The Elf on the shelf is hidden but the music that you hear will help you find him. Someone hides the Elf and then everyone tries to find him! The first player that does gets to put a gift in their sleigh and the first player to get 3 gifts in their sleigh wins! For 2 to 4 players, ages 3 and up. Requires 2-AA batteries that are not included. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.