Turn old bottles into fairy/elf/gnome houses. Paint and cover them in moss, decorative pebbles, etc for a permanent feature in the garden that kids would love. I was always making fairy houses as a kid, wish Mum had thought of this then!
DIY Fairy House Planter Project - Crafts Unleashed If you're into fairy gardens, you're going to love this DIY fairy house planter. This working planter is decorated with your favorite fairy miniatures.