My husband attends various trade shows across Canada, as an exhibitor for our family business and I often tag along. Many exhibitors give away freebies, as promotional items. With Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes in mind, I snag as many items as I can, that are suitable for packing in shoe boxes.
This last week, we attended the Regina Farm Progress Show. While the show is three days long, I attended for a couple of hours and was able to snag these goodies:
I plan to deflate the beachball, to pack as efficiently as possible. I would also deflate the football and include a pump (which I would have to purchase). The great thing about including`a larger sized ball (soccer balls are great too) is that a whole group of kids can play with it. I think most, if not all, of these items would lend themselves well to a shoe box for an older boy.