Tookii things to do with kids Op Shop one of the activities for kids

Op Shopping

Things to do with kids that have them giving and contributing and understanding why is a great way to build empathy toward others and build self-esteem through feeling good about helping out.

When I have a growth spurt we go shopping to buy me more clothes in bigger sizes because my clothes have become too small for me to wear.

After I buy new clothes I like to have a clean out of my clothes drawers and bag up anything that I will not wear anymore.

Tookii gives to charity
Tookii giving Karen a bag of clothes

I take these clothes to an Op Shop (Thrift or Charity Store) and donate them for people who can’t afford retail priced clothing for their kids right now.

Tookii book shopping
Tookii book shopping

I grow so fast that I usually out grow my clothes before I wear them out so they are usually too good to throw out or use as rags and I love that some other kids are able to have some nice clothes and that their parents might feel good about that too, that’s mostly why I like to do this instead of selling them myself even though we usually don’t have much money to buy me clothes.

Tookii having fun
Tookii having a laugh with a op shop regular

Oh well I like to do some bargain shopping while I’m there too, especially books mostly. I love that I get discount shopping and my money goes to helping a charity do good things.

You always seem to find the nicest people working in an op shop, thank you Karen and Lyn.


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