Elf On The Shelf Handprint Craft For Kids [Free Template]

One Christmas tradition that has become increasingly popular in recent years is the elf on the shelf.

This simple project is perfect for even the youngest family members, and it’s a great way to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.


– Colored cardstock or construction paper – Scissors – Glue – Black pen (optional) – Markers – Pencil – Elf on the shelf template

Download the elf on the shelf template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

Trace your child's hand onto a skin colored piece of paper and cut it out. Arrange the handprint with the fingers pointed up.

Place the red hat paper on the fingers so they're completely covered and glue them in place.

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