Shoe Boxes for Boys: School Supplies


Welcome to the Shoe Boxes for Boys series. This year I am focusing on packing boxes for boys after reading a comment on this post about the need for more boxes for boys (especially 10-14 year olds). If you are packing Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes this year, I hope you will discover new ideas and also share your ideas!

Before we know it, it will be time for back to school and many stores already have school supplies on the shelves.  Staples has advertised their back to school sale and Walmart once again has great prices on the Cra-Z-Art brand school supplies and $.17 notebooks.



While you are school shopping, consider buying extra school supplies for your Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes.  While a box of crayons or a package of pencils may seem like a small gift, to some children around the world it is a life changing gift that allows them the chance to go to school and learn.

Suggested Back To School Supplies

Colored Pencils
Coloring Books
Crayons
Erasers
Markers
Notebooks  
Pens
Pencils
Paper
Pencil Sharpener
Pencil Case 
Scissors
Solar Calculators
Stamps & Ink Pad Set

If you like to make handmade gifts for your OCC boxes, you can find many ideas on my Operation Christmas Child Pinterest Board including ideas for handmade pencil cases.


Posts in this series:


Note: The information shared in this series will follow the OCC-US regulations. When packing shoe boxes from other countries, please refer to the rules and regulations from that country as they vary greatly from country to country. Thank you!

Operation Christmas Child Australia
Operation Christmas Child UK

3 comments :

Rita Rash said...

Went out searching for blogs that mentioned OCC and found yours. If you haven't found Clip with Purpose, I'd encourage you to check it out! It is a group of OCC lovers who post deals when they find them in their area so others can check their stores. It is amazing when you watch people across the country commenting on what they found at their Target or Walmart on clearance at a given time.

Vanessa M. said...

I do follow Clip With Purpose - there's lots of great information on their site.

Lsg Industrial said...

Great blog! definitely helpful, hope you can share the step by step guide in creating boxes for boys. I will definitely follow it! LSG School Supplies