For all my other mother of fairy/princess loving daughters out there...here is a craft idea I snagged from Family Fun magazine. Ella (and me, ha) had so much fun with it that I just had to pass it along.
1. Go outside and collect a handful of grasses, leaves, flowers, or anything that might make an interesting fairy costume.
2. Draw a stick figure outline on paper.
3. Use your nature collections to design a fairy and her outfit.
Simple and free. Two of my favorite words.
Here's what Ella and I came up with...
Feel free to pass along any of your simple and free craft ideas!