Having two little girls, Princess play and tea parties have been the norm in my home for the last six months. I love seeing the imagination grow in my children daily, and I help promote that imagination in anyway I can. I am fortunate that both my girls love to play dress up. I am always on the look out for great dress up costumes and outfits that will take my girls wherever their imaginations dream up.
I recently discovered a wonderful CANADIAN company that promotes imagination based play for children of all ages (and adults too!). Fancy Pants Kids takes pretend play to a whole new level with crowns, vests, and tails. I generously received two Classic Super Cases and Fleece Crowns to review.
About Fancy Pants Kids:
Fancy Pants Kids Director and Designer, Gretel Meyer Odell is a mother of two and a 20 year veteran of the Canadian live theatre industry. She saw a place in the market for dress-up products that combined theatrical wisdom, childish fun and a mom’s practicality. All Fancy Pants Kids designs are constructed from materials that can either be machine-washed, or wiped clean with a damp cloth. Each design has simple lines and construction and avoids gender-specificity. Meyer Odell uses fun and easy fasteners so that even the littlest kids can don and doff their own costumes with minimal assistance. Best of all, many of the designs can be easily worn by kids of any size – meaning even parents can join in on the fun
About The Fleece Crown:
Soft, colourful, durable and washable - Fancy Pants Kids’ Fleece Crowns are made from 100% micro fibre polyester (made from recycled plastic bottles). The magic of these crowns is their total adjustability. Starting from size of small adult/large child’s head, each crown can be sized smaller with a simple buttonhole elastic adjustment at the back. Make smaller for the babies and toddlers and watch the crown grow up with each child! Available in solid colours or with a fun appliqué shapes (styles and colours may vary). Fleece Crownsare a great alternative to loot bags for party favours! Imagine the great party photos with each kid wearing a colourful, comfortable crown that they can take home and enjoy for years! Contact us directly to inquire about party packagerates!
Price: $12Sizes: One size fits mostColours: Pink with red heart, Pink with yellow star, Pink with green leaf, Red with yellow star, Red with green leaf, Yellow with red heart, Yellow with pink heart, Yellow with red star, Green with red star, Green with red heart, Green with pink heart, Blue with red star, Blue with pink heart
About The Classic Cape:
The Classic Supercape is sure to please kids and parents alike! Made from light-weight, colourful, sports fabric with Scotchgard™ protection our Classic Supercape is cool, soft, breathable, quick-drying and stain resistant! Your young superhero will be easy to spot at the park with their brightly-coloured cape flying in the breeze. Classic Supercapes provide a little extra protection from the sun and can be washed and dried as often as needed without losing their vibrancy. Hook and loop neck closure ensures breakaway safety and contoured shape minimizes tripping hazard. Two unique elastic ‘Superloops’ (where the superpowers are stored!) allow superheroes, butterflies and fairies to maximize their wingspan and catch more air!
Price: $25Sizes: 2–3, 4–6Colours: Pink with pink collar, Red with blue collar, Red with yellow collar, Yellow with red collar, Green with red collar, Blue with red collar, Black with yellow collar, Black with red collar
I love these capes and crowns. Most importantly though, my girls love them. Gretel sent me pink (my girls favorite color) capes and crowns and have been playing with them daily since we received them almost two weeks ago. My youngest asks for help to put her's on, and then runs up and down our hallway, yelling "supergirl". It is so cute. I love that both the capes and crowns are washable and are of high quality workmanship. My girls, and the children I care for in my home daycare, have participated in hours of endless pretend play due to these capes and crowns. They have been superheros, princesses, and princes, and magicians. My oldest has even pretended to be "Pink Riding Hood". I was very happy with the customer service I have received via email, with Gretel and the shipping was very quick as well.
Here are a couple photos of my girls enjoying their new capes and crowns:
Along with the Classic Superhero Capes and Fleece Crowns, Fancy Pants Kids also carry Short and Long Dragon Tails, Pointy Ears Headband, Dragon Tail Vest and Fire Crown, and so many more great items, seen here.
Fancy Pants Kids products would be perfect for children of any age, and a great idea for birthdays, Christmas and any other special occasion. These products would also be great for daycares and preschools!
I highly recommend Fancy Pants Kids and give them a HUGE thumbs up!
BUY IT: You can purchase Fancy Pants Kids products online, here. A list of retailers can also be found on the website.
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***Thank you to Fancy Pants Kids for providing me with a complimentary set of the items above, for the purpose of review on this blog***