The idea that magical creatures inhabit our world fascinates children. And what better way to nurture your child's imagination than by making a fairy house out of materials found in nature! Like DIY in miniature, this activity calls upon your child's creativity and problem solving skills, while also getting him out in nature.
This activity works best in a wooded area with lots of different kinds of leaves, twigs, underbrush, grasses, and other natural materials. Try to find a unkept setting full of fallen tress, stumps, and overgrown bushes. Bring nothing but yourselves (and possibly a camera) into the woods with you. The point is to make a fairy habitat using only what you can find in the natural world.