Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water. I completely forgot about this handy trick! After lunch take squeeze the sponge and wash up hands and face!
With coffee filters clean glass, CD’s/DVD’s, computer monitors, your iPad. Pour baking soda into a coffee filter, wrap it up with a rubber band and stick it into smelly athletic shoes to absorb the stench.
Made this with pb and j, and it was the first time I could get my 2 year old to eat a sandwich!---How To Make Sandwich Spirals/Sushi--BentOn Better Lunches (great source of ideas for creative lunches for kids of all ages)
DIY Wool Dryer Balls from felted wool yarn + essential oil. What wool dryer balls do: absorb moisture from the clothes in the dryer, cutting your dryer time by help reduce static cling, soften clothes.