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The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the return of everyone’s favorite mischievous holiday visitor—the Elf on the Shelf! This year, we’ve got a hilarious and creative twist that will not only have your kids giggling but will also add an extra dash of festive fun to your home. Introducing the Christmas Tree Monster—a tree with a taste for holiday cheer and a unique way of spreading joy… by eating tiny elves!
Funny Elf on the Shelf Idea – Christmas Tree Monster “Feed Me Elves” Note
To begin this festive adventure, gather the materials needed to transform your Christmas tree into a friendly monster. You’ll need cardstock to create menacing teeth and paper plates to craft monster eyes.
- The Elf on the Shelf Doll
- Cardstock or paper (this is the best cardstock which is perfect for your Elf printables)
- Glue or Tape
- Printer (Low-cost pick)
- Paper Plates
- Construction Paper
- Feed Me Elves Printable Note for Elf
- Optional: Oversized Giant Googly Eyes
The Elf Prank Setup:
To begin the project, gather your craft supplies and turn your Christmas Tree into a monster using paper plates for eyes, and paper to create sharp white teeth. You can color the eyes with markers or use construction paper for detail. Cardstock works great for sharp teeth or you can use printer paper taped together or poster board.
Once your tree has undergone its monster makeover, it’s time to introduce the star of the show—the Elf on the Shelf!
Place your mischievous elf inside the Christmas tree monster’s mouth, strategically positioning it to appear as if the tree is holding the elf in the grips of his sharp teeth. The final touch is the pièce de résistance—the ransom note!
Downloading the Ransom Note:
To make it even easier for parents to stage this hilarious Elf on the Shelf idea, we’ve prepared a downloadable ransom note template. Simply visit the Frugal Coupon Living Elf Shop to access and print the note, making it a breeze to set up this festive adventure in your home. The ransom note reads, “Feed me elves, and I’ll poop presents!” The note should be strategically placed in the grasp of your Christmas Tree Monster.
Executing the Elf Ransom Adventure:
On the first morning of the Christmas Tree Monster’s appearance, your kids will wake up to the surprise of their captured elf. The ransom note will add an element of mystery and excitement, prompting them to figure out how to satisfy the tree’s unusual demand. their family Elf is already in the mouth of the monster but are the other elves to feed the tree?
Encourage your little ones to get creative—perhaps write a note to save their family elf or offer Christmas Tree Monster an alternative idea like a small treat? The next day, imagine the joy and laughter as your kids discover that their efforts have been rewarded with a delightful display of “presents” beneath the tree.
Don’t get too complicated with the presents. Present rewards can be small boxes of wrapped trinkets. Small Gift ideas from the Elf on the Shelf might include:
- Experience tickets
- Christmas Pajamas
- A Christmas Book
- Candy or Candy Canes
- Christmas Party Favors
- Dollar Tree Toys
The Christmas Tree Monster Elf on the Shelf adventure is a surefire way to inject some extra fun and laughter into your holiday festivities. This creative twist not only engages your children in a playful activity but also adds an element of surprise and imagination to the traditional Elf on the Shelf tradition. So, gather your materials, download the ransom note, and get ready for a holiday season filled with joy, laughter, and a touch of whimsical mischief!
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Elf on the Shelf Resources
At Frugal Coupon Living, our goal is to create an easy Elf on the Shelf season for you. This is not our first year of having an Elf in the home. With over eight years of Elf ideas, we have created a rather large Elf on the Shelf fan club full of new Elf on the Shelf ideas. These Elf on the Shelf resources are all you need to create the best Elf ideas.
What is Elf on the Shelf?
Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas Tradition. The tradition has a book and an elf doll. The book is poetic and in rhyme sharing the purpose of the Elf’s visits. The Elf visits each Thanksgiving. He/She goes and returns from the North Pole each evening. Every morning he can be found in a new location in the house. The Elf has been found in the refrigerator, fishing in the toilet, writing messages on the mirror, or hanging from the lights. It is VERY IMPORTANT, that the Elf is not touched each evening or his Christmas magic will be lost! Each family is able to name their special elf. The elves return to their home (Santa’s North Pole Work shop) every Christmas Eve.
More Helpful Elf on the Shelf Links
Some call Frugal Coupon Living the biggest resource for all things Elf on the Shelf. While we don’t want to brag, we will. We have moved our red little North Pole friend year after year. We have created plenty of free printables, must-have resources, inspirational Elf links, and more. Use us as a platform to keep your sanity through the entire Christmas season.
Use the helpful Elf on the Shelf links to come up with creative ideas, grab free printables, and answer Elf on the Shelf Questions.
- Elf on the Shelf Ideas – a Starter guide to all things elf including some of our top post ideas and Elf on the Shelf digital downloads.
- Largest List of Elf on the Shelf Ideas – Now over 600 Elf on the Shelf Ideas. New ideas are added daily during November and December.
- Elf on the Shelf Questions and Answers – Are you just beginning with an Elf? Could you use a refresher on all the Elf on the Shelf rules? Take a look at frequently asked elf-on-the-shelf questions to get started. You will immediately be an Elf expert.
- Free Elf on the Shelf Printables – Sign up for our emails and grab these free Elf digital downloads to help you during the Elf season. Includes an Elf calendar, notes, Elf coloring pages, encouraging ideas, and more.
- DIY Bendable Elf on the Shelf – Want your Elf to do all sorts of positions? This is an easy no-sew bendable Elf on the Shelf tutorial.
- Elf Shop with Digital Downloads – This is one of the best Elf shops full of printable resources to perfect the holiday season.
- Elf on the Shelf Emails with New Ideas Daily – Each day we will write you with a new Elf on the Shelf idea as well as links to Elf on a Shelf resource and sometimes hidden coupon codes and freebies!
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Last Updated on November 27, 2023 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living