Fancy dresses for kids is something that they enjoy wearing and dressing up to imitate their favourite characters or heroes. Acting like them in parties or functions is one of the most enjoyable things to do during childhood. The possibilities are endless depending upon the Occasion such as a birthday party, or school dramas. Characters such as Donald Duck, Spider-man, He-man etc., have been seen to be very popular among children.
Here are some more ways in which you can dress up your child and it would ensure that he is unique and he enjoys his dress.
1. Lord Krishna
One of the most popular dresses when it comes to Janmashtami Celebrations in school in which toddlers dress up like Lord Krishna for school festivities and plays such as Dahi Handi. Kids wear blue colour on their faces and their upper body.
Wearing a dhoti which is a traditional men’s garment worn for the lower body. Bangles, Earnings, anklets, a crown, a flute and a peacock feather are mainly the things one needs to dress up the little Krishna, most of these can be easily bought from local markets.
Whenever someone talks about Krishna, Radha is the second name that strikes the mind. Radha was a Gopi (Milkmaid) so it is fairly easy to dress up your little princess as Radha. Lehenga, bindi, eye makeup, lipstick, earrings, garlands and Payal are some mainly the things you require for dressing her up for the occasion. Mainly during school programs, girls are seen dressed up this way and they look as beautiful as Radha would herself have been.
3. Chota Bheem
This TV cartoon character has fast become very popular among kids and the costume is very easy and can be done at home or else can be found at local stores or online shopping sites. An orange cloth can be used as dhoti, a red Tilak on the forehead, a simple looking necklace with a black thread can be used and your Bheem is as ready to rock a party or function as seen on the TV.
4. Jhansi Ki rani
A famous freedom fighter and an extremely bold and courageous woman who fought for freedom of our country. The costume mainly worn at fancy dress competitions or at Independence Day or Women’s Day programme, aimed at dressing up your girl in a Maharashtrian style saree, wearing a turban made up of cotton cloth, bindi and a sword, most of these things can be found at your home or at some local stores.
5. Bhagat singh
The chants of Inquilab Zindabad are mostly heard when a child dressed up like the famous freedom fighter him for his school’s programme. A big Hat, a big moustache and a pair of shirt and trouser is enough to make your small wonder look as big as Bhagat Singh, and of course the slogans of Inquilab Zindabad in bold voice.
Sometimes it needs a kid’s innocence to make adults understand the importance of doctors. Kids are often dressed as doctors in school programmes and fancy dress competitions and they elaborate the importance of well being of a human. The white shirt can be borrowed from dad’s wardrobe to give it a look of a coat and you just need a stethoscope.
7. Princess Elsa
Mostly girls are in love with princesses and thus want to look like them. There are a number of options available like Cinderella, Jasmine, Rapunzel but Princess Elsa is super favoured by little girls. It is very simple to dress your girl like her. All you need is a blue gown and some makeup. Your princess is ready to freeze the world with her looks.
8. Desi Girl
No girl will ever go wrong if she is dressed like a desi girl. There are number of themes available like Punjabi Girl, Maharashtrian girl, Assamese girl or a Rajasthani girl and so on. All you need is a traditional attire of the respective state which you might already have in her wardrobe and put on some make up and jewellery.
9. Ghost Costume
The simplest of all is the Ghost costume. All you need is a white colour cloth and draw holes for eyes and nose in the centre. Put them on your kid and tie it loosely around the neck with the same coloured thread. Definitely one horrifying cute little ghost that would be.
10. Tribal king
It is one of the simplest and the most innovative of all designs. You can also try your hand at dressing up your kid like a tribal king. All you need is some good makeup and good amount of straws which can be tied around the waist. Remaining body can be left bare and you can draw crazy patterns on it which may resemble his tribe.
Fancy Dress competitions are very important for a child as it lets them express their deepest desire to be something or someone. There are other very interesting themes that you can dress your child in. These dresses mentioned above are not very difficult to procure therefore your child’s contentment in guaranteed.