Arizona Literacy & Learning Center

Improving Literacy in Arizona Since 1987

(602) 212-1089

Phoenix

Wish List

Wish List

ITEMS MUST BE NEW OR GENTLY USED.
PLEASE CLEAN ALL ITEMS BEFORE SENDING
If you would like to donate an item not on this list then please call the center.
602-212-1089

If your represent and business or community group that would like to hold a book drive
please call 602-212-1089 x 215

Home Collection Items

  • Paper milk, Egg Beater, OJ cartons – any size (make sure they are washed out thoroughly)
  • Old magazines (children appropriate)
  • Metal caps from frozen juice containers (only if they have smooth edges)
  • Front & or back cover of cereal boxes
  • Gift bags – any size

Office Supplies

  • Post-it notes
  • Kid stickers
  • Manila file folders
  • Pens
  • Disposable Cameras
  • Clipboards
  • Staplers
  • Hole punches
  • Binder rings
  • Index Cards
  • Envelopes
  • Pencils
  • Painters tape
  • Hi-Liters
  • Pencil Sharpeners

Books/Magazines

  • Any gently used or new children books
  • Magazine Subscriptions (Disney Adventures, Sports,
  • Highlights National Geographic for Kids, Home Décor,
  • Parenting, Parents, Child, Children’s Magazines)
  • Board books
  • Coloring books
  • Children books with audio cassette/CD included

Arts and Crafts

  • Arts and Crafts provide clients with opportunities to be creative and expressive and practice motor skills.
  • Construction Paper (any color)
  • Pom Poms (any color)
  • Washable Markers
  • String & Yarn
  • Foam sheets in colors
  • Construction Paper
  • Felt – any color
  • Small containers of playdoh
  • Velcro

Toys

  • Magna Doodles
  • Puzzles
  • Hand Puppets w/moveable mouths
  • Wooden puzzles with few pieces
  • Toys requiring that shapes be put in matching holes (basic skills, visual, motor, naming)

Dramatic/Pretend Play

  • Wigs
  • Necklaces
  • Hats (cowboy, worker hats, helmets, occupation for men & womens)
  • Scarves or Boas
  • Old Sunglasses
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Shoes (dress, any type of boots, high heels, etc)
  • Silk Flowers (clean not faded or dirty)
  • Men’s clothing (suits, tuxedo, ties, etc)
  • Fancy Dresses
  • Clip on Earring
  • Sheets (solid color and/or white)

Alphabet/Literacy Items

  • ABC magnetic letters (refrigerator magnets)
  • Alphabet letter stamps
  • Letter stencils
  • Magic slates
  • Small dry erase boards

Videos and DVD’s

  • Children & Adolescent (PG) No “R” rated movies are allowed
  • Videos and DVD’s in English and Spanish

Electronics

  • Digital Camera
  • Polaroid Film 600