Christmas Elf Blog

We’re back! Welcome your Elf back from the North Pole with our free printable signs
Are you ready to welcome your Elf toy back from the North Pole this December? If you’re looking for easy Elf arrival ideas, our free printable ‘We’re back’ signs are perfect!
Your Elf-help guide: How to welcome a Christmas Elf through the Elf door
Looking for some enchanted Elf arrival ideas? Discover our favourite ways for your new festive friend to make their grand entrance through the Magical Elf Door with our wonderful Elf-help welcome guide.
The 5 best Elf ideas to prove elves really are magical!
Looking for magical Elf ideas that will make your little one’s jaw drop? We’ve picked 5 of the best Elf magic ideas to inspire your mischievous little visitor this December!
Benefits of creative play: why creative toys are so important to child development

It’s common knowledge that children learn through play, but did you realise just how important creative play is for the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of your little one? Find out how creative toys that foster imaginative play like our Christmas Elf could actively help your child’s development.

When Elf forgets to move… 3 good reasons your Elf toy might have stayed put overnight
There are all sorts of reasons that a Christmas Elf might not move overnight. Here are Elf for Christmas’s top 3 excuses for when Elf forgets to move.
The magic behind the Elf for Christmas reward kit – what you get and how to use it!

The real magic of our Christmas Elf toy happens in the amazing reward kit that comes with it. Stickers, charts, certificates and more – find out all about it here.

Christmas party games for kids – free printable downloads!

Hosting a Christmas party? Our top 7 Christmas party games for kids will keep you and your guests entertained all day!

Share your Elf toy snaps to win with Elf for Christmas!

We love seeing the wonderfully wacky and creative mischief our Elf toy gets up to at Christmas! Send us your photos and you could win £30 to spend at Elf for Christmas.

How did Elf for Christmas make your Christmas magical? Let us know and you could win a prize!
Did Elf for Christmas make Christmas for your little one even more magical? We want to hear about it! There’s a £30 Elf for Christmas voucher up for grabs for our favourite story.
Grow a sunflower with a little help from Elf for Christmas

kids_garden_ideas_sunflowerEasy to grow and with quick results, growing sunflowers is the perfect outdoor activity for kids. Elf for Christmas asked our green-fingered North Pole pals for some top tips…

Give Dad the recognition he deserves this Father’s Day, with our free printable World's Best Dad certificates

fathers_day_best_dad_certificateDownload Elf for Christmas’s free printable certificates and let the Dad in your life know just how brilliant he is this Father’s Day!

Elf celebrates National Hugging Day on January 21 with 5 fun hug facts!


Elf_for_Christmas_national_hugging_dayNational Hugging Day is celebrated annually on January 21, but Elf for Christmas thinks everyone should get to enjoy hugs every day! Read on to learn why they’re so good for you.
24 funny and naughty Elf Ideas that little ones will love!

What mischief does your Christmas elf toy get up to in December? We’ve got elf mischief ideas that your little ones will love for every day in the run up to Christmas.
Sorry I’m late! The weather at the North Pole was terrible… and other excuses for your Christmas Elf to arrive after December 1!


Elf_for_christmas_elf_toyWorried you’ve missed out on the Elf for Christmas craze this year? Fear not! We’ve got a whole list of reasons why your Christmas elf was late…

People say the nicest things! Elf for Christmas in the Press

Elf_for_christmas_elf_toyOur adorable little elf toy is proving a big hit with reviewers! No wonder this little guy is blushing...
Teaching resources – using your Elf for Christmas in the classroom

Elf_for_Christmas_teaching_resourcesFind out how our free teaching resources mean our award-winning Elf for Christmas can help in the classroom just as much as in the home!
Girl Elf Name Generator
Christmas Girl Elf Toy


Are you a Jemima Jollybum or a Molly Glitterpants? Find out your girl elf name with our fun Christmas Girl Elf Name Generator.

Elf for Christmas’s top 24 books for your 2016 Book Advent Calendar


Elf Book AdventStruggling for ideas for your book advent calendar this year? Elf for Christmas has 24 suggestions for your little ones’ countdown to Christmas.
Elf for Christmas celebrates World Food Day 2016 on October 16
Find out what World Food Day 2016 is all about and how you can get involved in helping to combat hunger, in Elf for Christmas’s blog.
Read all about it! Elf for Christmas now stars in his very own book!

Elf_For_Christmas_bookJoin everyone’s favourite Christmas Elf for his first magical adventure! Elf for Christmas stars in his very own Christmas book, the perfect Christmas gift for children.

Register your child for Elf for Christmas’s free emails from Santa


Elf_For_Christmas_emails_from_santaRegister your child and your Elf for Christmas to receive our free emails from Santa – and keep the magic and excitement of Christmas alive all through December!