Is Elf on the Shelf a great holiday tradition or just creepy? | The Tylt

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"Elf on the Shelf" is based on a 2004 book about an elf sent by Santa to monitor kids' behavior at Christmas time. Many see the elf as a chance to get creative and let kids enjoy the magical fairytale aspect of Christmas. But others call the elf a made-up, marketed holiday traditionjust one more annoying obligation for parents at the holidays. Does a watching elf sends a creepy message to kids about surveillance and privacy? Is the Elf on the Shelf a great tradition or just creepy? Vote below! 🎄

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But aren't all traditions made up? Some people love the Elf on the Shelf because he affords endless creative opportunities. If kids and parents are having fun with it, what's the harm?

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Many parents think the holidays are overwhelming enough without the pressure to come up with clever ideas for the Elf every night.

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And some feel the Elf has jumped the shark.

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Other families get really into it, and consider the Elf one of their favorite traditions.

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The idea of an elf sent by Santa to monitor children's behavior creeps a lot of people out. And a doll that changes places at night sounds straight out of a horror movie. Who needs Chucky on the shelf?

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Is Elf on the Shelf a great holiday tradition or just creepy?
#LoveElfOnTheShelf
A festive crown for the winner
#OverElfOnTheShelf