Dad’s Seemingly Harmless Game of ‘Elf on the Shelf’ Quickly Turns Into Twisted Series of Traumatizing Pranks

You’ve heard of “Elf on the Shelf.” It’s the Christmas tradition where one of Santa’s little helpers watches over children in their homes to make sure they’re nice in the days leading up to Christmas. If that wasn’t already creepy enough, one unhinged dad decided to use the elf on the shelf to completely traumatize his kids with a series of pranks that sound like scenes from a Christmas-themed horror movie. Keep scrolling for the story.