I've done this bulletin board every year, and the kids (and adults) love it! I send out a letter to the parents asking for random items, and this is what I got this year:) The item to search for changes every day.
Ancient Rome/Greece bulletin board idea. The whole thing cost $14.50 at the dollar tree. 3 poster boards $0.50 each 8 vines $1.00 each 4 w/ grapes on it 4 w/o and finally 5 plastic grape bunches some red some green and some black $1.00 each. Not bad for a middle school teacher.