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Elf on the Shelf Calendar Planner (2023) – Free Printables

If you’re looking for some Elf on the Shelf calendar planner ideas, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve created 2 awesome Elf on the Shelf planner options and 2 super helpful Elf on Shelf calendar printables for you to download and print for FREE.

There are so many things to remember when you have an Elf on the Shelf visiting your home. With these free printables, you can make sure that everything is planned out and taken care of ahead of time. 

You can use these Elf on the Shelf planning calendar printables to help you keep track of when your Elf will be arriving, what he or she will be doing each day, and even plan out some special activities for your family to do together.

I hope you enjoy the Elf on the Shelf calendar printable and the Elf on the Shelf Planner and that they help make your holiday season a little bit easier.

***Dates updated for Elf Calendar 2023***

elf on the shelf calendar of ideas

Elf on the Shelf Plan

Someone once said…a goal without a plan is just a dream. How about this one? An elf without a plan is just a nightmare! Amirite?

December can get kind of hectic and when you have to think of 24 ideas for your elf…come mid month you are stuck and stressed. This Elf on the Shelf calendar planner will help! 

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Elf graphic in title image – courtesy of drewbdoodles on Etsy.

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Elf on the Shelf Calendar

Every December, parents everywhere are scrambling to come up with new and exciting elf on the shelf ideas. If you’re like most parents, you don’t have time to waste thinking up new easy elf ideas on the spot every night. You need to plan in advance.

We’ve got you covered with our free printable elf on the shelf calendar planners. These planners include space to write all your elf ideas and the things you need to make them happen. With this planner, you can easily plan out your elf’s antics in advance and make life easier. As you come across an idea, jot it down and then hide the list from the kids.

Most Elf on Shelf calendars and planners are pre-filled with ideas, but that doesn’t work for everybody. Some people prefer blank calendars and planners to write their own schedule on. We’ve also created an AWESOME Elf on the Shelf calendar that is filled with easy and fun ideas. So please grab one or both. It’s up to you.

So read on to find out more about these Elf on the Shelf calendar planners. Then head over to our quick Elf on shelf ideas article on our website and start filling your planner and calendar out…and you’ll be organized for December.

elf on the shelf plan

Elf on the Shelf Planner Printable

The links to download these calendar / planner printables are at the bottom of the article. Read through this article for instructions, then scroll to the bottom to find the links to download. Each printable can be printed as many times as you like. They look amazing printed in color but if you can print them in black and white if you prefer.

Make sure that your printer settings are set to ‘portrait’ orientation for the two planners and ‘landscape’ orientation for the 2 calendars and that ‘fit to page’ is selected. They are designed to be printed on ‘Letter’ size paper or A4 paper.

Please note the free printables in this article are only for personal use. They are not for re-sale or distribution without permission. They are for your own personal Elf on the Shelf plans.

Elf on the Shelf Planner

This Elf antic planner is the first step in your Elf planning. This Elf ideas printable is a great way to keep all of your ideas for your elf in the one place. Write all of your ideas down on the Elf planner whether you think you’ll use them or not.

Just print this Elf on the Shelf planner out and jot your ideas down as you think of them or come across them on the internet. This way, you will have them all in the one place and you won’t forget any of them. 

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Step 1: Write down any Elf on the Shelf antics and adventures that you can think of. Even if they seem silly or too hard….write them all down as a big brain dump to begin with. You can add to this throughout the month.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the Elf on the Shelf planner printable.

Elf Planner

This is the second step in your elf planning. Pick out your favorite (or most achievable ideas) from your list in step 1. Write them down on the Elf planner to make them happen.

The Elf on the Shelf plan has room for 4 ideas per sheet. It has room to write the idea and things you need to do and the props you need to make your elf adventure happen. At the bottom of each idea, simply circle whether you are ready for each elf idea. It’s a quick way to pick out ideas when you are short on time.

elf on the shelf planner

There’s also space at the bottom of the planner to write any additional notes that will help you and your Elf’s adventures.

Step 2: Write out your favorite elf ideas and the things you need to do and props you need to make the adventure happen.

Find the download links at the bottom of the page.

Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendar

This is the third step in your elf planning. Once you have worked out your favorite elf ideas, start jotting them down in the blank spaces on this elf on the shelf printable calendar.

You’ll be surprised at how quickly the month comes together. You will feel way less overwhelm when you realise that you have got it all organized and all you need to do is refer to this handy elf calendar every night.

Elf on the Shelf Blank Calendar

elf on the shelf calendar

Step 3: Fill out your calendar with all your favorite elf adventure ideas and make the magic happen! Sit back and feel proud of how organized you are!

Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the download links to grab this Elf calendar.

Elf on the Shelf Calendar of Ideas

Now even though a lot of people prefer a blank calendar to write their own ideas down – we have received requests to add some of our fun ideas to a calendar as well. So here is a prefilled calendar of wonderful Elf ideas.

Please note some of these ideas in this calendar require free printables that we have on the website for you. To find the printables, simply refer to this handy Elf on the Shelf page to find them.

Elf on the Shelf Calendar of Ideas

You’ll love this Elf on the Shelf calendar of ideas. Download it and save it to your computer so you can easily click to find the Elf free printables when you need them. 

Links to download all the calendars are found at the bottom of this page.

elf on the shelf planning calendar

As we mentioned at the beginning of this article, Elf on the Shelf can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of work. We hope that by providing these free printable planners and calendars, we have made your life easier.

Just download and print what you need, and your elf will have no trouble keeping up with all of your family’s shenanigans! 

If you found these calendar ideas helpful, please share them with your friends on social media or pin them to your Pinterest boards. Thanks for reading and happy elfing! Merry Christmas.

elf on the shelf calendar

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Fill your planners with 100+ easy and quick elf on the shelf ideas!

Download your Elf on the Shelf printable calendar and Elf on the Shelf planner below.

Elf on Shelf Calendar

Find Elf on Shelf Planner – Download it here

Find Elf Ideas List – Download it here

Find Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendar (Blank) – Download it here

Find Elf on the Shelf Calendar of Ideas (Pre-filled) – Download it here



 

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