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    Do any of you do this or are you dong it this year ?

    You can buy your elf form anywhere

    Kids love it


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    My Little Elf

    These packs are not ready now till next year

    Any where else we can get packs ?

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    I do this but with a reindeer called Gerald. He arrives on the doorstep at the beginning of December and he is placed somewhere where he can see the children. He comes with a letter from Santa explaining that he is one of Santa's helpers and needs to report back to Santa every night on how the children have been behaving. But every night when we are all asleep he gets up to mischief. He climbs the Christmas tree, gets into the biscuit cupboard and starts eating the biscuits, has a tea party with the toys in the playroom etc etc. All this is photographed. The children can't wait to look at the camera in the mornings to see what Gerald has been up to in the night. He is also in a different place each morning. The children know that they can talk to him but they are not allowed to touch him.They LOVE him He goes back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve with santa when santa comes. The first year I started this both kids were in tears on Christmas morning when they realised he had gone, oops , they're okay now though because they know he will be back again next year.

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    What a lovely idea, I've not heard of this before but it's a shame there are no packs left

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tink View Post
    What a lovely idea, I've not heard of this before but it's a shame there are no packs left
    Yes but it's a lot cheaper to do your own

    I put the links up for guidance and for those that didn't have a clue what I was on about ha

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliceK View Post
    I do this but with a reindeer called Gerald. He arrives on the doorstep at the beginning of December and he is placed somewhere where he can see the children. He comes with a letter from Santa explaining that he is one of Santa's helpers and needs to report back to Santa every night on how the children have been behaving. But every night when we are all asleep he gets up to mischief. He climbs the Christmas tree, gets into the biscuit cupboard and starts eating the biscuits, has a tea party with the toys in the playroom etc etc. All this is photographed. The children can't wait to look at the camera in the mornings to see what Gerald has been up to in the night. He is also in a different place each morning. The children know that they can talk to him but they are not allowed to touch him.They LOVE him He goes back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve with santa when santa comes. The first year I started this both kids were in tears on Christmas morning when they realised he had gone, oops , they're okay now though because they know he will be back again next year. xxx
    What a brilliant idea my kids would love this!! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliceK View Post
    I do this but with a reindeer called Gerald. He arrives on the doorstep at the beginning of December and he is placed somewhere where he can see the children. He comes with a letter from Santa explaining that he is one of Santa's helpers and needs to report back to Santa every night on how the children have been behaving. But every night when we are all asleep he gets up to mischief. He climbs the Christmas tree, gets into the biscuit cupboard and starts eating the biscuits, has a tea party with the toys in the playroom etc etc. All this is photographed. The children can't wait to look at the camera in the mornings to see what Gerald has been up to in the night. He is also in a different place each morning. The children know that they can talk to him but they are not allowed to touch him.They LOVE him He goes back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve with santa when santa comes. The first year I started this both kids were in tears on Christmas morning when they realised he had gone, oops , they're okay now though because they know he will be back again next year.

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    That's brilliant Alice
    We have a reindeer so I might use that instead too

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    Oh no the creepy elf on the shelf has made it into the forum
    When someone tells you nothing is impossible, tell them to go slam a revolving door

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    I was going to do elf on the shelf when ds was old enough. Think I like the idea of a raindear more

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    I have had one for you few years. You can get the packs from Amazon or ebay x

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    Hey Fussy don't diss the Elf!

    I have bought one as I found it at a more reasonable price than in previous years. Hoping to do it with mindees and then keep for grandchildren (in the future I hope!) Love Elves and Pixies

    Lots of ideas on Pinterest of what to do with him/her

    Got mine from the book depository
    Happy to be back with the Greenies

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    Quote Originally Posted by PixiePetal View Post
    Hey Fussy don't diss the Elf!

    I have bought one as I found it at a more reasonable price than in previous years. Hoping to do it with mindees and then keep for grandchildren (in the future I hope!) Love Elves and Pixies

    Lots of ideas on Pinterest of what to do with him/her

    Got mine from the book depository
    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    Creepy little elves who come in the house and do mischief at night. No thank you I spend all my days stopping my monkeys from getting into mischief.

    Why can they be nice elves who come in and make me shoes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    When someone tells you nothing is impossible, tell them to go slam a revolving door

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    no idea! seen lots of people getting far to excited on fb over them

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    the DVD is £2.99 at Argos ..Someone on FB also posted that ..You learn so much from FB

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    The only elf I want is the one that refills my wine bottle.

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    You can buy them from eBay and are available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jackie 7 View Post
    The only elf I want is the one that refills my wine bottle.
    From what I've seen it's more likely to drink it.

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    Hey, why not start them young getting used to the surveillance society.

    Actually, since it's a US website, I'm amazed they're not deploying Elf Reconnaissance Drones.


    ....................................or are they?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliceK View Post
    I do this but with a reindeer called Gerald. He arrives on the doorstep at the beginning of December and he is placed somewhere where he can see the children. He comes with a letter from Santa explaining that he is one of Santa's helpers and needs to report back to Santa every night on how the children have been behaving. But every night when we are all asleep he gets up to mischief. He climbs the Christmas tree, gets into the biscuit cupboard and starts eating the biscuits, has a tea party with the toys in the playroom etc etc. All this is photographed. The children can't wait to look at the camera in the mornings to see what Gerald has been up to in the night. He is also in a different place each morning. The children know that they can talk to him but they are not allowed to touch him.They LOVE him He goes back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve with santa when santa comes. The first year I started this both kids were in tears on Christmas morning when they realised he had gone, oops , they're okay now though because they know he will be back again next year.

    xxx
    That sounds so lovely........... i'm off to buy an Elf!

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    I've not done this before...simply because I've never really took any interest in it...
    May do it this year, however I'm a little confused of what to do, I'm off to search for a dummies guide to elf on the shelf

    Sarah x
    Sarah, Bumble Beez x x

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