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Crackin’ Ideas for Christmas Eve Boxes

by Yvette Embleton

Christmas Eve Boxes are the new trend for families across the UK. If you’re putting one together, take a look at some of these crackin’ ideas.

From sweet treats and pjs to magic keys and personalised mugs! There’s so many wonderful things you can pop into your Christmas Eve Boxes – here are some of our favourite finds!

Santa Essentials 
Letter From Father Christmas

This is the big one – A letter from Father Christmas on Christmas Eve! This is such a fabulous idea to really get them excited. You can choose what details to pop in too so it’s relevant your family.

* Credit: ThePersnicketyCo

Find the Letter From Father Christmas here*

Santa’s Magic Key

If you don’t have a chimney, be sure to leave your Magic key somewhere Santa can find it. Your little one will adore finding it in their Christmas Eve Box.

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Find Santa’s Magic Key here*

Personalised ‘Dear Santa Claus’ Christmas Eve Platter

If you’re box is big enough, this is a fab place to pop your Christmas Eve Plate. You could even pop Rudolph’s Carrot and Santa’s treat in the box too.

* Credit: My 1st Years

Find the Personalised ‘Dear Santa Claus’ Christmas Eve Platter here*


Glitter Free Magic Reindeer Food

Add a sprinkle of magic by leaving some Reindeer Food as well as a Carrot for Santa’s reindeer. They must be very hunger after their travels.

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Glitter free Magic Reindeer Food here*

Fun Christmas Crafts 
Paint Your Own Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holder

This is keep them entertained on Christmas Eve! When they are dry, you can pop them beside Santa’s treats so he knows where they are. They make wonderful gifts and keepsakes too.

* Hobbycraft

Find these Paint Your Own Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holders here*

Christmas Colour-in Door Hangers

* Credit: Baker Ross

Find the Christmas Colour-in Door Hangers here*

Traditional Christmas Foam Stickers

* Credit: Hobbycraft

Find the Traditional Christmas Foam Stickers here*


Festive Fillers
Twas the Night Before Christmas Book & Jigsaw Set

This is such a magical book to read on Christmas Eve. You can all spend time relaxing before bedtime making the jigsaw and then snuggle up to enjoy the book.

* Credit: The Book People

Find ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ Book & Jigsaw Set here*

Personalised Santa Cup with Straw Tumbler

These are ace! You can keep the whole family happy with these personalised tumblers. Perfect for Christmas Eve and beyond. You can use them every year which is fab investment.

* Credit: Personalised4UGoods

Find the Personalised Santa Cup with Straw Tumbler here*

Personalised Christmas Teddy Bear

A personalised teddy which comes share the Christmas excitement would be so exciting! Not to mention a wonderful keepsake.

* Credit: Karenspersonalgifts

Find the Personalised Christmas Teddy Bear here*

Personalised Christmas Mugs

Imagine all been snuggled together, watching a film with your fabulous Christmas Eve mug!

* Credit: Handmadebyswans

Find the Personalised Christmas mug here*

* Credit: HandMadeByButtonRose

Find the Reindeer Family Mugs here*


A Sweet Treats
Rudolph Hot Chocolate Cone

Mmm melting marshmallows! Who doesn’t love a hot chocolate on Christmas Eve! The little one’s will adore make these with warm milk/water.

* Credit: SweethingsCreations

Find the Rudolph Hot Chocolate Cone here*

Bakedin Chocolate Brownie Mug Mix 

If you family would rather have a tasty desert instead, this is perfect – quick, easy and super fun!

* Credit: HobbyCraft

Bakedin Chocolate Brownie Mug Mix 3 Pack here*

Cosy Christmas Pjs

For matching family Christmas Pj’s check out our Gorgeous Matching Family Christmas Wear blog here!

Personalised Christmas Reindeer

Fully personalised with their name and the year, these pjs are particularly adorable. They are available in other colours too.

* Credit: PartyBoxUkStore

Find the Personalised Christmas Reindeer Here*

I Believe Christmas Pjs

These are adorable! We’ loving the potential to coordinate all your kids and the beautiful Reindeer detailing.

* Credit: Crafty24BySarah

Find the I Believe Christmas pjs here*

Cotton Santa Clause Pyjama Set

We love this little set because not only are you getting cute pjs but your also getting a Santa hat which will certainly add to the Christmas Eve excitement.

* Credit: M & S

Cotton Santa Clause Pyjama Set*

There you have it! Some of our Favourite Finds to make sure your Christmas Eve Box is stuffed with magical festive fun.   If you’ve got a great idea and think it should be on the list, let us know in the comments below.

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