107 Funny Elf Jokes, Elf Puns & Elf Riddles PRINTABLE

We have collected some jokes, puns, and riddles about Santa’s little helper, the elves. Share these elf jokes and elf puns with your little ones, and they will love it.

For more holiday fun, head to Christmas jokes next. Then check out reindeer jokes, and gingerbread jokes.

Funny Elf Jokes, Elf Puns & Elf Riddles PRINTABLE

Funny Elf Jokes for Kids

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and these funny elf jokes make it even better!

  • What are elves’ favorite types of photos? – Elfies.
  • Why did the elf sleep in the fireplace? – Because he wanted to sleep like a log.
  • What did Santa tell his helpers when they listened in on his conversation? – “Quit elves-dropping.”
  • What do you call a Santa’s helper with a rags-to-riches story? – Cinderelfa.
  • What is elves’ favorite sport? – Miniature golf.
  • What do you call an elf entrepreneur? – A small business owner.
  • Where do elves go dancing? – Christmas balls.
  • Where do elves go to get famous? – Holly-wood.
  • What is an elf’s favorite lunch? – Sandwich wraps.
  • What do you get when a group of 11 elves adds another? – Twelf.

What do you call an elf who won’t share? – Elfish.

  • What do you call a badly behaved elf? – A rebel without a Claus!
  • What do elves learn first at school? – The elf-abet.
  • What did the elf playing the piano say when someone complimented her skills? – “Thanks; I’m elf-taught.”
  • Whose music do elves like the most? – Elf-is Presley.
  • What is Santa Claus’ tax status? – Elf employed.
  • Why did the elf turn his phone to silent? He was bored of the rings.
  • Who was Elrond’s favorite Rock Star? Elvish Presley.
  • Did Rudolph go to school? No. He was Elf-taught.
  • What do you call Santa’s singing elves? – Wrappers
  • Why are Santa’s elves sometimes called eves? – At Christmas, there is Noel.
  • What type of birthday cake is popular amongst elves? – Shortcake!

  • What do elves use to make sandwiches? – Shortbread
  • What kind of money did the elf on the shelf use? – Jingle bills.
  • Why didn’t Santa’s helper think he could make good toys? – He had low elf esteem.
  • How long were the elf’s legs? – Long enough to reach the ground.
  • What is Santa Claus’ tax status? – Elf employed.
  • How did Santa get to be so famous? – He’s an elf-made man.
  • How did the teacher tell the elves to line up before break time at school? – In elf-abet-ical order!
  • Did you hear the one about the confident elf? – She had high elf-esteem.
  • What do socialist elves support? – Redistribution of welf.
  • What would upset a normal person but not an elf? – Coming up short.

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  • What do you call an elf who wins the lottery? – Welfy.
  • Why did the elf make such a good house guest? – He would only stay for a short time.
  • Why was the elf so quick to anger? He had a short fuse.
  • What is Santa’s helpers’ favorite convenience store? – 7-Elelfen.
  • Where do elves vote? – The North Poll.
  • What do elves say when meeting mutual friends? – “Small world!”
  • Whose music do elves like the most? – Elf-is Presley.
  • Why did Santa have to wear a hard hat in his toy factory? – Elf and safety!
  • What do elves use in the kitchen when they are cooking? – Kitchen u-tinsels!
  • Where do elves go when they feel ill? – The elf-centre!
  • What do you call an elf who rides the subway to work? A metro-gnome!

Elf on the Shelf Jokes

Is there an Elf on the Shelf that comes to visit your home each year? These Elf on the Shelf jokes will help welcome him back.

  • What was the name of the girl elf on the shelf? – Miss Chievous.
  • What is the elf on the shelf’s favorite school subject? – Spilling.
  • What did the elf on the shelf dress up as for Halloween? – Prankenstein.
  • What did the cat say to the elf on the shelf? – Meow.
  • What does the elf on the shelf use to write on the blackboard? – Chalk-olate.
  • What kind of money did the elf on the shelf use? – Jingle bills.
  • What brand of cookies does the elf on the shelf like most? – Keebler.
  • Why does the elf on the shelf want to sneak into your school? – To hear the ringing of the bells.
  • Why doesn’t the elf on the shelf get in any trouble for the mischievous things he does? – Santa’s too busy watching all the little boys and girls to see it.
  • Why does the elf on the shelf do such silly things? – Because he can!
  • What did the doctor give the elf on the shelf after he hurt his leg? – A Candy Cane.
  • Where did Santa find the elf? – On the shelf.
  • What do fish call Elf shenanigans leading up to Christmas? – Elf on the Shelfish.
  • If an elf can’t do something right now, how do they handle it? – Shelf it for later.
Funny Elf Jokes, Elf Puns & Elf Riddles PRINTABLE

Elf Knock Knock Jokes

We love a good knock knock joke. Try these elf Knock Knock jokes out!

  • Knock knock. Who’s there? Elf. Elf who? Elf me wrap this present!
  • Knock knock. Who’s there? Elf. Elf who? Elf I knock again will you let me in please?
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Elf. Elf who? Elf on the shelf.
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Elves. Elves who? Elves that need directions to the North Pole!
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Arthur. Arthur who? Arthur any elf jokes that you know?
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Holly. Holly who? Holly up already and Elf me wrap this present!
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Juicy. Juicy who? Juicy see what I see? An elf on the shelf.
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Annie. Annie who? Annie good joke about Elves?

Elf Puns

Now for the PUN! Elf puns for everyone!

  • Gaining some elf-confidence.
  • I wanna be welfy someday.
  • Just be your-elf.
  • You’ve got to pull your-elf together.
  • I could really go for some fettuccini elfredo right now
  • I didn’t have it in my elf to go with grace.
  • I’ll just make my elf at home.
  • Me, my elf, and I.
  • I did it all by my elf.
  • This is my better elf.

Something elf-ful has happened.

  • Caught elvesdropping.
  • I’m a workshop in progress
  • Ready for my 15 minutes elf fame.
  • Best elf the bunch.
  • Have an elf-ing good Christmas.
  • Don’t be elf-ish.
  • You used to call me on my elf phone.
  • See no evil, ear no evil.
  • We don’t need all the elfs and whistles.
  • Are we going to address the elf-ant in the room?
  • Girls just wannaelf fun.
  • I bless the rains down in Elf-frica.
  • I said it on their beh-elf.
  • They were in st-elf mode.
  • It diss-elves in water.
  • Place it on the sh-elf.
  • The couch had v-elf-et.
  • I haven’t been feeling like my-elf.
  • It was elf-defense.
  • I took a elf-portrait.
  • Cinder-elf-a.
  • I’m reading a elf-help book.

Elf Riddle

Elf riddles with answers would work great in an advent calendar or as a fun way to grandma thinking on her next visit.

  • I am known for having pointy ears and for making Christmas toys that are delivered by Santa to all of the good girls and boys. What am I? – Elf.
  • Your Christmas toys don’ t come from stores because I am a little helper who makes your gifts from Santa Claus. Who are we? – Elves.
  • Who are they? They occur in the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings books as well as in a lot of Christmas gifts that Santa gives to you. – Elves.
  • The elf’s bed was put inside the fireplace, but what is the reason behind that? – He wished to sleep like a log!
  • During the night, I tend to move around the home while hiding. I was sent by Santa to find out who was kind and nice. So who am I? – Elf on the Shelf

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