I am always on the look out for something that my kids can play with, or that I can do with my kids that does not involve running around and being crazy (which is what they always suggest we do when given the chance). I need things that I can whip up in a second or that are new and exciting without being alot of work. Here are two great ideas.
This first one I found on Pinterest. It is a city map made out of masking tape on the floor connecting houses and other "town" like toys. I had a bunch of toys in the basement and found as many cars and trucks as we have in a all girl house. The girls were super excited to see this but didn't play with it that much at first, except when my husband or I played with them. But they asked me to leave it and went back to it multiple times over the next couple of days. I think I left it up for 3 days total. It was really easy to make and took about 10 minutes during nap time.