Thursday, September 15, 2011

Canada's Yes/No List

I've noticed a few Yes/No lists from the US online.
Here is CANADA's list.

NOTE: this list is not exhaustive so many items will need to go to supervisors or manager for a decision, this updated 2011 list does include changes from previous years.

Yes items
Sept 2011
  • Baby Powder
  • Baby Wipes/Wet Wipes
  • Bibles
  • Camouflage (Ok if a child can wear/use item without looking like a soldier.)
  • Candy (packaged - hard at least on the outside, tic tacs, rockets, Pez, jellybeans ok)  ALL CANDY MUST BE BAGGED.
  • Candles
  • Chalk
  • Deodorant (not liquid)
  • Floam
  • Glue Sticks
  • Ink Pad (not liquid)
  • Magnets
  • Markers
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Mirrors (only if encased-compact, inside plastic brush)
  • Oil Pastels
  • Play Dough
  • Play Money (doesn't look like real money)
  • Porcelain Items
  • Razors (age appropriate)
  • Powdered Laundry Detergent (original packaging)
  • Resin Items
  • Sanitary Napkins/Tampons
  • Scarves
  • Scissors (age appropriate)
  • Sewing Kits
  • Silly Putty
  • Slime
  • Soap (bar, not liquid)
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Tools, Multipurpose Tools, hammers, screwdrivers, nails, screws etc.  (age appropriate)
  • Toys (not war-related or frightening)
  • Wax Crayons
  • Winter Clothes
No items
Sept 2011
  • Bubbles
  • Candy (candy not hard at least on the outside, chocolate, gum)
  • Decks of Cards (Poker Cards)
  • Food (Granola bars, Cookies, etc)
  • Gum 
  • Knives (not a multi tool)
  • Liquids (Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Bubble Bath)
  • Make-up (including lip balm/chap stick)
  • Medicines
  • Mirrors (not encased)
  • Perfume Sticks
  • Seeds
  • Sea Shells
  • Vitamins
  • War Related (Guns: if it looks like a gun, take it out)  Traditional camouflage ( only if item will make child look like a soldier)
Source OCC Canada

1 comment:

  1. hey! i love doing OCC every year and I came across your blog after Operation Christmas Child shared it on Facebook. I didn't know you could put in alot of this stuff! Thanks for posting this!