Nice layering in shady bed. The first layer is Sagina subulata, Scotch Moss. Then recycled, tumbled glass which you can buy by the pound some places. Next is Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana' and lastly is a Lirope
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.
DRAMATIC PLAY AREA - Sue has gotten us a lot of wonderful, new, indoor gym equipment, but at this time of the year, I can't help but "Think Spring". Wouldn't it be fun to build something like this to put in the grass at the far side of the playground?