‘Twas the night before Christmas…

A Christmas Eve Box is a small box filled with gifts traditionally given to children the evening before Christmas Day. It’s a fairly new tradition in the UK, but it’s one that’s growing year on year, making Christmas Eve even more magical. Here’s our guide to the perfect Christmas Eve Box and exactly what to include to make the night before Christmas special!

The Box

Box, Elf on the Shelf

Christmas Eve Box, Hobbycraft

Christmas Books


Grey Star Slippers, Dotty Fish

Super Hero, Moccis


Onesie Pyjamas, Childrensalon

 Fair Isle Onesie, John Lewis

Rabbit Onesie, AlexandAlexa


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Festive Pyjamas

Red Mistletoe Fair Isle, AlexandAlexa

Stargaze PJs, Frugi

Sparkle Jingle Pyjamas, The White Co.

Snowman Babydoll Pyjamas, Rachel Riley

Cosy Dressing Gowns

Snuggle Up

Oversized Blanket, aden + anais

Christmas Films

The Snowman, Amazon

Delicious Food & Drink

Snowflake Lolly, Daylesford

Soft Toys

Sabre Tooth Tiger, Best Years

Polar Bear & Baby, Mamas and Papas

Christmas Decoration

Dinosaur Decorations, Best Years

Pusheen Surprise

Bits for Father Christmas

Door Hanger, Not on the High Street



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