hula hoop 2 pieces of craft twine cut to in 2 strands of icicle lights fold 2 pieces of twine. tie a loop. You should have 4 single strands. tie each strand in a knot to the hula hoop. Wrap the first strand of lights around the hula hoop.
Elf house on a tree! That would be cute in the garden, especially in the tree over grown with ivy. How about some battery tea lights in the windows during outdoor parties. I hear the fairies/elves whispering "home school project" in my ear.