Free Printables That Will Make Your Life Easier (and Cheaper) This Christmas

Christmas can be expensive. These days the Elf on the Shelf visits and brings gifts, presents are expected to be expertly wrapped and it is expected that you give everyone from the dog walker to the garbage man a gift.
12/04/2014 03:41 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Christmas can be expensive. These days the Elf on the Shelf visits and brings gifts, presents are expected to be expertly wrapped and it is expected that you give everyone from the dog walker to the garbage man a gift.

Well, here are a few free...yes I said free...printables that will give your wallet a bit of a break.

Elf on the Shelf Help:

Whether you have an Elf on the Shelf or not, it is always good to have a fall back plan to keep the kidlets busy.

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Word searches are great for strengthening reading skills.

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A great way to keep kids busy at a Christmas party or family dinner.

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So cute and a great way to craft using supplies you already have on hand!

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Cheap and Cheerful Gifts:

These printables are frame worthy! Print them out, grab a cheap picture frame and wrap them up. No one will know and we won't tell. Promise!

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Making Your Gifts Extra Special:

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And last, but not least, here is my favorite Christmas Treat that, while not free, is super cheap to make. We even call it Christmas Crack...it is that good.

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