spray paint your toy animals and stick in on a painted canvas. such a simple and cute idea! The kids could help make this art for the playroom.and we could use little happy meal toys (since I usually throw when away anyways!
Make lanterns for tea lights out of old tin cans. Fill the cans with water & freeze before punching holes with a hammer & nail (or drill) - then thaw out and smooth off any rough edges. Can be painted or left silver.