Would you like some easy fairy door ideas all year? A fairy door isn’t just a pretty piece of decor for a child’s bedroom, it is a whole year of little moments of magic your child will treasure. How?
If you need inspiration as the “secret chief fairy in your home”, a great place to look are the months of the year and what events they contain.
Activities, events and seasons that come along each month, can be great inspiration for your child’s fairy door. Things like public holidays, birthdays and seasons are all perfect ideas you can use to create a simple theme.
January is the New Year Fairy
Hang a little “Happy New Year” banner over your fairy door with some streamers (obtained from the inside of a birthday popper)
February is Back to School Fairy
Secretly leave some small back to school treats outside their fairy door, “from the fairies”. Things like coloured pencils, a new pencil case or use our “Fairy School Theme” for lots of ideas.
March is the first day of Autumn Fairy
When the season changes to Autumn, secretly change the background in their fairy door to one of our “Seasons Background Picture” and leave some autumn coloured leaves outside their fairy door.
April is the Easter Fairy
Easter is a perfect event to leave a special “fairy surprise” for your child. We have lots of ideas for small treats and pretty settings to copy in our How to Decorate your Fairy Door for Easter Blog.
November is the month of “Fairy Bread Day” (24th)
Leave a yummy treat of fairy bread outside their fairy door to celebrate “Fairy bread Day”. You could even cut them into tiny, fairy sized pieces and serve them on our fairy tea set for a fairy afternoon tea.
December is the Christmas Fairy
And of course, there’s Christmas. The perfect time of year to decorate a fairy door. For lots of festive fairy ideas, read our blog post on How to Decorate a Fairy Door for Christmas.
There are many more ideas in months throughout the year that you can use for inspiration, like:
January 26th is Australia Day;
February 14th is Valentines Day;
April 25th is Anzac Day;
July 7th is World Chocolate Day
September is the AFL & NRL Grand Finals
Olympics & Commonwealth Games
World Cup Soccer
Australian Open Tennis
Even More Fairy Door Ideas all Year
Milestones and special occasions are also perfect inspiration for your Fairy Door.
The Tooth Fairy is a regular visitor throughout childhood which are perfect times to use your fairy door makes it easy. The lost tooth can be left on the fairy doorstep and then tooth fairy’s reward can be easily left outside her fairy door or in her mailbox. Read our Tooth Fairy ideas here. Or how to write tooth fairy letters here.
Many children are afraid of the dark, monsters under the bed or have difficulty sleeping in the own bed. The Sleep Fairy has some amazing ways to help overcome these difficulties in a gentle and magical way.
Read our easy ideas how you can use your fairy door to help with these difficulties. Read our Sleep Fairy articles here.
If you have a young child who loves their dummy, when the time comes to remove it, a fairy door is a gentle and magical way to do it. Read our Dummy Fairy Post here
But wait, there’s even more…
Think about the different special occasions that occur in your family through the year and these will give you great opportunities to use your fairy door to bring a touch of magic to your child.
Occasions like anniversaries, holidays and events.
Using your fairy door to reward positive behaviour.
Count Sleeps with a Fairy Door. If your child is looking forward to something, use their fairy door to count sleeps to this occasion.
These are a few ideas we’ve suggested above to try and inspire some ideas for how you can use your fairy door all year.
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