Fairies have been all the rage the past few years and of course my kids don't live in a hole so they know it!
But instead of making little outdoor houses for fairies to live in we made MARY HOUSES!!!
Okay, I have nothing against fairies and a little make-believe play, but it just seemed better to have my youngest girls play act about Our Blessed Mother, St. Joesph and Jesus than fairies!
It helped to stretch their little minds and think more about what the Holy Family's home-life was like.
So out in our back yard stands a large tree that all 9 of my kids love to play around; a perfect spot for our little village of Mary houses! After collecting moss, stones, sticks, and flowers my little girls each built a home for their little Holy Family dolls.
We had houses made from a nook in the tree's root...
|It could be a Resurrection set, too!|
Then they got to pretend play!
Here is Mary and Jesus sleeping (with their eyes open)!
My girls had lots of fun making and creating these little Mary houses!!
For those who want to know:
Our Holy Family figures came from these sets:
Give it a try, create a Mary house with your kids!!!
We had a BLAST!!!!