This fun Elf on the Shelf idea is quick and easy to do, you just need to know the secret trick! Where’s Elf on the Shelf? He is Hiding in the Water Bottle! I am sure you have seen the Elf on the Shelf in a water bottle, but of course, you were unsure how he got in there! Well you are in luck! We have the step by step directions on how to get that hiding elf in the water bottle.
Where’s Elf on the Shelf Hiding in Water Bottle Idea
Supplies for your “Where’s the Elf?” Project:
Directions for your “Where’s the Elf?” Project:
Step 1: Carefully pull the label off the water bottle.
Step 2: Using your Exacto knife cut the water bottle where the label goes 3/4th the way around.
Step 3: Bend the top of the water bottle slightly and stick your Elf on the Shelf into the water bottle, then pull the top over your elf
Step 4: Using scotch tape, tape the cut area.
Step 5: Reseal the water bottle label, use just a tiny bit of glue on the edges to reglue the label back on the water bottle.
Tada! Your elf is stuck in a water bottle!
More Elf on the Shelf Traditions
You can print the 24 Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas calendar so you don’t have to worry about planning. Just follow the calendar and have your Elf on the Shelf have fun each day. In the off chance that your elf doesn’t move check out 12 reasons your elf did not move, so you have an answer when the kiddos ask.
Make sure you also check out our 135 Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas for more Elf on the shelf ideas that you can do! We also love our Elf on the Shelf Kitchen Ideas too! Have a toddler? Check out the Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Toddlers!
Family Christmas Traditions
This year, don’t miss out on tons of holiday fun. Alongside your hijinks from the naughty Elf on the Shelf, you’ll want to include your favorite family traditions. You can get Santa’s phone number and learn more about how to contact him in our post. This is a great way to celebrate with the kids!
Alongside these great naughty Elf on the Shelf ideas, you’ll want to work in other fun traditions. We love creating delicious recipes and hosting our family during the holidays. If you do too, then you’ll want to check out our great list of recipes. Don’t forget to also check out our Christmas Recipe Index for more great ideas for the holidays!
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