This weekend, my preschooler son asked if we could make Halloween decorations. I invented this easy and fun craft and it went great! Having kept him busy for hours, I can say that Recycled Jar Lanterns are my new go-to kid craft activity. Materials and instructions: We found some old jars of various shapes and sizes, […]
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We love Halloween, finding cute costumes, making costumes, and trying to photograph our kids looking all cute!
How to make a simple Hillary Clinton costume for your baby.
When Whitney posted her easy babydoll dress tutorial and explained that it could double as a pirate vest, she inspired me to brainstorm other easy vest Halloween costumes. I love vests for their versatility in the costume box and the fact that they can fit longer than other tops. She said that if you didn’t […]
Today is the debut of the new Supergirl television series on CBS — or the internet for those of us without regular TV. I don’t know if it’ll be any good, but I doubt any of your preschoolers are up watching anyway. What matters is that a whole new genre of super-girl costume is ready for […]
AKA 3 simple ways to capture your child’s Halloween costume For photography buffs, Halloween is a glorious time of year. Adorable children lit up by the golden fall light, wearing irreverent, bold, and/or hilarious costumes. But for your average parent juggling one or two little people with extra accessories, it can be a challenge to capture […]
We are obsessed with Halloween costumes for babies and toddlers, and for years have been taking note of any clever, especially homemade costumes that cross our paths. Here are some impressive costume ideas that we’ve spotted for little ones who are going to stay in their strollers while you’re out for the evening. Above, I […]
I’m in a Facebook group with a bunch of other creative professionals, many of whom make beautiful, handcrafted goods, so I invited them to share their costume accomplishments with us. Have a look at these adorable costumes for toddlers and preschoolers. Leigh actually sells the items her son Isaac is wearing in this photo. crowns […]
Frozen costumes for kids are great for Halloween and all year long, amirite? Why should kids only wear their costumes once per year? Kids Character Jackets – 2 Styles! – $14.99 Retail Price: $49.99 You Save: $35.00 Who doesn’t want to be Elsa every day? Or at least wear it at your own FROZEN birthday […]
Our best guide to Halloween costumes for babies and toddlers includes easy costumes for first Halloweens, DIY links, and great deals for store-bought costumes. Basically, we love Halloween!
psst… These costumes are still adorbs but some are no longer available, see my 2016 update on 15 Toddler Halloween costumes from pajamas. Pajamas are my very favorite Halloween costume base. There, I said it. For about $20 you buy something that your child can sleep in for a year — what a value! Here […]
Pajamas are my very favorite Halloween costume base. There, I said it. For about $20 you buy something that your child can sleep in for a year — what a value! Here are a 15 of my favorites for this year. Skeleton. Our go-to pajama-based costume is this skeleton from Carter’s. About $10 or $12, […]
A toddler-sized Minion costume is on the market, of course (here). No one wants to miss that marketing opportunity. But for those of you who want to earn your DIY merit badge, may we suggest assembling the components yourself? Blue overalls and a yellow t-shirt are the basis for a Minions costume. Add a pair […]