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The Making of Costumes Part 3: More Testing

“What do you mean there are chemicals in fabric” and “You mean normal kids clothes aren’t tested for flammability but you have to burn your costumes” are just some of the comments I got from my non-costume-making-but-supportive-friends over coffee. Physical safety: Things like cords, buttons, hem length, cuffs & sleeves are all a consideration. For Read More

White lab coat

5 of the best ways to start imaginative play with kids

It’s not just child’s play. Imagination and creativity are not only the currency of artistic expression but they are also the precursors to critical thinking, innovation and problem solving. Every invention, technological development, medical advancement and feat of engineering started as an idea that someone imagined in their own mind. Every complex problem or personal Read More