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71 Hilarious Elf Puns for Kids 2022!

Don't put these elf jokes on the shelf, have a look at them and give yourself a good giggle! These funny elf jokes are full of Christmas cheer!

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  November 25th 2022

Doctors say that good belly laugh is good for your elf! And while Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, that doesn’t mean you won’t have time to enjoy these elf puns! These small jokes will put a real jingle in your step and bring festive cheer to everyone around you!

If you liked these funny elf jokes, check out more Christmas jokes here! How about these rofl-inducing reindeer jokes? Or maybe you fancy some silly snowmen jokes? And if you're not in the Christmas spirit, we've even got these great Grinch jokes! For more lols, check out the great joke generator!

How do elves get to the top floor!

They go in the elf-avator!

How do elves keep their breath fresh?


Why are Santa’s helpers so good at making things?

They love Do It Your Elf!

What do you call a naughty elf who's bunked off work?

A rebel without a Claus!

Santa Claus on the telephone

Where does Santa keep his helper’s manuals?

On the sh-elf!

How did Santa’s helper see the doctor so quickly?

They had private elf care!

Why did elf take the day off work?

They had tinsel-itis!

Why did Santa refuse to buy chips for his helper? 

It’s bad for his elf!

What does an elf have for breakfast?


A bowl of frozen cereal

Where does an elf stay on holiday?

A ho-ho-ho-tel!

What kind of car do elves drive?

A Toy-otas!

How do elves keep their hands clean?

A blob of Santa-tiser!

What’s the difference between an ant and an elf?

Very little!

An ant and an elf

How do elves send messages to each other?

On their elf phones!

Why is Stormzy like an elf?

He’s good at wrapping!

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What do Santa’s helpers have for lunch?

Elf-abetti Spaghetti!

How many elves does a German Santa have?


An elf in front of a German flag

Why does Santa owe success to his helpers?

Because he’s an elf-made man!

Why did the elf not catch the bus to school?

They were gnome schooled!

Why did Santa have to wear a hard hat in his toy factory?

Elf and safety!

Where do elves cast their vote?

At the North Poll!

A voting ballot box

Who sings ‘Hound Dog’ and makes toys?


A dog in a Christmas hat

What do get if you cross an elf with a duck?

A Christmas quacker!

A duck surrounded by laughing emojis

What elf can carry the most books?

A booksh-elf!

Why did the elf nap in the forest?

Because he wanted to sleep like a log!

What does an elf use to make a Christmas pudding?


Christmas pudding

What do you call a selfish elf?


How did the elf take such good photos of themselves?

They had an elfie stick!

How do elves like to be paid?

With cold hard cash!

What do you call an elf in earmuffs? 

Anything you like because they can’t hear you!

What do you call an elf who learns by themselves?

Elf taught!

What do you call one of Santa's helper's wearing a hi-vis jacket?

The elf and safety inspector!

What's Santa's favourite song?

Have your elf a merry little Christmas!

Where do elves vote?

The North Poll!

What do you call an Elf who won't share?


What do pixies learn at school?

The elfabet!

What's inside an elf's shoes?

His mistletoes!

What sort of photos do elves take?


What kind of music do elves like?


Why is Santa so confident?

He's got lots of elf esteem!

What do you call someone who works for Santa?

Elf employed!

What does Santa put on his face?


Where do elves go dancing?

At Christmas bau-balls!

What happens when an elf wins the lottery?

They get welfy!

What did Rudolf say to the elf when they went flying?

Hold on for deer life!

What's an elf's favourite drink?


What do you call an elf hiding in a bakery?

A mince spy!

What do elves use when baking?

Elf raising flour!

Why does Santa always make sure there's lots of fruit and veg at the North Pole?

To promote elfy eating!

What do you call it when an elf farts?

Jingle smells!

How do elfs keep trim?

Elfy eating!

What do you say to an elf that needs to hurry up?

Get a jingle on!

What is an elf's favourite crisp?


Who lives at the North Pole, makes toys and rides around in a pumpkin?


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What kind of money do elves use?

Jingle bills!

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How many elves does it take to change a light bulb?

Ten! One to change the light bulb and nine to stand on each other's shoulders!

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How did you learn archery?

I'm elf-taught!

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Why was Santa forced to shut his grotto?

He was being investigated by the Elf and Safety Executive!

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What kind of elf lives in a can?

A Sprite!

Why don't you ever see Father Christmas in hospital?

Because he has private elf care!

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How is Drake like an elf?

He spends all his time wrapping!

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Why didn’t Rudolph go to school?

He was elf-taught!

Why doesn’t Santa eat junk food?

Because it’s bad for your elf!

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Why did Santa's helper see the doctor?

Because he had low elf esteem!

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What did the reindeer say to the elf?

Nothing...reindeer can't talk!

What kind of music do elves like best?


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Who is Santa's all-time favourite pop singer?

Elf-is Presley!

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If an athlete gets athlete's foot, what does an elf get?

Mistle toe!

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What do elves learn in school?

The elf-abet!

What does Santa use to bake cakes?

Elf-raising flour!

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What happens to naughty elves?

They get the sack!