Idea to include in quiet time box: Hot glue rubbing plates. Make your design with hot glue on a square piece of cardboard, let dry and then hand it over to the kids with some sheets of paper and crayons to rub over.
Love these creative cardboard costumes! Such wonderful material, cheap. easy to work with, flexible ( fold and pull over hard edge until you get the shape you want). These costumes are by design students - cardboard catwalk.
Make It. a Wonderful Life: Owls, Foil, Glue, and Shoe Polish - DIY: Make some fantastic art work by tracing over a coloring book page with glue, covering it with foil and then sponging on and wiping off shoe polish.