Fun Kids Outfit Ideas for Your Next Family Theme Park Trip

A theme park can encourage your child to get caught up in the magic of pretend. You can elevate an ordinary theme park trip to something truly extraordinary by creating or purchasing fun themed outfits for your vacation. Costume role-play is a great way to support your child's brain development and encourage your kid to have some fun. Here are three kids' outfit ideas for your next family trip to Disney.

Character Costumes

If you want to go all out, dressing up as your favorite character is certainly one way to do it. You can purchase costumes from a variety of retail outlets or even wait until you arrive at the park to do your shopping. If you are crafty, there are sewing patterns to assist you in making your own personal Disney costume. For an extra layer of fun, book a character meal featuring the character that your child is dressed up as for a bevy of amazing photo opportunities.

Perhaps Casual is more your Speed

The average Theme park vacation lasts two to five days, and sewing or buying a character costume for each of those days isn't exactly realistic when you're limited for time and money or have multiple kids. an alternative is to take the casual cosplay route, using clothes you already have or can find easily at a store. It is important to know that masks are not allowed in many theme parks (including all Disney parks), making casual cosplay a more suitable option.

Let them Express Themselves

Children aren’t born knowing and conforming to a set of gender rules. Disney is a place that is known for welcoming of every expression of self. If your child wants to dress like a character traditionally thought of as being a different gender while enjoying the parks, Disney can be a great place for such expression. You can even buy a costume and accessories in all of the parks in case the mood strikes when you arrive.

Getting into character for your next family theme park trip can add an extra bit of magic to your vacation. With a little imagination, you can create the perfect costumes for your adventure.

At Gather, we foster inclusive and imaginative play everyday and have activities available for all types of children. Look at our schedule to see what we have coming up soon!

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