Elf on the Shelf Resources

Christmas Elf on the Shelf resources, ideas, activities and crafts EYFS KS1 KS2

Get ready for Christmas cheer with our Elf on the Shelf activities, resources, crafts, posters and more, to celebrate in style in the run up to Christmas!

What is Elf on the Shelf and how does it work?

Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas tradition whereby an elf keeps a close eye on children, to report back to Santa in the run up to Christmas. Each evening, the elf does a different activity, and when the children wake up, they’ll find the elf in a different place or position in the house. You can also use this concept in your classroom by having Elf on the Shelf activities and your very own elf, watching over the class in the weeks ahead of Christmas.

Elf on the Shelf classroom ideas

Start off with our Elf on the Shelf posters, ideal for your classroom window to get everyone in the Christmas spirit, and signal to your children that you’re taking part in Elf on the Shelf this year. Or make a display of it with our Elf on the Shelf display banners – just pop your elf underneath. Encourage your children to write about, or draw their own elf with our Elf on the Shelf elfie frames – brilliant! Great for provision, our Elf on the Shelf colouring pages are a great way in for children who are new to the concept of Elf on the Shelf. Help older children learn more about Elf on the Shelf, with our fun reading comprehension activity.

Short of ideas for the Elf on the Shelf night-time activities? Let us inspire you with our tried and tested Elf on the Shelf daily ideas – 24 days of Elf on the Shelf ideas!

Elf on the Shelf kindness activities

Rather than the idea of a mischievous elf, encourage kindness in your classroom with our range of Elf on the Shelf kindness resources and activities. Our 25 day Elf on the Shelf kindness calendar can be used every day to reward children for doing the right thing, and treating one another with kindness and respect. Just what Christmas should be all about!



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