Cinnamon in the Sandbox--- Did anyone else know this? Now that its getting warmer, the kids are going to want to play in the sandbox. Cinnamon in the Sandbox keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants. but I never thought of this!
Tip of the Day: Keep bugs out of your kids' sandbox this summer with a simple, all-natural bug repellant: cinnamon! Just mix a cup of cinnamon in with the sand and it will repel ants, centipedes, flies, and even neighborhood cats. Really works great!
DIY Water Table with Water Toys - Plastic Pool on Plastic Crates. I'd probably do ours in green or blue. This also looks like the more feasible diy water table option for me, as I'd have to borrow tools to make any of the other tables!
Revive Old Paintbrushes.Soak gunked-up nylon brushes in hot vinegar for up to 30 minutes to remove paint and soften the bristles. Soak gunked-up nylon brushes in hot vinegar for up to 30 minutes to remove paint and soften the bristles.
DIY Temporary Tattoo For Kid Safety genius idea if bringing kids to fairs/parades/amusement parks. write your phone # on child's hand and cover it in liquid bandage. temp tattoo that won't come off in water//
Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant -The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested. / Could be great for the deck.