Monday, October 21, 2013

the costume corner

As Halloween approaches, I've been trying to think of ways to introduce this kind of crazy holiday to my 15-month-old.  Don't get me wrong, I think Halloween is loads of fun, but it must be pretty confusing to a little person who is just trying to figure out reality.  People dressed as animals?  Masks?  Wigs?  Oh, my...

My solution:  temporarily transform our book nook into a costume corner.  I mean, what better way to explore the idea of wearing a costume than to try on masks and wigs with your friends and family?  In case you can't tell from the above photo, Elise thinks it's great!  ;)

A witch's hat, small masks, wigs, headband ears, and play scarves 
are simple, durable costume accessories for a toddler to experiment with.

Everybody's getting in on the fun!

10 more days 'till Halloween...
eee-hee-hee-hee-heeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

Click here to check out some of my favorite Halloween activity posts from the past!

6 comments:

  1. Love how the stuffies are getting into the spirit. Also love those sandals! Can't wait to see her costume!

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    1. Ha, ha - yes, Elise is really into stuffies right now. My mom and I just finished her costume last weekend, and it turned out really cute. I can't wait to see what your little ones are going to be!

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  2. Looking for any awesome, scary, funny or weird makeup ideas but sure these Halloween Mask are great options too. Just in time, I found your blog which is very interesting. Thanks for sharing and I do hope I could pin some nice photos on my Pinterest boards. Good day! :D

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  3. This looks like so much fun Anne - what a lucky girl she is!

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    1. Thanks! Will your girls dress up for Halloween?

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