A sweet and dear friend took this pic of Chase. Just had to share.
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)