Fourth of July Crafts for Kids: Flour Lawn Stars. Cut out star stencil, sprinkle grass with water (to make the flour stick) and then sprinkle with flour. This idea also works for Canada's July Birthday. Just substitute the star for a Maple Leaf.
Homemade Bath Crayons from Little Crunchy Mama: Buy some glycerin soap at a craft store. Melt it in the microwave, add food coloring, and pour into an ice cube tray. Takes about an hour to cool completely, then pop out of the mold and you have crayons!
Snowflake or Christmas ornament made out of noodles & spray paint (how to make christmas tree ornaments Christmas crafts for kids pasta -- spray painted gold, silver, or white or glittered would be pretty too).
The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Infant Activities, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Early Elementary Activities. ALL on one site! I especially like the early elementary ideas! Great opportunities for learning.
To use during silent time while reading to class. Essential components to making the ultimate quiet time box for your kiddos - we LOVE ours when its rainy outside and the kids are bouncing off the walls.