Just grab a shower curtain and some extra sheets!

Fort idea for where the rocking chair is now in D's room. Use a tension rod between the furniture and the wall to create a fort. What kid doesn't love a fort? This would also make an awesome reading nook!

fun fun fun

10 Awesome Fort Ideas To Build With Your Kids

I babysit for a girl that loves Frozen, this would be a good, not to mention cheap, birthday gift for her

Not a frozen fan but this could be done with theme. Anna from Frozen: Halloween Costume Tutorial. pair this with a cape and the kids are safe to play outside!

Barbie Sea Cruiser - good little project for kids that like Barbie

Cari- this would be fun for Mailey. DIY Recycled Plastic Bottle Boat - super easy and kids would love it! Could make into a boy toy too, just replace Barbie with Action Figure

May be a must-do in WI! -- Fill Balloons With Water And Add Food Coloring, Once Frozen Cut The Balloons Off & They Look Like Giant Marbles.

ice ballons

Fill balloons with water and add food coloring, once frozen cut the balloons off and they look like giant marbles. fengshit: Fill balloons with water and add food coloring, once frozen cut the balloons off and they look like giant marbles.

Cardboard playhouses

How fun is this! DIY Cardboard Playhouses - /Elyse/ Exposito Exposito Woodbury Pehrson Larson of A Beautiful Mess

Pinner said: Totally just did this and merida called me. Great for babysitting (:

Call from a Disney Princess!

Did you know you can get a CALL from a Disney Princess? Whaat this is awesome for babysitting or even a little girl's Birthday! I'll be glad I pinned this one day

15 Toys You Can Make with Cardboard | Apartment Therapy (after the holiday season, you always have a few boxes hanging around. Here's a fun way to use them!)

15 Toys You Can Make with Cardboard

DIY Barbie Luggage -- made with a ... soap holder? Yep, and other common items. Pretty cute! See how at Kids Kubby.

DIY Barbie Suitcase - Lots of cute Barbie crafts on this site. (Whatever I could make for Barbie, I could also make smaller for my doll house)

totally awesome indoor forts - with the cool weather coming - needing some creative ideas!

Totally Awesome Indoor Forts for Kids!----forget kids i would totally make these for myself lol

DIY :: Milk Jug Storm Trooper Helmet ( http://www.filthwizardry.com/2010/10/milk-jug-storm-trooper-helmet.html )

DIY Milk Jug Storm Trooper Helmet - perfect for a kids birthday party or movie night featuring the Star Wars movies!

Tips - The Krazy Coupon Lady

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Tablecloth Playhouse!

Table Cloth Fort and Tea Party

Tablecloth playhouse or fort. Store in a drawer when you're not using it. Such a cute idea for kids. Who doesn't want a play fort. I would love a cool boy version!