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Christmas Eve Gift Basket

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Create memories with this meaningful gift basket! This Christmas Eve Gift Basket will be loved by the whole family! Reindeer Food, FREE Printable Games, Hot Cocoa, Christmas Movies, a cozy blanket to curl up with and treats as you wait for Santa to arrive!

Christmas Eve Gift Basket

Like many families, one of our Christmas Eve traditions is for our boys to open one gift, and that gift is always Christmas pajamas. Why not take that thought, and create a meaningful gift basket that everyone in the family will enjoy.

This Christmas Gift Basket is complete with snacks, Reindeer food to sprinkle on the front lawn, Hot Cocoa mix, a Christmas movie, a cozy blanket to keep you warm, fun FREE Christmas printables complete with games and bag toppers.

Basket for Christmas Eve

While this Christmas basket is great for your Christmas Eve celebration, it certainly can be used any time during the holiday season. It also makes a wonderful gift. 

Christmas Eve Gift Basket with printables

Christmas Eve Gift Basket

The gifts that you add to your basket are totally up to you. Here is what we used…

  • Basket – any size you want to use is fine
  • Blanket – you can find inexpensive throws online or most department stores have them as well
  • Jars – for the Popcorn, Reindeer Food and Hot Cocoa Mix with marshmallows and candy canes.
  • Christmas movies – this one is a box set with 4 movies
  • Tablet, Crayons or Markers – to play the Christmas Pictionary Game with the printable
  • Snacks for bags – Pretzel Hugs and Christmas Candy Crunch are easy to make and everyone loves them
  • Chocolate Lollipops
  • Christmas printables – more on these below

Christmas Printable Games

This set of Christmas printables includes – 

  • Christmas Bingo
  • Pictionary Cards
  • Ornament Scavenger Hunt
  • Christmas Carol Guessing Game
  • Bag Toppers

You can also grab the FREE Printables from the Christmas Movie Night Gift Idea to add to this set. 

When you join the Monthly VIP Printables Club you will have instant access to ALL of the Exclusive printables we have shared with this special group! 

Enter your name and email below and we will send over the FREE Printables for Christmas, and you will be ready to create family memories!

Polar Express Movie Night

Does your family love The Polar Express? This would be a fun Christmas Eve celebration as well! 


Christmas Gift Basket


  1. Hi Liz, I signed up for the emails but never received the printables?

    1. Hi Christie, you should have received an email with the link and password to the page.
      I sent you another email.

  2. LISA ADAME says:

    Thank you for the wonderful ideas! just need the printables please

  3. Looking for the printables?

  4. Marilyn Kline says:

    Looking for free printables!

  5. Gina Gonzales says:

    Apologies if it is covered somewhere else…what is the reindeer food comprised of?

  6. Is there a different link to the tags? I can’t find them. This is super cute and I would like to do this for a friend.

  7. I’m stopping by from the Monday Funday Party and absolutely love your Christmas basket! Such a fun tradition! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week! XO

  8. Emma @ P is for Preschooler says:

    I love the idea of a gift the whole family can enjoy! This one looks as much fun to put together as it would be to receive!

  9. This is such a fun idea! I’m going to have to do this for a few friends! Thanks for sharing!

    Doused In Pink

  10. Holly Bingeman says:

    Great ideas! I definitely want to do this for some friends of ours. I like how practical (consumable) it is, and it’s just so cute!

    Thanks for sharing!


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