The 2022 Elf on the Shelf Calendar has over 25 days of ideas. Find funny and easy activities for your elf, from arrival to the last day.
– Day 1 (11/25) – Welcome Back Breakfast – Decorate your table with a Christmas-themed tablecloth, plates, cups, centerpiece and have a fun breakfast with your elf! Elf can bring a sweet breakfast treat (donuts, muffins, cereal, etc.). (Supplies Needed: Christmas centerpiece, tablecloth, plates, cups, sweet breakfast treat) – Day 2 (11/26) – Draw on pictures with dry erase markers – Make silly faces on your framed pictures with dry erase markers. You can add eyebrows, hats, ears, sunglasses, clown noses, etc. (Supplies Needed: Dry erase markers) – Day 3 (11/27) – Ziplining – Use a long piece of string and a coat hanger; tie piece of string to 2 higher places 6-10 feet from each other and have elf hang onto coat hanger to zipline across. (Supplies Needed: 8-10 foot piece of string, coat hanger)
– Day 4 (11/28) – Go Goldfishing – Tie a short piece of string to the end of a toothpick or cotton swab. Fill a bowl with Goldfish crackers and have elf fish with the fishing pole you made. (Supplies Needed: Toothpick or cotton swab, short piece of string, Goldfish crackers) – Day 5 (11/29) – Dye the milk/juice green – Use green food coloring to dye the milk or juice in the fridge! (Supplies Needed: Green food coloring) – Day 6 (11/30) – Candy Cane Hunt – Hide a pack of candy canes throughout the house; have elf sit in empty candy cane box with a note to find them. (Supplies Needed: Box of candy canes, note)