"Ventriloquist dolls are creepy little things. I saw one at a local thrift store nearby on 7th Ave. & Camelback. You can find this Danny O'Day one in good condition for under a 100 bucks. Not too bad for the creepy value it'll bring."
Of all the things we do in our homeschool, nothing is harder to schedule than service. We visited a nursing home once. We attended a fundraiser for Sevier County Food Ministries. We sorted through toys and clothes and donated them to a Thrift Store nearby, for kids who could use them. Other than that, I…
This is something I made for the decor in my house this summer, but it totally works in the classroom. I went to a thrift store nearby and found an old, framed picture (for $4.99!) stuck some adhesive letters on it, and BAM: something pleasant. ("Depaysement" is a French word for the feeling that comes from not being in one's home country. This neat article has a list of other cool words that you could use for an etymology lesson, or just for fun!)
Free side table on the side of the road. I took it apart and cleaned and sanded it, then painted and distressed it and sanded it again. Finished it, and put it back together. (See on the left, old branches I got from hiking in ShowLow Arizona and a distressed planter I bought at a thrift store nearby.
Found this gem (literally) at a nearby thrift store called Second Glance. All money goes to food pantry so spending here is guilt free! These earrings are so unique and it is difficult to find well priced hewelry at thrift stores but $7!!!! Yes I'll take those and the matching set.
TheThriftShopper.Com National Thrift Store Directory Listing Charity Resale, Second Hand, and Consignment Shops..You just enter the zip code for where ever you are and suddenly you have the list of all local Thrift Stores..great link