I collect fortunes from fortune cookies. My favorite is “Keep up the good work. You will soon be rewarded.”
At a den meeting, my neighbor came over and showed us his stamp collection. If it wasn’t for Cub Scouts, I would never have started collecting stamps.
I collect pencil lead. I have almost half a quart jar full. I find most of it on the floor at school.
When I go somewhere, I buy a hat pin. I have 30 from places like France, Mexico and Grand Cayman.
I collect coins. It runs in my family. My grandmother passed her collection to my dad. Now he helps me. I have about 600 coins from all over the world. Some are very old and rare.
I collect all sorts of farm toys, such as barns, tractors, combines, a cotton picker, cows, horses and buffaloes.
I have more than 60 mini football helmets on a shelf in my room. My favorites are from the Redskins and Panthers.
I have about 100 different keychains. My favorite is a leather Trans-Am keychain.
I have a collection of video games, almost 250 in all.
I collect medals from special events. Once I went to Bangkok, Thailand, to compete in running, and I got 10 medals.
I collect Hardy Boys books. I have 40 from the old and new series combined. They are my favorite books.
I collect bolo ties. One has a real scorpion inside. Some have belt buckles to match.
I make and collect plaster footprints from animal tracks I find in my yard or at the park.
Ever since I started playing the banjo three years ago, I have been collecting picks. When playing the banjo, you use three picks. I have 98.
I collect stickers off fruit. I have almost 50 fruit stickers off oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes, apples and bananas from Egypt, Spain, Ecuador and other countries.
I collect old holiday decorations and novelties. I started when I found a lot in my grandparents’ basement.
Since I was 10, I have been collecting cookbooks. I have 13 so far, and I have not cooked from all of them yet.
I collect bottlecaps. My favorite has the Chicago Cubs emblem on it.
I collect pencil sharpeners from garage sales, flea markets, museum shops and thrift stores.
I collect paper boats that I make myself. I have war boats and one giant yacht with a paper hot tub and table-tennis table.
I collect old glass soda bottles. I get them from old stores that have antiques.