If I Were An Elf Writing Activity (free printable)

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Let’s have some Christmas fun this December with this free if I were an elf writing activity.

You don’t need to have the elf on the shelf come to visit to enjoy this no-preparation download with the kids. This would be a great writing activity to do after watching the movie Elf, reading a book about elves, or at any time in December.

This is a great writing prompt for kids in elementary grades, and when they have finished writing they can color in the elves and the Christmas lights.

Put away the core curriculum and have fun with educational Christmas activities such as this.

if i were an elf

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Fun elf writing activity

Sometimes it is hard to get the kids to actually want to write. But with this fun elf writing worksheet, they will be asking for more.

It is also a great last minute activity for both school and homeschool, as there is no preparation required for this.

Supplies needed:

  • copy paper
  • crayons or coloring pens
  • pencil


Fill out the form at the bottom of the post to get the free if I were an elf printable.

There is 1 page to print and it will print out in portrait. Make sure to check the printer settings.

if i were an elf writing

Give the children the worksheet along with a pencil and some coloring pens, or crayons.

Another fun activity to do with the kids is to play Christmas mad libs.

If I were an elf ….

  • My name would be
  • My elf job would be
  • I would help Santa with
  • My favorite food would be
  • My favorite part about being an elf would be

Other free Christmas language arts fun:

Download the free Elf Writing Activity

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 19 January 2023 by homeschoolof1

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