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These Are The Letters Kids Send To Elf On The Shelf Headquarters

More than 120,000 letters each year!

Everyone knows you can write a letter to Santa at the North Pole, but you might not know you can also send a letter to Santa at Elf on the Shelf headquarters — and get a response!

Elf on the Shelf receives and responds to more than 120,000 letters every holiday season.

The quickest way to get a response is by submitting a letter online, but lots of kids send letters in the old fashioned way too.

If you'd like to mail Santa a letter you can send it to the address below, which is an official outpost for the North Pole, don't cha know?

The Elf on the Shelf®

3350 Riverwood Parkway SE, Ste 300

Atlanta, Georgia 30339

So what are kids writing? BuzzFeed spoke to a Scout Elf at E.O.T.S. headquarters who shared some of their favorite quotes from this year's letters:

"I was just wondering if you liked the chicken nuggets we left you last year, and if you would like more this year."

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"I would love a Justin Bieber doll. A real life size doll."

"I love your red coat and your beard. Your bag is really cool."


"I want a fashion blog and I want to be a cowgirl."

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"I would love to visit you! but it wouldn’t be safe to travel all the way to the North Pole!"


"I need a pet unicorn. Thanks!"

These letters are full of lots of questions for Santa, too. Here are the ones that get asked the most:

"How does the elf fly to and from the North Pole every night?"


Good question. Christmas magic?

"How old is my elf? Does he/she age?"

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"Does my elf go to the dentist?"

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Considering the sweet tooth elves have, I'm going to guess the answer is "yes."

"Why can’t my elf speak to me?"


We actually asked our Scout Elf friend at E.O.T.S. headquarters this very question! He says a Scout Elf’s job is to watch and listen, not talk.

"What does my elf tell Santa?"


"My elf has been in the same spot. Why won’t he/she move?"


Every parent everywhere: "Next question!"

"Can my elf come for my birthday?"

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I don't know, kid — is your birthday in December?

"What should I do if my elf is touched by mistake?"


"What do elves do all year at the North Pole? Are they always making toys?"


Let's hope so, kids. Let's hope so.

"Why doesn’t my elf stay with me all year?"


Hey kids, when Santa responds let us know what he says, okay? We're curious too!

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