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Play Silks for Magical Halloween Costumes

Updated on November 13, 2012

Play Silks for Unique Creative Costume Ideas

Play silks have long been a favorite among eco conscious and mindful parents. They are made of natural fibers and hand dyed beautiful colors so that they are appealing to kids and comfortable to wear. Play silks can be used to create a costume for a princes, pirate, gypsy, fairy, King, super hero, pixie, or numerous other magical beings. There are also have wands, hats, and crowns that have play silk streamers. Unlike licensed character costumes that require your children to imitate, play silks can be used to create "new" characters of their own making and design. They are doorways to creative play and they can create the personality and story behind their new persona. Play is incredibly important to a child's healthy development and play silks help to encourage this valuable development. So instead of picking up a boxed character costume rat a big box store see if you can create something special with your child, using play silks.

Photo Credit: Tiffany Washko

Rainbow Silk Scape

At nine feet long and three feet wide, our Silkscape designed by Sarah's Silks is large enough to make a canopy over a bed, create a play space or puppet theatre, use as a magical river, build an enchanting club house with chairs, or wrap yourself up.

Reversible Silk Crown

Delightfully designed by Sarah's Silks, our Reversible Silk Crown makes a wonderful addition to your child's Halloween costume or pretend play collection. Adorned with jewels, this soft, comfortable crown adjusts to fit most children.

Silk Princess Hat

Elegant, no droop silk hat lined with stiff interfacing, georgett veil and matching trim. Coordinates with princess dresses.

Play Silk Princess

Play Silk Princess
Play Silk Princess

Reversible Silk Cape

Two layers of contrasting colors of silk with ties and an elastic neck band. Leave it tied and slip over head for easy on/off. Capes are a staple for dress-up and dramatic play: Children use them to become princesses, pirates, magicians, superheroes, fairies and much more.

Silk Wizard Cape

Capes are a staple for dress-up and dramatic play: Children use them to become princesses, pirates, magicians, superheroes, fairies and much more. Our luxurious cape features two layers of silk in a rich, deep blue hue with stars and planets.

Star Silk Streamer

Wooden wand with 9 feet of shimmering silk, topped with a decorative wooden bead. Fun for waving in the wind, writing letters in the air, as a pretend fishing pole, for casting spells and more.

Dressing Up with Play Silks

Dressing Up with Play Silks
Dressing Up with Play Silks

Silk Garland

Elasticized silk with streaming ribbons finished with a satin rose. Colors match fairy skirts and capes.

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      Kathryn Grace 5 years ago from San Francisco

      Yes I am, and happy to find this page. I'd love to see other more eco-friendly costumes. They are so hard to find for the parents (and in my grandparents) who do not have the resources to sew their own.

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      sarahssilks 6 years ago

      Thanks for writing about our products! the photos are lovely.

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      Missmerfaery444 7 years ago


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      BuckHawkcenter 7 years ago

      I could certainly enjoy these myself! Beautiful silks for dressing in, how great.

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      desilegend 7 years ago

      Beautiful images!

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      Ann 7 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      these are great - am I weird? I'd love some of this for everyday? LOL

      featured on my squidboo on Edinburgh's ghosts

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      The silks looks like a lot of fun.