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DIY Elf on the Shelf Snow Globe
Let’s have fun with our very own DIY Snow globe with Elf on the Shelf inside. This idea will take a little planning and you might have to grab a few DIY Snow Globe props if you don’t already have them with your crafting supplies.
You Might find you can upcycle some items you have laying around the house for this DIY Elf on the Shelf idea.
Elf on the Shelf Supplies Needed
- The Elf on the Shelf Doll
- Mini White Styrofoam Foam Balls
- Plastic Snow Globes for Crafts
- Marker or Pen
The trick is in the folding. Make sure Elf if folded perfectly so he is wrapped up in a ball (no pun since we are dealing with snow balls here!) Add Elf to the plastic snow globe and some white Styrofoam balls.
More DIY Snow Globes for Elf on the Shelf
The official Elf on the Shelf company has a few DIY Snow Globe ideas for your Elf doll using a paper plate or a fish bowl.
If you don’t want to make your own DIY Elf on the Shelf snow globe, don’t worry, there are plenty of places to make buy one.
Where can I buy an Elf on the Shelf Snow Globe
If you want to purchase an Elf on the Shelf snow globe, there are a few places you can find this product online. Perhaps have Elf bring a snow globe and have your child craft a snow globe – it’s a two in one Elf on the Shelf idea.
Elf on the Shelf Printables
Let’s be for real. After it’s cold outside, the next day’s idea should be a warm and toasty Elf costume.
Add this Warm and Toasty Elf costume digital download. Because you need to do this the next day, of course!
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What is Elf on the Shelf?
Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas Tradition. The tradition has a book and a 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, the Elf is not touch 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. An Elf’s Story can also be found on DVD.
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