Elf On The Shelf Photo Craft  [Free Template]

The kids are going to go crazy for this adorable elf on the shelf photo craft of themselves. It’s easy to do too- just download our free template, print it out, and get crafting! All you need are a few simple supplies!


– White or colored    cardstock – Scissors – Glue stick – Brads – Crayons or markers (if    using the color in version) – Photo of your child – Small hole punch – Glue dot (optional, but   useful) – Elf on the shelf template


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

2. Begin to build the elf body by gluing the legs to the bottom of the body piece.

3. Next, punch holes at the top of each of the arms and the top corners of the body.

4. Take the brad and push it through the arm and then the body.

5. Create the hat by gluing the fluff to the bottom of the hat. Cut off any excess paper from the sides of the hat. 6. Glue the hat to the top of your child's photo, then glue the bottom of your child's photo to the elf's collar.

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