Children are God’s gifts; they spread joy all around. Children get pleased very easily with simple efforts as their wants are as simple and innocent like them. Children always love colours and brightness, they love to dress and imagine behaving like the adults by imitating them and they feel very happy and important if they are given small responsibilities.
Adults both at home and in school keep putting up creative games and activities for the children that not only make them excited and happy but also help them learn a lot of things through the play way method. Fancy dress parties are one such very popular activity that has come down the ages and creates lot of fun and excitement among the children.
They take great pleasure and enthusiasm to dress up in a particular way that has a meaning attached in the form of any popular occupation, any legendary character or any tradition or culture. Children get a huge scope to learn various important things through a simple fancy dress contest or party. They learn about all the characters played by the children and also to appreciate others efforts.
Sometimes parents find it hard to decide how to dress their kids for a fancy dress party. The first recommendation is parents must also take pleasure and enthusiasm; they themselves can become children to enjoy the spirit of fancy dress parties.
While deciding on what and how to dress the options are numerous. First, the child should be asked what or who he or she wants to dress up like. If the child has certain preference for a colour or type of dressing that must be considered.
Then accordingly the choices can be taken from action heroes, Bible characters, cartoon characters, legendary characters, various occupations like doctor or teacher, traditions and countries of the world etc. Fancy dress parties are also based on certain themes and then one must dress according to the theme like a Halloween Party or a Beach Party.
Once the character is decided now is the time to make the costume. The costume can be made up of existing dress materials and complimented with related accessories. One can buy certain accessories to give a complete look. Certain accessories can be home-made like halos, swords, crowns, wings etc. Parents must take active part and this creates happiness and bonding among the family!