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Togas for History Day

{photo from SLOCA’s flickr site}

We are in luck, people! Costumes for our upcoming History Day event are just about the easiest of our entire history cycle: togas! We are going with simple togas for everyone, so this should be a cinch, right? In fact, it barely warrants a blog post, but Down Home is here to offer a little guidance, should you want it. 

Toga tutorials abound on the internet. You can keep it basic, or accessorize to your heart’s content – here are a few videos that offer a simple guide to making a toga:

How to make a bed sheet toga:

How to make a toga 4 different ways:

How to tie a toga (with belt and headband for girls):

And finally, here are a few clever ideas for kid-made accessories, if you are the crafty type and want to have fun sprucing up your togas:

We look forward to seeing everyone decked out in their Roman togas on Friday, June 6th! 

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