Twas The Night Before Christmas DIY Gift Idea

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Twas the Night before Christmas diy theme gift. Perfect for someone who loves creative holiday gifts. Check out these tags and ideas for the best gift that goes along perfectly with the book.

T’was The Night Before Christmas

T’was the Night Before Christmas diy gift idea. This is such a cute and unique idea for a story basket. It will be fun to come up with different items that go along with each verse. It will be a fun care package that the whole family can open on Christmas.

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T’was The Night Before Christmas Books

Ideally, it would be amazing to add the actual Night Before Christmas book with a themed gift. Here are a few amazing versions of the book/poem.

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Gift Ideas

I have included ideas that were used in this gift, but you can always add your own depending on what the person receiving the gift might like. All you need to do is choose something to go with each section of the poem. I have added keywords in each section and a few ideas for you to look into. Or you can come up with your own.

 

T’was The Night Before Christmas

 

1. Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature is stirring, not even a mouse.

Ideas related to house, mouse, stirring, or creature

1. Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse tag tied to mouse kitchen timer.

 

2. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. 

Ideas related to stockings, chimney, or St. Nicholas

  • fuzzy socks
  • Stockings
  • Chimney or St. Nick decorations

 

2. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there tag tied to fuzzy socks.

3. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads.

Gifts related to children, sleeping, sugar plums

 

3. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads tag tied to a clear bag of Christmas candy.

 

4. And Mama in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap, had just settled our brains for a long winters nap.

Items related to a kerchief, cap or nap

4. And Mama in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap, had just settled our brains for a long winters nap tag tied to soda bottle wearing a winter hat

 

5. When out on the lawn, there arose such a clatter. I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.

Gifts related to lawn, clatter, sprang

5. When out on the lawn, there arose such a clatter. I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter tag tied to reindeer foot shaped noise clacker.

 

6. Away from the window I flew like a flash, Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.

Related to window, flash, shutters, sash

6. Away from the window I flew like a flash, Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash tag tied to a small red and gold flashlight

 

7. The moon on the breast of the new fallen snow, Gave the lustre or mid-day to objects below.

Ideas related to snow

7. The moon on the breast of the new fallen snow, Gave the lustre or mid-day to objects below tag tied to marshmallow snowmen.

 

8. When, what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer.

Items related to eyes, sleigh, reindeer

  • reindeer bell
  • reindeer or sleigh decoration

8. When, what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer tag next to a ceramic bell painted with santa and reindeer

 

9. With a little old driver, so lively and quick. I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.

Find objects related to Santa

  • Santa towel
  • candy
  • decorations)

9. With a little old driver, so lively and quick. I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick tag tied to a Santa towel

 

10. More rapid than eagles his coursers they came, and he whistled and shouted and called them by name. “Now Dasher! Now Dancer! Now, Prancer and Vixen! On Comet! On Cupid! On Donner and Blitzen! To the top of the porch! To the top of the wall! Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all!”

Items related to the reindeer or a whistle

  • dishtowel
  • plate
  • ornament with reindeer names listed

10. More rapid than eagles his coursers they came, and he whistled and shouted and called them by name. "Now Dasher! Now Dancer! Now, Prancer and Vixen! On Comet! On Cupid! On Donner and Blitzen! To the top of the porch! To the top of the wall! Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all! tag tied to a plate and towel that says "Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen"

 

11. As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle mount to the sky.

Ideas related to leaves, fly or obstacles (puzzles)

11. As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle mount to the sky tag tied to a colorful puzzle game

 

12. So, up on the housetop the coursers they flew, With the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too. And then in a twinkling, I heard on the roof, The prancing and pawing of each little hoof. As I drew in my head, and was turning around, Down the chimney St. Nicholas came with a bound.

Objects related to housetop, flew, sleigh, chimney

  • chimney or roof ornament
  • whoppers in “house” box

12. So, up on the housetop the coursers they flew, With the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too. And then in a twinkling, I heard on the roof, The prancing and pawing of each little hoof. As I drew in my head, and was turning around, Down the chimney St. Nicholas came with a bound tag next to a ceramic house with a chimney.

 

13. He was dressed in all red from his head to his foot, and his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot.

Related to red, clothes, soot

13. He was dressed in all red from his head to his foot, and his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot tag tied to a crocheted santa hat.

 

14. A bundle of toys he had flung on his back, And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack.

Related to toys, bundle, pack

  • Small bag (can put candy or anything inside)

14. A bundle of toys he had flung on his back, And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack tag tied to red/green cotton bag filled with small toys.

 

15. His eyes how they twinkled, his dimples so merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!

Find items related to eyes, twinkled, roses, cherry

  • maraschino cherries
  • chocolate cherries
  • fresh cherries
  • a rose

15. His eyes how they twinkled, his dimples so merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry! tag tied to a jar of maraschino cherries in a jar.

16. His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow. And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow.

Related to mouth, bow, beard, white, snow

  • bow
  • ribbon
  • anything white or snowman related

16. His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow. And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow tag tied to a spool of Christmas ribbon.

 

17. The stump of a pipe, he held tight in his teeth, and the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath.

Related to pipe, smoke, wreath

  • decoration
  • candy pipe
  • wreath

17. The stump of a pipe, he held tight in his teeth, and the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath tag tied to small berry wreath.

 

18. He had a broad face and a little round belly. That shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly.

Related to face, belly, jelly

  • Jelly
  • jelly belly’s

18. He had a broad face and a little round belly. That shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly tag tied to 3 pack of jelly.

 

 

19. He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf. And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself.

Related to chubby, plump, jolly, elf

  • “jolly”ranchers
  • elf decorations/candy

19. He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf. And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself tag tied to box of Jolly Ranchers.

 

20. A wink of his eye and a twist of his head, soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread.

Related to wink, eye, twist, head

  • licorice
  • Frito twists
  • pretzels
  • CLIF
  • twisted fruit

20. A wind of his eye and a twist of his head, soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread tag tied to Twizzler licorice twists.

21. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, and filled all the stockings, then turned with a jerk.

silent, work, stockings, jerk

  • stocking
  • socks,
  • jerky

21. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, and filled all the stockings, then turned with a jerk tag tied to candy filled stocking.

22. And laying his finger aside of his nose, and giving a nod up the chimney he rose!

Related to finger, nose, nod, chimney

  • tissues

22. And laying his finger aside of his nose, and giving a nod up the chimney he rose! tag tied to cute Christmas tissues.

 

23. He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, and away they all flew like the down of a thistle!

Related to sprang, sleigh, whistle, flew, thistle

23. He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, and away they all flew like the down of a thistle! tag tied to whistling Digi Birds toy.

 

24. But I heard him explain, as he drove out of sight, “Happy Christmas to all, and to all a Good-night!”

Related to out of sight, good night, Merry Christmas

24. But I heard him explain, as he drove out of sight, "Happy Christmas to all, and to all a Good-night!" tag tied to bottle of DoTerra serenity bedtime oil.

 

Tie it all together in a big gift basket

Put everything in a big basket or gift bag to keep it all together and add some cute bows or other decor.

Large Twas The Night Before Christmas diy gift basket filled with small gifts. Reindeer plate and books in front of basket.

 

Download your tags here:

If you would like to use the tags I used, you can download them here:

Labels: Twas the night before Christmas

Main Label: Twas the night before Christmas Cover

 


 

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Share your creative ideas in the comments below

I hope you enjoy putting your gift together. You can easily be as creative as you want or keep it more simple. It’s up to you! Please feel free to share your ideas in the comments below.

 

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