National Book Day Fancy Dress Costumes For Potatoes

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National Book Day Fancy Dress Costumes For Potatoes

National Book Day Fancy Dress Costumes For Potatoes Today is National Book Day, and most schools ask the children to come to school dressed as their favourite book character.  Jeeze….we just finished fancy dress day a week or so back, so by (very) popular demand, the school has decided that the kids will instead  celebrate with book day fancy dress … Read More

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DIY Snowboarding Costume

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DIY Snowboarding Costume

DIY Snowboarding Costume last week we blogged about our Bob Sleigh Costume for Abbi as part of a Winter Olympics fancy dress theme for school.   While we were at it, we made a Snowboarding Costume for a friends daughter. (Gotta love those cardboard boxes). Materials Needed: Cardboard box (needed to be at least 1.2m long) Paint Printed images from the … Read More

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Make Your Own Bobsleigh Costume Instructions

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Make your own Bob Sleigh costume

Make Your Own Bobsleigh Costume Instructions Ever thought of making your own bobsleigh costume?  No me neither before this post, however the kids school has an annoying habit of organising themed house days. The kids are expected to come to school in topical themed fancy dress. Great fun for the kids.  not such fun for the parents, as we don’t often … Read More

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Headless halloween costume

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Headless Halloween Costume

Headless Halloween Costume Until recently, we haven’t usually done much for Halloween costumes  – maybe a witches hat and a cloak or a witches cat if we really push the boat out.  Last year however Abbi decided she wanted something a bit more elaborate.  “Mum can you make me a headless halloween costume?” Hmmmm. It sounded tricky, but was actually amazingly … Read More

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