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10 of the best Elf on the Shelf props and accessories

Elf on the Shelf outfits, mini books, footprints stencil and even some quarantine essentials - we've found fun props from £1.99 to make your Elf feel at home this December


It’s that time of year again, when each day in December sees your cheeky Elf appear in different scenarios around your house, keeping an eye on your children in the run up to Christmas Day.


If you’re a seasoned ‘Elfer’ you may already have your scenes planned, but if you’re stuck for ideas we’ve rounded up the best accessories and props you can buy to give your Elf an exciting home to play in.

Here’s our pick of the best Elf on the Shelf miniature props and accessories…

1. The Elf on the Shelf Magic Portal Door and Slide, £12.95

A fun way to bring your Elf back into your home, with this inflatable slide decorated with snowflakes and a 2-sided door with festive decoration.

Available from: Amazon

2. Elf mask, £1 and Elf isolation decals, £4


Will your Elf be quarantining when he visits your house this year? Get them prepared with these miniature face coverings and ‘Elf Isolation’ decal to stick onto your ‘quarantine jar’ – particularly handy if you don’t fancy coming up with lots of ideas this year!

You can also make your own mini face coverings using these free printables from the makers of Elf on the Shelf.

Elf masks available from: Etsy
Elf isolation decals available from: Etsy

3. Elf on the Shelf Sweet Shop Outfit, £9.95

Get your Elf ready to cook some Christmas sweet treats with his green apron with a front pocket, mixing bowl and wooden spoon.

Available from: Amazon

4. Elf on the Shelf Insta-Moment Pop-Ups, £12.95

This handy Elf on the Shelf set comes with 5 pop-up backdrops to make your Elf scenes ready-to-go – perfect if you want to get something up quickly. Themed backdrops include Scout Elf Beach Time, Scount Elf Salon, Scout Elf Gamer, Christmas Car Ride and Christmas Campout.

Available from: Amazon

5. Personalised North Pole Envelope, from £7.90

Personalise your Elf doll with these lovely felt envelopes. Have him delivered to children on the 1st December or send him back to the Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole on Christmas Eve.

These aren’t from the official Elf on the Shelf brand but would make lovely props to add to your scenes.

Available from: Etsy

6. Elf on the Shelf Cozy Christmas Storytime, £12.95

Have your Elf snuggle down in front of the fire with this cosy Christmas scene which comes with an inflatable chair, plaid blanket, storybook, Christmas tree and fireplace with stockings.

Available from: Amazon

7. Miniature Children’s Books, £11


These are amazing! Add some classic children’s storybooks to your Elf scene from Cat in the Hat to Charlotte’s Web.

Available from: Etsy

8. Elf Footprints Stencil, £1.99

Sprinkle some flour or icing sugar over these stencils to show that your Elf has been on the move. These aren’t from the official Elf on the Shelf brand but are a great way to make your scene more festive.

Available from: Amazon

9. Santa’s Workshop Elf Door, £8.50

Create a secret entrace for your Elf with this adorable little door that you can attach to your skirting board. We love the idea of sprinkling the entrance with some fake snow and decorating with Christmas baubles to make the scene even more festive.

Available from: Etsy

10. Elf on the Shelf Peppermint Plane Ride, £12.95

Get your Elf ready to set off back to the North Pole with this inflatable aeroplane (14.1″ x 13.2″ x 6.5″), which comes with 6ft of candy cane cable to hang it up.

Available from: Amazon


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