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Elf on the Shelf Letters

Free printable arrival and goodbye letters from your elf! Make the most of this holiday season with these adorable and personalized elf letters.

Elf on the shelf season is almost here, which means it’s time to start planning! Each year I print out an elf calendar and checklist to stay organized. They have been a huge lifesaver!

elf on the shelf letters

I can’t believe the holidays are almost here, which means it’s time to welcome our elves! And what better way to do that than with a cute elf arrival letter. This is a fun way to kick off the season and introduce the kids to their beloved elf.

Our elf doesn’t come until December 1st, but I know some families elves come the day after Thanksgiving. Our elf loves to bring a small gift with this letter, but you could even set it out with a plate of cookies, or place it in an envelope and stick it in the tree. Recently, ours has been bringing this letter with their Christmas pj’s so that they can enjoy them all season long.

This free printable also includes a goodbye letter, so you can easily print them both off at the same time and store the goodbye letter for later. It’s such a fun way to add a more personal touch to your kids’ favorite holiday tradition!

Printable includes:

  • Arrival letter: A welcome letter from your elf encouraging the kids to behave nicely and be kind to others this Christmas.
  • Goodbye letter: A goodbye letter from your elf explaining his/her return to the North Pole, while also encouraging the kids to spread love and kindness throughout the year.
elf on the shelf arrival and goodbye letters

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  1. I love your elf items. I also want to say your site is full of great ideas, and I can’t wait to go through more!!!

  2. Hi, I subscribed to your newsletter, but the download link to the Elf letters isn’t showing on the web page. How do I download the letters? Thanks!