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