One of the easiest paint designs your kids can do: Bottle Paint! Whether it's creating a single flower, or a vase of them or even a cherry blossom tree! This craft involves a few old bottles, paper, paint and you can let your kids run wild with it!
For all those art supplies. DIY project du jour: Shoe box + toilet paper tubes (and/or paper towel tube pieces) = storage for pens and other office/art supplies (via Aunt Peaches) More paper tube repurposing ideas: here.
Awesome packing tip called a skivvy roll. Teaches how to save space in your luggage every time you travel. Budget travel lovers will enjoy this technique because it can mean less packed luggage (and fewer fees).