Each year Santa sends a new Christmas Book to read before bed on Christmas Eve. -Love this tradition.

Christmas Eve box: New pjs, a Christmas movie, hot chocolate, snacks for the movie, etc.

Drawstring bags with a stenciled name- gifts from Santa....wish I started that a long time ago

Kids' Christmas list in an ornament with the year. It would be so cool to go back and see what the children asked for years ago. Absolutely love this idea!

Christmas Eve surprise box tradition

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Awesome tradition to start... 24 books under the tree and your kids get to pick one each night.

The Christmas Pickle. On Christmas Eve, you lay out the pickle ornament in front of the tree with the milk and cookies for Santa. Then, Santa hides the pickle ornament. In the morning, the first person to find the pickle ornament receives an extra present from Santa - a tradition from the 20s. - My family has done this every year since I was a baby!

I just love Christmas! The shopping, the snow, the music… it’s one of my favorite times of year. (I start listening to Christmas music in October – that’s how much I like the holiday season!) Every year I like to include a few new family activities to our holiday celebrations. This year I thought it …

Put together a Christmas Eve Box for kids to open- such a fun family tradition!

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Previous pinner says: As a kid, on Christmas eve we were allowed to open 1 present, which was always pjs :) now that I'm a mom I carry on the tradition, wish I'd had this book to go along with it…The Pajama Elves Story – a Christmas Eve Tradition where elves deliver magical pajamas to good girls and boys that help them sleep soundly on Christmas Eve.(where has the story been all my life??) | best stuff

Santa Letter, for when the kids find out....absolutely LOVE this

Upside Down Snowman - on our to do list this year! (if it snows)

Santa's footprints. Baking soda+glitter. A way to make Christmas morning a bit more magical and maybe make a 6-year old believe a little bit longer ... just a little longer.

cute way to remember what your children loved each year growing up

Christmas Pizza! Would be a great tradition for Christmas Eve :)

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