Our Christmas Craft Market at the end of last year was amazing. We had over 30 stalls, and it was an absolute fun time. An awesome learning opportunity too, with lots of opportunities to consider business challenges around costs, profits, losses, marketing, management etc.
We're doing it again! This time, it's just a "Market Day" so you can sell anything, as long as it's legal (remember, it's a family show!). You can sell crafts, baking, pre-loved toys, new things, old things. Parents, you're welcome to sell there too.
It's also an "Open Day" where visitors are welcome to come along, and see what we do. Friends, family, returning families, new families - all welcome.
And if you're not actually part of The Homeschool Group - you are still welcome to be part of the Market Day. This is open to all homeschooling families - it's an excellent learning opportunity, and a whole lot of fun. Hopefully making some extra $ too!
Take a look at our video from last year below for some ideas ...
Here's how it works:
Date: Our next Market Day is December 6th, after our term has finished. We're combining this with our annual end of year picnic and a Trash to Fashion Show. We'll have more details on where and how soon ... :)
It is up to families to organise themselves as to when they set their stalls up, and for how long. It can be for half an hour or all day - up to you. You can set up and leave an honesty box, or work out a schedule to cover the stall while you wander about to have a look at what everyone else is doing! :)
Time: Set up any time from 9:30am to 2:30pm. Most stalls will be set up for the half hour lunch break, from 12:00pm to 12:30pm.
Entry Fee: $2
Open To: All homeschooling families
You Will Need: Your own table, or blanket or whatever you will need on the day to sell from
Set Up Area: Either inside (in the foyer area) or you can set up outside on the grass area. "Easy Ups' are welcome out there.
Bring: Friends and family
Register: Let us know if you'd like to be a participant and what you will be selling. Email us at: thehomeschoolgroup.co.nz or txt to: 0272209949
This is an inclusive event and open to all homeschooling families.
Please remember, it must be family friendly. No animals allowed at the venue, no alcohol. Please make sure that you clean up the space you have occupied when it's all over. Call or txt Rae if you have any questions.