Day 1 – We are Thankful for our shoes -Thanksgiving Acitivty Countdown

In our home we are counting down the days until Thanksgiving with daily activities and conversations that inspire my family to have an attitude of gratitude along with a spirit if giving.

Day 1 – Today – We are Thankful for our shoes and my kids are going to pack empty shoe boxes with a variety of items from toys to toiletries to participate in Operation Christmas Child annual Shoebox drive.


Join us as we pack our show boxes and teach your kids about not only being Thankful for their own shoes but about giving to other children in need.

Click here for complete instructions on packing your Shoe boxes.

WIN: A trip to deliver Shoe Boxes to Children: Operation Christmas Child is asking moms all across the country to submit videos sharing their own personal or family story of participating in Operation Christmas Child on ShoeTube.

ShoeTube is the Operation Christmas Child video submission contest website. Share your story there and inspire other shoe box packers in their participation in the world’s largest Christmas project.

This year, Samaritan’s Purse staff will choose three finalists, and supporters of Operation Christmas Child’s Facebook page will vote for their favorite video. The winner will travel with an Operation Christmas Child team in 2011 to distribute shoe box gifts to needy children.

Ready to submit your video first Click here to enter and be sure to read these guidelines.

* Trisha Novotny is one of the 2010 OCC bloggers and s part of the blogger panel, I will travel with Operation Christmas Child to the California Processing Center to prepare shoe box gifts for overseas shipment

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