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The Ultimate Elf on the Shelf Ideas Planner

Attention Scout Elves: Elf ideas for the 2020 season are made simple with these free, printable Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendars. If you’re seeking a blueprint for all ideas you’d like to execute this season, look no further. Utilize these handy planners. Follow along each day to create a new surprise your family. If you have a bit more time on your hands, plan all your own antics using the blank calendar or checklist. Happy planning!

  1. The Elf on the Shelf® Planning Calendar Template A Planning Calendar Template A

    This elf ideas calendar includes 24 easy elf ideas. Beginning with an arrival idea on December 1 and ending with a farewell idea on December 24, there’s no thinking required. Get ready to execute these fun ideas all December long!

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  2. The Elf on the Shelf® Planning Calendar Template B Planning Calendar Template B

    Like above, check out an additional version of The Elf on the Shelf® Planning Calendar. Keep planning to a minimum and use this pre-made calendar filled in with enough elf ideas for each day in December!

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  3. The Elf on the Shelf® Planning Calendar Template C Planning Calendar Template C

    If you’d describe your personality as “low-key,” then this planning calendar is perfect for you. Lose the elaborate ideas and let this calendar guide you through 24 hiding spots in your family’s home. Kids will love searching for you each morning, and you’ll never have to think of a new hiding spot!

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  4. The Elf on the Shelf® Planning Calendar Template D Planning Calendar Template D

    Calling all creative Scout Elves: Print this fill-in-the-blank planning template with your own unique elf ideas. Write in all your plans for the month here, and you’ll be ready to execute your goofy set-ups in no time!

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  5. The Elf on the Shelf® Ideas Checklist Planning Calendar Template E

    Keep a checklist of everything you need to gather to plan the perfect surprises. Don’t be stressed during the night; print this Elf on the Shelf Ideas Checklist and plan ahead. You’ll thank yourself later!

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  6. For more additional elf ideas inspiration, check out the elf ideas gallery.