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Halloween Costumes by TotCraze


Costumes
Some fun facts

Halloween celebrations date back over 2,000 years, originally descending from the Celtic festival "Samhain" -- a harvest festival marking the death of the old year and the beginning of the new one.

Halloween today!

In the second half of the nineteenth century,  new American immigrants, taking from Irish and English traditions, began to dress up in costumes and go house to house asking for food or money, a practice that eventually became today's "trick-or-treat" tradition. Between 1920 and 1950, the centuries-old practice of trick-or-treating was revived. Trick-or-treating was a relatively inexpensive way for an entire community to share the Halloween celebration. In theory, families could also prevent tricks being played on them by providing the neighborhood children with small treats. A new American tradition was born.

TotCraze will make custom made costumes for your childs Halloween celebration, party and trick or treating needs.  All you need to bring is your imagination and ideas. TotCraze can help you create the perfect Halloween costume for your little trick or treaters.

Remember a few Saftey Tips for Children


Infant Costume - Size 6 - 9 months
  1. Make sure costumes are bright in color. Dark costumes should have strips of glow in the dark tape along the back.
  2. Use face paints rather than a mask which can obstruct both breathing and vision.
  3. Make sure your child has
    1. A name tag complete with your address and phone number
    2. Change to make a phone call, and
    3. A flashlight
  4. Young children should be accompanied by an adult, and no one should go out alone.
  5. Trick or treat only in familiar neighborhoods and set a time for when your children should return home.
  6. Children should never accept rides from strangers (If they need a ride, they should use the change you gave them to call!)
  7. Treats should not be eaten until the child is home so that you can inspect everything first.
  8. Check all treats for signs of tampering and discard all loose and homemade treats (unless you know the person who provided them).