I'm a mum-of-two… my Elf on the Shelf hack is a total game changer and will make your Christmas so much easier | The Sun

A FESTIVE classic, Elf on the Shelf has made the life easier for millions of parents.

But sometimes even this story doesn't do the trick, leaving your kids running around completely berserk and fighting with their siblings.


Luckily, one mum has come to rescue with an easy life hack just in time ahead of Christmas – and people reckon it's a game changer.

The trick, according to the mum-of-two Rebecca (@becca.libra), is making the toy more realistic and lively looking,

This, she explained to her fans on TikTok, is easily done and requires just a four paper clips.

''I learnt the greatest Christmas parenting hack the other day, so I'm going to teach you guys.

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''Just take four paper clips, unravel them, make them straight.''

Once done, Rebecca demonstrated in her video, grab your Elf and go in-between the stitches of each of his limbs, pushing the paper clip through.

If there's any extra clip coming through, cut it off and hide the remaining bit inside.

''When you're setting him up for all the Christmas nonsense, he's bendy and he will hold into place.

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''This is a game-changer.

''I love setting up the elf and this will be so much help,'' Rebecca went on in the comments.

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The hack, safe to say, has become a hit amongst fellow parents on TikTok, with many thanking the savvy mum for sharing it.

''Ok this is smart! I’ve only seen wire and having to make a hole then sew it closed so i just haven’t done it but now…'' one commented.

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Another added: ''Thanks for this!!!!''

''Omg I am going to buy paper clips,'' someone was ready to give the trick a go.



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