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How to Make a Christmas Eve Box?

How to Make a Christmas Eve Box?
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How to Make a Christmas Eve Box?

How to Make a Christmas Eve Box?

Get ready to jingle into the heart of Christmas Eve traditions that bring festive cheer to this magical time of year! Whether you're a Christmas enthusiast eager to up the festivities, or you’re simply looking to start a new tradition, this yuletide guide to Christmas Eve Boxes is your merry ticket to a holly jolly evening.

So, let’s dive straight into Christmas Eve Box ideas that you can create at home, just in time for Santa Claus to sprinkle his festive magic. Never heard of a Christmas Eve Box? Are you considering making one yourself but feeling overwhelmed? Or you’re looking for some inspiring Christmas Eve box fillers? Then you’re in the right place!

What is a Christmas Eve Box?

A Christmas Eve Box is the ultimate pre-Christmas present! A magical box filled with festive-themed gifts carefully selected to ramp up the excitement and anticipation for Santa’s imminent arrival. Perfect for both children and adults, Christmas Eve Boxes are typically overflowing with cosy pyjamas, small stocking fillers and delicious, sweet treats - making this Christmas Eve ritual a firm family favourite.

Choosing the Perfect Christmas Eve Box

There are no set rules when it comes to creating your very own Christmas Eve Box - you can allow your festive imagination to run wild! Firstly, start by thinking about who the Christmas Eve Box will be going to. Perhaps you’re looking for the best gift box to delight your children, you’re aiming to create a romantic pre-Christmas gesture for your partner, or you simply want to treat yourself to some festive cheer. We have all the insider tips to help you nail it. 

A Christmas Eve Box can be a simple gift box to hold your holiday treats, or you could go the extra mile and choose a sturdy wooden box that can be used for years to come – there’s no right or wrong answer.

But Who Does the Christmas Box Come From?

The beauty behind a Christmas Eve Box is that you can create your own backstory of where it came from. Perhaps you could tell a mischievous story of Elf On the Shelf up to his usual tricks, that Santa has sent an early present from the North Pole, or simply just a thoughtful gift from a loved one.

Typically gifted on the evening of Christmas Eve, this festive treat is the perfect excuse to unwrap and unwind, ready for bed - dressing the kids in their new cosy Christmas pj’s. However, there is no set rule that states you can’t hand over your box of goodies earlier in the day - it could be an exciting way to kick-start the Christmas Eve celebrations!

What to Put in a Children’s Christmas Eve Box

From cosy pyjamas to festive storybooks, sweet treats to holiday crafts and even Christmas knick-knacks, we’ll help you curate a Christmas Eve Box that's as special and unique as your own elfin crew. Start by thinking about what will get your little ones brimming with excitement or even how many gifts you’re looking to include. But remember, these treats don’t have to be extravagant; you can find a multitude of affordable festive gifts here at Poundland.

Our guide is full of creative Christmas Eve Box gift ideas that will light up their little faces faster than Rudolph's red nose. Below, you can find a selection of Christmas Gifts tailored to children…

1. Christmas-Themed Pyjamas

Festive-themed pyjamas are the perfect “main” gift for any Christmas Eve Box. A magical present to get your crew together to pose for that annual postcard photograph for the gram! Our family Christmas pyjamas can be found in a store near you.

2. Festive Sweet Treats

Delicious, sweet treats are an affordable gifting option for all Christmas Eve Boxes. Consider including Elf On The Shelf Magic Dust, or Malteser Mini Reindeers, both a firm favourite amongst kids. Perhaps the children could even leave their Christmas-themed treats out for Santa, displayed on their very own Paint Your Own Plate?

3. Christmas Colouring Books

Unleash your little one's inner Picasso with our festive selection of Christmas Stationery, bursting with colouring books of holiday cheer to keep them joyfully engaged in a winter wonderland of creativity!

4. Small Christmas Eve Box Gifts Under £5

Add a sprinkle of holiday magic into your children's Christmas Eve Boxes with a small gift that promises to light up their faces with joy. Why not add a Mini Pinball Machine or Juggling Christmas Puddings that will keep your little ones busy for hours? Shop all gifts for kids here.

How to Create an Adult’s Christmas Eve Box

Christmas Eve boxes aren't just for the little ones - you can create an aura of festive nostalgia and joy with adult Christmas Eve Box ideas. A trending tradition that's perfect for friends, partners, or treating yourself, proving that the holiday fun of Christmas anticipation knows no age! We offer adult-friendly Christmas Eve Box designs, perfect for those wanting to avoid those whimsical Christmas characters. Why not try our Blue Tartan Gift Box or even our Jumbo Red Christmas Gift Box?

Think about altering the gifts to suit the person’s likes and interests, or maybe even a favourite pastime/activity that you could incorporate that they would appreciate. If still nothing comes to mind, then keep on reading for some of our top Christmas Eve Box gifts for adults.

1. Christmas Themed Wine Glass or Mug

Nothing says Christmas quite like a novelty glass of mulled wine to say cheers to the festive celebrations. Or, better still, a Christmas character mug filled with delicious hot chocolate and marshmallows.

2. Novelty Headbands or Glasses

Have you thought about a novelty headband? This small gift will provide endless amounts of festive fun - the perfect picture prop for your Christmas Day shenanigans.

3. Festive Hair Accessories

Add a dash of sparkle to their festive look with enchanting Christmas hair accessories - the perfect Christmas Eve Box filler gifts! From shimmering sequins, and scrunchies in red and green, to sparkling Stargaze Mini Claw Clips that’ll turn heads at their Christmas Day gathering.

4. Christmas Gifts Under £5

Keep it affordable! At Poundland, we have a huge selection of savvy toiletries and budget-friendly giftsets, all for under £5. Have you thought about a Men’s Scentalis Eau De Toilette Gift Set, or even a Women’s Scentalis Eau De Toilette Gift Set? You can discover the full Christmas Gifting range for even more inspiration.

Our Top Tips for Making the Perfect Christmas Eve Box

Are you ready to spread some serious Christmas cheer? Our top tips for making the perfect Christmas Eve Box will have you decking the halls with joy in no time! Start with a box that screams 'Merry Christmas' in every detail and fill it with fluffy socks and Christmas pyjamas, festive crafting - and don’t forget the all-important hot chocolate for sipping while you snuggle. With these top tips, your Christmas Eve Box will not just be a gift but a magical experience that wraps up the essence of Christmas in a bow!

Your Very Own Christmas Eve Box

And there you have it - your very own Christmas Eve Box packed with love and festive cheer. If you follow these easy steps, then you'll create more than just a box; you’ll create a wonderful lasting Christmas memory for those on the receiving end. So, give yourself a pat on the back for adding another layer of joy to this special occasion.

You can find even more affordable festive treats in our Christmas collection.

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