As I’ve said before we celebrate Christmas on Christmas eve night and so we avoid the night before Christmas over excited kids as they’ve had the whole day to run this off. I do know that a lot of my friends have turned to Christmas Eve boxes as a way of calming the kids down and making Christmas eve a special and magical night in itself. So here with the help of this beautiful North Pole Delivery crate from Vintage apple crates. I have compiled 5 great Christmas Eve crate ideas for young and old.
Christmas Eve Movie night
I love a movie night with the family and what better way to wind down and get ready for bed. Cuddle up on the sofa, drink hot chocolate and chill with a new or classic Christmas movie.
Christmas Movie. Our favourites – The polar express, the Snowman and the Snow dog and Home Alone
A blanket or throw
Christmas mugs and snowman soup.
Recipe for one snowman soup:
- 4 tsp of hot chocolate powder
- two large marshmallows
- 2 chocolate chips
- 1 orange chocolate drop
- 1 candy cane for stirring.
Ready for Santa Christmas Eve crate
Set the scene of the magic of Christmas. Don’t forget that you can grab a FREE printable for the magic key, bell and reindeer food labels.
- 1 Magic key
- Bag of reindeer food
- Santa stop here sign
- 1 carrot
- 1 Mince pie
- A Christmas plate and mug
- Christmas book
- A Christmas bell
Family time Crate
Kids not going to sleep anytime soon? Why not wear them out with a Christmas disco, games and a cookie making session.
Slippers for all the family
Puzzles and games
A Christmas Story
Christmas cookies to decorate:
- A pack of cookies,
- Icing in red, white and green,
- a section of sprinkles
- chocolate sweets to top them with.
Get this party started Grown ups Christmas Eve crate
No kids to entertain but want to feel the magic of Christmas. Get a party in your crate with these fun ideas.
- A game
- Santa hats or reindeer antlers
- Ugly Christmas jumpers.
Grown ups Pamper Christmas Eve Crate
Want to look gorgeous for Christmas day? Unwind with this selection of ideas of a pampering crate.
- Snowball cocktails
- Face mask
- Bath oil
- Christmas pjs
- A sleep mask
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