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Free Elf Craft Printable for learning names

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I can’t wait to share my favorite free printable elf craft ideas with you! I’ve got a fun elf craft printable that’s perfect for celebrating the Christmas season with your preschoolers this December.

If your preschoolers love the elf on the shelf, you won’t want to miss this elf name recognition activity.

Get ready to celebrate the season with Santa’s favorite little helpers and a really cute Christmas elf craft idea you can use to help your preschoolers practice spelling and writing their names this year. This printable makes a great craft for decorating your classroom or send it home as a special holiday keepsake.

elf craft printable

My Favorite Name Recognition Elf Craft Printable

Preschoolers need lots of practice spelling and writing their own names. You can get in some extra name practice while having fun with your preschoolers this December using my elf craft printable.

You’ll get easy-to-use templates you can print in festive colors or let your preschoolers design their own color schemes. 

Then, have preschoolers write and arrange the letters of their own names on these cute printable elf stockings.

For even more fun, add colorful pom poms or jingle bells to your elf name craft. I love how low-prep and versatile this preschool Elf Name Craft is for teachers and moms.

elf craft printable

You can make multiple elf name crafts too! Make an elf craft printable for every member of the family and use them as a fun holiday decoration. If you participate in the elf on the shelf tradition, don’t forget to make one for your Christmas elf too!

Have Holiday Fun with the Elf Name Generator

My printable elf craft idea is really cute as part of an activity with the Christmas Elf Name Generator too. If you haven’t tried it yet, I’d encourage you to give it a go!

It’s a super silly way to have some fun with your preschoolers this Christmas.

Plus, you can use the elf name generator to encourage creative writing. Here’s how: use the elf name generator to get your elf name, make up a story about your elf, and use my elf craft printable to make a craft to go with your writing assignment. 

More Elf Craft Ideas Your Preschoolers Will Love

Are you interested in even more elf craft ideas you can do with your preschoolers this Christmas? I’ve got so many fun ideas you can incorporate at home with your elf-on-the-shelf traditions.

They’re perfect for celebrating the season in your preschool classroom too. 

Check out my Elf Hat Craft for a fun way to celebrate with your preschoolers that’s perfect for building fine motor skills and encouraging creative thinking this December. Be sure to also grab this free printable elf welcome letter to start the season off too.

elf hat template

Then, discover 30 More Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids to keep the fun and learning going with your preschool kiddos this year.

What’s your favorite elf craft for preschoolers? Share your favorite Christmas elf ideas, elf activities, and holiday crafts in the comments. I can’t wait to read your great ideas and try a few with my preschool learners too!

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  1. I’d go on Pinterest and try to find craft ideas for 3-4 year olds ( preschool). I don’t need to anymore, because I discovered The Primary Parade, she has amazing ideas and the crafts look beautiful.

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