Annual Kids’ Shop – December 5

by Beth Melo on November 25, 2015

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Left: Surveying the goods at the Troop 92 Kids Shop (contributed photo)

There is so much going on Saturday, December 5th. Here’s another great tradition to add the the list – the Annual Kids Shop.

Each year, kids look forward to Boy Scout Troop 92’s gift shop. It’s the one place children can buy gifts for their families (even pets) without parents’ prying eyes.

While waiting, adults can enjoy refreshments in the “cafe” area right outside the door.

The Woodward School Cafeteria is converted to a kid-safe department store. Tables are stocked with inexpensive items.

20151125_annual_kids_shopScouts personally escort children to help them select their gifts.

They even wrap the presents for free.

(And if you can’t trust the Boy Scouts to be honest about the kids’ change, who can you trust?)

This year’s Kids Shop will be held on Saturday, December 5 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Offerings include toys, puzzles, ornaments, candles, mugs, picture frames, date books, socks, games, calendars, tools, work gloves, bird feeders, flashlights, kitchen supplies, fleece blankets, pet toys, and more.

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There is something special about the experience.

My children love the shop. They are so excited and proud to pick something out on their own and keep it a secret from everyone until Christmas morning.

It’s worth making the effort to bring your kids by!

1 Southville November 26, 2015 at 8:44 AM

For anyone that has younger kids – this is a GREAT event! I didn’t think too much about it until we tried it. My kids were so excited after shopping there, so proud to have shopped and purchased gifts on their own. On Christmas they (almost) enjoyed seeing other people open the gifts they picked as much as they enjoyed opening their own!

2 Jess December 5, 2015 at 9:42 AM

What is the price range of the gifts?

3 beth December 5, 2015 at 1:25 PM

I’m here, and they just told me it’s one dollar to about 25

4 beth December 5, 2015 at 1:26 PM

It is almost over now, but if you run over you can buy a lunch while you’re here!

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