To grease the wheels of creativity, we usually have these things laying around: empty card board boxes, colors and markers, recycled containers of different sizes and shapes, tape of all kinds, nail guns, various working power tools, squirt bottles of gasoline, and an ax.
Oops...it seems I went off the rails a bit toward the end. The line between inspiration and danger is thin...as is the line between little kid and big.
I just found all of these things out in the open in a recent spring clean- up and wondered, but not for long, why my little kids so often get into things they aren't supposed to and why people prefer my kids go to their house for play dates.
Big Man, I mean, Big Kid has some 'splainin' to do....