33 Hilariously Brilliant Elf On The Shelf Ideas To Steal This Christmas

Who said Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition was only for kids?! Turns out you can actually use the little guy for more devious adult adventures to spice up his life during the season.

From The Voice to Harry Potter, date night, and jailbird these 33 genius Elf on the Shelf ideas are guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit.

Don’t forget to tell it your Christmas wishes…

1. The Voice

Credit: Picklehead Soup

2. The Sketch Artist

Credit: Say It, Don’t Spray It.

3. Playing Connect Four

Credit: Lil Blue Boo.

4. Elf

Credit: I Heart Nap Time.

5. Teaching

Credit: A Small Snippet.

6. Sack Race

Credit: Picklehead Soup.

7. A Charlie Brown Christmas

Credit: Picklehead Soup.

8. Nap Time

Credit: Bombshell Bling.

9. The Legend of Zelda

10. Playing Twister

Credit: She Knows.

11. E(lf)mail

Credit: Lil Blue Boo.

12. Gone Fishing

Credit: Rocking My 365 Project.

13. Leg Lamp

Credit: Picklehead Soup.

14. Captured by the Confederacy

Credit: Jennifer Saintz Photography.

15. Downhill Skiing

Credit: Picklehead Soup.

16. Cooking

Credit: The Elf on the Shelf.

17. Making Pancakes

Credit: Home Stories A to Z.

18. Super Elf

Credit: Busy Kids, Happy Mom.

19. Angry Birds

Credit: Rocking My 365 Project.

20. Elf Crime

Credit: Momma Melly.

21. Jailbird

Credit: Santa’s Little Spy.

22. Date Night

Credit: Elf on the Shelf Ideas.

23. Playing Hoops

Credit: A Small Snippet.

24. Catching Some Rays

Credit: A Small Snippet.

25. Snowball Fight

Credit: Nelly Cole Photography.

26. Swinger

Credit: A Small Snippet.

27. Candy Crazed

Credit: A Life Examined.

28. Time Zones

Credit: The Elf on the Shelf.

29. Post Shower

Credit: She Knows.

30. Shaving

Credit: A Small Snippet.

31. Spin the Bottle

Credit: Homes in Alaska.

32. Cookies for One

Credit: Homes in Alaska.

33. Harry Potter

Credit: Shelf the Elf.

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