We found a paper-mâché car on the treelawn and took it to the neighbor's backyard as a play structure. Taking it there was more fun than most of what the kids did with it, in the end. After about a month, it went back on the treelawn.
* As with many posts this summer, this was written long after it occurred, but has been back-dated in order to maintain the chronology of events for the purpose of record-keeping. Readers in the future will not care, but those keeping up (ha!) it will seem bizarre and disorienting, for which I apologize profusely.