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.
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.

Pip McJingles is back! More North Pole magic and mayhem with 3 new sets of Advent Letters

Our first edition Advent Letters in 2017 proved to be a massive hit with Elf fans of all ages. Now, new for Christmas 2018, Pip McJingles’ second instalment of North Pole news comes in three versions – a shorter, simpler read with Pre-School Advent Letters, our standard full-length letters, or our new personalised letters!

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.

Family Christmas Eve traditions we love
Whether it’s spent snuggled up in Christmas pyjamas, or playing Santa and delivering gifts, Christmas Eve has to be THE most exciting night of the year!
Our 2017 Elf Antics Planner - free to download and print
Perfect for organising what your Elf is going to get up to while they stay with you - download our free A4 full-colour Elf Antics Planner. You're welcome!
Our top Elf snowman building tips for World Snowman Day

World Snowman Day

If there’s one thing a North Pole Elf is an expert in, it’s how to build a snowman. Living in a place with year-round snow means our little elves get plenty of practice!

So, in honour of World Snowman Day on January 18, Elf for Christmas will share our top tips for building super snowmen…

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.
Christmas Elf Activities for Older Children

Christmas should be a magical time for children of all ages! Here are a few of our favourite Christmas Elf activities for older children.

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...
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.
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!
Keep your Elves busy with our free Christmas colouring sheets

Elf_For_Christmas_colouring_sheetsElf for Christmas's free Christmas colouring sheets are the perfect Christmas crafts to keep your little elves out of mischief! We've all kinds of free printables - including colouring sheets, Christmas craft activities and teaching resources - in our Fun Stuff To Do section.
Elf Scoops "LovedByParents" Award for Best Creative Activity
The modern family tradition, ‘Elf for Christmas’ has scooped its first award, taking home the LovedByParents Platinum Award in the Best Creative Activity category
Creative Christmas Ideas - Christmas To-Do List

Elf_for_christmas_elf_toyOur free printable list of creative Christmas ideas will keep you and your little ones busy for the whole of December!
Christmas Elf North Pole Breakfast Pancakes
These fabulous North Pole breakfast pancakes are a lovely way of bringing Christmas to the breakfast table! Guaranteed to make your little ones smile...
Make Hot Chocolate a favourite Christmas activity!
There's nothing like a lovely mug of hot chocolate to warm you up on a cold winter's day. Why not shake it up a little, with some of these exciting hot chocolate recipes?
Creative Christmas Ideas - Design a Christmas Bauble
Our free printable colouring sheets are the perfect Christmas craft activity! Try designing your own Christmas bauble - why not add glitter or sequins for extra sparkle?