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Can’t you believe the Christmas season is here? Santa Claus is coming to town – or so about 85% of young American children believe. If you have a young child that believes in St. Nick, they probably have a few questions about the Elf on the Shelf. Today we are answering questions about the Christmas Elf and including fun Elf & Santa Claus activity sheets you can print for free!
How Santa’s Elves Work
Santa’s elves are quite busy and often have a lot of work. Not only are they working for Santa during the Christmas season but there is plenty that goes on during the off seasons too.
Where do elves live?
It’s important to know that elves live in the North Pole with Santa Clause. They are there year around with the occasion beach vacation. During the Christmas holiday season, typically between Thanksgiving and Christmas morning, they travel around the world visiting families.
What do elves do for Santa?
Elves wear many hats and have many different jobs. The two main roles of elves are to help Santa make toys for Christmas presents. Also, many elf’s jobs are visit families during the Christmas season.
There are two types of elves. Christmas elves that visit families and elves that work in Santa’s workshop. Their role is different and it doesn’t mean their jobs can’t overlap. In fact, a family elf might work in the toy workshop during the off season. In addition, a workshop Elf can also visit families during the holiday season.
Additional rolls might include kitchen help, care of the reindeer department, elf clothing maker, santa’s sleigh repair department and more.
What is your elf job during the holiday season?
During the Christmas season, an elf’s job is to watch for naughty and nice behavior. Elves act as a liaison for Santa Claus and report nightly to the jolly ole fellow good and bad behavior. Santa uses the help of elves to create his nice list.
What do elves look like?
Did you know that not all elves look alike! Elves can come in many different colors and shapes. Just like people. The most common elf is known for it’s red body, broad face and red pointy hat. These elves often visiting homes. Other elves can be green, blue or even black. Elves typically have a little round belly and pointy ears. They can wear stripped socks. The head elf has yellow tights, a white peter pan collar on his green jacket, and a yellow accent on his green hat. He has been known to be spotted in the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Christmas Movie.
Elf on the Shelf Activity Sheet
Now that you have learned alot about Santa Claus’s elves, you mgiht want to learn if you are more like an Elf or more like St. Nick. For this fun “are you more like Elf or more like Santa” activity sheet, have your Elf on the Shelf deliver it one morning. The kid swill have fun quizzing each other to find out if they are more like a jolly old Elf or Saint Nicholas.
Elf on the Shelf Supplies Needed
- The Elf on the Shelf Doll
- Who is most like Elf & Santa Claus activity sheets (see below)
- Pen or Pencil
Free Elf & Santa Claus Printables
These cute Who is most like Santa Claus, Who is most like Elf activity sheets are found in our Free Elf on the Shelf printable library. Use them as a Christmas party game or a fun family activity for the Christmas season.
Answer these fun Christmas questions…
- Are you wearing something red?
- Does your name start with an S?
- Do you love toys?
- Is your birthday in December?
- Do you love candy canes?
- Are you done with your Christmas shopping?
Answer a few Santa vs Elf questions and quickly total your points. See if you have more points in the Santa column of Elf column.
Free Elf on the Shelf Printables
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Elf on the Shelf Resources
At Frugal Coupon Living, our goal, to create an easy Elf on the Shelf prank season for you. This is not our first year of having an Elf in the home. With over eight years of Elf ideas, we have created a rather large Elf on the Shelf fan club full of new Elf on the Shelf ideas. These Elf on the Shelf resources are all you need to create the best Elf ideas.
What is Elf on the Shelf?
Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas Tradition. The tradition has a book and a elf doll. The book is poetic and in rhyme sharing the purpose of the Elf’s visits. The Elf visits each Thanksgiving. He/She goes and returns from the North Pole each evening. Every morning he can be found in a new location in the house. The Elf has been found in the refrigerator, fishing in the toilet, writing messages on the mirror or hanging from the lights. It is VERY IMPORTANT, the Elf is not touch each evening or his Christmas magic will be lost! Each family is able to name their special elf. The elves return to their home (Santa’s North Pole Work shop) every Christmas Eve. An Elf’s Story can also be found on DVD.
More Helpful Elf on the Shelf Links
Some call Frugal Coupon Living the biggest resource for all things Elf on the Shelf. While we don’t want to brag, we will. We have move our red little North Pole friend for year after year. We have created plenty of free printables, must have resources, inspirational Elf links and more. Use us at a platform to keep your sanity through the entire Christmas season.
Use the helpful Elf on the Shelf links to come up with create ideas, grab free printables, and answer Elf on the Shelf Questions.
- Elf on the Shelf Ideas – a Starter guide to all things elf including some of our top post ideas and Elf on the Shelf digital downloads.
- Largest List of Elf on the Shelf Ideas – Now over 600 Elf on the Shelf ideas. New ideas added daily during November and December.
- Elf on the Shelf Questions and Answers – Are you just beginning with an Elf? Could you use a refresher of all the Elf rules. Take a look at frequently asked elf on the shelf questions to get started. You will immediately be an Elf expert.
- Free Elf on the Shelf Printables – Sign up for our emails and grab these free Elf digital downloads to help you during the Elf season. Includes an Elf calendar, notes, Elf coloring pages, encouraging ideas and more.
- DIY Bendable Elf on the Shelf – Want your Elf to do all sorts of positions. This is an easy no-sew bendable Elf on the Shelf tutorial.
- Elf Shop with Digital Downloads – This is one of the best Elf shops full of printable resources to perfect the holiday season.
- Elf on the Shelf Emails with New Ideas Daily – Each day we will write you with a new Elf on the Shelf idea as well as links to Elf on the shelf resources and sometimes hidden coupon codes and freebies!
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