Christmas Central 2018 Shopping List


  • Hooded sweatshirts

  • T-shirts with super heroes, characters, or MN sports teams

  • Warm pajamas/pajama pants

  • Hats, scarves, mittens

  • Socks – multi packs

  • Jackets, snow pants, or snow boots


  • Paperback sets: Junie B. Jones, Captain Underpants, Amelia Bedelia, etc.

  • Picture books with vocabulary, counting, abc’s for preschoolers

  • Young adult novels

  • Dr. Seuss, Curious George, Bible story books


  • DVDs: Dory, Trolls, Muana…

  • Christmas DVDs: Charlie Brown, Grinch, Elf…

  • Board games: Connect 4, Mancala, Candy Land, Yahtzee, Jenga, Uno, Dominos…

  • Ethnic dolls, dark skinned dolls

  • Dramatic play items – dishes, play food, costumes,

  • Sports equipment: basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, sleds, saucers

  • Cars, trucks, Legos, blocks, train sets, dinosaurs, play-do

  • Stuffed animals

  • Arts and crafts kits, markers, sketch pads, colored pencils

Items older kids particularly like:

  • Jewelry, watches

  • Itunes gift cards

  • DVDs – wholesome content please

  • Make-up, nail polish, lotions…

  • Games such as Banana Grams, Sequence, Taboo, Battleship, Master Mind, Scrabble, Chess

No guns or toys that promote violence, please

We would like to give each family a $25 Target or Cub card, as well, so donations of cards or cash would be greatly appreciated!

Also, if you are an Amazon shopper, please consider ordering through and designating CCSI as your non-profit of choice. You can also have your items shipped right to the church!