This helps Scout Elves keep their Christmas magic so they can complete their important Christmas duties.
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.
Can parents touch your elf on the shelf?
Children are not allowed to touch the elf or she will lose her magic.
Are adults aloud to touch the elf on the shelf?
According to the official “Elf on the Shelf” website, “Christmas magic is very fragile, and if scout elves are touched they may lose their magic.” It doesn’t specify that this only applies to kids, so we’re guessing this applies to any humans. Write a note to your elf or Santa apologizing for touching your elf.
What to do if you touch the elf on the shelf?
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How do you get your elf on the shelf to come early?
Tips for Getting Your Elf to Come Back Early
- Write a note.
- Host a celebration.
- Make fake snow.
- Create a welcome zone.
- Put candy out.