Operation Christmas Child Collection List
January: Sewing Kits: Thread, Needles, Pins, Zipper Pouch. Bead Kits: Plastic Thread, Twine, Pony Beads, Parachute Chord
February: Wash Clothes, Mild Soap
March: Toothbrushes, Small Blankets, Tool Kits: NEW Hammer, Pliers, Screwdriver, Nails
April: Hairbrushes, Combs, Hair Clips, Toy Jewelry, Ball Caps, Small Plastic Bowls & Cups
May: Small Picture Books, Small Coloring Books –Crayons collected in August when cheaper
June: Matchbox Cars, Stuffed Toys, Dolls, Harmonicas, Yo-Yo’s, At Least One Yard of Cotton Fabric
July: Jump Ropes, Slinky, Paddle Balls, Sun Glasses, Watches, Fishing Kits: NEW Fishing Line, Hooks, Bobbers, Sinkers (no rubber worms)
August: School Supplies on Sale! Pencils, Pens, Sharpeners, Erasers, Crayons, Spiral Notebooks, Paper, Writing Pads, Glue Sticks, Child Safe Scissors (No liquid glue, No Hard Bound Notebooks or Binders—too big).
September: Socks, Boys Shirts, Ball Caps, Simple & Modest Girls Dresses & Tank Tops
October: Packing Shoeboxes & Fundraiser for Shipping; Dedication of Boxes
Do NOT include: Used or damaged items; no war-related items such as toy guns, knives, military figures; no candy or food; no liquids or lotions; no breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; no aerosol cans. No Money for the child. Remember: When buying, especially toys-they have to fit in a shoebox along with many other items.
We are collecting Pillow Cases all year and then will make girls dresses out of them. If you are interested in making these dresses please see Zoe.