Mag Chalkboard Paint: Paint a wall, have some craft activities to have her make castle/house/outdoors/etc pieces (modular ideas so she can build the castle in many different configurations). Also could use chalk to outline and draw.
5. Dry Erase Board on Circle Time board. We use it for everything from the daily question to magnet boards to transitions. We use it all day long. By far the most valuable tool in our classroom. PA Standards:1.5.2 Content 1.5.6 Convention 1.6.1 Discussion - Due to the varied nature of use, standards can be met in virtually all domains using this tool.
To keep your home clean and tidy, your best bet is to enlist the help of your kids. So to keep them accountable, use IKEA's organisational items to make lists that clearly mark who's responsible for what chores. See more at The Crafting Chicks »