Love your ideas! At my school we used to do a family craft night but now we have changed it to "A Night of Giving". We collect toys for the Spark of Love Toy Drive sponsored by our local fire department. We also collect towels and blankets to donate to the local animal shelter. There is a station set up for students to make cards to send to the troops. Another station is called make a craft and leave a craft. The craft that the student leaves is taken to a nursing home. This year we added fill a backpack. Students can bring a new backpack filled with school supplies or other small items. The backpacks will be given to kids in foster care or an orphanage. It really is a remarkable night. I can't wait to participate. It's very rewarding helping kids understand that is better is give than receive.
I was checking out your website and noticed your tickets to board the Polar Express. Is it possible to get a copy of the ticket? I purchased the video in 3D and would like to hand out tickets for the students to board the train.
Wishing you many blessings this holiday season and New Year.
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