to make we colored rice red and green using food coloring and a little bit of water. once it was dry we glued them to paper and drew the rest. Note- i would say draw first before the rice, unlike what we did. We also place it between two sheets of contact paper to keep any rice from falling.
Recently I made my way to my local dollar store(same as Poundland in UK) and I am so happy I did. There was so many bins and buckets in many colors. So here is how I cleaned up my kids summer toys. For small balls, chalk, and bubbles I grabbed 3 small bins as seen above. For water toys I grabbed a big blue bin and I made sure all bins I bought had holes rather they were for wet toys or not. We got small bugs in our storage room and I am hoping the holes would kept bugs from setting up home in the bottom of the bins. Some other ideas we like to use but have not yet are...
Trash bin for bigger balls or large shoe rack works too
Clothes hamper for pool toys
Mesh bag for sand toys
Before we really even got some what organized we use to use crates but I found that with many kids going threw creates to find certain toys it quickly got messy so I really like the idea of having bins for certain toys. I also like that the bins are smaller then the crates we were using so that the smalle…