Yesterday, this cute little pixie elf and a book telling about him arrived at Madison's house--straight from the North Pole!
It seems that Santa sends out these little elves to stay in children's houses and "spy" on them during the Christmas season.
The first order of the day after receiving the special elf, is to give him a name. Then he is to be placed on a shelf or similar spot so he can "keep an eye" on the children of the house. Children are not allowed to touch him or he will "lose his magic". They may talk to him, but not touch him.
At night, when everyone is asleep, the pixie elf "returns to the North Pole" and reports on the behavior of the day to Santa Claus, then he returns to a different spot in the child's home to get ready to begin the next day's "watch". The pixie elf is there as a constant reminder to "be on your best behavior".
As each new day begins, part of the fun is to get out of bed and try to find the elf's new spot for the day. Each day he will be sitting in a different place "keeping watch".
I love this little visitor that is staying at Madison's house and found out about him through another blogger. If you'd like to know more about him just visit this site http://www.elfontheshelf.com/ There are some cute games and activities for children on the sight.
Now, here's the interesting part about Madison and her visitor...she's afraid to go look for him because he moves around her house! It sort of freaks her out! That's my Madison!
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