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20 Hilarious Elf Puns that are Freezingly Funny

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:  October 28th 2022

These elfy jokes will put a real jingle in your step! 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!

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 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's inside an elf's shoes?

His mistletoes!

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!