Looking for an Elf on the Shelf gift for your little ones? We share 16 fun ideas for a special hello gift your elf can deliver as they arrive.
As Elfie returns to join the crew, it can be fun for them to bring a little something for your children to mark the beginning of advent.
Perhaps your elf delivers the advent calendars or arrives with a message for the family (check out our free printable welcome back poem here). But this can also be a lovely opportunity to add a little extra magic to a festive treat and set up an activity or tradition for the coming weeks.
Of course any advent treat will do the job perfectly. But we’ve included a few of our favourite suggestions for elf on the shelf gifts in case you need a little helping hand.
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A classic and one of the most perfect elf on the shelf gifts! We love this personalisable family set from This Is Nessie!
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North Pole Breakfast Ideas
Welcome your elf in style with this breakfast-to-end-all breakfasts! We’ve got ideas, inspiration and recipes galore…
Elf Arrival Letter
Click below to grab your free printable elf arrival poem and help Elfie share their excitement in returning to join you all!
Cosy Little Shoes
How adorable are these?! Comfy cosy soft leather shoes from Dotty Fish, designed especially for little feet (up to children’s size 9) in a whole range of festive styles and extremely well priced.
Magical Reindeer Food
Get the children stuck into an activity straight away when your elf brings the ingredients for reindeer food with them! Check out our wildlife-friendly recipe and free printable poem labels.
Elf on the Shelf gifts don’t come much easier than an advent candle but that’s 24 evenings of candlelit dinners right there! We love these new designs for 2021 by This Is Nessie.
Gift Ideas For Children
Click below to check out our favourite gift ideas for children this Christmas!
A Christmas Book
Whether it’s a novel to enjoy over the whole month or the ritual of a new book for the Book Advent Calendar each year, you can’t go wrong with this classic gift! For a 2021 option, we can’t recommend The Christmas Carrolls highly enough!
Looking for more elf-spiration?
Ease farewell sadness with this special elf goodbye letter. Complete with free printable pdf ready for your little ones on Christmas morning.
Help your elf say hello in their own words with this FREE elf arrival letter as they rejoin your family for another year.
Going away whilst you have an elf visitor? We share ideas for how to travel with elf on the shelf and keep the magic intact.
We do hope you’ve found this elf on the shelf gift guide useful. What other ideas have you got in mind for Elfie? Do let us know in the comments below!
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