thrift store finds

I was talking with some friends recently about finding inexpensive wooden toys. They all say thrift stores. So we went, and we did find some blocks and a dollhouse that we couldn’t afford, but it was nice to see what we could get with a little more money. I love thrift stores, we just haven’t been in a while.

Instead of coming home with wooden toys, we came home with these activity books.  The girls started with them as soon as we got in the car. Ava’s is the alphabet, Kiah has the one with puzzles and mazes.
One book wasn’t even opened, the other was gently used.

I had fun helping them fill out the crossword puzzles, and making their way though the mazes. When Ava got stuck on a letter she didn’t know how to write Kiah was right there to show her….notice the Y at the end of all those circles in the middle of the book. Or we would open her new book and she could trace the letter and then write it in the box.

These books have gotten quite a bit of use for only being in the house a few days.
I think we’ll make the thrift store part of our shopping routine again.

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