It goes without saying that you should always have a profession inspection of a property before buying. That being said, you can often size up things beforehand on your own.
If you don't have access to a printer you can make a Mardi Gras mask using plain paper, radio communications paper or the flimsy paper plates. You can make your own design.
My husband and I just went through the process of building our home and we went through quite the ordeal in getting our own house blue prints done right. I wrote this article to make your house building process go a bit smoother.
Once your child has decorated the outer shell of the bug, cut the cirle in half to create two "wings." Use two metal brackets to attatch each wing to one end of the paper plate. Attatch the wings to the indented side of the paper plate, the potion you would typically play food on. You should be able to move the wings away from each other, revealing the blank portion of the paper plate.
Farmer's Markets are a good way to teach children about where food comes from. They're also fun because many markets have more going on than just food sales. Usually vendors who are selling produce are also the growers and they may have heirloom and different varieties of fruits construction and vegetables than you'll find in a supermarket.