I start off with standard stuff in bulk, and then as the year progresses and I get new ideas I'll make smaller trips to the store.
Initially I'll buy:
Colored construction paper
Markers, colored pencils, crayons
Glue sticks & the liquid Elmer's kind
A ruler (my perfectionist qualities will be passed down!)
Random assortment of stickers
Crayola Modeling play-doh
That's all I can think of off of my head, but I would start off with basics, and don't go overboard on a big order
I buy whenever I see something on sale and put it up in my craft room. I am pretty well stocked. I buy at Walmart, Michael's, Home Depot and Lowes. Michael's has tons of kids crafts at great prices, too.
I typically buy as needed I have found a bunch of stuff that we use at Dollar Tree and then I have a larger list that I get from Michaels or Joann's.
I bought in bulk at the beginning of this year but then I ussually pick up more stuff as the year goes by.
i do bulk if i can , i get mine at bi mart, dollar store(we do make a few trips during the year there though!!!) target, walmart, fabric stores, we collect them from outside, yard sales, thrift stores, where ever i find a good sale, i dont order online, do you have a place you order from?
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