What to put in Christmas Eve Boxes for Children
If you’re looking to put together the perfect Christmas Eve box for children this year, we’ve put together a handy guide for you.
We know that in Britain, in recent years, the Christmas Eve box has become more and more popular, and more and more parents are looking to share in this new tradition.
So, where to start? Well, the Telegraph has said that “the most popular inclusions are books...along with indulgent little luxuries such as hot chocolate”, so let’s start there!
Books for Christmas Eve Boxes for Children
Winnie The Pooh by A.A Milne: A.A. Milne’s classic children’s stories – featuring Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Pooh himself – are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child’s imagination like no other story before or since. We’ve got a whole range of different Pooh titles that we’re sure your whole family will love.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling: Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Issued to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, these irresistible House Editions celebrate the noble character of the four Hogwarts houses. Featuring gorgeous house-themed cover art and interior line illustrations by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Levi Pinfold, each book will also have vibrant sprayed edges in the colour of your chosen house.
Little People, Big Dreams by Lisbeth Kaiser: Get your little one dreaming this Christmas! In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame: Spring is in the air and Mole has found a wonderful new world. This beautiful hardback edition of The Wind in the Willows, has been created in partnership with the world-famous V&A Museum, with exquisite cover designs from their William Morris collection.
Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different by Ben Brooks: Prince charming, dragon slayer, mischievous prankster... More often than not, these are the role-models boys encounter in the books they read at home and at school. Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different offers a welcome alternative narrative. It is an extraordinary compilation of 100 stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and innovator in his own way, and all going on to achieve amazing things.
Silly Eric Never Gives Up by Gracie Wright: Eric is a little boy and like most little boys he sometimes gets things muddled up and the wrong way round. The difference with Eric is, he never gives up! Follow Eric as he persists with his tests at school, showing us what never giving up looks like! The perfect book to encourage your kids to never give up! For children aged 2-7.
Delicious Treats for Christmas Eve Boxes for Children
Hot Chocolate Stirrer: Stir this delicious hot chocolate into a cup of hot milk for a luxurious, decadent and creamy hug in a mug! Handmade by amazing chocolatier Dandelion Cocoa.
Jolly Choccy Sticks: The perfect fun, tasty, festive treat! Deliciously crafted shortbread biscuits covered in Belgian chocolate available in Delectable Mint and Cracking Caramel.
Chocolate Blue-Nosed Bear: The most adorable addition to a Christmas Eve box! Milk chocolate teddy bear with cuteblue nose handmade by chocolatier Dandelion Cocoa.
Unique, Fun Treats for Christmas Eve Boxes for Children
Bill The BearHugs Bear: The perfect Christmas Eve companion! Our adorable plush BearHugs Teddy Bear, Bill, is super soft and has the cutest little blue nose. Bill loves a cuddle and is always on standby for emergency hugs.
Children’s Bear Blowing Bubbles: This sweet set of Bruno the Bear bubbles comes with a wand and 100ml of bubble mixture - perfect for blowing bubbles!
Glow In The Dark Stars: An adorable box of 30 glow in the dark stars in an assortment of sizes, a perfect sensory gift for everyone! This gift includes double sided sticky fixers so that you can attach these lovely stars to most surfaces. Help Santa find his way on Christmas Eve!
Don’t forget, with every BearHugs box, you can include your own personalised notecard, so the box can be a special gift from parents, siblings, friends, or even Santa himself!