Theme of the Week: Costumes

darth vadar costume

Last week was Book Week across many  Australian schools. The Children’s Book Council of Australia has been encouraging Book Week since 1945 so I remember dressing up as a child and having a book week parade just as my kids do now. Now that I’m a mum the costumes require some planning so this week […]

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Costume: Convict Girl

costume convict girl prisoner

Little Miss recently decided to dress up in costume for an assessment at school. They had to be a character from a story they had studied and retell the story from that character’s point of view. She chose to be the convict girl in the story and declared she wanted to sew her own costume. […]

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Book Week: Dorothy Costume

dorothy costume book week

In Queensland schools it is Book Week this week. If you haven’t heard of that before, it is when all the kids are encouraged to explore books and often there is a day when they get to dress up as a book character. Today is that magical day at my kids school. This year my […]

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Books for Big Girls

craft books

Last week was Book Week here. For those that don’t have kids in Australian primary schools, that means the kids get to dress up as a book character and parade at school. Little Miss has recently found Philomena Wondepen books so she dressed up as Philomena: cute girly clothes with a big pen – easy! […]

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