Dressing Up

Make a Knight Dress Up Costume

So many children dream of knights and fairytales. The trouble is, readymade knights’ costumes rarely match up to the dreams. The answer is to make your own outfit; it’s a great craft project for adults and kids to share, involving lots of designing, planning and fun activities. A Knights Helmet This is probably the trickiest…

Make a Fantastic Fairy Costume

Most little girls love to dress up as a magical fairy. For this, they need a pretty costume for parties or dressing up marathons at home. The outfits are plentiful in the shops but helping to make their own outfit is a fun way to spend time with parents and let kids’ imaginations run wild….

Simple Crafts for a Complete Pirate Outfit

Children love to dress up as pirates, perfect for having all sorts of swashbuckling adventures. Making and designing their own, homemade outfit is the ideal opportunity to get involved in simple craft activities. Start with the Basics The basics of a pirate’s outfit are very simple and most of the clothes are found in children’s’…

Making a Princess Costume

The shops are packed with rail after rail of princess outfits. It’s a costume most little girls love to wear. The very best costumes however, are undoubtedly homemade, amazing outfits which have been personally designed by the little princess and lavished with time and effort. The outfits can be as simple or sparkly as they…

How to Make Masks with Kids

Children love dressing up. It’s a chance for them to enjoy role play and adopting lots of different characters. No dressing up costume would be complete without a mask. Masks are much more impressive when they are made at home using a few simple children’s crafts. Easy Masks Masks are incredibly simple to make. All…

Crafty Wigs, Beards and Hats for Kids

There isn’t a child who doesn’t love dressing up! It’s a really positive activity that gives kids a chance to escape their everyday worlds and take on new characters. This allows free expression, creative fun and the chance to taste life beyond their experience. The instructive process of adopting different characters in dramatic situations is…

Role Play Props for Kids

Kids love to copy the world around them with props and role playing. It makes their character feel more real and it’s their chance to control and experience the world in lots of new ways. The shops are full of props that children love using but it’s much better if they can make their own…

Jewellery Crafts for Kids

Children always love dressing up. It can be even more fun if they make their own jewellery with some easy kids crafts. Costume jewellery doesn’t have to be costly. All you need is lots of imagination and a little know-how. Easy Beads Making jewellery with beads is one of the easiest kids crafts and even…

Costume Making for Kids

Dressing up is a very important part of role play. It allows children to become other people and explore different personalities and emotions. Readymade costumes are big business but there is an extra dimension to your child’s fun if they play with lots of kids crafts to make their own costume. It’s more creative and…

How to Make Clothes for Toys

If kids aren’t busy dressing up themselves, the next best thing is to dress up their favourite dolls or teddies. There is a huge industry built upon clothes for toys, you can buy any outfit in any size and for any occasion. Unfortunately, small clothes cost large fortunes. Kids can have many more clothes for…