Thursday, May 17, 2012

Costumes

As History Day approaches, there is much discussion about costumes for our Wax Museum.  This is an excellent time to model resourcefulness.  What items of clothing do you already own that will work?  Can a trip to the thrift store be helpful?  Maybe trade items with a friend.  Costumes need not be expensive, nor elaborate replicas of the time period. Bed sheets (cut, pinned, draped, or sewn) are wonderful starting points and remember that suggesting the era with hairstyle, fabric or props can suggest the appropriate time period and character.


Let's not lose the magic of History Day amongst the many details of pulling it all together. Semper discentes.




Photos of previous History Days

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