This DIY rocket fancy dress costumes is one of the easiest homemade dress ups costumes we have ever made and definitely the most fun. My children love putting it on and pretending they are blasting off into space!
Engaging in dramatic play is an important part of early childhood development. Young children learn by imagining and doing. The process of pretending helps grow skills in many essential developmental areas. Social interaction at a young age is the basis of healthy relationship building. Cooperative play helps foster empathy and understanding of others feelings. Playing develops language skills; cognitive, creative and critical thinking abilities that will be useful in every aspect of their lives. It is also lots of fun!
Begin by dismantling the box and lay it out flat. I used the inside of the box to make a blank canvas for drawing the rocket. Cut out a circle face hole in the front and arm holes in each side using a craft knife.
Draw the rocket shape on the front of the box and then decorate. We found it easier to decorate the box whilst it was still flat. Then tape the box back together and you are ready to blast off into space!
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