Epic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume – Michelangelo

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle [Michelangelo]

The Inspiration for this TMNT Costume Mikey has been on my list of costumes for several years, I just need to build my foam-crafting skills before taking on a costume with this many parts. The primary factor is that I like the costume/character to be recognizable and fun for kids.  If time and money hadn’t … Read more

Coolest Ever Nickelodeon TMNT Group Costume

Coolest Ever Nickelodeon TMNT Group Costume

This year for Halloween I wanted to make the new Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles. I love the art style and thought it would be a TMNT version that would look good as a costume and while moving (it’s important to be able to dance). I created Raph first (that’s me) and used his patterns … Read more

Shell Shocking Michaelangelo and Donatello Costumes

Shell Shocking Michaelangelo and Donatello Costumes

These costumes were inspired by our love of cartoons, especially the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We based these costumes off of the 1987 versions of Donatello and Michaelangelo. Upon coming up with the idea of who we wished to be, we also realized we didnt not want it to be just another generic store bought … Read more

The Shredder Costume from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Shredder Costume from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Once October came, I originally decided to be Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughn from Major League, but after seeing his jersey was over $150 on eBay, I went to plan B: Operation Cheaper Costume. I figured I’d try a DIY, and the total cost of this costume was right around $100. I wanted to be a … Read more

Teachers by Day – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Night!

Teachers by Day - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Night!

4 Elementary School Teachers by day, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by night! My colleagues and I go to work every morning, thoroughly enjoying what we do. We try our very best to inspire each and every single one of our students, each and every single day. We might not get it perfect each and … Read more

Homemade TMNT All-Girl-Group Costume

Homemade TMNT All-Girl-Group Costume

The teenage mutant ninja turtles costume started out as an idea for our group of foursome for movie characters day during homecoming week. However, being high school students who don’t yet have the ability to drive the plans (and materials) didn’t quite come together in time. We decided to give it another go round once … Read more

Cowabunga! DIY Ninja Turtle Costumes for Female Group

Cowabunga! DIY Ninja Turtle Costumes for Female Group

Steps to “Righteous” DIY Ninja Turtle Costume: Leonardo (Blue), Donatello (Purple), Raphael (Red), Michealangelo (Orange) 1.  Turtle Shell- We purchased turkey foil pans for $1.00 each and paper mached them to give them a turtle shell look then spray painted them using brown and green aerosol paints.  We drilled holes in the top and bottom and each side and … Read more

Cool Ninja Turtle Costume for a Little Girl

Cool Ninja Turtle Costume for a Little Girl

My four year-old daughter has always chosen non-traditionally gendered costumes (Thomas the Train, Buzz Lightyear and now a Ninja Turtle), so we have always chosen to make rather than purchase. She is still very much a girly girl but our only option this year was to purchase a boys costume or the “girl” version which … Read more

Coolest Homemade Raphael Costume

Coolest Homemade Raphael Costume

First, I had to collect a lot of boxes to construct most of it. The head, hands and feet were constructed out of cardboard and masking tape, then paper mâché (newspaper, flour, water, and glue) and painted with acrylic paint. The paper mâché was messy. It’s been years since I’ve done it, but it was … Read more

Cutest Ninja Turtle Girl Costume

Cutest Ninja Turtle Girl Costume

For this Ninja Turtle girl costume I made a tutu with a crocheted top and added ribbon. There wasn’t  any fabric that I could find here in my home town. For her shell, I used casting strips that I had for a belly cast and put it around a basketball. When it dried I painted … Read more

Coolest Ninja Turtle Group Costume with Artist Shells

Coolest Ninja Turtle Group Costume with Artist Shells

We wanted to create a costume that was a ninja turtle costume, but also made a reference to the artist. We thought the best way to do that was to add photos of paintings to the shells. Shirts: We bought green shirts at a craft store and painted them with yellow fabric paint and a … Read more

TMNT Halloween Costume: Ninja Rap is Back!

TMNT Halloween Costume: Ninja Rap is Back!

I saw the new TMNT movie and said I wanted to bring ninja rap back. I stared with my gloves. Took half inch green foam from Jo Anne fabrics and traced my hands out. I cut and sown them together. After I made sure it was a sure tight fit I stared to reinforce the … Read more

Sexy Homemade Ninja Turtle Costume

Sexy Homemade Ninja Turtle Costume

As a bartender you never really have a set schedule, so when my boss called me two days before Halloween and asked me to dress in a Ninja Turtle costume to match the theme of the bar, I threw what I had together! I put a green bra on top of a yellow bra. I … Read more

Coolest Mom And Son Ninja Turtles Costumes

Coolest Mom And Son Ninja Turtles Costumes

I made these Ninja Turtles costumes because I have been a Ninja Turtle fan for as long as I can remember. Being a single parent to an 8 year old son, I was tired of the superheroes every year, so I talked him into being a Ninja Turtle before the movie came back out this … Read more

Coolest Michaelangelo Ninja Turtle Costume

Coolest Michaelangelo Ninja Turtle Costume

I made this Michael Angelo Ninja Turtle costume at my toddler’s request. Once my son was old enough to express his honest opinion I tried to allow him to make his own decisions and explore his imagination. When I asked him what he wanted to be for Halloween he told me Michael Angelo the orange Ninja … Read more

Cute Last Minute Ninja Turtles Costume

Cute Last Minute Ninja Turtles Costume

We made the tutus for our last-minute Ninja Turtle costumes with some green tulle we had left over from St. Pattys day. I used a baking pan for the shell, spray-painted it green. We used white sports bras and tall white socks, and dyed them green. We used body paint for the bellies and old … Read more

Cool Raphael Ninja Turtle Costume

I’m 27 years old and have wanted to be a Ninja Turtle for Halloween for the past couple of years. I never went through with it because I don’t like any of the adult Ninja Ture costumes because they’re too expensive, slutty, which is absolutely ridiculous for a Ninja Turtle, or the shell isn’t big … Read more

Girl Ninja Turtle Power Halloween Costume

Girl Ninja Turtle Power Halloween Costume

I have always loved TMNT ever since I was a kid, so I thought it was finally time to be a ninja turtle this year.  I’m not sure what motivated me, perhaps I saw a cheesy attempt at a turtle costume and thought I could do better, or perhaps I saw a thanksgiving turkey pan … Read more

Coolest Throwback Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume for Boy

Coolest Throwback Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume for Boy

We started talking about Halloween sometime in August. When I asked my son what he wanted to be he had a million different ideas. He would change his mind on a daily basis. Finally, he settled on (and stayed with), a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Donatello to be exact! Since this would be his 4th … Read more

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Guys Group Costume

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Guys Group Costume

I love the ninja turtles so I brought all the movies and decided to go as them this year along with 3 of my buddies. We got each color spray paint knee/elbow pads, our individual toy shell, weapons, and mask. Got turtle-neck long sleeve green shirts, table mats and green shorts. Hair spray our hairs … Read more

Turtley Awesome Ninja Turtles Halloween Family Costume

Turtley Awesome Ninja Turtles Halloween Family Costume

Ninja Turtles all home made The shells for the 4 turtles were all made from dollar store foil roasting pans, the 2 larger ones had to be cut across the middle and joined with an extra pan. All were covered in papier mache’ and painted. My wife knitted the green hats and made the belts, … Read more

Coolest and Cheapest Homemade Ninja Turtle Costumes

Coolest and Cheapest Homemade Ninja Turtle Costumes

Big T-shirts from Goodwill ($.60 each) sewn to fit each kid and cut to mid back with velcro to close top and mid slit Brown Jersey fabric from Walmart ($1.00/ yard) sewn in a shell shape and sharpie for shell lines Weapons from Goodwill and Dollar Store ($2.00) Felt, elastic and colored fabric for masks … Read more

Cool Homemade Ninja Turtles Costumes for Two Children

Cool Homemade Ninja Turtles Costumes for Two Children

I have two children that generally like to have costumes that go together. Every year it varies what they are into, this year it was the Ninja Turtles. As easy as it is to buy a costume my favorite part it getting to make it with them. They are specifically into the new Ninja Turtles … Read more