A balikbayan box is gift box sent by an overseas Filipino to family and friends in the Philippines. There are several companies specializing in the shipment of balikbayan boxes. The industry organization PASA (Philipino American Shipper’s Association) enables approved companies to more easily get shipments through inspections and to help senders avoid service problems.
Not a Box is a great book for youngster about all the things that a box can become given a bit of imagination. Author Antoinette Portis has written other books including Not a Stick. BYOB (Bring Your Own Box) party materials and a 90-minute Not a Box lesson plan.