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If your child is interested in a knight costume, it is quite likely that they have a fascination with some of the characteristics that knights are often associated with like strength, courage, bravery, and honor; not to mention that this type of costume is just down-right cool! I know it was always a favorite of my son's while he was growing up. He loved to suit up in his armor, wave his sword and spout his knight lingo.


Knights Costume – Creating a Costume That Exhibits Honor and Bravery

Knights have often been associated with heroic deeds, the Code of Chivalry, and bravery. For a child, these are important and meaningful characteristics. This is why both little boys and little girls have such a high level of respect for knights and often desire to have a kids knight costume that they may wear to birthday parties, holiday parties and other social events that allow them to dress up.

As you browse through this page, you will find that we have included many different pictures of costumes that proudly reflect the image of a knight and all the characteristics that a knight typically stands for. In observing these pictures, you will find many new and creative ways to create a knight costume that allows your child to proudly exhibit the bravery and honor that the original knights displayed.
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The pictures that you have just observed display several different types of knights costume that are appropriate for children. In creating a kids knight costume, it is important to ensure that the costume reflects the courage and the responsibilities that were typically displayed by knights throughout history. These special classes of people were considered to be extremely loyal and highly generous. They were truthful and each took a special vow to protect those that were considered to be weak, while honoring all people, as well as each other.

The helmet, the chest plate and swords are common accessories that were associated with knights. When creating a costume, it is important to consider these elements in order to optimize the overall look and feel of the costume. Below, you will find a set of instructions that will permit you to create a knights costume quickly and easily:

Instructions for a Basic Kids Knight Costume

Items Needed:
  • A Hooded Sweat Suit – Gray or Black in Color
  • A Kids Art Smock
  • Boots
  • A Play Shield
  • A Play Sword

Step 1: The first step is to take the art smock and draw emblems on the chest section that reflects those that were worn by knights. Examples include a lion’s head, a shield, swords, and pictures that are similar in nature.

Step 2: Place the hooded sweat suit on the child, ensuring that the hood is pulled up over the head.

Step 3: Place boots that are knee-length on the child.

Step 4: Provide the child with accessories, such as a play sword and/or a play shield to complete the look.

The instructions that you have just been provided with will allow you to create a knight-themed costume in a matter of minutes. Of course, there are many accessories that you may purchase in order to enhance the overall appearance of the costume. However, if you are looking to quickly throw together a costume for pennies on the dollar, this costume is the way to go.

We realize that many of you have experience in creating knights costumes. If you have pictures of your creations and instructions that will help others create this type of costume, we would love for you to submit them! In addition to this, if you are inspired to create a costume based on the photographs and/or instructions that we have included on this page, we would absolutely love to see what you come up with! Simply upload your photographs and any how-to information that you have today on your kids knight costume ideas!

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