In my many searches this week I came across wall decals for kids. They're the perfect way to spruce up a room without sitting through hours of paint samples, painting the room, making sure you don't drip paint everywhere, and eventually end up resenting the color you chose to paint the room in the first place!
Remember friendship bracelets? All of those spools of embroidery thread? Making the Chinese Staircase or the Diamond (full disclosure: I could never quite get the diamond quite right) You would knot your strings and pin it to your pants so you could work on your creation anywhere, and had holes in most of the knees