Who is doing the Elf on the Shelf tradition this year? If you are, you know that sometimes you run out of creative ideas for your help. By using some of these kits and free Elf on the Shelf printables, doing things with your elf this holiday season is so much easier!
Elf on the Shelf Letters
Elf Arrival Letter
With this letter, your elf proclaims his arrival and reminds your child to show kindness to others and do good deeds daily. (More Elf Arrival Ideas)
The letter reads as follows:
IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN, MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR! THE CHRISTMAS TREE IS UP AND I’VE BEEN BUSY HELPING SANTA GET ALL THE GIFTS READY FOR THE GOOD BOYS AND GIRLS. LIKE A GOOD LITTLE ELF, I HELP HIM WITH HIS WORK. EVERY NIGHT, I TELL HIM ABOUT ALL THE KINDNESS YOU’VE SHOWN TO OTHERS. PLEASE DON’T TOUCH ME, OR I WILL LOSE MY MAGIC. I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING ALL YOUR GOOD DEEDS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
YOUR ELF FRIEND, (You sign on behalf of your elf. Haven’t chosen and elf name yet? Choose one here: Elf on the Shelf Names)
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Elf on the Shelf Letter to Santa
In this letter, your elf reports back to Santa. You help fill in some details on all the great things your kids have done. The letter reads as follows:
DEAR SANTA, I HAVE BEEN A DUTIFUL ELF, WATCHING YOUR FRIENDS __________________ WHO LIVE IN ________________. FROM WHAT I’VE SEEN, THERE ARE SOME GREAT DEEDS BEING DONE, SUCH AS __________________________________. THIS KID ROCKS! NOT ONLY THAT, I SAW THIS AND I WAS REALLY IMPRESSED! _______________________________.
I WILL CONTINUE TO WATCH AND REPORT BACK WITH ALL THE KIND THINGS GOING ON HERE.
Elf on the Shelf Letter to Santa: The Warning Letter
In this letter, your elf reports back to Santa after a not-so-perfect day and issues a warning. You help fill in some details on the behavior that needs to improve. Don’t forget to have your elf sign his or her name at the bottom! The letter reads as follows:
THIS IS A WARNING LETTER! I SAW SOME THINGS TODAY I THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT. MY FRIEND’S NAME: (Insert the name of your child) THE BEHAVIOR I WITNESSED: (Insert the “naughty” behavior) I’M SURE THINGS WILL IMPROVE TOMORROW. SEE YOU AT THE NORTH POLE!
YOUR ELF FRIEND,
(Sign your elf’s name here)
Elf Express: Letters to Santa
The Scout Elf Express delivers letters to Santa on time every time! Write your letters on Santa’s special paper and use Mrs. Claus’ Magic Press to shrink them down to Elf-size. Leave the letters out for Scout so he can tie them around himself and deliver them at magical speed! When the letters have been seen by Santa, Scout will hang them on the tree. Included: 8 Pieces of Santa’s Special Paper, Mrs. Claus’ Magic Press, 8 Ribbon sashes, 2 Markers, 2 Sheets of parchment paper, and a Beautifully-illustrated storybook that tells the story of Scout and his Express Delivery service. Scout Elf not included.
Elf on The Shelf Crafts
Santa’s Scout elf training team introduces 13 paper crafts that Scout elves can use to create a mini world of 3D fun for their families. Tips, tricks and Pop-Outs are all included to inspire even the busiest Scout elves with impressive scenes throughout the holiday season.
- Colorful papercraft book to inspire your Scout Elf
- 13 paper crafts to create a mini world of 3D fun
- Step by step instructions & valuable tips from the Scout Elf training team!
More Elf on the Shelf Printables
Your Elf on the Shelf doesn’t have to be naughty. In fact, you can use your elf to inspire kindness. These Elf on the Shelf Printables can be printed and presented as ideas for you kids to help focus on the true meaning of the season.