Sunday, July 28, 2013

A Good Way To Celebrate Halloween

There's nothing quite as exciting for little kids as a Halloween celebration. In fact, some children spend months planning the perfect celebration, costumes and parties. Make this year the best Halloween yet with creative homemade costumes for your child. Start planning months in advance to make sure you have everything handy that you need to create the perfect costume. Remember that procrastination will do nothing to help you create the costume. Start taking measurements and fabric as soon as you can.

Mrs. Pinkelmeyer and her dog, Moopus McGlinden
When it comes to costumes, make sure you talk with your child about the one he most wants to wear. Don't feel like your child has to be a mainstream character, though. He doesn't have to be an Iron Man or a wizard. Instead, you can let your child be the storybook characters Mrs. Pinkelmeyer and Moopus McGlinden, a character from a favorite novel or even a character you created yourselves.

Shop for patterns and fabric at your local store. You can also check out Pinterest for the best, most up-to-date ideas for different characters. Browse blogs to find sewing tips, ideas and further inspiration from other moms. Remember to take your time finding the perfect outfit plans for your child. You want this year to be the best ever and a holiday he'll never forget.

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