DIY Painting: Coffee Can Lid as Paint Splatter Shield - Paint like a pro. To make a splatter shield for when you’re painting a high surface, cut a slit in the center of a lid and pull the paintbrush through.
Another pinner says: Mess Free Finger Painting! What an awesome idea! Paint in a ziploc bag taped over a piece of paper. Of course we'll have to REALLY finger paint sometimes, too, since getting messy is half the fun.
How To Limit Kids' TV & Computer Time: Each Sunday give the kids 10 tickets for the week. Each ticket = 30 minutes of TV, game system, computer, etc. Tickets can be used consecutively, but when they are out they are out for the week.