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Dress Up Who Games

Updated on January 7, 2013

Dress Up Who Games

Playing dressing up games online are a lot of fun for girls of all ages. From the moment a little girl is old enough to put on her own clothes, she is experimenting with fashion. I remember sorting through my grandmother's old hat box to find shiny things to wear when I was a little girl, and now my daughter does the same thing.

Girls love to play "pretend", whether they pretend to be a "beautiful princess" or an "airplane driver". This urge to dress up and enjoy fun clothing and accessories never goes away.

When I was little I would play with paper dolls, Barbie dolls, or play dress up myself. It was a great time. Kids today still do that, but they also have the option to play dress up games online. I freely admit that I play them too. It is so much fun!

In this page, I am going to explain a little more about dress up games, review one of the top sites, Dress Up Who Games, and recommend some of the games. I am also going to share my dressed up dolls!

All the images in this page are screen shots of my completed games, or the downloads made available by the game site.

Dress Up Fashion Games
Dress Up Fashion Games

What are dress up games exactly?

Dress Up Who Fashion Games

Dressing up games are an application that can be played online. It is played on the website. No downloads are necessary. Each game centers around a theme or concept. If a the goal is to dress up a princess, then the game typically starts with a girl in bathing suit like attire. There is usually a selection of hair styles, hair colors, clothes, shoes, hats, hair pieces, jewelry, and sometimes skin and make up colors. Some of the characters are very cartoon like and some are quite realistic.

Some dressing up games involve dragging and dropping the clothes and accessories into place, while others you click to cycle through the options. I prefer the first way, but if you are playing on a mobile device with a touch screen, the second way is the easiest and most practical.

The end result of the game could be a static image, or an animated scene. On the final page, the game usually gives you the option to Replay, go to the game website, print, and save. The dress up game website is credited on the front of the picture so anyone viewing it knows where the game was played.

Dress Up Couples
Dress Up Couples

Dress Up Who Games

Safe Dress Up Games

According to their website, Dress Up Who games has been around since 2007. Their website contains dress up games that they have made, as well as the games from many other sites.

All of the safe dress up games on their site and the advertising content is screened to make sure it is safe for young girls to view. Anyone can use the site without registering, so there is no concern about gathering email, age, or other data from visitors.

Dress Up Pets
Dress Up Pets

What ages are dressing up games appropriate for?

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You could probably a variety of answers on this question. The reason for this is the clothes. Some of the dressing up games involve very glamorous clothing or beach type clothing that is very figure hugging. Some of the pieces are shaded to maximize curves and look sexy.

Since it is a mixed bag, I think if my daughter was about eight and wanted to play I would sit with her. This would be a good chance for us to talk about appropriate clothing. Depending on her level of interest and maturity, I would let her be more independent as time went on.

I am sure a lot of people would say that is overkill, while some would agree, and some would think it wasn't strict enough. I suggest that if your child is under the age of 12 and is interested in these type of games, you should check them out yourself and do what seems best to you.

There are also dressup who cooking games that focus on food creations which could be played by anyone. Another popular category is dress up pets. It is exactly what it sounds like. Cooking and pets are both good choices for younger children.

Dress Up For Young Girls

Safe Dress Up Games

If you have a child over age 3, but you do not feel this type of online game is appropriate, check out the selection of dress up dolls below. These Melissa and Doug magnetic dolls are highly recommended on Amazon.

Melissa and Doug Magnetic Dress Up Ballerina

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Nina Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up Wooden Doll With 27 Pieces of Clothing
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Nina Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up Wooden Doll With 27 Pieces of Clothing

Our entertaining, magnetic activities feature the innovative combination of magnets and wood, are incredibly low-priced, and are designed to bring endless hours of fun! Magnetic dress-up dolls include stand and loads of colorful, magnetic outfits and accessories for pretend play! Ages 3+. ~ from Amazon.com.

 

Melissa and Doug Magnetic Dress Up Princess

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Princess Elise Magnetic Wooden Dress-Up Doll Play Set (24 pcs)
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Princess Elise Magnetic Wooden Dress-Up Doll Play Set (24 pcs)

Our entertaining, magnetic activities feature the innovative combination of magnets and wood, are incredibly low-priced, and are designed to bring endless hours of fun! Magnetic dress-up dolls include stand and loads of colorful, magnetic outfits and accessories for pretend play! Ages 3+ ~ from Amazon.com.

 

Melissa and Doug Abby and Emma Dress Up Dolls

Melissa & Doug Abby and Emma Deluxe Magnetic Wooden Dress-Up Dolls Play Set (55+ pcs)
Melissa & Doug Abby and Emma Deluxe Magnetic Wooden Dress-Up Dolls Play Set (55+ pcs)

These adorable play sets feature magnetic dolls with doll stands, plus plenty of clothing and accessory pieces for hours of dress-up fun! 60 pcs Ages 3+. Abby and Emma love to play dress-up and exchange mix and match outfits. These two wooden, magnetic friends come with stands and hundreds of dress-up options for hours of fun! ~ from Amazon.com.

 

Melissa and Doug Maggie Leigh Dress Up Doll

Melissa & Doug Maggie Leigh Magnetic Wooden Dress-Up Doll Pretend Play Set (25+ pcs)
Melissa & Doug Maggie Leigh Magnetic Wooden Dress-Up Doll Pretend Play Set (25+ pcs)

Help Maggie Leigh pick out an attractive outfit with these mix-n'-match magnetic pieces! She stands a big 8 tall and comes with a colorful collection of 27 magnetic-backed wooden pants; shoes; skirts; dresses and more; to wear whatever combination you choose! Includes a brightly painted storage box to neatly store the doll; stand and all the clothing pieces. ~ from Amazon.com

 

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      bnatgames 3 years ago

      great website... i love dress up who and i get some games from it

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      Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

      We really like the magnetic dress up dolls...they last much longer than paperdolls and take a lot more abuse! :)

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      MartieG aka 'survivoryea' 5 years ago from Jersey Shore

      My granddaughters love doing this! Nice lens :>)

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Very interesting!

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      davenjilli lm 5 years ago

      There are cooking games too that are just so much fun. Nice lens on dress up games