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Is it that life imitates art? Or that art imitates art? It seems that whichever is the case licensed costumes for Halloween follow blockbuster movies. Like many toys books and other consumer goods Halloween costumes often style themselves after movie characters. Some manufacturers choose to carry licensed Halloween costumes; others choose to create "knockoffs" that closely resemble the licensed products without paying the licensing fees... but they are not allowed to use the characters names on their costumes. For the past few years Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) costumes have been a huge success. With three big pirate movies there have been six major characters to create: Captain Jack Sparrow costumes Elizabeth Swann costumes William Turner costumes Hector Barbossa costumes Davy Jones costumes and Tia Dalma costumes. With everything from Elizabeth Swann s Aztec gold necklace to Jack Sparrow s rings and Barbossa s sword pirate costumes offer many styles sizes and choices for Halloween parties and contests. In addition to licensed Pirates costumes there are numerous unlicensed pirate costumes for women and men and even kid s pirate costumes. These are likely to cost a little less that an official Jack Sparrow Halloween costume but may be just as attractive and well-built. Another perennial favorite: Spiderman costumes. Again with three hit movies the webslinger is available as adult Spiderman costumes kids Spiderman costumes and even a Spidergirl costume. "Spiderman costumes have been one of our best sellers for four years in a row " said James Burke co-owner of SpookShop.com. "My sons both have Spiderman costumes and wear them as pajamas and even during the day. They have each gone through two sizes already." Other hits such as The Simpsons movie are likely to bring more interest to Simpsons costumes. "We carry Simpsons masks and costumes but expect manufacturers to add more Simpsons Halloween costumes to what they currently offer " Burke said.
As said creativity is the master of all arts. Making candy corn out of polymer clay is quite easy and it is an excellent project for just about any age group. These little polymer clay candy corns are so cute and are great for adding to all sorts of decorations and other things. You could use them to embellish things like frames magnets candles or even for adding to scrapbooking pages. Supply List: - Polymer clay (yellow orange white) - I normally use the Sculpey brand Clear acrylic sealer (optional) Instructions: 1. Warm up each color of clay by rolling and kneading it until it feels soft. Now roll each color out until it s about 1/4" thick. Now press the three rolls together with white on top orange in the middle and yellow on the bottom. 2. Find a thin sharp edge such as a thin piece of cardboard to use to slice through the clay.
When a child visits an online Halloween coloring book and begins to indulge in the activities there it teaches them the value behind taking their time to ensure that they do a good job. It also helps them to learn the experience of accomplishment and a job well done. While this really may not seem like an educational benefit it really is. If all children valued the concept of hard work and dedication to the projects that they pursue or are assigned and learned to experience a sense of accomplishment within themselves on a regular basis the nation s literacy rates and standard testing scores would not be nearly as low. Children can also learn self-discipline by engaging in activities that involve coloring online and offline. They learn to stay at the task until it is done and this is very beneficial.
Pumpkins Gone are the days of messy pumpkin carving. You can easily have pumpkin paper lanterns as Halloween arts and crafts for kids projects. If you don t like lanterns you can still make pumpkins out of paper plates milk containers and construction paper. One other great alternative would be pumpkin baskets made of paper mache. Witches Paper plates and cardboard can be used when making a witch Halloween arts and crafts for kids. As an alternative you can create a witch doctor look instead of a western witch by incorporating beaded necklaces and homemade stuffed voodoo dolls. Spiders Spiders are among the most popular Halloween arts and crafts for kids. Spiders can be as simple as construction paper or egg cup carton hangers. They can also be made of pom poms or colored cotton balls.