20 Fun Elf on the Shelf Notes

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These Elf on the Shelf Notes and free printables are too much fun to miss. I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for new Elf on the Shelf Ideas so to me, these notes and letters are perfect!

Now that it’s that time of the year for the Elf to make his appearance, I worry that some days I might run out of ideas. But truthfully, I know that thanks to these fun note ideas, I really won’t ever have to worry about that.

If you’re looking for some other fun Elf on the Shelf Ideas, make certain to check out these Elf on the Shelf Email Reminders as well. One can never be too careful when it comes to that scrappy elf!

Get Elf Ideas Emailed to

You Every Day 

  • Two ideas in each email
  • Time involved for each idea
  • Links for examples included

Are you ready for some awesome Elf on the Shelf Note and Letter ideas? You’re going to really love these!

Tips for Elf Notes

  • First and foremost, have fun with this! Anything Elf on the Shelf is light-hearted and fun!
  • Don’t overly stress about it. You don’t have to have a note for everyday but these 20 below are great options to have one hand when you need one.
  • Print them out the night before so that you’re ready to move that elf before you head to bed. (no one wants to do it in the middle of the night or take the chance of forgetting!)

Elf on the Shelf Notes

You're going to love these Elf on the Shelf notes!

More Printable Elf on the Shelf Ideas You’ll Love

Dollar Tree Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Here is a video where I show you how I found these items in the Dollar Tree store and what they look like once we get them home. This should help you see how we use these ideas for Elf on the Shelf.

Where Should I Hide Elf on the Shelf 

This is what make Elf season so fun… you can hide him anywhere.

I’ve hidden our Elf every where from in the bathroom, in the Christmas tree, in the car, outside, in a box of cereal… you get the idea. Just have fun with it!

What Happens If Your Elf on the Shelf Doesn’t Move

Well, don’t freak out…. it just means you forgot or fell asleep. lol

Print out our excuse cards do you have them on hand. They are lifesavers for the times you forget to move Elf!

FAQs About Elf on the Shelf

We have been doing these Elf shenanigans for almost a decade at my house. My kids just love it, no matter how old or how young they are.

I put together a list of the most asked questions I get each year about doing Elf on the Shelf. You can watch them in this video.

One Comment

  1. so many cute and clever ideas – love the notes!
    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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