As they careered around town we got plenty of odd looks, as if to say, who let these two out, and when will they be putting them back? But the real question is, why isn't every other child on the street careering about in fancy dress? In my experience, make believe and dressing up are the natural state of kid.
They made the crowns themselves (from old folder dividers) in a little atelier maison, I'm not really a crafty type but I was quite proud of this idea. And it kept them quiet for a good half hour. Oh such a good half hour!