With four boys, our house has a lot of noise and a lot of energy! (If you want a demonstration, just check out the video in this post!) I would say it gets better with age, but my oldest son years old) has the most energy of all of them. Kids are hyper.
How to Color Beans for Play and Art: Add one cup of beans and 15 drops of whatever food coloring (food dye) color you wish. To get the rainbow of colors you see here I used a combination of regular food coloring and neon food coloring
The Activity Mom: Activities for Your 16 Month Old. I am thinking this will be more challenging with two (for example those plastic picks would be used as weapons at my house but nevertheless some good ideas.