"Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous.  Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9

The City-Cowley County Health Department has asked our help to protect our community by providing access to accurate information regarding COVID-19.  You can read up-to-date information from Cowley County's Public Health Officer at http://www.cowleycounty.org/health or facebook.com/cowleycountyhealth.  

Beginning May 10th we will resume IN-PERSON Sunday Worship Services at 10:45 AM with specific safety measures in place.  We also plan to continue using online methods of gathering to worship and glorify our Lord.  Click here to see the latest updates.

 

General Gifts for Both Boys & Girls

  • Flashlight
  • Bowl/Spoon
  • Water Bottle
  • Slinky
  • Stickers
  • Sticker Book
  • Bookmark
  • Whistle
  • Puppets
  • Cards
  • Books - Age Specific
  • Small Puzzle
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Stamp Markers
  • Beach Ball
  • Knit Hat
  • Bell/Ornaments
  • Rubber Duck
  • Socks/Underwear
  • Play Doh
  • Tee Shirts
  • Ty Beany Toys
  • Journal Book
  • Gloves
  • Tennis Ball
  • Frisbee
  • Calendar
  • Balloons
  • Color Books
  • Sea Shells
  • Foldable Backpack
  • Measuring Tape
  • Paddle Ball
  • Golf Ball
  • Kaleidoscope

 

School Supplies for Both Boys & Girls

  • Pencils
  • Pencil Bag
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Erasers
  • Ruler
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Calculator (Solar)
  • Washable Markers
  • Watercolor Set
  • Glue Sticks
  • Scissors
  • Gel Pens
  • Ballpoint Pens
  • Find-A-Word
  • Book of Game Rules
  • Dry Erase Board (5x7)
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Compass/Protractor
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Note Pads
  • Nature Magazines
  • Maps (Global)
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Dot-to-Dot
  • Sunglasses

 

Hygiene Supplies for Boys & Girls

  • Toothbrush/Holder
  • Bar of Soap
  • Nail Clipper
  • Comb
  • Wash Cloth
  • Nail Brush
  • Bandages (No Medicines)
  • Hairbrush
  • Nylon Bath Scrubby
  • Baby Powder

 

Wow Toys

  • Remote Car
  • Watch
  • Desk Clock
  • Lego (Small Size)
  • Uno Cards
  • Shoes
  • Radio (Battery Type)
  • Umbrella
  • Barbie Dolls (with clothes)
  • Fleece Blanket
  • Soccer Ball (with Air Pump)
  • Stuffed Animal
  • Wallet
  • Small Backpack
  • Baby Doll
  • Binoculars
  • Hand Held Games
  • Chess Set
  • Music Toys
  • Tools for Older Boys
    • Hammer
    • Screw Driver
    • Measuring Tape
    • Square
    • Level
    • Etc.

 

Boy-Specific Toys

  • Magnets
  • Airplanes
  • Hot Wheels
  • Marbles
  • Ball Caps
  • Dinosaurs
  • Rubiks Cube
  • Yoyo
  • Building Kits
  • Spinning Top
  • Games
    • Dominoes

 

Girl-Specific Toys

  • Hairbows & Clips
  • Jewelry
  • Mirror (Plastic)
  • Jump Rope
  • Silk-Type Scarf
  • Sewing Kits
  • Small Jewelry Box
  • Bead Kits
  • Friendship Bracelet Kit
  • Dora Items
  • Fancy Ballpoint Pens
  • Pick-up Sticks
  • Purse
  • Tote Bags

An extra set of batteries for each item needing batteries is recommended (ex:  If item requires 2, send 4)

 

Items Not Allowed:

  • NO Military Toys (Guns, Tanks, Soldiers, Warriors, or Knives)
  • NO Toothpaste
  • NO Candy or Food of Any Kind
  • NO Offensive Designs
  • NO Medications
  • NO Glass Items
  • NO Fluids
  • NO Shampoo
  • NO Nail Polish

 

Good Stores To Shop With (Take Advantage of FREE Shipping)

  • Dollar Tree - Good quality school supplies, small puzzles, hygiene supplies, small toys and stuffed animals, water bottles, bowls, and cups.
  • Dollar Store - Seasonal specials.  Watch the weekly ads
  • Hobby Lobby - Art supplies, craft items, small kits.  Start using your 40% off coupons early in the year to build your boxes
  • Michaels - Coupons, Coupons, Coupons.  Pretty pens, boxes, Crayola, Bead kits, art supplies, stuffed animals, small wood kits.  Use those 40% and 50% coupons.
  • Jo Ann's - Another coupon place.  They have different items from Michaels including puppets at times and frisbees
  • Walmart, Target, & Dillons - These have specials all the time, especially around a holiday.  The Target Bag is well designed and useful to be placed in a box to make it easy to carry items home.  Any tote would be good.  Sometimes it is several miles to walk home.
  • Harbor Freight - FREE Daily, flashlights, tape measures, tools, gloves, cloths, Coupon from newspaper allows you one free per person per day each week with a purchase.  Free batteries are offered at times.  Ad & coupon in Weekly & Sunday paper.  Also, magnifying glasses and locks with keys...still finding things.
  • Oriental Trading - Various small items, 5x7 coloring books (6 to 12 pages), beach balls, sunglasses, school supplies, note pads, balloons, water bottles, stampers, rubber ducks, rubik's cubes...mostly by the dozen
  • Big Lots - Jewelry (inexpensive), toys, seasonal items
  • Mail Order Catalogs