Developing motor skills in toddlers --- Let them "build" with toy hammers, golf tees, and foam blocks. Check out Good Night, Good Night Construction Site (j E RINKER) or Alphabet Under Construction (j E FLEMING) for a fun tie-in!
Making PVC Look Like Wood I came up with this simple trick to give PVC pipe a realistic wood texture when I built a few plastic didgeridoos a couple of years ago. It would also work for theater, home decor or backyard tiki-bars! This is a simple and cheap