Use an old tire to create a small backyard pond. My kids, 3 sons, have been helping with yard work and planting. They keep asking for a pond. I think this is a great DIY project to do outside with them. Looks simple.
Panicum virgatum "Prairie Fire" Red Switchgrass /// tall /// wide /// Hardiness Zones /// Full sun, drought tolerant /// Growth Rate: Fast, propogate by division /// Foliage is blue green in spring, deep red all summer, butter yellow in fall