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.
This could be a fun way to create Calder acrobats! Swing From An Empty Shoe Box Project For Kids - by Krokotak - == - By Russian educative website Krokotak, here is a cool project for kids, with a tutorial full of photos that dispenses words.
Here is a fun cut + paste Camping craft that you can do with your little one! I began by letting Rilynn pose for a few pictures and then we picked the one she wanted to use for this activity. I printed the tent template onto a piece of green cardstock and