Tutus and Tea Parties: DIY Paint Palette.I cut the palettes from Styrofoam lunch trays (a little upcycling!it made the palettes washable so we could reuse them. They worked beautifully and the kids loved being "real" artists!
This genius idea just seems too simple. Create a pen caddy with toilet paper rolls and an old shoe box! Or, use them to organize those pesky cords. ( this page isn't found but I think you get the idea )