The classic games Four In A Row, Hopscotch and Tic-Tac-Toe are composed of pliable but sturdy EVA foam, making them water resistant and easy to clean. Large pieces make these Giant Popular Games ideal for playing outdoors.
Enjoyed Internationally, Canasta is a double deck game popular with either one on one or team players. Originated in Uruguay in the Canasta remains a favorite pastime in America and abroad. Deal out this popular classic at your next gathering.
Laminate a set of flash cards, put a binder ring around them, and toss them in your purse with a dry erase marker to entertain little ones. I don't know about the dry erase part but LOVE the binder ring!
Good idea for left-over broken crayons! Make your own crayons. Directions: Heat the oven to 250 degrees. Using a mini-muffin pan, fill each mold with assorted colors of crayon pieces (paper removed) and bake until the crayons melt, about 10 to 15 minutes.