Beauty and Fashion as Entertainment for Your Kids

Lip Gloss

Beauty and fashion aren’t necessarily just for adults. In fact, kids can have a lot of fun with them as well. Obviously, you don’t want to go overboard about being serious with fashion concerning your children, but it can be a very enjoyable activity to participate in -observing and playing around with clothes, jewelry, and other beauty accessories. Kids like playing that they’re adults in a controlled manner, and this is an excellent way to do it.

A few of the ways that you can use beauty and fashion as entertainment for your children include buying them some lip gloss, purchasing art kits, going through activity books with them, or even doing a family fashion show.

Lip Gloss

Buying lip gloss is one of the most harmless things that you can do that kids get a big kick out of concerning beauty and fashion. Kids see you putting on Chapstick or lip gloss yourself, and they want to participate. So having kids’ lip gloss around as an entertainment device is actually something that works very well. Just make sure they’re old enough not to eat it or to get it all over furniture or clothing, and it can be a fun activity.

Art Kits

You can buy art kits that deal with fashion and beauty as well. Some of them are very interesting, as they go over either historical fashions or modern ones; for example, the fashion that’s incorporated into some of the latest movies for children. One of the neat things about many art kits is that they are mentally interactive, so not only are your kids learning about beauty and fashion, they are participating in the process as well. Just make sure that as an adult, you let them experiment, and try not to be too overbearing in your own opinions of what looks good and what doesn’t.

Activity Books

In addition to art kits, there are fashion activity books to buy as well. Whereas art kits might focus more on the aesthetics of beauty and fashion, activity books are more interested in the motion involved in the artistic creation of beauty. In other words, activity books require you to do something, whereas art kits are more about you learning or absorbing something.

Family Fashion Shows

How many parents have hilarious videos of their kids doing fashion shows for them? They are sometimes some of the most entertaining and memorable events that combine kids and parents interests together. Parents bring out old clothes of theirs, and kids try them on and parade them like a miniature fashion show. It’s a highly enjoyable activity that allows both parents and children to be creative, and any of the old clothes that you don’t wear anymore can be super fun for your kids to play around with.

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Anna Johansson is a freelance writer, researcher, and business consultant from Olympia, WA. A columnist for, and more. Anna specializes in entrepreneurship, technology, and social media trends. You can follow her on LinkedIn.

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