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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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It’s that time of year again!  Time to pack our Operation Christmas Child boxes.  This is a favorite activity for all my girls and an easy way to get the entire family to think about giving and serving others.  Boxes are super easy to put together and with deals you can put together even more!!

If you’ve never packed a box before or don’t know what Operation Christmas Child is, head over here for more information.

Here’s a list of great items you can pack in your box to help you spice it up this year.

Note: A few things have changed over the years—you no longer can include candy, food, or toothpaste.

65 Things to Pack in Operation Christmas Child Boxes

1.  Silly Putty

2.  Hacky Sack

3.  Finger Puppets

4.  Legos


5.  Solar Powered Flashlight

6.  Jump Rope

7.  Harmonica

8.  Kazoo

9.  Slinky

10.  Plastic Eating Utensils

11.  Crafting kit

12.  Beach ball

13.  Comb

14.  Colorful bandages

15.  Hand wipes

16.  Lip balm

17.  Travel sewing kit


18.  Football Pom Poms

19.  Deflated Soccer Ball + Pump

20.  Dolls

21.  Barrettes

22.  Bracelets


23.  Ink Pad + Stamp Kit


24.  Collapsible Water Bottle

25.  Washcloth

26.  Construction Kit

27.  Play Doh

28.  Glitter

29.  Glue Stick

30.  Sidewalk Chalk

31.  Pencils

32.  Pencil Sharpener

33.  Crayons

34.  Coloring Book

35.  Kid’s Meal Toys


36.  Flip Flops

37.  Ballet slippers

38.  Hat

39.  Tiara

40.  Clip-on earrings


41.  Crazy Straws

42.  Small Reusable Containers

43.  Maracas

44.  Whistle

45.  Kaleidoscope

46.  Socks

47.  Water shoes

48.  Pencil case

49.  Toy binoculars

50.  A personal note from you or your children


51.  Pencil Streamer Wand

52.  Solar calculator

53.  Stickers

54.  Toothbrush

55. Bar of soap

56.  DIY Fishing Kit

57.  DIY Sewing Kit

58.  String back pack

59.  Small Etch-A-Sketch

60.  Matchbox cars

61.  Yo-yo

62.  Sunglasses

63.  Bouncy ball

64.  Small puzzle sets

65.  A photo of you and your family

Are there any ideas I missed? Let us know in the comments!

Stumped on what things to pack in Operation Christmas Child boxes this year? I rounded up 65 of my favorite items to pack.