baked blueberry oatmeal - bake once & have breakfast for the week, just reheat a serving each day
Hanging Christmas Tree - Depending on size, buy three or four wreaths in ascending size, some lace and ornaments. Simple hanging decoration for your entryway. Add lights to make it truly amazing. Battery operated lights would be suggested. No cords!
Definitely want to do this...I think I would do the platform one row higher :-) ...DIY Boxes into Flexible Furniture from Popular Mechanics. Make a bookshelf, a coffee table, and a platform bed. So many options with this concept...change the wood type, extend out and make a bench at the end, add four cubes on each side at the head board for add on night stands.
super soft play dough recipe - 2 parts cornstarch, 1 part hair conditioner! Food coloring, if desired.
Learn French for Kids - Android and Ipad - best app with COMPLETE vocabulary sets. Interactive as well - which isn't always great for the 2 year old crowd, but pretty great for 4 years and up. They are considering adjusting the interactivity, so might end up being great for any age baby to preschooler.
Cutting station - work on scissor skills and fine motor skills. Perfect way to contain the mess too!