Meeting friends for a seaside picnic? Make it easy for them to spot you with a stick or small branch and a few pieces of summery fabric. We have the how-to here: https://www.onekingslane.com/live-love-home/2012/07/beach-flag-markers/
oh my gosh. this is perfect--chemistry lab equipment tie in my chemistry background. The crayons and stuff totally scream "teacher". And what better way for people to leave their wishes/advice for us than right there on their table?!