Yay, it’s finally time for that Elf to leave! Need some fun Elf on the Shelf Goodbye ideas, and printable templates? We’ve got you covered in this roundup of how to have your Elf say goodbye to the kids, plus a few goodbye letters printables down below!

Elf on the Shelf says goodbye

16 Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Ideas + Printable Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letters

It’s time for Elfie to leave! I’m sure all the parents are shouting, “YAY, we made it another year!”

Well, since you’ve been super creative all month with awesome Elf on the Shelf ideas, then you have to finish strong. Or, maybe you were the last-minute Elf on the Shelf person, ran out of ideas and decided not to move the Elf, or maybe you just don’t care! 

Regardless, let’s wrap this up with ideas on how to have your Elf on the Shelf say goodbye to your kids!

Elf on the Shelf Goodbye printables 

Elf on the Shelf Printable Goodby Letter

First, print out this Elf on the Shelf Printable Letter!

 

Elf on the Shelf Goodbye letter

You can order this instant download for an Elf on the Shelf printable here

730 Sage Street has some adorable printable Elf on the Shelf goodbye letters!

 

Elf on the Shelf printable

Do an Elf Scavenger hunt with this idea from East Coast Mommy!

Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Ideas

Elf on the Shelf goodbye ideas

Becca from My Crazy Good Life has 5 awesome Elf on the Shelf goodbye tips you can copy! 

Elf on the shelf ideas

Pack the Elf to get ready to head back to the North Pole, thanks to She Knows

Easy elf on the shelf ideas

 

Have your Elf leave the kids a present on Christmas Eve! Grab Disney’s Christopher Robin Blu/ray DVD combo, available in a store near you, or online.

Elf on the shelf ideas

Frugal Coupon Living provides humor with this idea. 

cool Elf on the shelf goodbye ideas

Leave a goodbye message using letters or alphabet type cereal! Thanks to Rachel Swartley for this idea!

Elf on the Shelf ideas

Another idea is to leave the Elf in the tree on Christmas Eve with another Disney’s Christopher Robin Blu/ray DVD combo

cool Elf on the shelf goodbye ideas

Have Elfie leave a message on the window or door. Thanks to Aimee from The Simple Life for this idea! 

 

Elf on the shelf says goodbye

Here’s another Elf on the Shelf note idea! Source here.

Elf on the Shelf goodbye note

Have your Elf leave a little note for your child! Ideas found here.

 

Goodbye Elfie ideas

Sweet Cheeks Tasty Treats has 10 awesome ideas you can do to get your Elf ready to leave and prepare the kids. You can check out her ideas here.

how to retire your Elf

Want to get rid of your Elf for good? I mean, retire him? Check out what In A Happy Nest did to retire her Elf. 

 

Saying goodbye to Elfie

Let your kids touch the Elf before going to bed on Christmas Eve. They don’t need magic to head back to the North Pole since Santa will pick him or her up when he drops off the presents. Get a free printable and learn more about this idea from Balancing Home.

Elf on the Shelf goodbye printables

Have your Elf leave a goodbye gift for the kids. Check out this idea from Eighteen25!

 

best elf on the shelf idea

Well, if you are a huge Marvel fan, this Elf on the Shelf idea is currently winning the internet. And, it’s a HILARIOUS way for your Elf to leave! LOL Thanks to Mama’s Geeky for this one!