Costumes aren’t only for Halloween. They are great for imaginative play. They can pretend to be anything their little heart desires with a costume. They enjoy dressing up in mom’s clothes, shoes, and makeup. However, costumes that fit them are much safer. Wearing mom’s clothes poses trip hazards, but it can still be great fun with proper supervision.
Costumes also make a great gift for any time of year. A cute little princess costume, a ballerina, or even a doctor are all great choices. Dress up is great for developing a baby’s imagination.
Halloween costumes can be a lot of fun to pick out. There are so many options available that it can be hard to choose just one. The good news is you don’t have to only choose one! Get a few different costumes at Halloween while there are a greater variety of options available. Then let the baby girl in your life play dress up year round.
Christmas is another fun time to pick out a costume. There are cute elf costumes, angels, and so much more. Have fun with it and take the little beauty out shopping in her costume. There is no end to the fun that can be had with a wide variety of costume options at home.
Even if you don’t want to have them dressed up too cutesy, they can still have a lot of fun playing dress up. They can become a doctor, nurse, scientist, mom, and so much more. The only limit is your own imagination.
Benefits of Playing Dress Up
- Develop language skills
- Creativity development
- Abstract thinking skills
- A safe way to explore the unknown
- Develops problem-solving skills
- Helps with social skills
- Helps build confidence
- Allows you to see things from someone else’s view
- Get a better sense of their own personality
The benefits of dress up play are impressive, to say the least. So why to stick to dress up as only a Halloween or special occasion activity. There are countless benefits of dress-up play as well as role playing. It can also be used to teach children lessons. If there is something that your children are having a hard time understanding, dress up and act out a scenario for them.
There isn’t any reason why your baby girl has to play dress-up alone either. Have fun with it and get dressed up with her. If you do, be sure to take lots of photos for great keepsakes that will last a lifetime. You will never know how much those memories will be treasured when they are grown up and having.