𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽 𝟭: Find a tree with a special base – a base where you just mind see a forest fairy or two hanging out.
𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽 𝟮: Gather your building supplies, such as twigs, acorn tops, rocks, and plants. (Tips from Sadie: A flat rock is a great table, violet leaves a good for creating shade, and straight twigs shoved in the ground are fairy-sized trees.)
𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽 𝟯: Build your fairy house (which will probably turn into an elaborate fairy neighborhood once you see how fun this is)! This is a great way to introduce basic fort-building on a small scale, or try out more elaborate structures. (STEAM, anyone!?) There is much trial and error during this part, so keep it imaginative, flexible, and encouraging.
𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽 𝟰: Keep playing! What’s the fairy’s name that lives here? What do they look like? What do they do when they aren’t at home? …
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