Make every single day more fun and exciting this holiday season with your Elf on the Shelf. Regardless if you’re childfree or they’ve already grown up, this creative and unique roundup of Elf on the Shelf ideas for adults will not only make you laugh but will also make you believe in the magic of Christmas again!
The Elf on the Shelf visits every Christmas not only to take note of who’s naughty or nice. Sometimes, they also have the chance to be naughty or nice themselves!
Below, you can find a bunch of fun Elf on the Shelf ideas for adults you can choose from. I’ve made sure to include enough ideas to make your every day a little merrier before the elves return to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
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Can an adult have Elf on the Shelf?
Absolutely! If you don’t have kids in the house, there’s no better way to make the most out of Christmas than by trying out some of the most fun and unique Elf on the Shelf ideas for adults. Plus, if you and your partner or family share the same sense of humor, there’s no doubt these ideas will be a hit!
Make sure to browse till the end because you’ll not only be able to find naughty Elf on the Shelf pranks here. There’s also some thoughtful and nice Elf on the Shelf ideas below that will surprise and delight your loved ones for sure.
Elf on the Shelf Must-Haves
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You might want to keep your family portraits in a safe place or hide all your dry erase markers in the meantime. You'll never know when your Elf might just feel like doing some graffiti at night when you're heavily asleep.
The real question here is whether your Elf really forgot to go to the bathroom because he's too busy keeping tabs on you or he's just unquestionably naughty and doesn't want to miss the chance to leave a pun.
Elves are experts in gift-giving (since they work for Santa) but unfortunately, pranking as well. So don't be surprised if you find your toilet completely wrapped in gift wrapping paper one of these days.
One of the best Titanic-inspired Elf on the Shelf ideas, agree?!
Nice Elf on the Shelf Adult Ideas
Elf on the Shelf adult ideas do not always need to be naughty. Sometimes they can also be kind, thoughtful, and just genuinely fun. Make your loved one's Christmas and Elf on the Shelf experience more memorable, touching, and festive this year by trying out these ideas!
Who knows, maybe your Elf is a talented musician and if given a chance, he would love to be a conductor? He, together with his passionate singing fruit friends might not be able to perform their piece when the morning comes, but their cuteness will suffice!
Some elves are experts in cleaning too! Surprise your partner or other family members by doing some of their household tasks with the help of your Elf. Make sure to place the elves in a visible area like above your vacuum cleaner so they'll easily see your effort.
Whether it's your partner, brother, sister, parents, or friends, he/she will surely appreciate it if you get his/her car a full tank of gas! This gesture might be simple, but it will mean a lot to them. While you are at it, you can also take their car for a tune-up, oil change, or car wash. Don't forget to leave your Elf in the car and add a sweet message as well.
Who would have thought that Santa's Elf is a better wall climber than you? This simple Elf on the Shelf idea is so easy to make and will be a great decoration for the holidays as well. You only need to get some Christmas bows and attach them to your wall along with your Elf.
Dress up your Elf for some self-care time and prepare a relaxing gift basket for your loved one as well. After all of the pranks you pulled, isn't it great to have a relaxing time with your Elf before he/she bid goodbye?
Which Elf on the Shelf ideas for adults did you like the most?
Hopefully, this collection of creative Elf on the Shelf ideas for adults has helped you make your Christmas more exciting, fun, and magical this year!
Don’t hesitate to share your Elf on the Shelf ideas below as well! We would love to hear from you! Happy Holidays!