Yard Sale Checklist


2-3 Weeks prior to the sale

* Collect items to be sold
* Check your area's rules
* Choose a date to have your sale
* Compose your newspaper ad
* Call the newspaper and place the ad


1 Week prior to the sale

* Make sure items for sale are clean and in good repair
* Go to the bank to get change for the sale
* Price the items and organize them into groups of like items
* Make the signs to be posted for the sale


The day prior to the sale

* Place tables in your sales area
* Put the items to be sold on the tables in an organized fashion
* Organize the change in a change box
* Gather a calculator, pen, paper, bags, and newspaper for wrapping fragile items
* Plug in an extension cord to test electrical items



The day of the sale

* Post the signs in high traffic, visible areas
* Set out small snacks and soft drinks for your workers
* Open the sale for business



After the sale is over

* Deliver items to charity or arrange for their pick-up
* Remove your sale signs


Courtesy of Moms Who Think -


More Moms Who Think Checklists



Classic Crock Pot Recipes