Margaret Connor of West Lake Hills, Texas, sent us this truly giving idea. Her three kids each chose a charity, to which donations were made in their teachers' names. First-aid kits were a clever way to deliver this news. The teachers, reports Margaret, "appreciated the charitable donations and the usefulness of a first-aid kit."
Using a pencil, trace a metal candy tin onto the plain side of two 4- by 6-inch index cards.
Trim the cards just inside the lines to make them a little smaller than the box.
Decorate one of these for the cover, then write a message about your charitable donation on the other.
Use double-sided tape to attach the cards to the box's lid as shown. Fill it with a few basic first-aid supplies.