Tuesday, June 24, 2008

School Disco

Friday night the girls have their first school "disco." Haley immediately began practicing her finger-in-the-air John Travolta-esque moves. I assured her that the term "disco" just means dance, in this case, and there would be no mirrored globes hanging from the ceiling or platform shoes. In fact, it is a winter-themed dance with a prize for best winter costume.

(Those of you back in the states will undoubtedly enjoy letting us know that it was 92 degrees there yesterday and that you had a lovely soak in the pool at my house that is sitting there empty, just dying for a barbecue pool party. Save it. Enduring winter number two with no break for spring, much less summer, has me seasonally-affected and thus, not in the mood. Enjoy the pool. I hope you get a horrible sunburn that peels for days.)

Back to the winter-themed dance. I need to come up with two simple, but clever outfits for the girls to wear, so I thought I would turn to you, our readers, for help. The costumes must be comfortable, original, easy to construct, and above all, CHEAP. I can't wait to see what you come up with! Thanks for your help! And no peeing in my pool!


Dr. Cathy Ezrailson said...

Okay, okay. I turned to Zeyda's fertile imagination and he came up with the "Abominable Snow Kiwis."
Check this link http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj85/mcconeg2/Rudolph-1964-Abominable-SnowMonster.jpg
Perhaps it might be economical to use cotton in a roll or pillow stuffing for the body.... Let us know what you think.
Grandma Cathy and Zeyda

Dr. Cathy Ezrailson said...

I have been searching for costume ideas and came across this fantastic site -- I am sure they could be simplified and adapted, but these costumes are truly works of art: http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bugsandballoons.com/headpieces.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.bugsandballoons.com/annie.htm&h=328&w=460&sz=70&hl=en&start=14&um=1&tbnid=8uDtunrGDTdpqM:&tbnh=91&tbnw=128&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dinsect%2Bchildren%2Bcostumes%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den
Love you.

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