Coolest Homemade Gypsy Fortune Teller Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Gypsy Fortune Teller Wheelchair

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that! This Gypsy Fortune Teller Wheelchair Costume was probably Sarah’s favorite costume. We cut a piece of cardboard to fit over her wheelchair tray and covered it with red fabric … Read more

Coolest Homemade “Occupy Wall Street” Costume

Homemade "Occupy Wall Street" Costume

My husband came up with the idea for this year’s costume – a take-off on the “Occupy Wall Street” protests. Christopher’s protest was “Occupy Pines Bridge” – the name of his school. All of the signs were based on the idea of what kids would want to protest – things like vegetables, healthy snacks and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pirate in a Ship Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Pirate in a Ship Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that! The Pirate in a Ship Wheelchair Costume was made using large pieces of cardboard, covered in brown paper and decorated with marker. The box easily folded flat for transporting … Read more

Coolest Homemade Haunted House Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Haunted House Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that and making this Haunted House Wheelchair Costume! Christopher was dressed in a black cat costume (black shirt and pants along with a hood, tail and paw coverings for hands … Read more

Coolest Homemade Kissing Booth Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Kissing Booth Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that! Sarah was 13 the year we did this Kissing Booth Wheelchair Costume and not sure she wanted to dress up for Halloween. We were just afraid she would change … Read more

Coolest Homemade Field of Ben and Jerry’s Cows Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Field of Ben and Jerry's Cows Wheelchair Costume

The college where Grandma worked got all new Gateway computers and Grandma wondered if we could use the cool cow motif boxes for Halloween somehow. That got us thinking… Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. Obviously, we needed to figure something with cows … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fisherman in an Aluminum Rowboat Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Fisherman in an Aluminum Rowboat Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that and making this Fisherman in an Aluminum Rowboat Wheelchair Costume! Christopher wore a “Women Want Me, Fish Fear Me” T-shirt we made using iron-on letters. He also wore a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Circus Animal in a Cage Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Circus Animal in a Cage Wheelchair Costume

We wanted Christopher’s costume to coordinate with his sister’s. We had decided that she was going to be a Circus Clown in a Clown in a Clown Car, so we decided that Christopher would be a Circus Animal in a Cage Wheelchair Costume. The cage was made using parts from an old laundry drying rack … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rapunzel in Her Tower Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Rapunzel in Her Tower Wheelchair Costume

What’s Rapunzel without her tower? Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. So we made a three-sided “tower” out of a large cardboard box to fit around the wheelchair. The box easily folded flat for transporting when not around the wheelchair. We attached string … Read more

Coolest Homemade Happy Camper in a Tent Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Happy Camper in a Tent Wheelchair Costume

We were trying to come up with an idea for a costume this year when we found the Not-So-Happy Camper in a Tent on this website. That gave us an idea for this Homemade Happy Camper in a Tent Wheelchair Costume. We really enjoy camping even though we don’t get the chance to do much, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Spider Web Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Spider Web Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that with this Spider Web Wheelchair Costume! Christopher loves all types of bugs which gave us our idea for this costume. We made a cape of glittery spider web fabric … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ladybug Wheelchair Costume Idea

Homemade Ladybug Wheelchair Costume Idea

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that in making this Ladybug Wheelchair Costume Idea! Sarah loved ladybugs so we made her into one for Halloween! I bought a pattern for the cape and hood and made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Soldier in a Humvee Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Soldier in a Humvee Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that and making this Soldier in a Humvee Wheelchair Costume! Christopher was dressed in camouflage pants, jacket and cap. We put a small pair of binoculars around his neck and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Box of Free Kittens Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Box of Free Kittens Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that! We did this Box of Free Kittens Wheelchair Costume when Sarah was six and Christopher was just a year old. It won a prize for “Most Creative Costume” at … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hippie in a Love Bug Car Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Hippie in a Love Bug Car Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that and made this Hippie in a Love Bug Car Wheelchair Costume! My husband cut the car out of large cardboard boxes and attached them to the wheelchair using string … Read more

Coolest Homemade White Witch (Queen of Narnia) Wheelchair Costume

Homemade White Witch (Queen of Narnia) Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that and made this White Witch (Queen of Narnia) Wheelchair Costume! Sarah enjoyed the Chronicles of Narnia so we decided to make her into the White Witch, complete with sleigh … Read more

Coolest Homemade Leaf Pile Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Leaf Pile Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that! This Leaf Pile Wheelchair Costume is one of the best-loved costumes we’ve ever made! I basted together fall leaves fabric into a simple poncho (basting it only so the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ben and Jerry’s Banana Split Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Ben and Jerry's Banana Split Wheelchair Costume

The college where Grandma worked got all new Gateway computers and Grandma wondered if we could use the cool cow motif boxes for Halloween somehow. That got us thinking… Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. Obviously, we needed to figure something with cows … Read more