5 Christmas Eve crate ideas

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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 crate ideas

Christmas Eve Movie night

christmas eve movie nightI 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

Christmas pjs

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

christmas eve waiting for santaSet 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.christmas eve printables

  • 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

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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 Music

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

christmas eve partyNo kids to entertain but want to feel the magic of Christmas. Get a party in your crate with these fun ideas.

  • Crackers
  • Procecco
  • Nibbles
  • 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.christmas eve pamper

  • Snowball cocktails
  • Face mask
  • Bath oil
  • Christmas pjs
  • A sleep mask

5 ideas for christmas eve

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