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The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the mischievous magic of The Elf on the Shelf. If you’re looking for a creative and sweet twist to delight your little ones, why not consider the “Candy Utensil Drawer” idea? This playful setup involves your family elf taking over the utensil drawer and replacing it with a sugary surprise. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how parents can set up this delightful scene and create lasting memories for their children.
The Elf on the Shelf Candy Utensil Drawer
The Elf on the Shelf Candy Utensil Drawer idea is a delightful way to infuse the holiday season with creativity and sweetness. It’s a simple yet memorable setup that will leave your kids talking about it in the lunchroom with their friends!
Gather Your Supplies Start by collecting all the necessary supplies. You’ll need a North Pole visitor, assorted candies (gum drops, gummy rings, gummy worms, tootsie rolls, candy canes, and more), a marker, and some paper for the note.
- The Elf on the Shelf Doll
- Cardstock or paper (this is the best cardstock which is perfect for your printables)
- Marker or Pen
- Utensil Trays
- Candy (a fun variety will do)
Step 1: Choose a Perfect Location
Select a suitable spot in your kitchen where the utensil drawer is easily accessible. This will typically be the already existing drawer or the kitchen countertop. This could be the scene-stealer for your Candy Utensil Drawer escapade.
Step 2: Empty the Utensil Drawer
In the cover of the night, let Santa’s helper do the heavy lifting. Empty the utensil drawer of all its contents, leaving it bare for the sweet surprise to come.
Step 3: Fill the Drawer with Candy
Now comes the fun part! Carefully arrange an assortment of candies in the utensil trays. Get creative with the placement—gumdrops can go in the fork section, gummy rings in the knife section, and so on.
Step 4: Craft a Playful Note
Equip your little red visitor with a marker and paper to create a mischievous note. Something like, “You don’t need utensils when all you eat is candy!” will add a whimsical touch to the scene. Place the note prominently in the drawer.
Step 5: Set the Scene
Position The Elf on the Shelf strategically, perhaps perched on the edge of the drawer or surrounded by the sweet treasures. Ensure that your holiday visitor is ready to surprise and delight when the kids discover the playful scene.
Step 6: Watch the Magic Unfold
When your children wake up and discover the Candy Utensil Drawer, their faces are sure to light up with joy and excitement. Capture the moment with photos and enjoy the holiday magic you’ve created for your family. Share to social media using hashtag #FrugalCouponLiving
More Candy Ideas for The Elf on the Shelf
‘Tis the season for sugary shenanigans and holiday hijinks! If you’ve already dabbled in the sweet world of The Elf on the Shelf and are on the lookout for more whimsical ways to delight your little ones, you’re in for a treat—literally! Take a look at these sweet Christmas elf ideas and get ready to sprinkle some magic into your holiday traditions as we dive into the enchanting world of The Elf on the Shelf with a candy-coated twist!
First, we’re diving into the sugary world of The Elf on the Shelf with a focus on the timeless and sweet symbol of the season—the candy cane. In this blog post, we’ll unravel creative and enchanting Candy Cane Ideas for Elves that will add an extra sprinkle of magic to your holiday traditions. From whimsical scenes to sugary surprises, get ready to infuse your home with the spirit of the season through these candy cane-inspired elf antics. Let the sugary enchantment begin!
Also, take a look a these other Candy ideas – since after the utensil drawer, you will have plenty!
With all the extra candy in the home, bring along this Candy Dice Game for Christmas. Simply roll the dice and play!
As parents, these magical moments are what make the holidays truly special. So, gather your supplies, let your imagination run wild, and watch as your children’s eyes sparkle with delight at the mischievous antics of their festive friend. Happy holidays and happy elfing!
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Christmas Resources for The Elf on the Shelf
Here at Frugal Coupon Living, our mission is to make The Elf on the Shelf season a breeze. We’re no newcomers to the Scout Elf game, boasting over a decade of experience. With a dedicated fan club spanning these ten years, we’ve curated a treasure trove of delightful ideas for your holiday season. Our collection of The Elf on the Shelf resources are your one-stop-shop for crafting the most memorable Scout Elf moments for your family as well. Join us in making this Christmas truly magical!
What is The Elf on the Shelf?
Embrace the cherished Christmas tradition of The Elf on the Shelf, which revolves around a captivating storybook and an adorable Scout Elf doll. This enchanting book, filled with poetic rhymes, unveils the purpose behind the Scout Elf’s visits.
Like clockwork, the little red visitor graces our homes each Thanksgiving and embarks on a nightly journey to and from the North Pole. Every morning, the thrill lies in discovering the Scout Elf in a brand-new, imaginative hiding spot within the house. From peeking out of the refrigerator to fishing in the sink, leaving mirror messages, or swinging from the lights, the North Pole Visitor’s antics never cease to amuse. But remember, there’s a cardinal rule to uphold: never touch the Scout Elf, for it’s the key to preserving their Christmas magic! Each family has the privilege of christening their very own Scout Elf with a special name. Finally, as Christmas Eve dawns, these loyal Scout Elves bid us farewell, returning to their North Pole workshop alongside Santa, awaiting their next wondrous adventure
More Helpful The Elf on the Shelf Ideas Links
Frugal Coupon Living has earned its reputation as the ultimate destination for The Elf on the Shelf ideas. We take pride in our ability to consistently bring joy by relocating our beloved North Pole visitor year after year. With an extensive collection of printable concepts, essential resources, delightful Scout Elf shenanigans, and much more, consider us your go-to resource for maintaining your holiday spirit and sanity throughout the entire Christmas season.
Explore the handy The Elf on the Shelf links to unleash your creativity, access free printables, and find answers to your Scout Elf inquiries.
- The Elf on the Shelf Ideas – A comprehensive starter guide encompassing all things Scout Elf, featuring some of our top posts and downloadable content.
- Largest List of The Elf on the Shelf Ideas – Boasting over 1,000 imaginative The Elf on the Shelf concepts, this ever-expanding list receives daily additions throughout November and December.
- The Elf on the Shelf Questions and Answers – Whether you’re a novice with a Scout Elf or need a refresher on The Elf on the Shelf rules, peruse our frequently asked questions to become an instant Scout Elf expert.
- Free Christmas Elf Ideas Printables – Sign up for our emails and seize the opportunity to obtain these complimentary Christmas Elf digital downloads, aiding your ideas for the elf-repositioning season. These include a calendar, notes, coloring pages, inspiring ideas, and more.
- DIY Bendable The Elf on the Shelf – Transform your Scout Elf into a versatile poser with this simple, no-sew tutorial on creating a bendable Scout Elf.
- Christmas Elf Ideas Shop with Digital Downloads – Explore one of the finest shops brimming with printable resources to elevate your holiday season.
- Ideas Emails – Receive daily emails featuring fresh ideas to enhance your Elf Moving Committee ideas and holiday experience.
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