At the start of December mischievous elves come out to play in homes across Port Stephens.
In the lead-up to Christmas the Elf on the Shelf is a toy sent to children’s homes to report back to Santa on who has been naughty or nice.
While the cheeky little elves have a job to do, it seems they also like getting up to mischief along the way.
Is there an elf at your house? Or perhaps you have a great Elf on the Shelf idea you want to share? Send in your ideas and photos to email@example.com.
Some ideas to get you started:
1. Elf reads a story to dolls
2. Elf in fridge
3. Elf plays in cotton ball 'snow'
4. Elf sips some hot chocolate to warm up (or perhaps a cool beverage - this is Australia after all)
5. Elf packs kids' lunch
6. Elf in the Christmas tree
7. Elf in a toy car