24 Christmas Eve Boxes to Make

Christmas Eve boxes are the hottest festive trend right now, and for a good reason – what a great way to enjoy Christmas Eve together! If you’re thinking about making your own for this special eve, take a look below for some ideas on what to do for all members of the family.


kids christmas eve box contents

Keep the kids cosy and calm with a christmas onesie, slippers, hot choc and a dvd – great for little boys!

Christmas Eve Box Tradition by Must Have Mom

Include a box of ‘elf seeds’ (tictacs) that you can plant in a bowl of sugar which magically turn into candy canes overnight…

Elf Seeds by Easy Coast Mummy

healthy christmas eve box with fruit

Opt for a healthier alternative with fruits instead of sweets, alongside their xmas pj’s and slippers!

Christmas Eve Box by Trusty Chucks

grinch food

Grinch Dust by Mrs Samuelson’s Swamp Frogs

toddler box

Toddler Box by Every Child is a Blessing

printable santa magic key

If you are not blessed with a chimney for santa to come down, add in a magic key for santa to get through the doors to deliver late at night.

Santa’s Magic Key by Sweet Scarlet


champagne jelly

Champagne Jelly Shots by Dixie Delights

hot toddy christmas box

Make a cosy Christmas Eve box just for adults… include a blanket and the ingredients for a hot toddy!

Hot Toddy Box by Katrina Vernon

How to make jelly belly vodka. Perfect for gifting

Jelly Bean Vodka by A Life of Geekery

christmas crate

For the older kids (ahem, adults), get sophisticated by decorating a crate instead of a box.

Christmas Crate by The Idea Room


couples christmas cuddle kit

Get cosy with your other half by making a Christmas Eve Cuddle Box.

Christmas Cuddle Kit by The Dating Divas

All the Family

hot chocolate spoons

Hot Chocolate Spoons with Decorated Mugs by Fabulessly Frugal

christmas cookie box

Get creative in the kitchen with the kids by creating a cookie decorating box theme!

Christmas Cookie Kit by Bloom Designs

christmas sundae kit

One that all the family will enjoy… turn your Christmas Eve box into an ice cream bar box!

Christmas Sundaes box by Bloom Designs

christmas popcorn recipe

Christmas Popcorn by Easie Peasie

colourful christmas cake pops

Festive Cake Pops by Deliciously Declassified


blue sparkle xmas eve box decoration

Starry starry night… wrap up in special shiny paper and personalise with their name on the front.

DIY Night Before Christmas Box by How Bourgeois

mache decorated box

Decorate a mache box with some ribbon, card and stickers for an easy personalised Christmas Eve box.

Mache box by Jane Byrd

stamped christmas eve box

Go simple and use your Christmas stamps on a wooden box for a beautiful postage effect!

Stamped Christmas Box by Amanda Griffiths


christmas activity cards

Christmas Activity Cards by All Things Simple

christmas scavenger hunt

Have fun with a cheeky Christmas scavenger hunt!

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable by Stuffed Suitcase

Christmas Bingo! Such a fun game for kids and adults alike. Make it for your family or wrap it up as a gift!

Christmas Bingo by The Girl Creative

Snowman Mugs from FunHappyHome.com

Include plain mugs and sharpies so you can create your own hot chocolate mugs!

DIY mugs by Fun Happy Home

25 funny Christmas party games that are great for adults, for groups, for teens, and even for kids! Try them at the office for a work party, at school for a class party, or even at an ugly sweater party! I can’t wait to try these for family night this Christmas season!

Pick any of these fun games and add the rules or components to your box!

Christmas Party Games by Play Party Plan

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