10 DIY FANCY DRESS COSTUMES
Fancy dress costumes are a great way to encourage imaginative role playing games with your children. We love making our own DIY fancy dress costumes and wanted to share with you 10 of our favourites which would be great for either book week or Halloween.
Make your own crazy monster masks. For these and lots of other fun up-cycled crafts, check out our MAKE, CREATE, PLAY: 20 Up-cycled craft e-book.
This super simple rocket fancy dress costume would be perfect for so many space themed books for book week, particularly The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers. See the full blog post HERE.
These beautiful collage wings would be perfect for a Hungry Caterpillar book week costume. You could also use the same technique to make other wings, maybe an owl, eagle or dragon?
This is one of the projects from my children's craft book UNBOXED: Adventures in cardboard.
PAPER BAG MONSTER MASKS
Super easy and fun monster masks made from brown paper bags. See the full blog post HERE.
These awesome cardboard box dinosaur costumes are one of the fun kids crafts from my new book UNBOXED: Adventures in cardboard. Find out more about the book HERE.
My son loves the DOGMAN books by Dav Pilkey so this was our book week costume last year. See the full blog post HERE.
ELMER ELEPHANT COSTUME
We love the book Elmer by David Mckee so we made this fun fancy dress costume using cardboard boxes. See the full blog post HERE.
This astronaut helmet and jet pack are one of the fun kids craft projects from my new book UNBOXED: Adventures in cardboard. The book is all about cool creations you can make from up-cycled cardboard boxes. Find out more about the book HERE.
Simple butterfly wings made from up-cycled cardboard. See the full blog post HERE.
ANIMAL & MONSTER MASKS
These scary animal and monster masks would be perfect for Halloween. This is one of the projects from my children's craft book UNBOXED: Adventures in cardboard. Find out more about the book HERE.
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