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Elf on the Shelf Memes – 25+ Funny Memes About That Elf

For the tired parents at Christmas, we bring you funny Elf on the Shelf memes.

It’s that time of year. As if there wasn’t enough going on during the holidays! From decorating the tree, to hanging lights, buying Christmas gifts and attending all of the holiday events and parties – thats is too much already. Add on coming up with Elf on the Shelf ideas and moving this elf from spot to spot each night? Nope, my kids are grown I now get a pass.

Best Elf on the Shelf Memes

For all of you parents still in the trenches moving the elf, we have some funny. Take a break from moving the magical elf from one spot to the next and share these hilariously funny Elf on the Shelf memes.

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funny elf on the shelf memes

First, before we get started with the funny. I don’t know who needs to see this, but don’t forget to move the elf.

move your self meme reminder funny - First, before we get started with the funny. I don't know who needs to see this, but don't forget to move the elf.
move the elf meme

What is Elf on the Shelf

So What is elf on the shelf? The elf tradition started in 2005. The idea is that this is the elf that watches your kids so Santa will know if they belong on the good or naughty list.

santa elf is watching meme
what is elf on the shelf meme – i told you the elf is watching

Over the years, the Elf on the Shelf tradition has evolved. It now a full out operation for parents. We have easy Elf on the Shelf ideas, but boy am I glad this isn’t something we do any longer.

creepy elf on the shelf meme - make sure to get an elf on the shelf because telling your kid about an old man that climbs down the chimney isn't creepy enough.
creepy elf on the shelf meme – make sure to get an elf on the shelf because telling your kid about an old man that climbs down the chimney isn’t creepy enough.

If you haven’t yet jumped on the hide the elf Christmas tradition, let me plant this thought in your mind. An Elf on the Shelf isn’t just for this Christmas. It’s for EVERY Christmas for the next 10 years. Think before you buy. We have other family Christmas traditions you can do that are WAY less painful than committing to an elf.

elf on the shelf christmas meme
before buying an elf on the shelf meme

Want to freak your kids out? Dress as an Elf on the Shelf and sit on the mantle like this dad. (Amazon has this costume)

man elf on the shelf meme funny

Why can’t adults get an adult elf on the shelf that does chores like cleaning, mopping, dishes and laundry? Why would we need that when we have mom! (God bless all the dads that pull their weight.) See mom memes.

adult elf on the shelf meme
adult elf on the shelf meme

What elf would be like on Facebook versus what he would be like on snapchat.

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elf on the shelf facebook meme

Like Miley Cyrus, he came in like a wrecking ball.

naughty elf on the shelf meme - he came in like a wrecking ball
wrecking ball elf on the shelf meme

When I was a kid, if a doll magically came to life like Elf on the Shelf does – they took you and everyone you love out. Who remembers Chucky and Childs Play?

elf on the shelf chucky meme
elf on the shelf chucky meme

No Elf on the Shelf

If you are anti-elf, these elf on the shelf memes are for you. How you sleep knowing you don’t have to deal with an elf for the next 24 nights. It is so great not having to worry about wear the elf will move and what chaos he will create. My kids create enough chaos!

how i sleep no elf on the shelf meme

Don’t forget that snitches get stitches.

dont forget elf on the shelf meme

Ain’t nobody got time for elf on the shelf!

no elf on the shelf meme
Ain’t nobody got time for elf on the shelf meme

What the cat would do to the elf if he had it his way.

cat elf on the shelf meme funny
cat elf on the shelf meme

From SarcasticMommy4 – it’s almost that time of year where I don’t care where your kid found the Elf on the Shelf.

elf on the shelf tweet
funny elf on the shelf tweet

From Not_thenanny – I won’t get mad that your kid told mine about your Elf on the Shelf if you don’t get mad that I told my kid the elves only visits really bad kids.

funny elf on the shelf tweet

You’ve Heard of Elf on the Shelf Memes

Somewhere along the elf journey, these hilarious you’ve heard of the shelf on the shelf memes started. These funny rhyming with elf on the shelf are just too funny.

Pope on a rope!

pop on the rope youve heard of elf on the shelf meme

You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now get ready for yeti on spaghetti.

youve heard of elf on the shelf meme yeti on spaghetti

You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now get ready for dolly on a tamale. This has to be my favorite youve heard of elf on the shelf meme because DOLLY!

dolly on a tamale elf on the shelf meme

Who needs an elf on a shelf when you got a trooper on a pooper! (see star wars memes)

trooper on the pooper meme
trooper on a pooper meme

You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now get ready for Santa on a Fanta.

youve heard of elf on the shelf meme santa on the fant

No not Snoop on a stoop! This is too much.

youve heard of elf on the shelf meme snoop on the stoop
snoop on a stoop meme

I’ll let you guess this one.

elf on the shelf goth on the sloth

You’ve heard of elf on the shelf, now….

youve heard of elf on the shelf meme rocky on the jockey

And God bless Bernie. These Bernie mitten memes were my absolute favorite.

youve heard of elf on the shelf meme bernie on the gernie
You’ve heard of elf on the shelf meme – bernie on a gurney

Bad Elf on the Shelf Memes

Get ready for some bad elf on the shelf memes. Maybe keep these memes away from the kids, PLEASE.

bad elf on the shelf meme wine pills
bad elf on the shelf meme wine pills

All is fun and games but we all know that when you work hard, you need a break. That is true also for our funny little elf friend. After all those long nights for 24 consecutive days of trying to entertain the children while spying on them all day long, elf needed a break.

inappropriate elf on the shelf meme
inappropriate Elf on the Shelf memes

These bad elf on the shelf memes do not disappoint.

More Inappropriate Elf on the Shelf Memes

Yes, that naughty elf on the shelf can be bad. Here are inappropriate Elf on the Shelf memes.

bad elf on the shelf meme pooping how peanut butter kiss cookies are made
bad elf on the shelf meme pooping on the cookies – thats how peanut butter chocolate kiss cookies are made

When the elf decides to get his party on and pre-game before work.

dirty elf on the shelf meme
naughty elf on the shelf meme

More Memes about Elf on the Shelf

The true meaning of Christmas, is it scaring your children into being good?

bad elf on the shelf meme

Instead of Elf on the Shelf – if you want to keep Christmas about Chris – have Mary and Joseph toys journey to Bethlehem. Have them arrive at the nativity scene on Christmas eve.

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mary and joseph nativity meme

Check out this modern nativity story – to get a glimpse of what the journey of Mary and Joseph would have looked like if it happened today.

Share the Memes

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Merry Christmas and happy elfing.

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