As the Christmas season approaches, many parents find themselves searching for elf books for kids of all ages. They’re great for reading aloud or reading independently.
One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is by reading holiday books with your kids. There are so many great Christmas chapter books out there that are perfect for reading aloud.
Not only are they filled with festive scenes and jolly characters, but they also teach important lessons about giving, sharing, and spending time with loved ones.
While there are many great choices available, we’ve compiled a wonderful list that includes some of our favorite elf-themed books.
Curl up with your little ones this holiday season and enjoy a festive Christmas book. It’s sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit in no time!
Recommended Elf Activity Kits
Christmas Potion Kits
Add some STEM to your December lesson plans with these sparkly, fizzy Christmas potions.
Elf on the Shelf Activity Kit
If you’ve ever forgotten to move your elf on the shelf, this Elf on the Shelf activity kit is for you! Prepackaged activities designed to make holiday memories simple not stressful.
Elf Magic Door DIY
Kids will love painting a magic door through which their Elf on a Shelf can arrive. It’s so much fuN!
Elf Activities for Kids
In addition to reading elf stories, there are tons of other great elf activities for kids. They can make their own elves, have an elf scavenger hunt, or even make some elf-themed snacks!
Whatever you do, make sure to get the whole family involved for some holiday fun.
• Buddy the Elf Scavenger Hunt
• Elf Picture Books for Christmas from Homeschool Preschool
Elf Crafts for Kids
One of the best things about Christmas is all of the festive crafts you can make. If you’re looking for some elf-themed crafts to do with your kids, we’ve got you covered.
Check out these adorable elf crafts that are perfect for kids of all ages.
• Easy Elf Craft for Kids from Homeschool Preschool
• Simple Elf Hat Craft from Homeschool Preschool
Elf Worksheets for Kids
Looking for some educational elf activities for your kids? These free elf printables are perfect for keeping little ones occupied during the holiday season.
We hope you enjoy these elf books and activities with your family this holiday season! Merry Christmas!
• How to Catch an Elf Book Activities from Homeschool Preschool
• E is for Elf Printables from Homeschool Preschool
• Elf on the Shelf Reading Flash Cards from 3 Boys and a Dog
• Elf Worksheets for Kids from Simple Everyday Mom
Elf Books for Kids
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is a time for family, friends, and fun. It's also a great time to introduce your kids to the world of elves.
What better way to get them excited for the holiday season than by reading them some fun and festive elf stories?
We've put together a collection of some of our favorite elf chapter books for kids, so be sure to check them out!
The elves decide to throw a super-duper surprise party for Santa, complete with gifts, treats, and decorations!
Andy Snowden has a million and one ideas to make the party the best one ever. What could possibly go wrong?
Fixit is a grumpy elf and he’s messing with all the toys in town. Robots are crying and dolls are mooing like cows. Another fairy named Rusella is messing with everyone’s messages.
Will Violet and Sprite be able to stop these two sneaky fairies before they mess up everything -- for good?
With engaging black-and-white artwork on every page, kids won't be able to put down this magical adventure!
All Tog wants to do is work in Santa's workshop, and one wonderful day, the letter from Santa arrives: Tog has been selected as an apprentice elf!
Making toys is a lot more technical and a lot less fun than Tog had imagined, and even though his new friend Holly tries to help him, he's quickly relegated to cleaning out the reindeer stables.
But someone has been stealing the presents from the workshop, and a case of mistaken identity finds Tog accused of being the culprit!
Can Tog use his special Christmas magic to discover the real thief and save all the presents before Christmas Eve is over?
Amelia lives in the magical town of Elfhelm, newly adopted by Father Christmas and his wife, Mary.
When the very jealous Easter Bunny launches an attack to ruin Christmas, it’s up to Amelia, her family and the elves to fight off the forces of evil.
But can they keep Christmas alive?
These elves are off the shelves.Ollie and Celia think they know what the life of an elf is supposed to be like: Make toys. Help Santa. Make more toys. Help Santa. Try out a new ice-cream flavor. Help Santa. But then Santa rocks the North Pole with a surprise announcement!
He's decided this is going to be his last year in the Big Red Suit--and instead of letting his oldest son, the unfortunately named Klaus Claus, take over, he's opening up the job to an kid who wants to apply--Claus or elf.
The Santa Trials have begun!
The Bell family are preparing for the best Christmas ever. There are presents to wrap, yummy food to cook, and costumes to sew.
But Lulu’s friends Olivia and Jo are too sad to sing in the school concert because their little cat Bonnie is missing.
Can Lulu cheer them up and help find Bonnie before Christmas Eve? Maybe a special letter to Santa will help!
Reading holiday books with your kids is a great way to get them excited about the season and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.