If your elf didn’t move and the kids are wondering why then you are in luck with these 12 Reasons Your Elf Did not Move!
We all have those nights as parents, when we get up in the morning and the kids scream “Mom, Our Elf didn’t move” then we need to be quick on our feet before we have even had our morning cup of coffee to come up with a reason that the elf is still in the same spot it was the previous day. It is a hard task, but hopefully these 20 reasons why elf did not move help you when the kids ask about their elf who is still enjoying the previous spot.
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Reasons Elf Did not Move
- He went home, but maybe he just liked that spot so much yesterday he went back to it.
- He wanted it to be easy for you to find him this morning
- He heard someone walking when he was getting ready to leave and didn’t want to get caught moving.
- He fell asleep from being so tired, that he never woke up to leave
- Maybe he had a visitor, and got to busy talking that he didn’t have time to move. I think I heard voices last night.
- The cats were watching him and he thought they would try to get him when he went to move.
- He looks like he might not be feeling well, maybe he was sick last night and could move because he felt sick.
- Bad weather- He got word that there was bad weather at the North Pole so he stayed where he was.
- He is stuck- tell the kids to grab a spoon or tongs so you can pry him free so he can leave that night.
- We must have stayed up to late for him to be able to go back to the north pole
- Maybe heard noises outside (good for if you live in the woods) and he was freaked out to leave
- He is being a trickster! You all looked everywhere in the house and he went back to his spot from yesterday!
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