I just love taking her picture.
And the family
Here’s a cute stocking stuffer idea sheet from http://www.organizinghomelife.com/
This was given to me a few years ago, and it is one of my favorites.
Operation Christmas Child Ideas for Boxes
thanks to http://faithfulprovisions.com/2012/10/01/101-operation-christmas-child-shoebox-ideas/
These Operation Christmas Child ideas for boxes are going to work for either gender and most ages.
Hard candy (Please remember to double bag all candy!)
Pencils, colored pencils, and sharpener
A personal letter and photo (Find tips for writing a letter HERE.)
About Me page (Free coloring printables for younger children are HERE.)
Hand held toys
Plush small animals
Balls: Tennis balls, bouncy balls, Wiffle balls
Set of jacks
Small flannel throw (Roll it up! It will fit!)
Small dry erase board and markers
Unopened Happy Meal toy
Handheld Etch A Sketch
Small board books
Miniature checkerboard and checkers
Plastic poncho in packet
Crafting kit (beads, etc)
Toy toolkit set (Thanks, Jenia!)
Grooming and Hygiene Items for Christmas Shoeboxes
These grooming and hygiene items for Christmas shoeboxes are always welcomed by the children and their families.
69. Mild soap (Please put in plastic bag or travel container.)
70. Toothpaste (This too! Be sure it’s in a plastic bag.)
72. Colorful bandages
73. Hand wipes
74. Small pack colorful tissues
75. Lip balm
76. Emery board/nail clippers
Don’t forget your Operation Christmas Child Shoebox labels HERE!
Operation Christmas Child Ideas for Girls
These are some Operation Christmas Child ideas for girls, if you are packing a girl box.
77. Package of multi-colored Sharpies (Thanks, Rachel!)
78. Travel sewing kit (10-14 girl)
79. Fat Quarter bundles (10-14 girl) (Thanks, Stephani!)
80. Hair ribbons
81. Ponytail holders
83. Clip-on earrings
84. Bangle bracelets
86. Pom poms (like the ones used at football games)
88. Hand mirror (unbreakable)
Operation Christmas Child Box Ideas for Boys
Below are some more tips for Operation Christmas Child box ideas for boys.
89. Ball cap
90. Ball glove
95. Hammer (10-14 boy) (Thanks, Jennifer!)
96. Nails (10-14 boy)
97. Screwdriver (10-14 boy)
98. Screws (10-14 boy)
99. LED keychain (10-14 boy)
100. Duct tape (10-14 boy)
101. Tape measure (10-14 boy)
Gladstone First Baptist Church
Dates: June 29, July 6, 20, August 3, 17
High Power Soccer Camp
Boys and girls ages 3-10 years
July 23-27, 2012
5:30-8:30 pm each night
Gladstone First Baptist Church – north field
6125 Caldwell Road
(may change for 2012) (choose one):
1. $25 – includes soccer ball
2. $15 – no soccer ball – bring your own
If registering after July 11, add $10 to fee.
Register by June 20 and take $5.00 off fee!
Make check payable to “GFBC”
Vacation Bible School
$10 per child/$25 family
Grades kindergarten-6th grade
Oregon City Evangelical Church
Gladstone –John Wetten Elem.
10am-noon (lunch included)
Summer Reading Program
Gladstone –Gladstone Center for Children and Families
June 18 –Leapin Louie
June 28 –Tales of Big and Little
July 5 –(10am)- Zoo animal Presenters
July 12 –Buld your own Craft
July 19 –Dream of Magic
July 26 –Gear Up for Space
Aug 2 –Stories and Songs for BIG Dreamers
Aug 9 –Border collies International
Aug 16 –OMSI Planetarium Show
Aug 23 –Richard Ritchey, the Reptile Man
HILLTOP 9 CINEMA $1
325 Beavercreek Road Oregon City OR 503-650-2885
KIT KITTREDGE: AMER GIRL
HAPPY FEET TWO
LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS
CATS & DOGS: REVENGE
ADVENTURES OF TIN TIN
PUSS IN BOOTS
KUNG FU PANDA 2
SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME
ALVIN & CHIPMUNKS: SHIP
MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS
The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program
is here to help you on your way, encouraging you to read books of your own choosing
and earn a FREE book, simply by following these three easy steps:
1. Read any eight books this summer and record them in this
Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Imagination’s Destination
Journal. Be sure to let us know to whom you would
recommend each book, and why.
2. Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store
between May 22nd and September 4th, 2012.
3. Choose your FREE reading adventure from the book list
featured on the back of the journal.
Wilsonville Kid Fun Run
Saturday, July 28, 2012
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wilsonville High School
6800 Southwest Wilsonville Road
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Max Patterson Park Activities
Patterson Park will be supervised June 11th— August 24th, Monday-Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (weather permitting). Daily activities include games, sports and crafts. Several spe-cial events are planned each summer; check the bulletin board at the park and at City Hall or on the city’s website for a current schedule. Upcoming special events in-clude: June 11th—Field Day—1:00 pm (free); June 12th—Tie- Dye T-Shirts—1:00 pm (50¢ + participants must provide own t-shirt); June 14th—Ice Cream Sundaes (50¢); June 15th & July 6th—Sno-Cones—1:00 pm (25¢ – 1 flavor); June 19th— Sidewalk Chalk Art (free); July 3rd—Watermelon Eating Con-test—1:00 pm (free). Watch for upcoming newsletters detail-ing additional events.
North Clackamas Parks & Recreation Rec Mobile
June 20 – August 5, 2011
Free Drop In program for Ages 6-10
Parents must fill out an emergency form on the first visit.
|Day||10am – Noon Location||1pm – 3pm Location|
|Monday||Ashley Meadows Park
15410 SE Oregon Trail Dr.
|Happy Valley City Park
13770 SE Ridgecrest Rd.,
Happy Valley, OR
3667 SE Roswell St.
6201 SE Overland
14074 SE 139th Ave.
14001 SE Summerfield Lp.
2350 SE Swain Ave.
|Stringfield Family Park
3614 SE Naef Rd.
9890 SE 40th Ave..
11500 SE 35th Ave.
18905 Portland Avenue, Gladstone
(503) 496-3939 ext. 375
Jun 8, 2012 – Aug 2, 2012
Lunch: 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM – M, T, W, Th
Joy can come again. Jesus can interlace moments of peace and deep joy amidst our biggest heartaches.
The verse of today for me is:
“But if you fail to do this, you will be sinning against the LORD; and you may be sure that your sin will find you out.”