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Sunday, August 28, 2016
What Goes in My Shoebox- Operation Christmas Child
Delight a kid! Start with a medium to large item that will capture the child’s attention the instant he or she opens the box.
Soccer ball with pump, Stuffed animal, Toys (puppets, trucks, etc.), Doll (baby, Barbie, etc.), Musical instrument, Outfit, Shoes
Include items that children will immediately embrace such as toy cars, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc.
pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.
Non-liquid Hygiene Items:
toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc.
T-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc.
Make your own items such as hair bows, finger puppets, and friendship bracelets.
Download instructions here.
A Personal Note:
You may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself, your family, or group. If you include your name and an address, the child may be able to write back.
Gift Suggestions for Age and Gender go to this link:
OCC Suggested Shoebox Ideas
Nov 14-21 Shoebox Collection dates
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