Coming up with new Elf on the Shelf Ideas each year can be exhausting. It does not have to be that hard! I promise.
I am a decade into doing this Christmas tradition and there are so many fun ways to make this easy. Let me share with you 32 of my favorite Dollar Tree Elf on the Shelf Ideas.
I made a trip recently to Dollar Tree and created a list of 32 different things you can do with Elf on the Shelf using Dollar Tree items.
Make one trip to the dollar store. Stash all the things. Pull them out one day at a time and you’ve done EOTS on a budget and stress free.
Dollar Tree Elf on the Shelf Ideas
Here is a video where I show you how I found these items in the Dollar Tree store and what they look like once we get them home. This should help you see how we use these ideas for Elf on the Shelf.
Dollar Store Elf Ideas:
- Movie Night
- Decorate Your Kids Bedroom Door
- Cereal Reindeer
- Color Your Own Decor Wooden Craft Kits
- Pom Pom Paper Plate Craft Kits
- Painting Ornament Kits
- Hot Cocoa Bar
- Sticky Note Scavenger Hunt
- Stockings With Supplies to Decorate Them
- Elf Busting Cereal Box
- Elf Bursting Through Chip Container
- Elf Poop Using Milk Duds (you could also use this Elf Poo printable)
- Erasable Marker Dice Game
- Elf on a Broom
- Elf Bowling (Mini Red Cups and Ping Pong Ball)
- Elf Brings Christmas Hats
- Santa Containers Filled with Candy
- Elf Foil Kiss
- Elf Play Pool
- Elf Plays Darts
- Elf Plays Football
- Elf Plays Store (Fake Money)
- DIY Conditioner Playdough
- DIY Snow Globe
- Toiler Paper Snowman
- Elf Suitecase
- Elf Brings Socks and Magic Towels
- Spy Ornament
- Elf Message Board
- Elf Christmas Village (Tiered Tray Decor)
- Elf Hiding Box
These blank Elf printable note cards are great for leaving notes with any of these ideas.