Getting Dressed Activity {Free Printables}


  • Body Outline
  • Clothing Images {I created this document. Please don’t distribute. For personal use only.)
  • Small Plastic Baskets
  • Glue
  • Markers


  1. Prepare the small plastic baskets ahead of time with the clothing images
  2. Have each child take a body outline template
  3. Explain that the activity is to “Help {Child’s Name} Get Dressed”
  4. Have the children glue images onto the body outline
  5. Encourage the children to use markers to make the face and include any other additional uniqueness

We had tons of fun mixing and matching outfits. I wish I had an image of the leopard print outfit my 3 year old came up with for his “girl”. Smiles all around!

Here are a few FUN BOOKS on “Getting Dressed”:

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems

Getting Dressed with Lily and Milo by Pauline Oud

Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Froggy Gets Dressed Board Book by Jonathan London and Frank Remkiewicz

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Marnie began Carrots Are Orange in 2010 after the birth of her first son. Carrots Are Orange is a Montessori inspired learning and living blog for parents and educators. She hails from Maine, a wonderfully down to earth place to grow up. Marnie moved to the west coast in 1999, currently living east of Seattle with her husband and three young boys. She is pursuing Montessori certification. Her work has been featured on Apartment Therapy, PBS Kids, BabyCenter, the Melissa & Doug blog, and


    • says

      Yes! My problem was that I didn’t like any of the ‘cartoon’ clothing images I found online. So I had to create an outline to fit the clothes images undid like! TY!

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