DIY Necktie Skirt Tutorial from handmade mess here. From my source "I like this skirt precisely because she did not keep the pointy ends of the ties and she has diagrams for different ways to lay out the ties.
Easy and fun.Velcro + popsicle sticks make for great quiet time or restaurant activity. Put velcro dots on the ends of popsicle sticks. Kids can make letters or shapes over and over again. I found velcro dots at my local dollar store.
How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.
DIY Cardboard Box House via Say Yes to Hoboken My dad made me a cardboard doll house when I was about it was a stormy day/evening (thunder & everything!) and I vividly remember him carefully adding details to the house for my Mrs. Mole doll, and how sp