In fact dress up fun is not limited to girls alone, brothers and male friends may easily join in the fun. Kids should always be encouraged to play dress up as it teaches so many wonderful lessons and skills. You never know what your child may grown up to be, especially when many role model opportunities are offered through dress up role play. It allows children to dream big, explore the roles in the world around them and learn to interact with others in different role play.
Playing dress up builds awareness of other differences, acceptance. diversity in social structure and builds on interpersonal skill. Kids of both sexes learn etiquette and manners through dress up play.
Storing and Care of Dress Up Clothes
The first thing you want to do is have an easy to move around storage container for your dress up collection. It's best if its breathable helping the treasures to be fresh. I often spray the dress up clothes with fabric freshener between washing draping them over the sides of our dress up trunk till dry, a quick and simple process. I do this after bed time while the kids sleep, by morning the clothes are good to go again.
Physical Fitness Play
Dress up clothes are easy to store taking up little space and provide for endless hours of fun. Playing dress up is also a great physical activity as it gets kids moving. Music and dance is often a popular addition to dress up fun adding more physical activity to the mix.
Playing dress up creates endless photo ops and offers the best keepsake pictures and reflections of great memories. These photos are often amazing resources for framed additions to your child's bedroom and don't forget the fridge, you can add so many smiles and motivational pictures reminding your child they can do and be anything.
There are so many wonderful and adventurous dress up clothes available today, the limitless play your children enjoy will bring you twice the joy!