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Elf on the shelf goodbye letter

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Dogmatix34 Mon 15-Dec-14 19:18:50

1st year of doing Elf on the Shelf and I would like him to leave the children their Xmas Eve Hampers when he leaves ( I'm so mumsnet!). Does anyone have any examples of goodbye letters which explain this. The ones I've found online don't mention gifts. Thanks

chloejaynemummy Mon 15-Dec-14 19:21:09

Iv been thinking about this summit along the lines of

Thank you for letting me stay with u I will report back to santa how good you have been here is a little something santa has send u early for looking after me so well.

Bit naff I know


AshesOfRoses Mon 15-Dec-14 20:39:23

I used one the first year which started,

"One last treat / gift before I go
Tonight is Christmas Eve, you know"

It reminds me of the Robert Frost poem about snowy woods fsmile

AshesOfRoses Mon 15-Dec-14 21:17:58

Dear DC,

One last treat before I go.

Tonight is Christmas Eve you know

Here are presents just for you.

I will really miss you two.

Remember to be good each day

When you eat and sleep and play

Santa's watching all you do

and will send me back to you.

I will return again next year

Bringing with me Christmas cheer.

Dogmatix34 Mon 15-Dec-14 22:03:35

Thanks ashes, that's perfect. I have two DCs as well so won't need to muck up the rhyme!

AshesOfRoses Mon 15-Dec-14 22:09:28

Oh I'm so glad. Merry Christmas fsmile

callmekitten Tue 16-Dec-14 05:06:17

The first year we had her, ours left a picture of herself waving good-bye from the top of the pile of presents that Santa had left (printed by me from my computer) DD loved it as she then had a picture to remember her by. Could you take a picture atop the hamper before hand and include it with the note?

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