For the tired parents at Christmas, we bring you funny Elf on the Shelf memes.
That pesky Elf on the Shelf is getting ready to shine, parents. And while it is an agonizing process, we have the elf humor to at least make you laugh as you are prepping for Christmas.
Best Elf on the Shelf Memes
For all of you parents still in the trenches moving the elf, we have some funny. Take a break from moving the magical elf from one spot to the next and share these hilariously funny Elf on the Shelf memes.
It’s that time of year. As if there wasn’t enough going on during the holidays! From decorating the tree, to hanging lights, buying Christmas gifts and attending all of the holiday events and parties – thats is too much already.
First, before we get started with the funny. I don’t know who needs to see this, but don’t forget to move the elf.
What is Elf on the Shelf
So What is elf on the shelf? The elf tradition started in 2005. The idea is that this is the elf that watches your kids so Santa will know if they belong on the good or naughty list.
Over the years, the Elf on the Shelf tradition has evolved. It now a full out operation for parents. We have easy Elf on the Shelf ideas, but boy am I glad this isn’t something we do any longer.
If you haven’t yet jumped on the hide the elf Christmas tradition, let me plant this thought in your mind. An Elf on the Shelf isn’t just for this Christmas. It’s for EVERY Christmas for the next 10 years. Think before you buy. We have other family Christmas traditions you can do that are WAY less painful than committing to an elf.
Here’s a clever and EASY Elf on the Shelf idea. Don’t miss our Grinch memes if you love the green guy.
Why can’t adults get an adult elf on the shelf that does chores like cleaning, mopping, dishes and laundry? Why would we need that when we have mom! (God bless all the dads that pull their weight.) See mom memes.
Want to freak your kids out? Dress as an Elf on the Shelf and sit on the mantle like this dad. (Amazon has this costume)
What elf would be like on Facebook versus what he would be like on snapchat.
Like Miley Cyrus, he came in like a wrecking ball.
When I was a kid, if a doll magically came to life like Elf on the Shelf does – they took you and everyone you love out. Who remembers Chucky and Childs Play?
No Elf on the Shelf
If you are anti-elf, these elf on the shelf memes are for you. How you sleep knowing you don’t have to deal with an elf for the next 24 nights. It is so great not having to worry about wear the elf will move and what chaos he will create. My kids create enough chaos!
Don’t forget that snitches get stitches.
Ain’t nobody got time for elf on the shelf!
What the cat would do to the elf if he had it his way.
From SarcasticMommy4 – it’s almost that time of year where I don’t care where your kid found the Elf on the Shelf.
From Not_thenanny – I won’t get mad that your kid told mine about your Elf on the Shelf if you don’t get mad that I told my kid the elves only visits really bad kids.
You’ve Heard of Elf on the Shelf Memes
Somewhere along the elf journey, these hilarious you’ve heard of the shelf on the shelf memes started. These funny rhyming with elf on the shelf are just too funny.
Pope on a rope!
Yetti on the Spaghetti
You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now get ready for yeti on spaghetti.
Dolly on a Tamale Meme
You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now get ready for dolly on a tamale. This has to be my favorite youve heard of elf on the shelf meme because Dolly Parton. She’s the queen.
Storm Trooper on a Pooper Meme
Who needs an elf on a shelf when you got a trooper on a pooper! (see star wars memes)
Santa on a Fanta
You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now get ready for Santa on a Fanta.
Snoop on the Stoop Meme
No not Snoop on a stoop meme! This is too much. When we saw this last year, I thought this was all in fun.
Well now you can buy your own Snoop on the stoop elf and Martha Stewart elf on Amazon!
Sloth on the Goth
I’ll let you guess this one.
Rocky on a Jockey
You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now….
Bernie on a Gurney Meme
And God bless Bernie. These Bernie mitten memes were my absolute favorite.
Bad Elf on the Shelf Memes
Get ready for some adults only inappropriate elf on the shelf meme.
Maybe keep these bad elf on the shelf memes away from the kids, PLEASE.
All is fun and games but we all know that when you work hard, you need a break.
That is true also for our funny little elf friend. After all those long nights for 24 consecutive days of trying to entertain the children while spying on them all day long, elf needed a break.
These bad elf on the shelf memes do not disappoint.
Inappropriate Elf on the Shelf Memes
Yes, that naughty elf on the shelf can be bad. Here are inappropriate Elf on the Shelf memes.
When the elf decides to get his party on and pre-game before work.
More Memes about Elf on the Shelf
The true meaning of Christmas, is it scaring your children into being good?
Instead of Elf on the Shelf – if you want to keep Christmas about Chris – have Mary and Joseph toys journey to Bethlehem. Have them arrive at the nativity scene on Christmas eve.
Check out this modern nativity story – to get a glimpse of what the journey of Mary and Joseph would have looked like if it happened today.
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Merry Christmas and happy elfing.
Funny Elf on the Shelf memes is part of the Digital Mom Blog series of Funny Memes
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Elf on the Shelf Memes are part of the Digital Mom Blog series of Funny Memes
The premise is that each night, your elf flies to the North Pole to tell Santa Claus whether your children have been naughty or nice. It's a cute way to keep the spirit of Santa alive—and encourage good behavior in your children in anticipation of Christmas (and hopefully all year round).How did Elf on the Shelf start? ›
The Elf on the Shelf tradition started back in 2005 when Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell self-published the book “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition” along with a special box with a small Scout Elf inside.What to do if kid touches elf on a shelf? ›
- Write Santa a note to apologize.
- Say sorry to the scout elf.
- Sprinkle pure cinnamon around the elf before bed.
Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas tradition that sees parents moving an Elf on the Shelf (also known as a "Scout Elf") around the house every day to keep an eye on children ahead of Santa's visit.Can you touch elf mates? ›
Huggable and playable, the Elf Mates® are sent from Santa to raise cheer through kindness and good deeds.Why is the Elf on the Shelf moving? ›
The truth is, Scout Elves only move when they are certain noone else is around. This is because when they're with you, they must fulfill their duty for Santa, watching and listening to every single thing that happens in your home.How does the Elf on the Shelf leave? ›
According to The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition, the night before Christmas, an elf's job comes to an end. On December 24, most Scout Elves say farewell to their families and fly back to the North Pole following Santa's sleigh. This way, they can help him begin preparing for the year ahead.Can parents touch Elf on the Shelf? ›
Are grown-ups allowed to intervene? Santa advises that no family member touch their Elf on the Shelf, but he does describe a few rare instances when an adult may use tongs or potholders to help an elf in an urgent situation.Where do you put Elf on the Shelf? ›
- Above the stockings. Difficulty level: EASY. ...
- Inside the holiday wreath. Difficulty level: MEDIUM. ...
- Inside the family photo area. ...
- Tucked in the kids' toys. ...
- Poppin' out of a Rice Krispie cereal box. ...
- Scaling the wall with bows. ...
- Scaling the tree. ...
- On the coffee table display.
The official Elf on the Shelf website details the three rules to follow. The first and most important rule is that you must NOT touch your Elf. If you do, they will lose all their magic - and nobody wants that to happen. When scout elves lose their magic, they can't go about their Christmas duties.