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26 October 2020

What Are Christmas Eve Boxes & What Should You Put In Them?

Christmas Eve boxes are popular all over the world, as they help to build the excitement for the big day for both children and adults. Although they may not be an old Christmas tradition, they are now popular for families all over the country.

Kids love Christmas Eve boxes as they can receive pyjamas, DVDs and hot chocolate the night before Christmas ready for a lovely family orientated evening. For adults, pyjamas, a personalised mug or even a Christmas Eve tipple would be appreciated.

What are Christmas Eve boxes?

Christmas Eve boxes are a relatively recent Christmas tradition that have been embraced by parents all over the world. A Christmas Eve box is a pre-Christmas gift box given to children or adults on Christmas Eve, almost as a way to build the anticipation of the big day itself.

They can be in elaborate expensive boxes, or just simple cardboard boxes – what really matters is what’s inside. There’s no consensus about what should be inside a Christmas Eve Box, but they’ll generally include some small presents, some Christmas-themed activities, and maybe confectionary.

Christmas Eve box ideas

It’s worth investing in a beautiful Christmas box that can be used year after year. These wooden storage boxes are sustainable as well as gorgeous – they’ll help to make the new Christmas tradition very special.

What to put in a Christmas Eve box

With a Christmas Eve box, the possibilities are endless. Pyjamas, hot chocolate, sweets, and Christmas films are all popular gifts to go inside a Christmas Eve box for kids. But remember – Christmas Eve boxes are completely open to interpretation. Put inside whatever you think would work best!

Personalised books

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Personalise this beautiful, illustrated Christmas book with the child’s name on the cover as well as throughout the story itself. The book follows the progression of Christmas night, from Santa’s arrival to his quick disappearance after the presents are delivered.

When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney

This funny Christmas rhyme is often the centre of children’s nativity plays, so if it’s a family favourite, this could be the ideal Christmas book for your child or grandchild. Not only is their name added to the cover, but it becomes part of the story inside.

Disney The Nightmare Before Christmas

This illustrated version of Tim Burton’s the Night Before Christmas can be personalised with a name on the cover and inside page. Presented in a gift box, it’s the ideal present for a The Nightmare Before Christmas fan!

Christmas Magic

This Christmas book is perfect for toddlers or young children. Personalise it with their name and street name so that the story can revolve around things that are familiar to them. The perfect book for young children who adore the magic of Christmas.

First Christmas Book

This adorable Christmas book can be completely personalised to let the child be the star of the show. Complete the details on the product listing to receive a beautiful picture book that will be treasured for years to come as the family remember their baby’s first Christmas.

Personalised Christmas baubles

Snowman bauble

This personalised bauble features the Snowman from the popular Christmas short film. Personalise it with a name and message on the front and back to commemorate Christmas this year.

Woodland bauble

Perfect for adults or children, this glitzy bauble features glitter cut outs of a winter scene, finished with their name in a modern calligraphy script. A beautiful commemorative Christmas item.

First Christmas bauble

For a gorgeous bauble to commemorate Christmas this year, choose this bauble – personalised with their name and pom poms in their favourite colour. Perfect for a colourful Christmas tree!

Shining snowflake bauble

This glitzy snowflake decoration is perfect for those who have an understated or classy Christmas tree. Purchase one for every member of the family to keep the tradition alive each year.

First Christmas Santa Bauble

For baby’s first Christmas, a gorgeous, personalised Christmas bauble with their name and the date will go down a storm.

Chocolates and sweets

Snowman sweet cracker

Filled to the brim with nostalgic sweets, this snowman sweet cracker is the perfect addition to a Christmas Eve box. Add a name to the snowman’s scarf to personalise it.

Toblerone Christmas

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a Toblerone, so why not personalise it with a name? That way, there will be no arguments about who gets the last piece!

Cadbury chocolate card

This Cadbury’s chocolate card is perfect for chocolate lovers. Add a name to the card for a spectacular personalised gift. With space inside for your own message – it really is something special.

Personalised tartan chocolate bar

This luxury milk chocolate is wrapped in glossy tartan paper and can be customised with a name. Featuring a tartan design and printed with a name and message of your choice – it makes the perfect gift for a Christmas Eve box.