KUSA - The Elf on the Shelf has been making its way around thousands of shelves in the country, taking note of who has been naughty and who has been nice and will return to the North Pole until next year.
The Elf on the Shelf is a special Christmas tradition that involves a family adopting an elf, sometimes giving it a name and placing it somewhere in the house.
Every evening the elf returns to the North Pole to report back to Santa and tell him which kids have been naughty, and which kids have not been nice. The elf magically returns to its family family every day and finds a different place to watch the children from.
Two rules all children need to know if they adopt an elf. Children are not allowed to touch the elf and the elf only moves when everybody in the family is asleep.
This tradition usually starts around Thanksgiving.
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