Ahhh, it’s Christmas craft season, one of my favourite crafting times of the year! There are so many great festive themes to get stuck in to aren’t there? To start off our Christmas crafts this year, I’ve put together a massive collection of over 25 cute and fun ELF CRAFTS FOR KIDS.
You can see a photo of all of the elf craft ideas below. Under each set of photos you’ll see a brief description of each elf craft and a text link to click to take you to the full tutorial.
There are so many different and really lovely elf crafts to make that I’m sure you won’t just stick to one! There are elf crafts for toddlers, elf crafts for preschoolers and even some that your bigger kids and fun loving adults will enjoy too.
Scroll down to see them all and start choosing which one to try first.
Cute and Fun Elf Craft Ideas For Kids
1 – This Jumping Elf Puppet is so much fun. Pull the string to watch the elves leap up and down! Such a cute interactive Christmas craft for kids.
2 – Elf Christmas Card Puppets are so cute and loads of fun! They’re easy to make using the elf craft printable which comes in B/W and full colour with x7 multicultural skin colours to choose from.
3 – These cute and colourful printable Elf Hats are really cute for kids and fun loving grown ups! If you’ve ever wondered how to make elf ears then this is the craft for you!
4 – Kids will love this Christmas Elf Finger Puppet craft. Use your fingers to make him dance about helping Santa and being mischievous! (Free printable Template)
5 – These Newspaper Elves are so fun and have concertina legs that move when you wiggle the backing paper so it looks like they’re dancing!
6 – Cheeky Cork Elf Ornaments are adorably cute with edible hats! A super fun Christmas craft for kids!
7 – Rustic Elf Ornaments are a fun way to decorate the tree. Every home needs a cheeky elf family!
8 – I love the big round faces of these Paper Plate Elves.
9 – Give Santa a helping hand with these lovely Paper Cone Elves. Aren’t they sweet?
10 – These Popsicle Stick Elves are fun. I love the pom pom noses!
11 – If like us you always have a stash of cardboard rolls saved for crafting then these cute TP Roll Elves will be perfect!
12 – Handprint crafts make such lovely keepsakes. These Handprint Elves are sure to bring lots of smiles to your face for years to come.
13 – This free printable Elf Jigsaw Puzzle is a fun idea and something the family can enjoy together.
14 – Why not make a little elf theatre with these fun Paper Bag Elf Puppets?
15 – These Paper Elves have lovely big hats that make them look so cute!
16 – These Elf Puppets are lots of fun. Pull the string to make their limbs move!
17 – Here’s another fun keepsake idea. How about an Elf Family Portrait? So cute!
18 – This Cupcake Liner Elf has such a cheeky face! I love the cotton wool hat trim.
19 – Why not share the love of elves around with these easy to make Elf Cards?
20 – These yarn wrapped Popsicle Stick Elf Ornaments are super cute and will add a splash of colour to you Christmas tree.
21 – These Elf Bookmarks are the perfect way to enjoy your Christmas story books.
22 – Kids can have lots of fun bringing Santa’s little helper to life with these cute Popsicle Stick Elf Puppets.
23 – Elf Cards are lots of fun to share with friends and family. It’s super easy to make each cheeky face a little different too.
24 – Here’s a fun idea to make your own Elf On The Shelf! It’s super fun to use your own photos and turn this into an elf craft with child’s face.
25 – Do your kids always collect pebbles when you’re out on walks? Why not put them to good use with an Elf Rock Painting session?
26 – Why not do a bit of tidying before the big day and get your pens and pencils in order with this Elf Desk Tidy idea?
27 – Ahhh the humble TP roll! It can be crafted into just about anything can’t it? If you haven’t tried it before then have a go at turning some of yours into cute Paper Roll Elves.
28 – These Paper Plate Elf Hats would be great for a class Christmas party.
I hope you enjoy all these fun Elf Crafts for kids. I’ll keep adding more as we make them so do check back again soon.
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