fairy garden sensory table

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mymy loves fairies. i’ve been making these little fairies and bendy dolls for almost a year. i’ve also started making little accessories for them. she hadn’t touched the previous sensory table in a few days so i knew it was time to change it up. she also hadn’t been playing with the fairies as much as before so i decided to use them in the sensory table to see if it would re-spark her interest. i find if mymy’s getting bored with things i just have to change the way things are displayed and she starts playing with them again, or playing with them in new ways.

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mymy and me lately

here are some things that have been keeping mymy and me busy over the last little while…

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we dyed rice and beans to use with our animals. it was really easy. just toss rice and beans (or just rice) into a double bag, throw in some drops of food colouring and shake shake shake. lay flat on a sheet of wax paper or paper towel to dry for a few hours and voila!
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Saint Valentine’s

for Saint Valentine’s Day i made mymy a love gnome. when she wakes up she will find this…

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the little love gnome who came to help us celebrate Valentine’s day also decorated our nature table. he brought us a felt heart garland and decorated our pinecone with pink and red pom poms.

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