Kaboose.com Disney Crafts



Kaboose.com is another Disney Online web site. It includes information on: Crafts (Halloween Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts, Kids Crafts, Christmas Crafts, Animal Crafts and Kids Parties), Holidays (Halloween Costumes, Winter Fun, Columbus Day, Holiday Crafts, Christmas Activities and Holiday Games), Games (Dinosaur Games, Online Games, Reading Games, Winter Games, Mom Games, Football Games), Recipes (Kids Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Kids Snacks, Family Dinners, Cakes and Desserts and Healthy Kids’ Food), Parenting (Ages-and-Stages, Kids Behavior, Family Activities, Kids Learning Resources and Child Physical Development), Mom issues (Family Travel, Exercise for Moms, Decorating Kids Rooms, Household Budgeting and Family Gift Ideas).

A helpful craft finder is available on the website. You type the keyword you want to find, for the holiday you choose, selecting the age of the child and choosing the preferred amount of time. You click on find and all the relevant crafts appear on your screen.

The site’s favorites are the following: Videos! Shortcuts from a Chef, Fall Fun For All, Halloween Pet Costume Contest, 20 Quick & Easy Lunch Recipes, Top Fall Activities, Halloween Games, Halloween Crafts, 30 Spooky & Tasty Halloween Recipes, Take a Quiz! and Contests and Sweepstakes.

The top picks on Kaboose TV (yes, there is also Kaboose TV) are: How to Make a Princess Cake, Designer Flip Flops and Personalized Flower Pot.

Costumeideazone.com Costume Ideas



Costumeideazone.com is the Internet’s single largest resource for costume ideas. It was launched in 1996 and it served over 3.4 million unique visitors and provided over 27 million page views in 2009.

It features a lot of costume ideas such as: A Hollywood Halloween, Pun Intended-Costumes With A Punchline, When Sexy Becomes Scary, Teen Trends in Costume Design, Couple Costumes for Men Who Hate Costumes, Use Your Closet for Costume Inspiration, Traditional Characters Never Get Old, Disguise Yourself as the “True You”, Surefire Ways to Create a Bad Costume, Get Guts and Go Gory, Make-Up that Makes a Masterpiece, Needle Shy? Well Give This a Try and How To Win A Costume Contest.

The website includes the following sections: Unique & Unusual, Ideas for Couples, Ideas for Groups, Traditional, Quick and Easy and Submit an Idea. Yes, there is a form you can fill in with your idea for a costume and see published on the web.

Under the section Traditional costumes the following categories are available: Animals, Cartoon Characters, Celebrities, Comic Characters, Fictional Characters, Historical Characters, Inanimate Objects, Miscellaneous Characters, Movie Characters, Occupations, Scary Characters and TV Characters.

In the section Quick and Easy a lot of easy to make costumes are available together with the instructions on how to make them. Some of these costumes are: Bulk E-Mail, Aircraft Carrier, Peter Cottontail, Chia Pet and Black-Eyed Pea.