Christmas in July Goodies Basket + Tags

I was asked awhile back by my good friend, 
Steph @ Somewhat Simple if I would be a part of her
Summer of Service series. I, of course, was thrilled to do it! We were asked to come up with something service related, and as I thought and thought about what I wanted to do I realized it was hard to think about service during this HOT and BUSY

{more like CRAZY since the kiddos are home} time of year. But that’s NO excuse, especially because there are SOO many people {family, friends, neighbors, even strangers} who are suffering because of hard economic times.
To get the kids more involved, I tried to think about the times our family has had most fun serving, and I immediately thought of Christmas. It’s so easy and fun to think of others during the holidays, so I wanted to share with you an idea I came up with.
I thought it would be great to assemble some Summer Goodies and deliver them to a family in need of some “Christmas in July” Cheer. It can be done anonymously or any way you’d like, but I knew that something simple like this {all bought for under $10} could make someone’s day or even week!
Summer Goodies Basket + Free Tags on { lilluna.com }

SUPPLIES:

-Pail and Shovel
-Water Balloons
-Water Guns
-Candy
-Kool-Aid Packets
-Chalk
-Bubbles
-Christmas in July Tag
It didn’t require a lot {one trip to Wal-Mart}, but doing something fun like this will show the kiddos how important and fun it is to serve others! PLUS, I know that if we think of others and strive to serve those around us more, not only will we make others happy, but we will be more happy ourselves.

To download the TAGS see BELOW.

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{Just click on the image above and it will take you to the PDF to save and print}
ENJOY!
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  1. 1

    so fun!

  2. 2

    What a great way to serve and tach the children to be self-less. Love it.Kristin

  3. 3

    What a great idea! Thanks for inspiring me. :)

  4. 4

    what a fantastic idea! i love it. thanks for sharing!

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  6. 6

    I especially love the poem and the tags. Thank you so much for making them available to print!

  7. 7

    This is awesome!!!

  8. 8

    That is so cute! What a fun service idea!

  9. 9

    That is the most perfect "Christmas in July" present I've ever seen! Soooooo cute!


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