What a great idea! You can get tablecloths from the dollar store and decorate them yourself. Table Cloth Fort and Tea Party -- this one is from a McCalls pattern. I can picture it in more house appropriate colors for both boys and girls to enjoy.
self portrait: good portfolio development to draw in this style from primary source images. Can do layers of continuous line drawings in different pens, coloured pencils. No more that 5 min per drawing