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Toy Suggestions

Suggested price range: $10 to $30

Dolls:

  • Multi-cultural Dolls
  • Barbie Brand Dolls – HIGH NEED!
  • Baby Dolls – HIGH NEED!
  • Soft Dolls – HIGH NEED!

Cars/Trucks:

  • Thomas the Train
  • Hot Wheels/Matchbox Sets
  • Fire and Construction Trucks
  • Remote Control Vehicles – HIGH NEED!

Infant/Toddler:

  • Soft Dolls and Puppets
  • Mega Blocks/Duplo Blocks
  • Ride-On Toys
  • Soft Cars and Trucks
  • Musical toys/instruments
  • Little People Sets
  • Sesame Street
  • Doodle Pro/Etch-a-Sketch
  • Cash Registers/Imaginative Play
  • Learn to walk toys
  • Educational Games/Toys
  • Playskool, Little Tykes, Fisher Price etc. sets

Sports:

  • Soccer Balls – HIGH NEED!
  • Basketballs
  • Bicycle Helmets
  • Fishing Rods
  • Razor Scooters
  • Soccer Nets
  • Baseballs
  • Athletic Training Gear

Miscellaneous:

  • Music Instruments / Accessories
  • Art Supplies
  • Craft Sets – HIGH NEED!
  • Science Sets – HIGH NEED!

What’s Hot for 2018:

  • Pixar/Disney DVD’s
  • Star Wars Items
  • Superhero Figures
  • Harry Potter Items
  • Legos
  • OZO Bots

Teens: HIGH NEED!

  • $25 gift cards to Meijer, Kohl’s, Target, or Walmart
  • Jewelry Boxes
  • Purses/Wristlets/Wallets
  • Shower gel, lotion (Gift sets)
  • Perfume / cologne sets
  • Pajamas (teens only)
  • Art supplies (Paint sets, brushes)
  • Journals and Pens
  • Small Bluetooth speaker/Ear buds
  • Make-up or nail polish kits
  • Gloves/hats
  • Shaving kits/aftershave/Axe Sets
  • Perfume/cologne sets
  • Longboards/Skateboards
  • Yoga/Pilates/Fitness Equipment

We request NON-VIOLENT toys only.

NO guns, knives, weapons or action figures representing violent activities.

When purchasing toys, please keep in mind the following numbers and age categories of children served in the last few years.

Each child receives 2 toys.

Ages:

  • 0-3       600 children
  • 4-6       700 children
  • 7-9       700 children
  • 10-12   625 children
  • 13-16   375 youth
  • Total Toys Needed: 6,000

Note: Due to many recalls on toys, please be aware of posted recall warnings when selecting toys.

There is good information on “recalled toys” at individual manufacturer’s websites and Parents.com.

 

2018 Toy Giveaway Wishlist

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