If you need a tripod and have the store Five Below around I would suggest getting one there. They always have some good ones for $5 and $10. That's where I got both of mine. I have one with and without a "ring light". You can also just grab one on Amazon. A good one is this Tabletop Tripod.
In this video, learn how to create a Stop Motion animation using your phone! Something creative even kids can do with their phones. Do you have a small business or a group you are part of? Perfect to make videos for that as well. It'll grab attention.