10 Jan 2011

Children’s fancy dress livens up ‘boring’ holidays for youngsters

Two youngsters in Australia have come up with a way of livening up boring school holidays using children's fancy dress and other fun activities.

Anna O'Donnell, 12, and Tessa Wilson, 13, found they were fed up during a recent break from lessons and didn't want to take the suggestions of their parents, which mainly involved tidying up their bedrooms, the Mosman Daily reports.

So they sat down and wrote a list of 101 fun ideas for themselves and their friends to do, which was so good that it has been snapped up by a publisher and turned into a

05 Jan 2011

Little boy rocks unusual children’s fancy dress

Little boys may like children's fancy dress, but the costumes aren't usually pink and frilly.

However, one little boy in Seattle is challenging stereotypes by proudly wearing what are perceived to be outfits for girls.

Dyson Kilodavis, five, showed a preference for dresses from an early age, but his mother Cheryl tried to discourage him for fear he would be bullied.

However, after realising he was unhappy, she relented and has now written a book about her son entitled My Princess Boy.

She appeared on US TV programme the Today Show

23 Dec 2010

Children watching panto ‘love princess fancy dress’

An actress has said she loves wearing children's fancy dress because she enjoys the response from her young audiences.

Poppy Jhakra is starring in the Aladdin panto in Worthing this Christmas and she plays Jasmine, the royal who just wants to experience life outside the palace, leading her to meet young 'street rat' Aladdin.

She told the Shoreham Herald that little girls love the princess fancy dress and the rags to riches tale in

17 Dec 2010

Children’s fancy dress day is enjoyed by Worksop youngsters

A group of school pupils from Worksop enjoyed a children's fancy dress day recently to show off their knowledge of Doctor Who.

The youngsters headed to the local library to attend a special family fun day in which they took part in games, readings and play sessions, the Worksop Guardian reports.

Matt Smith look-a-like Tom Connor dressed up as the Time Lord to entertain the crowd and there was even a Tardis to play in.

A little boy wearing Cyberman

08 Dec 2010

Selena Gomez sports children’s fancy dress for leaked photoshoot

New pictures have emerged of Selena Gomez wearing what looks like children's fancy dress for a photoshoot.

It appears as though the snaps of the Disney favourite have been leaked because it is not yet clear what they are actually promoting, but plenty of people have admired the elaborate costumes and fairytale settings.

In one, the Year Without Rain singer is wearing Red Riding Hood fancy dress, while in another she emulates the classic story The Princess

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