Did you know that you can build an exploding chain reaction by weaving together popsicle sticks or craft sticks? The chain stays together as long as you hold down the end that you are building … (not sure why this is "for boys")
Bed couch with draws, shared room, space saver. this could go in bedroom area. like the shelves idea, too. can add a light wooden dining table and a few comfy folding chairs to make cool dining area in bedrm space, if bed moves to living room area.