June 16, 2019


Conshohocken Elementary School Collecting for Cradles to Crayons

Conshohocken Elementary School Collecting for Cradles to Crayons


by Brian Coll

One of the amazing teachers at Conshohocken Elementary School let us know about their collection efforts and we thought we could help spread the word…..

Children Helping Children

Conshohocken Elementary 3rd Grade students will be collecting new or gently used items to sort and donate to Cradles to Crayons beginning on Monday, March 18th. Please help us by bringing in your donations by Thursday, May 9th. We are participating in THE METROPLEX “BATTLE OF THE SCHOOLS”! The school that donates the most items will win a trophy and a $1,500 grant.



                                 ~THIRD GRADE

Please help us by donating new or gently used items. The needed items are listed below! Thank you for all your support!

The most needed items are:

  • Boys shorts
    • Sizes 7/8, 10/12, 14/16, 18/20
  • Underwear
  • Tops
    •  Sizes 18-24 m and 2T.
  • Sneakers
  • Nursery items
    • Infant Bath Tubs
    • Baby Carriers
    • Diaper Bags

What We Accept:

    • Clothing (youth sizes 0–14/16 and adult sizes small)
    • New socks & underwear
    • New pajamas (except 0-24 months will be accepted in like-new condition)
    • Shoes, boots, sneakers, and sandals (infant/child sizes 0–13 and adult sizes 1–9)
    • Heavy coats, lightweight jackets, winter hats, gloves/mittens
    • Books (baby board books through grade 6)
    • New arts and crafts
    • New school supplies
    • Baby supplies (baby carriers, diaper bags, tubs, etc.)
    • Baby hygiene (infant washcloths, towels, shampoo, lotion, wipes, etc.)
    • Infant bedding (bassinet and crib only)
    • Diapers
    • Baby equipment, especially strollers and car seats less than five years old
    • New and like-new toys (see below for exceptions)
    • New batteries
    • Click here for a more detailed list of our Donation Guidelines.

What We CANNOT Accept:  In the interest of the health/safety of the families we serve and in consideration of the limited space they may have access to, we cannot accept the following:

    • Furniture and household goods/items
    • Cribs of any kind (due to recalls)
    • Car seats and other infant safety items more than five years old
    • Over-sized plastic play structures and backyard toys
    • Stuffed animals
    • Used sports safety equipment (helmets, shin guards, etc.)
    • Bicycles or ride-on toys
    • Any toy larger than 2′ x 2′ (must be small enough to fit into a carry-on suitcase)
    • DVDs/CDs/VHS tapes/computer games
    • Violent toys/games
    • Electronics
    • Books and clothing with family related messaging (“I Love Mommy,” “Daddy’s Little Girl”)
    • Used bathing suits
    • Used underwear, socks, or pajamas
    • Used hygiene or feeding products or bottles
    • Baby food
    • Used arts and crafts/school supplies

The 3rd Grade Team

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