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HELP Royal costume for Monday?

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Judgeaway Wed 08-Jun-16 12:54:47

Hi posting here for traffic!
Got a letter from nursery today that the children need to go dressed as a King,queen,prince,princess etc on MONDAY.
Aibu in asking you lovely vipers to help me come up with some quick ideas? Ds2 is 3 asd and doesn't like dressing up. My main problem is I've only got till Monday and I have lots of other appointments to attend and a sports day for my older Ds and lots of other stuff, and to top it off my dh is away for work sad.
Please I need your help quick costume ideas please I can sew just limited in time. Can buy one but not sure it would be delivered in time help please

TheSpottedZebra Wed 08-Jun-16 13:01:43

Can't they just go in their normal clothes and be -eg Harry on a Saturday when he's not royalling?

Or carry a crown? Or a toy dog?

Does he have favourite clothes that he'd like to wear, that could be worked into the theme?

TurboTheChicken Wed 08-Jun-16 13:03:39

Do you have Amazon Prime? They have a royal costume (that I may have panic bought yesterday).

WindPowerRanger Wed 08-Jun-16 13:04:24

Doesn't have to be a modern, European monarch, I suppose.

I suggest Biblical King David: striped wide sleeved tunic, teatowel headdress, sandals and a gold necklace of some sort. Could you cobble that together from stuff at home?

Henry VIII: orange cotton wool beard, tights under shorts, velvet cap, big coat/jacket stuffed with newspaper, and a bandage on left leg streaked with green and red to represent the suppurating leg ulcer?

More seriously, you only really need a red or purple cape, with cotton wool 'ermine' down the front if you can be bothered, fastened with a brooch. Cardboard crown and sword optional.

WreckingBallsInsideMyHead Wed 08-Jun-16 13:35:47

If he's not bothered, don't stress too much. Paper crown (that will be lost or squashed in seconds) will be fine

LineyReborn Wed 08-Jun-16 13:44:51

Your son is 3, has ASD, and doesn't like dressing up.

I'd not dress him up if he doesn't like it. It's all crazy anyway.

honkinghaddock Wed 08-Jun-16 13:54:13

Get some fabric pens and draw suitable royal picture on plain white t shirt. Rest of clothes in red and or blue. I do drawing on t shirt for every dress up day.

AuntieStella Wed 08-Jun-16 13:57:10

Military camo stuff, Prince William, Harry, Andrew?

Naked, Prince Harry?

Judgeaway Wed 08-Jun-16 21:07:18

Thankyou everybody for the wounder full ideas.
He gets his final diagnosis on Tuesday which is taking most of my head space at the moment.
He really has no idea what is going on around him at all even on a normal day, so he won't even realise if everyone is dressed ill never mind himself.
He hates keeping costumes on so think I'll just try throwing something together because I spend a fortune on costumes with 2 dc in school.
I've got a word and shield or a army gun so might go along the lines of army
Thankyou all so much again

Judgeaway Wed 08-Jun-16 21:08:24

Dressed Ill = dressed up obviously sorry on my phone smile

ForalltheSaints Wed 08-Jun-16 21:22:33

You could be a Greek or German princess- as they don't have them anymore you would not need to dress up!

Judgeaway Sun 12-Jun-16 17:07:12

Well I decided he's going as Prince George so just normal clothes so he won't stress smile

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