If you don't have mosaic tiles, you can easily cut some! We used some foam sheets with a peel-back sticky on one side, and some plain foam sheets with a glue stick. We had some that were sparkly, and Maddie thought they made a splendid saddle!
I showed her that she could line the elephant's ear with sparkly silvers to make a little definition. "My fingers are sticky!" I complained. "Mine, too. That's all part of the fun, Sister!" she assured me.
Soon the tiles were filled in to her satisfaction. "Here are some crown pieces I found," I offered. "Ooh, this pink heart is perfect!" "And here are some feathers..."