Child's Play: Quick and Easy Costumes

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Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1995 - Children - 168 pages
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WithChild's Play: Quick and Easy Costumes for Special Occasions and Everyday Play, author Leslie Hamilton has provided  the definitive guide for creating  safe, easy, and imaginative children's costumes. From a rock star to a washing machine, Hamilton offers loads of creative costume ideas that are easy to design and  will delight your child.   Who knew that costume design could be so effortless? With easy-to-read, easy-to-follow instructionsChild's Playmakes it possible for even the most domestically-challenged parent to create  more  70 fabulous costumes.  Also included are activities and games devised to engage your child's imagination before, during and after the costume-making process. Best of all, the imaginative yet simple costumes outlined in chapters like:  No-Sew Costumes, Paper Bag Costumes, and Fabric Costumes call for costume supplies that can be found around the house and any specialty items like fabric, jewelry, and masks, which you may want to buy, can be recycled again and again as your children's tastes change.

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About the author (1995)

Leslie Hamilton has worked with children in preschools, elementary schools, and scouting.  She is also the author of Child's Play: 200 Instant Crafts and Activities for Pre-schoolers and Child's Play 6-12.

Ms. Hamilton lives in New Hampshire with her husband and two children

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