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Make it and take it!

IMG_2499Have you ever tried “Make and Take”? It’s when you make something and then take it home! It’s lots of fun. We tried it a few months ago at a place in Greensboro, North Carolina, called Reconsidered Goods.



Inside, we found a store full of goodies — old toys, fabric, postcards, black-and-white photographs, yarn, buttons, and just about anything you can think of! In the “Make and Take” area, we found all kinds of crazy stuff…

Old trophies!


A peace sign made out of plastic bottle caps!


Soon, we started creating…

The Scrap Exchange in Durham, NC, is another place where you can create things out of the stuff most people throw away! Is there a “make and take” place near you? Maybe you can have your own “make and take” at home, using boxes and bottle caps and whatever else you can find!

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