Noodlebug wanted this really great rocket toy that he saw a friend's house. I have to admit it was pretty cool. I really wanted to buy it for him for his birthday but it was just too expensive. We're still in financial dire straits and $60 for a toy just wasn't going to happen.
Then, I saw an unpainted birdhouse in the shape of a rocket at Michael's for $3.99. I pulled out my paints and a few leftover peg people from Noodlebug's Christmas present and came up with this:
Total cost: $4.