You won't have to conjure up any complicated sewing abilities to create this number. Your child will cast a cute spell in a costume made from pillowcases!
*2 dark-blue king-size pillowcases
*Gold wrapping paper
*White oaktag or stiff gold paper
Tunic: Cut a 10-inch slit across the bottom seam of one of the pillowcases for a neck hole. Cut 8-inch slits along the 2 longer sides for armholes. Open bottom seam of second pillowcase; cut pillowcase in half crosswise. Glue halves along armholes on first pillowcase to create sleeves. Glue on ribbon, wrapping-paper stars, and plastic jewels, using photo above for inspiration.
Wand: Cut 2 stars out of oaktag and cover with gold wrapping paper (we used two types for contrast); decorate with jewels and glue to the end of the dowel.
Cone hat: See directions for princess hat and cover with gold wrapping paper.
Toolbox: You'll need a hot-glue gun, glue sticks, and scissors. All materials available at crafts shops, unless noted.
Safety note: If your child tends to chew on things, use caution with pom-poms and small decorations.