You know the old adage that kids have as much fun with the packaging as they do with the toy it contains? Here's yet another clever example; look what you can do with one large flat box and few large cardboard tubes cut in half.
*Colored ice balls* Fill balloons with water and add food coloring- red and green would be great around christmas! (be careful not to let the food coloring escape!), once frozen cut the balloons off and voila! Look like giant marbles :)
Candy Cane Ornaments Here's an easy craft to do with children: Create pipe cleaner candy canes to hang on your Christmas tree. Fun for young children to make and give as gifts, too- items can be found at your local craft store.