Love it or loathe it, Elf on the Shelf has become a annual Christmas tradition all over the world - Driving tired, time-poor parents mad with the endless ideas, crafts, signs, mess, jokes, gifts and activities that need staging often late at night, every. single. night. during the busiest time of the year and right up until Christmas Eve.

The amount of Pintrest ideas all claiming to be easy and fuss-free will overwhelm you while you scramble to remember what mischief Elfie got up to last year -because although your kids can't remember where they left their shoe this morning, you better bet they will notice if Elfie doubles up on his pranks! 

So as we band together - the tired 9pm'ers who remember the moment your head hits the pillow - Here is our 9pm S-Elf Help Guide to Elf on the Shelf. Complete with ideas on what to do when Elfie forgets to move (because it's bound to happen!) and how to buy yourself a few nights off!

This free guide is an 18-page PDF download filled with easy ideas and print and cut cards for nights when it feels like a chore.