The kids also really enjoyed decorating Chinese food take-
away boxes (that I got in the local dollar store). I gave
them Christmas stickers and all three kids spent a lot
of time carefully covering their boxes. Later in the trip
I gave them markers to decorate the box. They also enjoyed
coloring in wooden Christmas ornaments.
DD really enjoyed the felt board materials (I added a
snowman, Christmas tree and ‘ornaments’, and things like
I also brought along our handy preschool boxes and they
were a HUGE source of entertainment when we were at
our holiday house (see the July 2009 postings for some
of the things in those boxes).
And, of course, the portable DVD player came in handy