Get the free printable letter for when your Elf on the Shelf returns. My kids loved this Elf on the Shelf letter and I’m sure yours will too. 

Elf on the shelf letter free printable

Ho ho ho! Thanksgiving has passed and that means we are full steam into Christmastime! Santa will be coming soon, which means our Elf on the Shelf in on his way. Our mischievous little Elf on the Shelf will be appearing this week so I made a quick little return letter from him.

When Does Elf on the Shelf Leave and Come Back? 

Elf on the Shelf Letter High-Res Free Download Printable

Click here if you would like to download and print this fun Elf on the Shelf letter. You can write in your kids’ names at the top and your elf’s name at the bottom. Elf on the Shelf has delighted my kids with his silliness for several years now. I absolutely love this fun Christmas tradition.

Our Elf on the Shelf arrives every year just after Thanksgiving and stays with us until Christmas Day. Though ours seems to be a lazy elf and doesn’t move every night, my kids love to see what he’s up to.

Elf on the Shelf Printable Notes

Elf on the Shelf Notes free Printable

Does your Elf on the Shelf leave notes for the kids? Here’s a little page of notes you can print and cut out too.

If you don’t yet own an Elf on the Shelf, it’s a fun tradition to start! I know my kids with keep the memories of their hilarious elf forever.

Elf on the shelf chef set

How cute is this Elf on the Shelf chef set?! I think our little guy needs an apron for his cooking antics. I hope this Elf on the Shelf printable letter helps add a little extra joy to your holiday season.

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Silly ideas for Elf on the Shelf

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Yield: 1 letter

Elf on the Shelf Letter {free printable}

Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $1

Download and print your own Elf on the Shelf return letter!

A cute free printable letter from Elf on the Shelf


  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Pen


  1. Click the link to get to the high-resolution letter.
  2. Print.
  3. Write in your child's (or children's) names at the top and your elf's name at the bottom.