Individuals looking for elf-themed coloring pages are diving into a deep pool of folklore, popular culture, and art. There have been so many different adaptations and interpretations on the elf that you could be envisioning Santa’s little helpers to pointy-eared action stars in movies or video games doing out-of-this-world stunts and all the space in between. It may be helpful to narrow down exactly what types of elf coloring pages you are searching for by age group.
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Illustration of two young elves doing a barbecue with marshmallows during the night.
Three young elves busy carrying their toy creations.
Two young elves excited to open a gift box.
Illustration of a smiling elf leaning on large gift boxes.
Illustration of an archer elf holding a bow and arrow.
Illustration of a young elf holding a gift with his dog on the side.
Two young elves happily cleaning with an older elf walking in the middle.
An elf hammering one of the wheels of a cart.
Two chef elves passing a plate to each other.
Illustration of an elf pulling a tissue paper from above his head.
An elf wearing a mask while sitting on the table.
Young elf holding a large tissue paper roll-up.
Illustration of an elf holding a boat toy while looking at his other creations.
Cute little elf building a stuffed toy.
Illustration of an elf building a small house.
A young male elf opening a gift.
Two elves working on something with a bearded man holding a hammer on the back.
Chubby elf on a parachute.
An energetic elf running on a field.
Illustration of an elf with a full elven suit waiving his hand.
An elf sawing a wood to form the arm of the toy.
A cute boy elf holding a gift.
Elf Coloring Pages For Toddlers
Elf coloring pages for toddlers should be much simpler and more fantastical, like the elves akin to those helping Santa or making cookies in trees. These are great types of animation styles that provide an excellent coloring experience for young children.
Elf Coloring Pages For Older Kids
As kids get older, they may find elves in their video games, some of their favorite movies, or in their books. They may be past the cute elves of the North Pole and may be more focused on the coloring pages of elven heroes and action stars. However, that does not mean that some festive elf coloring pages will not work on older kids.
Elf Coloring Pages For Adults
Adults looking for elf coloring pages may want pages linked to their favorite characters from books or films. Or, they may be looking for intricate and beautiful scenes that depict these fantasy creatures. However, adults will be best served by more detailed and complex pictures.
Elves in Popular Culture
- Buddy the Elf: Will Ferrell brought a whole new view of Christmas elf in his movie Elf. Fans of the movie may want to find some coloring pages of Buddy as he tries to bring some Christmas spirit to New York City.
- Keebler Elves: They may be just some characters on the packages of your favorite cookies, but the Keebler elves are fun characters to color as well. I mean, who wouldn’t love to color some cute little elves making cookies in a tree?
- Legolas: For those fans of JRR Tolkien’s fantasy world, Legolas has become the most famous elf character from the series. Orlando Bloom depicted Legolas in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, and his action sequences and good looks have made Legolas a household name. But, don’t forget some of the other famous elves from Middle-Earth, like Galadriel, Elrond, or Tauriel.
- Dobby: Now, this is an elf that requires minimal introductions. The loveable house-elf Dobby from Harry Potter is a fan favorite for lovers of books and films. Children and adults will love coloring loyal, if, at times misguided, Dobby set in JK Rowling’s magical wizarding world.
- Snap, Crackle, and Pop: This trio of elves has been gracing the boxes of Rice Krispies for decades. Another set of food-associated elves can be the focus of many different coloring sheets.
- Tyrande Whisperwind: Tyrande Whisperwind is the High-Priestess and ruler of the Night Elves in the Warcraft universe. She has ruled her people for thousands of years and has tons of history within the game and its lore.
- Drizzt Do’Orden: Drizzt is one of the most famous fictional elves in fantasy fiction. Readers have enjoyed his adventures in the Forgotten Realms for decades as well. Drizzt is an iconic fictional character that fans would love to color.
- Santa’s Elves: Of course the most famous elf references in popular culture are Santa’s elves. These little helpers enable Santa to bring about the miracle every Christmas. These little toymakers have been in the imaginations of billions of children for a long time.
- The Elves that helped the Shoemaker: Another fantastic scene from literature is the story of the little elves who helped the shoemaker while he slept at night. Originating in Grimm’s tales, this story can provide a diverting scene for coloring.