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I started this when my children were little. They would fill bags of toys they didn't play with and leave them for Santa. Santa would give them to other children that wanted the toys. The more toys they put under the tree, the more toys Santa would bring them. Once they went to sleep, the bags went in my trunk and down the street to a Salvation Army donation box.
It got rid of unused toys every year.

- Submitted by TRISHP1961 9/19/2010 in Organization | 8 Comments
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MARYELLEN301 9/21/2010 10:28:00 PM

    Too late for me with my "kids" now 35 and 32, but this will definitely be shared with others. Thanks!
MCCALI59 9/20/2010 8:04:00 PM

    What a wonderful gesture and to teach your children that way. emoticon emoticon
CAROLFAITHWALKR 9/20/2010 3:29:00 PM

    What an excellent idea! Teaches children to give as well as recieve at Christmas time - the true meaning of Christmas.
STINASTEW 7/2/2011 10:04:00 AM

    Love this idea! I don't have any kids, but will try to remember this when I do!
VTSKIER805 11/21/2010 7:12:00 PM

    I love this idea! Very clever!
CATIEMARIE 9/21/2010 7:08:00 AM

    This is such a good idea. I wished I had thought of it when my girls were little.
COOLMAMA11 9/19/2010 5:05:00 PM

    What a wonderful idea, I think I will suggest this to my children to use with their children! emoticon
MSGINGER 9/19/2010 4:02:00 PM

    Lovely idea!! I am totally going to start this tradition with my kids :)

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