We watched An Elf's Story as a good introduction to The Elf on the Shelf. The next day he appeared in our room and we read the book.
He arrived as a frozen gift from the North Pole!
Click HERE to get lots of Elf on the Shelf ideas from Pinterest.
We made our own elf and then wrote about why we would be a great elf.
Click HERE to go to The First Grade Parade and print out the application and writing prompt.
Click HERE for a cute 100 chart elf coloring page from
Oh My Little Classity Class.