That’s the way my Catholic family did it. The Baby Jesus figure only appeared on Christmas Eve, and the Three Wise Men were moved closer to the manger every day, until they finally arrived on January 6, together with our presents, dropped on top of our best pair of shoes. Just a couple of days to enjoy them, and then back to school. We envied the children that got their presents on Christmas morning, and that had plenty of time to play with them.
That nice little cat is just keeping the cradle warm for Baby Jesus. Good cat!