What Goes in My Shoebox?
Include a toy that a child will immediately love as soon as they open the box.
Ideas include: Stuffed animal, deflated football & pump, a toy truck, doll (baby, Barbie etc), musical instruments.
Why not include a personal note or photo of you or your family?
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Child-friendly pencil sharpener
Glue stick (Do not include liquid glue)
Small adhesive tape
Watercolour paint set (Finger paint palette, paint brushes, paper)
Due to more stringent import regulations, toothpaste can no longer be included in shoeboxes.
Bar soap (packaged and/or in a container)
Reusable plastic containers: cup, water bottle, plate, bowl, blunt-edged utensils (Consider filling an empty container with non-liquid items such as hair bows, bracelets, sunglasses, or flannel to make use of the space)