FREE Elf on the Shelf bad behavior letter to remind your child to stay off Santa’s naughty list this Christmas. Reward good behavior too with a FREE good behavior letter!
No child is perfect, and with all the craziness and hustle and bustle of December, it can be hard for a child to be good all the time.
If your child gets into a little trouble or has a bad day, your elf can show up with this simple behavior report to remind them that they can do better.
Try Using an Elf on the Shelf Bad Behavior Letter
If you your child needs an Elf on the Shelf warning letter to keep them in check, then you’ve come to the right place!
Be sure to check out our other Elf on the Shelf letters you might need, including a welcome letter and an elf’s arrival letter for returning elves!
Let’s face it- sometimes our kids grow tired of listening to us.
If they get an Elf on the Shelf warning letter from the North Pole about something their elf witnessed, it might spark more of a change than if mom corrects you.
This is especially true in December when they are trying to stay on Santa’s nice list!
Grab our FREE Elf on the Shelf notes… one for each day in December through Christmas Eve!
Each note encourages an activity, like doing Christmas crafts, watching a Christmas movie, or making a Christmas list for Santa of their favorite toys and gift ideas (choose from one of our 9 FREE gorgeous Christmas list templates!).
What is an Elf on the Shelf Bad Behavior Letter?
If you notice that your child did something that wasn’t good, then you can send them an Elf on the Shelf naughty letter.
It’s an official warning signed by Santa himself that comes straight from the North Pole, reminding your child that they can do better.
Here’s what’s included for you to fill out in the blank spaces–
- Your child’s name
- a description of the bad behavior (hitting your sister, arguing with mom, etc)
- how to fix the offenses (keeping your hands to yourself, doing what you’re asked to do by your parents, etc.)
- the name of your elf (since they are the ones that “witnessed” the bad behavior)
I like to think of this elf letter as more of a warning, rather than a “bad letter.”
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How To Reward Good Behavior
Since I didn’t want to just focus on the negative, I also created an Elf on the Shelf good behavior letter to praise something great that your child did.
It’s important to recognize good behavior and the small acts of kindness that our kids do!
This good behavior card also comes straight from Santa in the North Pole to be delivered by your Christmas elf.
Here’s what’s included on the form that you fill out–
- Your child’s name
- a description of their good deed
- the name of your elf (since they are the one that “witnessed” the good behavior)
How Do I Get the Elf on the Shelf Letters?
Just press the links below to get an instant download of the warning letter and good behavior letters.
These printable are for personal use only. Not for resale or distribution!
I recommend printing onto white card stock so the certificate is more sturdy and durable.
FREE Elf on the Shelf Ideas & Printables
You’ll find lots of easy Elf on the Shelf help on my blog.
I know you’re busy, just like me, so I wanted to make Elf on the Shelf printables that made life easier for you as a busy mama at home or as a busy teacher in a classroom.
113 Elf on the Shelf Names–
Need help picking the perfect name after your elf’s arrival?
These FREE printable elf names lists (one for girl elves and one for boy elves) will help you find the perfect name for your new friend.
Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letter–
When it’s time for your elf to fly to the North Pole with Santa on Christmas Eve, print one of our goodbye letters from your elf to your kids!
These free printable letters remind your child that your elf loves and misses them, but will definitely be back next year for more fun.
Adoption Certificate for Your New Elf–
Make your elf an official member of your family with a FREE printable elf adoption certificate.
Just fill in the blanks and your elf can deliver the certificate, signed by Santa Claus himself.