Elf on the Shelf Treasure Hunt Christmas Idea

This easy Elf on the Shelf ideas is a free printable treasure map for an exciting adventure that you can use to display as an Elf on the Shelf and use as a prop. Help The Elf on the Shelf count down the days until Christmas with some a fun treasure hunt!

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Let’s set up this super cute Elf on the Shelf treasure hunt!

EASY ELF ON THE SHELF IDEA

This year the elf is counting down the days until Christmas and he’s using this printable paper treasure map to do it! Can you fine the pile of chocolate coins?

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How does the Christmas treasure map work? It’s simple…

Download and print The Elf on the Shelf paper treasure map printable and follow the directions to make a working paper Christmas treasure map that works well as an Elf on the Shelf prop.

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I love the idea of kids going on a treasure hunt to find the Elf on the Shelf as he sits on a pile of gold chocolate coins!

PRINTABLE ELF ON THE SHELF Printable Treasure Map

The best part about this easy Elf on the Shelf printable idea is that the Christmas treasure map is elf-sized!

Download the Elf on the Shelf Prop Here

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Supplies Needed to Make Christmas Elf On The Shelf Treasure Map

Directions to Make Elf on the Shelf Treasure Map

Time Needed to Set Up: 10-15 minutes

Step 1

Print out the Elf-sized treasure map PDF

Step 2

Cut the map out

Step 3

Once the treasure map is cut out place it in the Elf on the Shelf’s hands and place him on top a pile of treasure!

Finished Elf on the Shelf printable treasure map shown here with a blue background
Your Elf on the Shelf prop craft is complete!

Finished Elf on the Shelf Treasure Map For A Christmas Treasure Hunt

Your Elf can have a fun adventure with you as you wait for December 25th! Make waiting for Christmas a lot more exciting!

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This Elf on the Shelf prop is pictured in an unexpected scene!

Setting Up Your Elf On The Shelf Prop

Your finished Elf on the Shelf Christmas treasure hunt has limitless Elf on the shelf scene scenarios! Here are a few ideas including the one pictured above:

  • Position your Elf on the Shelf Scout on a pile of chocolate coins holding a treasure map!
  • Get a small box and fill it with plastic beads, faux jewelry, and plastic coins with Elf on the Shelf Scout on top.
  • You can make a treasure map leading your child to the Elf on the Shelf Scout who is holding their own map and sitting on a pile of chocolate coins.

a Month of Easy Elf on the Shelf Props & Ideas

We’ve created unique set of Elf on the Shelf props for you that you can print off and use every day to make moving Elf quick, easy and easy to remember.

–>Printable Calendar of a Month of Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Elf on the Shelf Treasure Hunt Christmas Idea

Elf on the Shelf Treasure Hunt Christmas Idea

Use the printable Elf on the Shelf prop to create a cute and easy Elf on the Shelf scene where Scout is counting down to Christmas with an elf-sized treasure hunt complete with a printable treasure map.

Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $0

Materials

  • Printed Christmas Treasure Map Printable
  • Scissors
  • Your Elf on the Shelf Scout Doll
  • Optional: Chocolate Coins

Instructions

  1. Print out the Elf-sized treasure map PDF
  2. Step 2
  3. Cut the map out
  4. Once the treasure map is cut out place it in the Elf on the Shelf’s hands and place him on top a pile of treasure!

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What are you going to do with your Elf on the Shelf treasure map Christmas printable?

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