Free Printable Elf on the Shelf First Day Idea Poem
Hi. I’m Dinah…and I am obsessed with the Elf on the Shelf and it’s ALMOST that time. I love making cheap and easy elf crafts and all things Elf on the Shelf. Here is a simple print and cut poem for the first day of your family tradition. For this one, include a little treat for your elf to give the kids. This marshmallow treat is a quick and easy one.
Here is a popular elf printable I have made with a free download: DIY Elf on the Shelf Luggage
Easy Marshmallow Snowman
First, make the snowman marshmallow treat. The printable I made will work with any treat, but I made this snowman in seconds.
Here is what you need.
Time: 30 Minutes
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- Simply stack three marshmallows on the BBQ skewer.
- Draw the face with black and orange food markers.
- Add the fruit roll up scarf. I fringed the scarf ends with kitchen scissors. If desired, add a fruit roll up cone shaped hat.
- Print the poem below!
Free Printable Poem
You can make this printable any size you wish. I layed it with green card stock and added some little pompoms to make it a little more festive.
Oh how I missed you;
It’s great to be back!
I made you some treats,
A sweet little snack.
I hope you like it
It’s one of my faves.
You better be good!
You better behave!
Download the FREE printable HERE: Elf on the Shelf First Day Printable
Here’s the finished product!
No time? Make this!
You can also used treats from your local grocery instead. I added little DIY Elf Legs and Feet for these.
More Elf on the Shelf (I told you I was obsessed)
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Here is a video of some of my ideas. Enjoy!