So what happens to all those old plastic toy animals or wooden figures you've inherited that frankly are really outlived their use? Grab a candle holder, fix to the top of each animal with a screw (Amazon.com sell menorah candle holders which are ideal for this purpose, paint or spray white and a new generation of candlesticks are born.
DIY dinosaur eggs. Mold salt dough around plastic dinosaurs, let harden and then break them open later for lots of dino fun! You need: 1 1/4 cup dirt, 1 1/4 cup flour, 3/4 cup salt, 1/2 cup sand, and water. This goes on my 'party ideas' list... what do you think as party favors? ( insert our own creation)