Elf on the Shelf Now Offers More Inclusive Options, and We Love the Tradition Even More
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Ah, Elf on the Shelf. The beloved tradition, which inspires kids to be on their best behavior before Santa Claus comes, has been around for a while now. Parents love hiding them, and kids love waking up to find the elaborate schemes they pulled during the night. They bring joy and magic to families during the holidays, but there was one major problem with them for a while: Elf on the Shelf only offered one standard Elf — a brunette, blue-eyed male. This has rightfully been rectified in recent years (although they can still do so much more), and families can now choose their elf from a few genders and skin tones ($30). Keep reading to see the new additions to this Santa-helping crew!