Before your little one lays down their sweet head on December 24th, make sure you’ve got your pre-morning traditions sorted with these essential Christmas Eve items for baby.

One of the most exciting times of the Christmas period has to be Christmas Eve. It’s when the magic and the mystery of the season really kicks in, and if your little one is in that perfect window of wonder then there really is no better time.

But Christmas Eve isn’t just time to kill before the big day, it comes with it’s own set of traditions and rituals. It’s a time when you can let your imagination loose, set out mince pies and carrots, and get your little one snug and cosy before another Christmas morning.

We’ve lined up some Christmas Eve essentials to help you create your own festive traditions.

Our My First Christmas Sleepsuit, a read sleepsuit with embroidered detailing on it

Essential Christmas Eve Items | My First Christmas Sleepsuit

A cosy sleep is essential on Christmas Eve, after all, tomorrow is a big day with lots to do, see and experience. So give your little one a cosy night’s sleep with our My First Christmas Sleepsuit. The super-soft 100% jersey cotton design is perfect for a comfortable sleep and ensures it won’t irritate baby’s skin, along with the nickel-free poppers. A stunning festive design enriched with metallic stitching, it also doubles as the perfect outfit for Christmas morning.

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Our Christmas Wreath Pyjamas, ideal for Christmas Eve.

Christmas Wreath Pyjamas

If your little one is a bit older, then our Christmas Wreath Pyjamas might do the trick. These stunning pyjamas feature an illustrated floral print and frill detailing which really makes the festive theme pop. Made with soft 100% jersey cotton, they’re incredibly comfortable and perfect for snuggling down to wait for Santa.

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Our Santa Stocking - part of our essential Christmas Eve items for baby

Essential Christmas Eve Items | Santa Stocking

Make sure you have everything ready for the Big Man’s arrival with our Santa Stocking. Your little one will be so excited to see what festive fillers await, so get it hung in plenty of time. Then it’s just a waiting game…

And for the bigger items, there’s always our Santa Sack.

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Image of a teddy bear in a Christmas jumper that reads 'little pudding' and features an image of a Christmas pudding

My First Christmas Bear

It’s a big night for your little one, so they could do with a new friend to experience it alongside. Our My First Christmas Bear is an adorable character they’ll want to share Christmas with. Super soft and cuddly, it’s an ideal companion for the festive season – and long after! It even comes with its own knitted Christmas pudding jumper – what’s not to love?

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Image of our My First Christmas comforter - featuring a soft white blanket with embroidered details and a soft teddy bear in a Santa hat

Essential Christmas Eve Items | My 1st Christmas Comforter

For those really little ones, they may need something a bit smaller. Our My First Christmas Comforter is a reassuring presence at nap times, and especially important on Christmas Eve. With a super soft blanket and playful bear character, it’s perfect for cuddles and playtime. The bear even doubles as a finger puppet so you can interact with your little one and bring their new friend to life.

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Where's Santa Claus? book - part of our essential Christmas Eve items for baby

Where’s Santa Claus? Book

Just because it’s Christmas Eve, it doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be a book at bedtime. With the Where’s Santa Claus? book, your little one can bring the magic of Christmas forward as they search for Santa themselves, instead of waiting for him to pop down the chimney. With brightly coloured illustrations, chunky board pages and interactive felt flaps, it’s perfect for little hands and helps to encourage hand-eye coordination too.

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If you loved this list of essential Christmas Eve items for baby, then you’ll love the rest of our Christmas Buying Guides. Why not give them a read?

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