Start with a quality “wow” item such as a stuffed animal, soccer ball with pump, or clothing outfit that will capture the child’s attention the instant he or she opens the box. See the gift suggestions according to age and gender link below for other fun toys, hygiene items, and school supplies to fill the shoebox. Please remember to include $9 per shoebox for shipping. Thanks!
Do Not Include:
Candy; toothpaste; used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives, or military figures; chocolate or food; seeds; fruit rolls or other fruit snacks; drink mixes (powdered or liquid); liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.
Learn more about packing a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child website