portable roads that are easy for kids to put together and will travel easily, made out of old denim and yellow paint. velcro helps them stick to carpet. SO smart.

We can't help but love this fun felt road track perfect for kiddos with big imaginations! | via While He Was Napping

50 Homemade Toys for Kids: a list of links. some are mainly for your own kids (see pic of the cardboard carwash) but some would make great gifts for other kids! (see pic of felt car roll w/road)

road and color match parking lot

masking tape roads. cool idea, especially for travel (ie. in a hotel room???)

42 DIY Gifts to Make for the Kids!

printable signs and instructions to make traffic signs for toy cars.

masking tape and hotwheels can keep boys happy for hours. Genius.

Alphabet Treasure Hunt. A clever learning idea

DIY Outdoor Music Station for Kids

Sun Scholars: Homemade Gifts for Kids Inspirations

1000 Free Printable Coloring Pages for Kids via http://www.classymommy.com Everything from mermaids to My Little Pony to sports and super heroes. Enjoy!

DIY Wooden Roads and Ramps for Toy Cars (Great for both inside and outdoor play!)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

How to make a scratch off card like a lottery ticket--This would be a very fun reward for good behavior!

Playhouse - slips over a card table. LOVE IT.

LEGO Picture Puzzles: These are so fun for kids of all ages! Make the original picture of mix it up to make a silly one!

Finally a recipe for glow water that is safe -- even edible! It's super easy to make (no staining!) and is affordable to boot! Safe for even the littlest explorers. From Fun at Home with Kids

MAKE YOUR OWN BUBBLES

Civil Engineer Tape- tape that looks like a road. Designed for carpet. Fun for car loving kids!!

fabric puzzle blocks tutorial - what do you think? could be fun!