Wonder Woman Costumes and D.I.Y. Ideas for Kids
Sep11

Wonder Woman Costumes and D.I.Y. Ideas for Kids

Wonder Woman is a fighter for justice and all things noble. With her lasso of truth, weaponized tiara, magical sword and indestructible, bullet-deflecting bracelets, she has the strength and smarts to take down any bad guys standing in her way. She’s not just a superhero, though. Hailing from the mystical island of Themyscira, Wonder Woman is also known as Princess Diana, ruler of the Amazons. What’s more, in some story...

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Police Costumes and Activities for Noble Kids
Sep04

Police Costumes and Activities for Noble Kids

Has your son or daughter ever said what they wanted to be when they grow up? Did they say police officer? Fortunately for them, and you, you can let them join the force early and help them feel like a true cop as they wear the badge in the cutest way possible. Costume Express has all the right police costumes for your son or daughter to dress up as cops. They’ll be sure to protect and serve, and look adorable while doing it.  ...

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Team Up and Dress Up with these Skylanders Costumes!
Aug24

Team Up and Dress Up with these Skylanders Costumes!

With the release of Skylanders: SuperChargers in September 2015, Skylanders isn’t going away anytime soon, and some of the newest characters have arrived at Costume Express. If Skylanders is a huge deal in your household, then your child will love dressing up like his or her favorite character in the game for Halloween. Here are three of our favorite Skylanders characters, with a few costume tips for each.   Wallop Hailing from...

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10 Minions Costume Ideas From Our Fans
Aug07

10 Minions Costume Ideas From Our Fans

Recently, our friends at Birthday Express held a Minions birthday party contest to see who could make the most amazing Minions birthday party – including dress-up. The contest is over by now, but we’ve assembled 10 of our favorite photos from the entries into the slideshow below.  Take a look through these homemade Minions costumes and get inspired to create your own!   Photo submitted by P. It’s easy to build a...

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Superman Costumes and Activities for Super Kids
Jul31

Superman Costumes and Activities for Super Kids

When most people think of superheroes, they think of Superman and Supergirl. DC Comics’ Man of Steel has been around since the first issue of Action Comics in 1938, and the original Supergirl debuted in the ‘50s. Both have been around for a long time and are hugely important to comics as a whole. They’re also still extremely popular. DC’s Supergirl TV show, premiering in 2015, and the Batman v Superman movie, premiering in 2016, are...

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Spider-Man Dress-Up Ideas to Tingle Your Spidey Sense
Jul15

Spider-Man Dress-Up Ideas to Tingle Your Spidey Sense

Have you heard that Spider-Man is coming back to the big screen? It won’t be until 2017 at the earliest, but Marvel recently said that they’re making a brand new Spider-Man film, 15 years after the movie with Tobey Maguire first hit theaters and became one of the best superhero movies, ever. It’s no wonder that Spider-Man has always been so popular – between the movies, comics, and cartoons, we definitely can’t get enough. If your...

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Mickey and Minnie Dress-Up Ideas for your Whole House of Mouse
Jul08

Mickey and Minnie Dress-Up Ideas for your Whole House of Mouse

Ever since they were first drawn together in the 1920s, Mickey and Minnie Mouse have been featured in hundreds of comic strips, cartoons, movies, and more. Between their classic works and appearances in newer video games, like the Kingdom Hearts and Epic Mickey series, they’re a couple of characters that adults, as well as kids of all ages, love. Those mouse ears are one of the most recognizable symbols in the world, too. Have you...

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Butterfly Fairy Princess Face Paint Tutorial
Jul06

Butterfly Fairy Princess Face Paint Tutorial

If your little girl’s imagination is inspired by enchanting fairies and woodland sprites, then there’s no better way to channel her creativity than with a fun fairy dress-up day! With the power afforded by a pair of fluttering fairy wings and sparkly skirt, any backyard can become a magical forest dwelling for pixies and fairies of all sorts. In our recent post all about fairy dress-up ideas, this rainbow fairy costume was...

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Cinderella Costumes
Jul02

Cinderella Costumes

The story of Disney’s newer Cinderella movie follows the plot of the classic 1950 animated film pretty closely, but the differences and twists along way mean that kids and grown-ups alike can experience the Cinderella story for the first time. Likewise, princesses of all ages can enjoy Cinderella’s new gown. It looks absolutely gorgeous – and we’ve gotten our hands on the newest Cinderella costumes, too. They’re the official...

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How 7 Awesome Moms Made Dress-Up an Everyday Activity
Jun26

How 7 Awesome Moms Made Dress-Up an Everyday Activity

Not only are dress-up and costumes great for busting that summer boredom, but imaginative play and make-believe have a host of healthy benefits for kids, too. Pretend play plays a huge role in children’s cognitive development and social skills, among other things. Plus, if your kids are running around the yard as they embrace their newfound roles as animals, superheroes, fairy princesses, pirates, or whatever it is that they want to...

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