What you get

The Elf Shelf® Holiday Shop provides everything a school needs to run a fun, successful holiday shop service project.  Gifts are sent on consignment so no prepayment is required.  Schools pay only for the gifts that sell after the sale is over.  Gifts not sold may be returned for full credit.

Schools receive the following:

  • Custom Gift Shipment: Place your Custom Order by June 1 to receive only the gifts requested (as available).  Contact Elf Shelf Holiday Shop to request a Custom Order Worksheet.
  • Quality, Tested Gifts
    • Broad selection of gifts priced $.25 – $10 with most in the $1 – $5 range. Gifts appeal to children shopping for Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa and friends. If desired, schools may choose to have only gifts in specific price categories sent.
    • All gifts, as required by law, are tested and meet the CPSIA testing standards set by the federal government. Test results are available by request.
    • New gifts added each year with favorites from previous years still available.
    • View the GIFT CATALOG.
  • Promo Kit:
    • Chairperson Success Manual – Instructions for before, during and after your sale
    • Coming Soon Parent Letters – Full color, bilingual letters for all students so you can begin promoting early and let parents know you need volunteers
    • Has Arrived Parent Letters – Full color, bilingual letters for all students that go out just before your sale to remind children to bring their money and provides a place to announce specifics about your sale (can be printed on the back).  Attach Budget Envelopes to these prior to distribution.
    • Budget Envelopes – Enough for every child – a great teaching tool
    • Promotional Posters – Get everyone excited about your event
    • Coming Soon banner – Designed for outdoor display
    • Has Arrived banner – Designed for outdoor display
    • Door panel to decorate shop entry door
  • Supply Kit:
    • Table cloths
    • Table tents to display Price Code gift prices
    • Small, medium, and large self-seal, Mylar gift bags
    • Handled shopping bags that allow children to easily transport their gifts home
  • Cash Register Credit:
    • Cash register credit allows schools with 300+ students to purchase the register of their choice and get reimbursed for their purchase.  This allows schools to receive a brand new register to meet their needs, and then keep the register for future school events.
    • To receive credit, fax or scan/email a copy of the purchase receipt to Elf Shelf® Holiday Shop.  We will give up to $100 credit on your Elf Shelf® invoice to pay you back for your register.  If the register costs more than $100, credits will be applied each consecutive year until school is completely repaid.
    • The register is yours to keep.
  • Promotions:
    • Available to schools with 300+ students that run their sale for 3+ days during school hours.
    • See promotions available this year!
  • Free Shipping:
    • Free shipping is included both to get everything to the school and to return the leftover gifts to our warehouse.
  • Parent Website:
    • Explains what an Elf Shelf® Holiday Shop is as well as the benefits for children and families.
    • Allows parents to view the types of gifts their children will be shopping for.
    • Great tool to use in newsletters and on school websites for promotion purposes.
    • Website is already listed on the Parent Letters provided with an Elf Shelf® Holiday Shop.
    • See Elf Shelf® Holiday Shop parent website.