Due to customs and import regulations
we have to be careful what we put into the shoe box.
Please use the following lists below as an idea of
what to pack.
Clothes: Good quality second hand clothes, washed, ironed and folded. (Age and gender related) Toiletries: A toothbrush, toothpaste, a wrapped bar of soap and face cloth School Accessories: A notepad, drawing book or colouring book. Pencils and pencil sharpener, pens, paper and exercise books. A set of crayons or felt pens Toys: A small ball, marbles (age 6 +), card games, playdoh, plastic animals
Jacks, Plasticine, skipping ropes
A puzzle e.g. small jigsaw
Beach toys, arm bands, swim rings, inflatable beach ball
Dominoes, small magnetic games, A cuddly toy (depending upon the age of your chosen child)
For boys: a toy car or truck
For girls: costume jeweler and hair accessories
Small musical instrument eg mouth organ, whistle
A greetings card or a photo of yourself wishing the child Happy
Baby box: Good quality second hand baby clothes, washed, ironed and folded. (Age and gender related) A baby bib
Baby blanket, baby bottle, baby soother, cloth nappies. Baby toiletries: Baby powder, oil, baby lotion, vasaline Baby toy: A rattle, plush soft toy or squeaky toy for a baby
Do NOT include
items from any of the following categories:
Chocolate - they will melt prior to arrival!
Other edible items (e.g. crisps, biscuits, tinned food or cake)
Tinned food Toilet Paper
War related items (e.g. toy guns and soldiers, knives)
Glass containers, mirrors or fragile items
Liquids of any type (e.g. blow bubbles, shampoos, toiletry sets)
Anything of a political, sexual or racial nature