Santa’s Elves Facts for Kids, Elf Facts for Kids

Ever wonder about what Santa’s Elves?  Who are these helpers to Santa, what do they like to eat, where do they live?  For the answers to these questions and more check out these facts about Santa’s elves below!
  • Santa’s Elves are small magical creatures that help Santa throughout the year.
  • Elves are also known as Santa’s helpers and Santa’s Magical Elves.
  • The Elves live in the North Pole with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
  • Did you know that even though it’s always cold and there is always snow at the North Pole the Elves never get cold!  Their elf clothing keep them warm and cozy.
  • The Elves live in tiny colorful cottage houses throughout the North Pole.
  • Elves decorate their houses with Christmas lights all year round.  They also decorate with candies and gingerbread.
  • All of Santa’s Elves are under 4ft tall.
  • They have pointy ears and rosy cheeks.  Their hair can be a variety of colors.
  • Santa’s Elves come from all different ethnic backgrounds to represent all the different children from around the world.
  • Elves have many jobs at the North Pole.  Many of them work in Santa’s workshop making toys, some take care of Santa’s Reindeer and others bake cookies and make candies.  There are schools for Elf children so some Elves are teachers. One of the biggest jobs at the North Pole for an elf is working in the mail department.  The Elves go through all Santa’s letters from children and make sure that each and every one is read by Santa.  On Christmas Eve Santa’s elves also help prepare Santa’s sleigh for his long journey ahead.  Some elves are chosen to ride with Santa to deliver presents.
  • Elves favorite things to eat are cookies and candies.  Mrs. Claus looks after the elves to make sure they also eat fruits and vegetables.
  • Elves make toys throughout the entire year not just during Christmas.  Making toys keeps the elves busy throughout the year.
  • Santa’s Elves live for a very long time.  Children’s happiness and belief in the magic of Christmas keeps Elves alive and well.  So remember to never loose the spirit of Christmas.
  • Popular boy elf names are: Jingle, Buddy,Charlie and Popular girl elf names are Nellie, Elfie and Trixie
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