Make a Christmas Box for the Whole Family

Whether you’re five or fifty-five, Christmas Eve is always exciting. There are lots of ways to make this magical night even more memorable, particularly if you’re celebrating with little ones at home. From preparing treats for Father Christmas to brand new pyjamas for a perfect night’s sleep, it’s the little touches that make the season special. One way to ensure an exciting evening is to prepare a Christmas Eve box! These have become very popular in recent years, and it’s easy to see why. Let’s take a look at some beautiful Christmas Eve box ideas that you can share with your family this year.

What is a Christmas Eve box?

It does what it says on the tin. A Christmas Eve box is packed with festive treats to start the fun early. It will be up to you what you put inside. You might like to fill it with tasty snacks, games, teddies, or storybooks. Whatever you choose, it’s a chance to get creative and appeal to your family’s unique personality. Wrap your Christmas Eve box for even more excitement. You can bring it out at any time, depending on what’s inside and your plans for the day.

What is a Christmas Eve box?

It does what it says on the tin. A Christmas Eve box is packed with festive treats to start the fun early. It will be up to you what you put inside. You might like to fill it with tasty snacks, games, teddies, or storybooks. Whatever you choose, it’s a chance to get creative and appeal to your family’s unique personality. Wrap your Christmas Eve box for even more excitement. You can bring it out at any time, depending on what’s inside and your plans for the day.

Choosing a Christmas Eve Box

When it comes to choosing your box, a simple cardboard option works well. At the same time, there are lots of beautiful Christmas boxes with seasonal designs to make the occasion a little more special. If you want to invest in a tradition, consider a carved wooden box you can use year after year. Or why not use a cardboard box, and spend the evening decorating the outside with a true festive feel. You could paint, use stamps or cover it with stickers or glitter, the possibilities are endless. You could also add a personal touch with our Alphabet Christmas range that the whole family will love. Fill your box with a mug, stocking or a sack to leave out for Father Christmas in the morning, all emblazoned with the family member’s initial so everyone knows who’s who.

Choosing a Christmas Eve Box

When it comes to choosing your box, a simple cardboard option works well. At the same time, there are lots of beautiful Christmas boxes with seasonal designs to make the occasion a little more special. If you want to invest in a tradition, consider a carved wooden box you can use year after year. Or why not use a cardboard box, and spend the evening decorating the outside with a true festive feel. You could paint, use stamps or cover it with stickers or glitter, the possibilities are endless. You could also add a personal touch with our Alphabet Christmas range that the whole family will love. Fill your box with a mug, stocking or a sack to leave out for Father Christmas in the morning, all emblazoned with the family member’s initial so everyone knows who’s who.

Toys

It might not be Christmas Day yet, but popping a few toys into the Christmas Eve box is a great way to spread out their excitement. Festive teddies are a great choice. Send them to bed with a new cuddly companion for magical dreams on the night before Christmas.

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Pamper Time

Don’t forget to take some time for yourself among all the festive fun. Stock up on some Christmassy candles, bubble bath and face mask and take yourself off for a relaxing pamper session at home.

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Scented candles

Scented candles come into their own at Christmas time, with lots of options available to fill your home with festive cheer. Some favourite fragrances include orange, clove, pine, and cinnamon.

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Pyjamas

New pyjamas are a Christmas Eve classic. Whether you’re shopping for little ones or older kids, everyone will appreciate something snuggly and festive. There’s nothing more festive than dressing the whole family in a set of matching PJs. Choose your favourite design and get everyone comfy, cosy and ready for bed, just in time for Father Christmas. Pop a set into your box, perhaps throw in some matching slippers, and settle down for a peaceful Christmas Eve and a great night’s sleep. And don’t forget some delicious treats that you can enjoy as you settle in for the night. Choose some sweets, hot chocolate or get busy in the kitchen and whip up something delicious for dessert, and don’t forget to leave some out for Santa!

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Treats for you!

Include some sweet treats for yourself for a perfect Christmas Eve at home. Whether you’re watching a festive movie or playing some family games, these little indulgences can make the night even more fun. Pack some chocolates, salty snacks, and perhaps some mulled wine for the adults for guaranteed joy this Christmas Eve. Tip: Stock up on festive plates and dinnerware to serve your Christmas treats.

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Treats for Father Christmas

Another favourite Christmas Eve tradition, include treats for Santa and Rudolph in your box for a perfect way to start the evening. Whether you choose mince pies, cookies, carrots, or milk, there are lots of ways to say thank you to Father Christmas this year.

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