Twas the night before Christmas….Whether you’re having a ‘jolly careful’ Christmas or are ‘delighted to be united’, we hope Christmas week brings you much joy and laughter. The festive season has looked a little different this year, so we’ve put together our Top 5 Christmas Eve traditions that we can still do despite all the other restrictions on normal life. There is nothing more important than family – thank you for being such an important part of ours.
#1 Hang up your stocking
Colour in Christmas Stocking
Have lots of merry Christmas fun with this colour-in stocking to personalise with the included set of 10 wash-out pens!
Have lots of merry Christmas fun with this colour in Christmas stocking to personalise with the included set of 10 wash-out pens! Colour in your favourite festive icons from Father Christmas to candy canes, Rudolph, jingle bells, Christmas tree decorations and more! There’s even space to write your own Christmas wish list ready for Santa (great help to Santa’s elves with children’s Christmas present ideas)!
Great creative and festive activity for kids at Christmas – and they’ll have so much fun hanging their customised stockings on Christmas Eve!
The ink completely disappears on a warm machine wash, so you can begin a new Christmas family tradition for the kids to enjoy year after year that’s fun and sustainable.
#2 Head out for a walk
What better way to spend quality time with your family than walking around and enjoying the beautiful Christmas lights that are all over your neighbourhood? For those that need a little distraction on the walk, why not try go through the alphabet and name an item you see beginning with that letter or check out some ideas below:
Here are some top tips to enjoy the winter outdoors:
- Ensure the children are wearing appropriate footwear.
- Layer up with thermals to keep them warm.
- Wear a warm, waterproof coat/trousers or bodysuit.
- Accessorise with hats and gloves.
#3 Ready, Steady, Bake!
We love baking on Christmas Eve. This year we are going to spread the holiday spirit by baking or crafting small holiday presents for our neighbours (cookies, cocoa mix or jam make great gifts) and then walking from door to door to pass them out. This isn’t just a good way to get some miles under your belt, it’s also a wonderful way to build a sense of community and make connections this holiday season.
Whether you’re a master baker or a novice, we have everything you need to keep your little one active people engaged.
#4 Have a Christmas Dance Party
When the weather isn’t great or it’s too dark, try putting on some festive tunes and have a dance party. Who doesn’t feel better after a good boogie?
A fun way to burn off all those Christmas chocolates and work off some energy so they’ll sleep better! Checkout these 12 Christmas Dance tunes with simple choreography!
#5 Bath and Bed
Give them a warm bath before bedtime to help them relax. Check out our hooded towels, perfect for after bath snuggles! And then if they’ve got some new pyjamas, it might encourage them to settle down! Then we love snuggling up to read “Twas a Night Before Christmas”.
Colour in Pyjamas
Get your little ones in the creative spirit with our range of colour in pyjamas!
This creative kit includes; a long-sleeved pyjama top and bottoms, seven fabric colour in pens and a colour in practice sheet available for ages 3-10. The colours will not fade and can be worn time and time again.
We hope you enjoyed our top 5 Christmas Eve traditions and that they bring some cheer your way. If you have any traditions, why not share them in the comments below? We’ll share them on our social media, so everyone can benefit.