Peter Walsh holds up a Snapfish bound book of kids' art projects. "Take digital shots of your child's art work, then upload them to 'Snapfish' to make a picture book. You COULD then toss the piles of artwork, but save the book.
Fun New Years Tradition: *Free Printable! Ask the same 20 questions year after year but probably age 3 or 4 is a great age to start) and see how your child's responses change year to year. Makes a great keepsake to give to them when they turn
Not that I'm a stay at home mom but these are great ideas! The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Toddler Activities - peeling tape off the table (or fridge) develops fine motor skills (lots of ideas here)