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Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letters

After another season of holiday fun with your Elf on the Shelf, it’s time to say goodbye until next year. Usually our Elf on the Shelf leaves a goodbye letter on Christmas Eve to go back to the North Pole to help out Santa Claus. These free printable Elf on the Shelf goodbye letters for 2022 will help soften the blow and say see ya until next year!

Elf on the Shelf leaves a gift

Free Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letter Printables

These free printable Elf on the Shelf goodbye letters are ones that your elf leaves on Christmas Eve to go back to the North Pole. Your elf can leave a gift, treat, or just the letter to say goodbye until next year. 

Just click on the photo below to print your Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letter PDF and leave it with your elf. 

This goodbye letter from the Elf on the Shelf says:

I hope the last weeks have been as much fun for you as they have for me!

They really have been full of a lot of GLEE!

It’s time for my final report to the North Pole, because Santa Claus needs my help so no stockings are filled with coal!

Be sure to sleep tight tonight, so Santa can deliver the presents with delight.

I’ll see you next year, thanks for taking good care of me, I’ll miss you so much, and will remember you fondly!

This letter style matches this Elf on the Shelf arrival letter if you used that one. 

Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letter

Free Customizable Elf on the Shelf Printable Goodbye Letter

In this free Elf on the Shelf goodbye letter printable, you can customize it with your elf’s name and signature. 

This goodbye letter says:

It’s time to say goodbye to you

Sadly I must bid adieu

But don’t you worry, I’ll be back next year

Same time, same place, in your home, right here

You have been the best friend to me

I will tell Santa all about it with glee

Thanks for everything, Merry Christmas to all!

Sleep tight, it’s really been a ball!
Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letter Printable

Printable Elf Goodbye Letter

This printable Elf goodbye letter is for a little older kid who may not want a rhyming poem and wants a more heartfelt goodbye. 

This Elf goodbye letter says: 

Thank you for being such an amazing family! I’ve had so much fun hiding and playing games with you this Christmas season. I’ve seen your kindness and effort in being the best you can be. Now it’s time for me to tell Santa all about it! I’ll see you next year and will miss you so much. Merry Christmas!

Elf Goodbye Letter Printable

If you still need help with your elf, here are some funny Elf on the Shelf ideas and quick, last-minute Elf on the Shelf ideas if the elf forgets to move.

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!