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How to do a Shoebox

How to do a box............

 

  1. Find an empty shoebox, plastic shoebox, or similar small box. Wrap the box lid and bottom separately or line the plastic shoebox with tissue paper.

  2. Decide if the gift is for a Nino (boy) or Nina (girl) and fill it for one

    of these age groups: (1-2 years) (3-5 years) (6-8 years) (9-12 years)

    or (13-16 years). Label the outside of the box with your choice.

  3. Fill your box with such items as......................

     

  • NEW SMALL TOYS like small car, ball, doll, stuffed animal, kazoo, harmonica, yo-yo, Slinky, wooden top, Play-Doh, toys that light up or make noise (plus batteries), etc.

 

  • NEW TOOTHBRUSH & TOOTHPASTE

 

  • NEW ART SUPPLIES like 64 ct. crayons, markers, coloring book, drawing pad, watercolor paints, etc.

 

  • ADDITIONAL GOODIES such as sunglasses, hard candy, flashlight with batteries, hair clips, ball cap, socks, watch, inexpensive jewelry, hair brush, comb, Spanish Bible or book to read in Spanish, etc. Make sure your gifts are age appropriate. SEE SUGGESTED GIFT LIST FOR ADDITIONAL IDEAS FOR BOXES.

 

  • DO NOT INCLUDE: real money, soft candies that melt, pocket knives, cap guns or other play weapons, liquid items, literature in English, or Halloween items or military toys.

 

  • PLEASE, NO BAR SOAP!!  Children don't want to eat soap-flavored candy. Even when wrapped separately these items. absorb soap fragrances.


CHRISTMAS SHOEBOX SUGGESTED ITEMS IDEAS ONLY--- NOT REQUIRED

*All boxes should contain Toothpaste, Toothbrush, and Wrapped Candy ( NO CHOCOLATE) Please.*


0-2 Years (Boys & Girls)

Small Toothbrush

Baby Wipes

Baby Bath

Cap / Mittens

Clothing / Underwear

Socks

Washcloth

Sippy Cup

Small Silverware

Toys (Age Appropriate & Safe)

Animal Cookies, Baby Crackers, or Snacks

PLEASE, NO HARD CANDY FOR THIS AGE



 

6-8 Years (All Boxes)

Crayons

Coloring Books

Pencils

Cap / Mittens

T-Shirt

Underwear

Socks

Small Notebooks

Sunglasses

Play Doh

Small Pack Kleenex

Lego Blocks

Stickers/Decals

Bandanas





9-12 Years (All Boxes)

Cap / Mittens

Socks

Underwear

Shampoo / Comb / Lotion

Small Pack Kleenex

Solar Calculator

Small Notepad / Book

Pens / Pencils / Map Colors

Ruler

Small Puzzles / Pocket Games

Flashlight / Extra Batteries

Slinky

Simple Craft Kit

Silly Putty

Bandanas


13-16 Years (All Boxes)

Cap / Gloves

Socks / Underwear

Shampoo / Body Wash

Comb

Deodorant

Pens / Pencils / Map Colors Highlighters / Markers

Solar Calculators

Small Notebooks / Notepads Flashlights / Extra Batteries

Small Pack Kleenex

Small Puzzles

Mp3 / Radio (extra batteries)

Pocket Games

Bible / Book in Spanish

Simple Crafts or Supplies

Inexpensive Watches

Gum Packs

Watercolors / Markers

Art Drawing Pad

Bandanas Are Appropriate For All

 

Boys

Cars / Trucks

Ball (Any Kind)

Small Games

Whistle / Kazoo

Small Animals (farm/ jungle)

Magnifying Glass

Marbles

Girls

Doll / Stuffed Toy

Ball

Jacks / Jump Rope

Hair Accessories

Appro. Jewelry

Small Purse




Boys

Cars ( Hot Wheels)

Balls / Marbles Small Games Yo-Yo

Baseball Cap

Harmonica

Girls

Doll / Stuffed Toy

Hair Accessories

Brush / Mirror

Nail Polish / Lip Gloss

Small Purse









Boys

Hot Wheel Cars

Baseball Caps

Nerf Stuff

Key Chains

Tape Measures

Yo-Yo

Cologne

Wallet

Small Tool Kits

Girls

Stuffed Toys

Hair Accessories / Brush

Mirror

Jewelry

Eye Make Up

Lip Gloss / Nail Polish

Body Wash Scrub Puff

Cologne

Small Purse

NO Shaving Creams, Razors, or Knives, Please.


Place these labels on end of shoebox.


 Niño (boy)
1 - 2 años (yrs)



Niño (boy)
3 - 5 años (yrs)



Niño (boy)
6 - 8 años (yrs)



Niño (boy)
9 - 12 años (yrs)



Niño (boy)
13 - 16 años (yrs)
 Niña (girl)
1 - 2 años (yrs)



Niña (girl)
3 - 5 años (yrs)



Niña (girl)
6 - 8 años (yrs)



Niña (girl)
9 - 12 años (yrs)



Niña (girl)
13 - 16 años (yrs)

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