Here in DC we're about to be clobbered by another heavy snowstorm. In preparation we've been hoarding craft supplies and looking for good ideas when we stumbled upon this photo.
Unless you're using them for actual shoe storage, go around the house collecting up all the shoe boxes (or other boxes) you can find. Cover with paper and draw in building details. Then stack and arrange them to create a city. This should help us make it through the next several days!