How to make dancing elves video

‎ElfYourself® on the App Store


The most popular app of the Holiday Season 14 years running is back with great new dances and features!

This holiday tradition lets you "Elf Yourself" and star in dozens of personalized videos with your face on dancing elves. Add up to 5 faces, then select a dance and the app automatically creates your video! Share your dancing skills on social media - or message a super fun holiday greeting to your friends and family. It's as easy as pie!

ElfYourself is FREE to download and enjoy, some dances are free, but most require purchase to unlock. You can purchase dances individually or get our Season Pass to access all content and remove ads for 12 months!

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Version 10.1.1

v10.1.1 Updates
- Fixed an issue related to Restore Purchases and other minor bug issues
- Stability fixes applied

Previous v10.0.0 and higher updates
- New dances - Snowy Village and Happy Days!
- Streamlined the dance playback experience, no wait, no download. Check it out.
- View longer dance previews with the faces you add (Preview no longer limited to 1 face)
- Original, personalized Elf art NFTs available for purchase (limited collection available)
- A new personalized background added, so there is more to customize
- Additional free daily dances for you to enjoy!
- Stability and optimizations

Also, do not forget to:
- Check the app each day for different free dances!
- Dance with the elves using Augmented Reality (AR)*
- Add a personal holiday greeting message to your dance
- Save and share your dance creations!

Happy Elfing!

*Note: Augmented Reality (AR) requires iPhone 6s or higher, iOS 11 or higher

Ratings and Reviews

13. 7K Ratings

Only rated 5 so my review won’t be deleted

Okay I know a lot of people really like this game , but I only rated it five stars so my review wasn’t deleted , it really deserves 2 or 1 star , the only reason people like this game is because they have no idea how it once was , it was once one of the finest games I owned , about three or four years ago , you didn’t have to pay for every song but two , and you you used to have all the songs , I get it I mean the creators had to make money some how , but they didn’t do it the right way , this used to be a great game me and my older sister would play , and sometimes our cousins would play to ! It used to be all free and I suppose if you want to make money this was the easy choice the creators didn’t care about what the kids who where there first supporters feel , when they didn’t have to pay , I don’t know about a lot of you but my family isn’t rich and we can’t afforded to buy all the songs , why don’t they just try to sell like at most 3 or 4 songs instead of everything , we were there first supporters and it’s disappointing how they could just charge kids who don’t know what there doing just to see a face dance to some songs it was disappointing when I finally got this again to find out I had to pay for almost every song except two !! COME ON CREATORS I never would of thought people could be so selfish but that’s what is happening today , sorry to others who were in my same situation

Fantastic app👍🏻

This app is great! You can make up to 5 elves. First take a picture of the person you want to make an elf (you can also use old photos) then alter your photo so it will fit on the elf, next dance! After you use a face once you can click on My Faces to use it again. My Faces holds 20 of your most recently used faces. This app is so funny and I recommend making elves of your pets, it is hilarious! It’s also really funny to take pics of celebrities and making them elves! I’ve also done it with Harry Potter characters😂 Great app for family gatherings around Christmas, it gets the whole family laughing. Elf Yourself comes with 2 free dances, Hip Hop Shop is always available, then there is 1 dance you can download. I think it’s about every week they switch it up so Hip Hop Shop is still available but they give you a new dance to download, but this also means the dance you download a week before is no longer available( but this does not mean you won’t ever be able to use it again) They also have Hanukkah dances🕎 Make sure to get this app before Christmas (or at any time really) Love this app so much!!!! Merry Christmas (it’s 2 days away!!!!) Now go elf yourself! 🎅🏼

Thank you Shadowheart warrior cat for a wonderful review! Reviews like this and users like you are what drive us to continue to make Elf Yourself better :) To add to to your review, we change the free dance everyday, so check back to Elf Yourself daily to enjoy a different dance each day. Be sure you have internet connected to your device when you check Elf Yourself daily. This is how the app knows what dance is set to "Free" for the day. Happy Elfing!

This game is so fun

I love this game so much and I love the way that you made us able to like take pictures of ourselves or like or he put pictures of like pictures that we already have taken of that I say and that you can create like a whole elf team and they couldn’t dance so much fun I love the way that you do that and skin is so funny because like you basically get to see wait it’s like it’s like all the pictures that you put it into the bases to see like what they were dance like it’s so amazing I love this game thank you so much like so so so so so so so so much for making this gameI love it like so much I’m sorry if I said this so much but I really do and I write this game of five star and anyone else is reading this who doesn’t have this game you should get it it’s so so so amazing so yes it’s just really amazing I love this game thank you for making this game is so so so fun people who don’t have it you should download it because it’s so much fun!!!!!!!!!!!😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛

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Easy Ways to Go Elf Yourself for Christmas 2022

Trying to find a way to get in the holiday spirit this Christmas? Maybe you want to send a merry greeting to a friend or family member far away. One easy way to do that is to go elf yourself! Yes, that's right, elf yourself! Turn yourself into one of Santa's happy little helpers and spread the cheer by becoming a jolly little dancing elf or creating a free video e-card with your face in full elf-garb. It's not as hard as it sounds, and we've found some great and easy ways to go elf yourself for Christmas this year. Check them out here!

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Create a Christmas Slideshow with LightMV

Maybe you want to do something a little bit more personal with a bit more flair and professionally-edited slideshow. LightMV is a great web-based program that does not require you to download or install anything onto your computer. You can definitely use this program if you want to go elf yourself this year. Follow this guide to learn how to use LightMV to get all elfed up.

  • Visit LightMV using your computer’s browser to get started. or click the button below to install the app version on your device.
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  • Once you’re on the main page, you will see the list of different templates from which you can choose. The new Christmas-themed templates are currently near the top. Browse through until you find the one you want.
  • Select a template.
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  • Upload your photos that you’d like to use. Once you’ve done this, you will be taken to the “Edit” screen. From here, you can rearrange the order of your photos, add your own music, add text boxes, and more.
  • Once you’re happy with your changes, click the “Produce” button at the bottom of the page and LightMV will produce the video for you. Once it’s done, you can view, download, or share via link.

Use ElfYourself

Brought to you by Office Depot and OfficeMax, ElfYourself is a great way to go elf yourself very quickly. You can create up to five elves at once by either taking photos directly from your Android or iOS device’s camera or by uploading existing photos. It works on your computer too, and can be shared quickly and easily to Instagram or Facebook simply by clicking the buttons on the main screen. ElfYourself is a quick and simple way that anyone can use to turn themselves into an elf for Christmas. There have been over 1.7 billion elves created here already!

Here’s how to make free video Ecards with your face using this tool.

  • Visit ElfYourself on your web browser. First, you must click the check box next to the “Terms & Conditions” to indicate that you have read and agreed to them.
  • Once you’ve done this, go ahead and choose to upload a photo from whatever location you want from their options (upload an existing photo or take a new one). The next screen will allow you to adjust the photo of the face to make sure it’s lined up properly. Once you’re done, click “Next.”
  • Now you can choose to add another elf (by uploading another picture), add text. Or if you’re ready to go elf yourself, go ahead and click “Let’s Dance!” and your video will begin playing within seconds.

Use JibJab

JibJab is another great site that’s been around for a while. They’ve got it pretty much down at this point. They allow you to choose from a wide variety of animated Christmas e-cards (as well as non-Christmas), so even if you feel more like snow-manning yourself than elfing yourself, they’ve got you covered. Just navigate to the main page and you can go ahead and click on “All Christmas Cards” at the bottom, then scroll through until you find one you like. Hover the mouse pointer over the image and the words “Get Started” will appear. Just click here and it will ask you to upload a photo from one of several sources.

It’s that easy to turn into a dancing elf for Christmas with JibJab!

  • Visit JibJab on your computer or mobile device. From the main page, select a template that you’d like to use. There are lots to choose from!
  • Click or tap on the one you’ve chosen and then the “Get Started” button will appear. Click on this button to continue.
  • JibJab will then ask you how many people’s faces you would like to include in your cast. Select from the drop-down menu anywhere from one to five people.
  • Click “Make Card”, and once the menu opens asking you to start with a face photo, select from the available options (browse current photos, take a new photo, or select existing photos from Facebook, Instagram, or Google Photos.)
  • Once you have selected and uploaded your photo, you will be shown the result; at this point, you are asked if you want to keep the photo, so simply click “Yes” or “No.” You are also given the option to edit the picture (cropping, resizing, etc.), but you have to do this before moving on and finalizing your creation.
  • Once you’ve clicked “Yes”, the program automatically generates your video for you! It’s very quick with a good WiFi connection. Once it’s complete, you’ll have the option to add a personalized message and to share it with friends. You will be prompted to sign up for a JibJab account if you want to share your full video with friends or family.


If you’re trying to get into the holiday spirit this season, why not go elf yourself online? These three tools are all great, and each offers its own unique features. The first two are great for Christmas greetings, but LightMV is a truly great program that deserves a look any time of the year. It is very intuitive and simple and offers a lot of really good templates to get you started. Among these three, LightMV is probably the program you’ll use the most once the Christmas season has passed, and it offers a comprehensive video editing suite of tools that the others simply don’t have, putting it in a different class. Try one of these options to go elf yourself this year!

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Join the New Year's tradition: turn into an elf and become the star of your own video - your photos will be superimposed on the faces of dancing elves in holiday costumes. Simply upload up to five photos of yourself or friends or family from your camera or Facebook. Select a dance and the app will create a unique ElfYourself video that you can email or post to Facebook.

Version 10.1.1

v10.1.1 Updates
- Fixed an issue related to restoring purchases and other minor bugs.
- Stability fixes have been applied.

Previous updates v10.0.0 and up
- New dances - Snow village and happy days!
- Optimized dance playback, don't wait, don't download. Check it out.
- View longer previews of dances with your added faces (the preview is no longer limited to one face)
- Original personalized NFTs with elf images available for purchase (limited collection available)
- Added new personalized background so there's more to customize
- More free daily dances for you!
- Stability and optimization

Also don't forget:
- Check the app every day for different free dances!
- Dance with elves using Augmented Reality (AR) *
- Add a personal holiday greeting to your dance
- Save and share your dance creations!

Happy elf!

*Note: Augmented Reality (AR) requires iPhone 6s or later, iOS 11 or later.

Ratings and reviews

ratings: 568

Everything is very cool, just please add a couple more free dances 😃



Super app! I would just like to expand its capabilities in terms of, for example, up to 15 people. And dancing so that not only for the New Year and Christmas, but also for the birthday.


Cool application. But make more free dances. After all, the application should bring joy, not costs))

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