Dry erase with cardstock, laminating, and duct tape. Place the plastic sheet over the cardboard and tape around the edges. Presentation board and two rolls of duct tape: final cost, just over 50 cents each!
Make your own powdered paint for just one dollar! There are so many ways to use this homemade paint powder in arts, crafts, play recipes, and sensory play! (click photo for lots of ideas) (diy painting recipe)
Use a poster board, any kind of squared wood for bottom with edges & Christmas lights; cut any size holes in posterboard; Christmas lights sit on bottom of square; shape the poster board & use a thin line of hot glue to hold them together = nightlight.