Christmas is a magical time for kids, and it's even more magical if there's an Elf on the Shelf giving them an in with Santa. Luckily, there are lots of Elf on the Shelf printable letters from Santa that you can download to help make the elf experience extra special for your kiddos. The elves do magical surveillance on the little ones in your house, heading back to the North Pole every night to report on your kids' behavior (because not even Santa can singlehandedly monitor the naughty and nice lists). That means it makes perfect sense for the elf to deliver a special, personalized note from the man himself, but if that sounds like a lot of work, these printable letters will make your job incredibly simple.
A printable letter has a big advantage: even if you forget about it until the last minute, it just takes a couple of minutes to choose one and print. There are lots of different options for what you want the letter to say. You can pick a pre-written message, or choose a template that you can edit yourself. There are letters that warn kids that they're in danger of ending up on the naughty list, or give them major kudos for securing a spot on the nice list. My personal favorite is a super tiny letter that's easy for the elf to carry — super thoughtful of Santa to use such small stationery.
Here are 15 letters from Santa that your elf can deliver: