Elf Gnome Craft

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If you love gnomes, you need a gnome craft for every season! This Christmas Elf Gnome is just the cutest Christmas Paper Craft for Kids!

This cute Elf Gnome is sure to be enjoyed by kids of all ages this Holiday season!

Elf Christmas Gnome Craft for Kids

Make this Elf gnome with your elementary schoolers in preparation for Christmas festivities. This super cute elf craft can be used for play, or even for holiday decoration!

Be sure to make the matching Santa & Mrs. Claus paper gnomes too!

And they’ll need a paper reindeer gnome to go with them!

Create the cutest Christmas cards or holiday scenes with the whole set of paper Christmas gnomes!

How to make an Elf Gnome for Christmas

List of Supplies

  • Colored craft papers
  • Pencil
  • Craft glue
  • A pair of scissors
  • Markers
  • Template


Download and print out the Elf Gnome Template. Cut out all of the pattern pieces.

Select colored craft papers for the Elf Gnome puppet. Try using red, green and yellow colored craft papers for the clothes.

Trace the template patterns on the selected craft papers and cut them out using a pair of scissors.

Attach the hat brim cutout along the top edge of the beard cutout.

Place the nose cutout between the hat brim and beard, in the middle. Use glue to attach the nose to the beard.

Attach the small round pom pom cutout on the tip of the hat.

Attach the hat brim and beard piece in the middle of the body base cutout, making sure that the hat and the bottom edge of the elf’s clothing is visible on both sides.

Attach the shoe cutouts to the stocking cutouts.

Attach the legs along the bottom edge of the body piece.

Use matching markers to draw outlines on beard, hat and clothing.

We also added striped patterns on the stockings. You can add even more details if you want to.

Now that your paper gnome elf is complete don’t forget to make a reindeer and Santa & Mrs. Claus to go with your elf!

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