Elf on the Shelf: Long Flights to the North Pole Make Elf Hungry By Crystal VanTassel-Lopez 4 Comments Sharing is caring!2sharesShareTweetPinWelcome to day six of Elf on the Shelf at Crystal & Co. We learned three things about Elf today. Long flights make him hungry. He likes cornflakes. He is a very messy eater. Elf left this note: What does your Elf like to eat?