Christmas is quickly approaching and people are gearing up to welcome the Elf on The Shelf into their homes.
What happens when Elf on the Shelf leaves? This is everything you need to know.
What Is Elf On The Shelf?
Santa’s little helper Elf on the Shelf, sent by the North Pole, is Elf on The Shelf. He encourages children to be kind and good.
In the days leading to Christmas, the little Elf visits people’s homes to observe the children’s behavior every day and night.
The Elf can then decide who should be on a nice list and who should go on the naughty.
When Does Elf On The Shelf Start And Leave For Christmas?
According to The Elf on the Shelf website people are encouraged start the Christmas tradition in November 24th to December 1st each year.
This week is called the Scout Elf Return Week. Santa’s helpers travel to the North Pole during this time to spend quality time with their families.
Some of them will make their debuts at Thanksgiving in the United States.
Some celebrities, like Gary Barlow, have already released theirs because they couldn’t wait.
When does Elf On The Shelf?
Santa’s little helper typically leaves December 24th each year, just before Christmas.
The Elf on the Shelf is responsible for monitoring children’s behavior up to Christmas. After Santa has finished giving out Christmas presents, he will return to the North Pole.
Elf On the Shelf’s website provides good explanations of why Santa’s helper decided to stay on Christmas morning.