Howard Lemay's patterns for little houses. They are wonderful patterns to help recreate vintage style Putz houses. (I have a handful of vintage cardboard houses I got after my grand mother past and I love everyone of them)
In the Whitewashing section, it mentions mixing 2 parts of any paint color you choose with one part water to make your own colored "whitewash" which is what is commonly done in Mexican rustic pine furniture.
Try ice melting science with an ocean sensory play theme! Ice melting activities are easy science experiments for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners to have fun and learn. Easy to set up, Icy science activities are terrific for early learning all
A mesmerizing science experiment - basically, you take a dish of milk, add food dye, dish soap and sit back! The colors swirl - there is a video on here of the experiment in action. also try with food coloring and glue.