I would use a big bowl. Idea for the first morning our Elf! Mel the Elf, swimming in a sink of mini marshmallows, and a bowl of powdered donuts for breakfast with a little treat for the kids, and of course the Elf on a Shelf book to read!
compelling way to use elf on the shelf tied in with Jesus instead of naughty v. nice: Jesus, Santa, and the Elf on the Shelf. I really would rather have the Elf be a fun tradition, not to contingent on the naughty vs.