Common questions

Does the Elf come back the day after Thanksgiving?

Does the Elf come back the day after Thanksgiving?

As the story goes, elves arrive around Thanksgiving and keep watch of children up until Christmas Eve. Every night during this time, elves fly to the North Pole to report to the big guy, ya know, Santa, about the kids’ naughty or niceness, then return to a new spot each morning.

What day does Elf on the Shelf come back?

The Elf on the Shelf website recommends your Elf arrive between November 24 through December 1. This is also known as Scout Elf Return week, a.k.a. the time when Santa’s little helpers flee the North Pole and head out to the houses they’ll be staying at until Christmas.

Do Elf on the Shelf move in November?

When does your Elf on the Shelf® come back? Most Scout Elves return to their families every year during Scout Elf Return Week – a week-long window at the end of November, leading into December.

When does the Elf on the shelf come back?

All Scout Elves are different, which is why some return at the end of November and others may wait until the second week of December. A number of things can affect a Scout Elf’s holiday homecoming, so here are some ways you can explain to your children the most common reasons your elf may come back later than your little one might expect them to.

What should I include in my ELF on the shelf letter?

Fun things to include in an Elf on the Shelf introduction letter would be the name of your elf (assuming your child didn’t name it), his interests, a mention of his best friend at the North Pole, and a quick reminder that he will be reporting your children’s behavior to Santa. What should you include in your Elf on the Shelf welcome letter?

Why did my ELF leave the North Pole?

It’s not easy to drive in the snow—much less fly! Your Scout Elf may have wanted to leave the North Pole sooner, but frightful winter weather can sometimes delay him or her by a couple of days. Your elf made a few pit stops. As your Scout Elf travels the globe, he or she may take time sightseeing on the way back to you.

How to introduce a visiting Elf to your family?

If this is your family’s first year with a visiting elf, you may want to include a small note that introduces the new friend to your kids. This can be as quick and fun or more drawn-out as you want it.

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