Intended as a small pre-Christmas treat to break up the suspense of waiting for the big day, the Christmas Eve box trend has been growing rapidly over the past few years.
Here to show you where to buy them, and how to make your own, is our make and do craft Queen, Sophie Prescott.
PRE-PACKED CHRISTMAS EVE BOXES
CHRISTMAS EVE BOX WITH CONTENTS - £25 notonthehighstreet.com
Includes a 'letter from Santa', 'Jingle Bell' nestles in a bed of wooden wool, a solid chocolate gingerbread man, a wooden star decoration can be hung on the Christmas tree, 'Reindeer Food' to sprinkle outside, and a straw and topper for Santa's Milk (or brandy or port or whatever tipple is waiting for him!).
CHRISTMAS EVE GIFT BOX - £16 Very.co.uk
Includes a classic storybook, press-out models, a letter from Santa, a magic key, a door hanger to colour and much more.
MAKE YOUR OWN…
You will need: Shoebox, Christmas wrapping paper, Reindeer antlers, Red bauble, Gift tag, Wooden mini letters, Gold sparkle yarn