How to make a shrunken head

A group of tribesmen in South America called “Jivaro” are the first recorded group to practice head shrinking.This practice would occur when heads were claimed from enemy tribes in the area. The prize was to have the head of the person that offended you. This practice of shrinking the head was long and tedious. The […]

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How to make a cowboy or cowgirl costume

Playing dress up is a big thing to kids. They enjoy having costumes that they can wear and play in. An always-popular costume is the cowboy or cowgirl. Getting the costume together really is not very hard. There are Halloween costumes out there, but most children’s Halloween costumes are not made for play and fall […]

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How to make an elf costume

Making a child’s elf costume really isn’t hard at all. Begin with a pair of bright green tights. A little woodland elf might wear brown tights. If the child is to be a Christmas elf, the tights can be red, which might be easier to find. In a pinch, they could be white, or you […]

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How to make your own ninja costume

A ninja Halloween costume can be as complicated or as simple as you want it to be. The clothing itself should be simple – black pants and a black shirt. If you have the time and the money, buy a black martial arts uniform (a dogi), for about $20. The pants are loose and baggy, […]

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How to Make Costume Wings

Making wings for any type of costume is a fun and fairly simple Halloween craft project that you can do with your little Angels at hand. You will want to get your glue gun ready, or if you do not have a glue gun you might want to purchase one (they are usually pretty cheap […]

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How to make a basic tunic

Throughout the Middle Ages, a variety of extreme and not-so-extreme fashions came into being. Each country seemed to have its own ideas as to what the well-to-do and the not-so-well-to-do should be wearing, and the fashions of one area often did not translate to the next. In fact, it wasn’t until well into the fourteenth […]

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How to make Christmas ornaments using jingle bells

Christmas ornaments and decorations made using jingle bells are festive and fun. Not only do they add a decorative touch; they also create cheerful sounds of the holiday season. These unique Christmas ornaments can be made by kids as well as adults, and are great when completed as group projects. To make a jingle bell […]

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How to make beaded angel pins

Beaded angel pins can be used as beautiful Christmas decorations, and they can be worn as unique and festive costume jewelry. They can be used in a variety of ways to decorate for Christmas and spread holiday cheer. To make a one-of-a-kind beaded angel pin you will need a variety of plastic or glass seed […]

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How to make Christmas ornaments with material

Festive Christmas magnets to display on a refrigerator or other metal surface can be made using sheets of craft foam and other basic craft project materials. These fun holiday magnets are easy to make for all age groups and skill levels. Craft foam Christmas magnets are great to do as a group project, and they […]

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How to make your own cheap dinosaur costume

Dinosaurs are a perennial children’s favorite. They are popular in both children’s literature and television. Many children decide to portray dinosaurs for Halloween parties and trick-or-treating. Like other commercial costumes, licensed store-bought dinosaur costumes can be costly. And not everyone is adept at the sewing machine. The following provides suggestions for creating homemade dinosaur costumes […]

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