf On The Shelf Pinterest board where you can find more ideas and watch for more posts coming this month with where Fred ends up.
You can pick up your own Elf On The Shelf at Target and many other stores or just order it online. You still have plenty of time this year so start tonight!