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  • Have any hooded towels for your baby? If you have boys, they may want them. My boys love to run around the house with them on their head being whatever superhero they think of at the moment.
  • Have a picnic in the living room. Eat salad and sandwiches on a blanket on the floor.
  • To make a town to play with little people, make buildings out of shoe boxes. (take lid off to play inside)
  • Have a special camping night - camp out in the living room. Drape sheets over tables for tents, eat marshmallows, etc.
  • Have a paper plane throwing contest - see who can decorate it the best and who can throw it the farthest.
  • Fill empty diaper bags with newspaper and tape closed for large, soft building blocks for toddlers.
  • Save egg cartons for kid's paint trays or canvas.
  • Fill squirt bottles with water and food coloring and send your kids to go paint on the snow.
  • Make a family tree by having your kids gather branches and leaves. Use a sheet of poster board to glue branches and leaves on. Write family names on leaves.
  • Use plastic berry baskets dipped in soapy water to make bubbles.
  • Tie two berry baskets together to make a cage for plastic animals.


  • remove gum from hair with peanut butter
  • Spritz the broom with furniture polish to make dust stick to it.
  • Store extention cords in empty toilet paper tubes
  • To get rid of deodorant stains, pre-treat with vinegar


  • Keep cookies moist by putting a piece of bread in the cookie jar
  • Keep bread moist by putting a paper towel in the bread bag
  • Keep small bags handy when working and hands get dirty - slip one over your hand to answer the phone or door
  • Stuff a sock with old dryer sheets - put in shoe to deodorize
  • Add a few grains of rice to your salt shaker to prevent it from clogging