Purposeful Gift-Giving | 45 Christian School Educator Inspired Gift Ideas For Your Child


Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Child

In keeping with our school mission, OVCA faculty and staff came up with a list of Christmas gift ideas that would aid your child's development spiritually, academically, socially, and physically. Most of the suggestions are inexpensive, and some might remind you of gifts you received as a child. You never know-- one of these could end up steering your child toward a new passion or talent you didn't realize was there. We have also included links for convenience and easy ordering. Plus, if you order from Amazon using these links, a portion of the total is returned to OVCA! It's a win-win! Happy shopping!

Spiritually

Bible with name imprinted

Children's Illustrated Bible

Advent and/or Year-Round family devotional book and activities:

Devotional Book for Boys or Girls

Outing with the Family to Serve Others

Subscription to PureFlix.com

Bibleopoly Board Game

Academically

Classic Children's Card Games

Board Games- Monopoly (Math/Arithmetic, Counting, Reading) Scrabble (Spelling, Vocabulary, Logic) Candyland (Colors, Counting), Memory (Details, Concentration), Sorry (Counting)

Books (December/Christmas Books, Picture Books, Picture Book Treasury, Boxed Sets for All Ages, Children's Classics, Fiction, Nonfiction)

Book Light

Maestro Classics Stories in Music (Be sure to check out all of the various stories available in this series)

Building Set

Floor Puzzle

Model

Creative Lettering (How-To)

How to Draw ( Younger Kids, 365 Daily Things to Draw, Older Kids)

Blank Comic Book Notebook, Cartooning for Kids, How to Create Comic Strips

Sketch/Draw Pencil Set,

Art Set

Journal/Diary (Girls, Boys, Older Kids)

Tickets to Concert, Musical, or Play

Mini Chalkboard or Marker Board

Socially/Family

Christmas Audiobooks for the Whole Family

Advent Calendar or Envelopes to Open with Family Activities Each Day (play in snow, decorate tree, read Christmas story, make cookies, etc.)

Watch Your Mouth (Board Game, Bible expansion pack here)*

Five-Second Rule (Board Game)

Wits and Wagers (Board Game)

Q&A A Day for Kids: A Three-Year Journal

Stationery Set

Storage Bench or Decorative Box with Family Items (recipes, photo album, heirlooms, quilt, etc.)

Family Outing with Local Groupon Discount

OVCA Kids' Artwork as Gifts (Get your parent code from Mrs. Fore)

Any artwork as gifts

Physically

Light-Up Air Soccer

Super Fun Adjustable Stilts

Slackline with Training Line Kit

Kinetic Powered Jumprope

Spike Ball Set

Trampoline

Athletic Equipment

Certificate to spend an afternoon at a (free) local park of the child's choice (stocking stuffer)

Certificate for a family bike ride over Christmas break (stocking stuffer)

Kids' Cookbook

Lessons: Swimming, Gymnastics, Dance, etc.

We hope these ideas help you to create a wonderful Christmas full of meaningful gifts that last.

We would love to hear what gift ideas you have. Please comment below to add your suggestion to our list.


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