Charlie Brown Gang Costumes Welcome Great Pumpkin

Charlie Brown Gang Costumes Welcome Great Pumpkin

Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year and some of my favorite cartoons growing up are still part of our family’s Halloween traditions today. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Charlie Brown Christmas Special and 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the Great Pumpkin. For us, the holidays haven’t officially started until … Read more

Awesome Peanuts Gang Family Costume

Awesome Peanuts Gang Family Costume

This years family costume was a classic take on the Peanuts Gang. My wife and I, along with our 7 children make up the timeless characters.The masks are all mostly made from paper mache. However, we added the use of foam for sculpting some features, and the creation of “Snoopy”. We represent “Pig-pen” Dad (37), … Read more

Peanuts Gang Costumes

Peanuts Gang Costumes

With the new Peanuts movie coming out, I wanted to introduce my kids to the wonderful world of Charlie Brown. So we watched a few clips on You Tube and they were convinced that this would be a cool family costume. Kevin and Eileen as Charlie Brown and Lucy, Abby (8) as Sally, Ryan (7) … Read more

Awesome Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Awesome Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Making the Peanuts costumes for our school Halloween skit, I first tried to make the head out of paper mache but the punching balloons kept breaking and it was a messy disaster. So to Home Depot and craft stores I went  to see what I could find. After walking around placing items on my head … Read more

Peanut Gang Costumes Mardi Gras Style

Peanut Gang Costumes Mardi Gras Style

It began with an idea, the idea of a Peanuts gang style Mardi Gras float for the annual Lavonia Mardi Gras parade. The first idea turned out to be “not so smart” as we attempted to make the heads out of paper mache’ over balloons. The balloons burst in our faces, spreading wet, soggy paper … Read more

Charlie Brown Costume for World Book Day

Charlie Brown Costume for World Book Day

My 9 year old’s school was holding a “World book day” costume day and my son, Thomas, wanted to be completely different! We chose to do “Charlie Brown”. He wanted to have the biggest head ever, so, we went to Rhyl, a small seaside town near us, as that was the only place to buy … Read more

Fun Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

Fun Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

Charlie Brown was the easiest. We just found an old yellow shirt and drew the pattern around the shirt. My mom made the dress but any blue dress could work. I got some white Keds and drew the black pattern on them. We found a Snoopy doll at the thrift store. So easy and we … Read more

Cute Last-Minute Charlie Brown Costume

Cute Last-Minute Charlie Brown Costume

Charlie Brown was very simple. You need a yellow polo shirt, black shorts, yellow socks and brown shoes. You will need black fabric paint. You just draw the Chevron symbols on the yellow polo with the black fabric paint. The rest should be purchasable and WalMart. We also added a small stuffed Snoopy to his costume.

The Best Homeade Peanuts Gang Costume

The Best Homeade Peanuts Gang Costume: We purchased 19 inch beach balls and paper mached with 3-4 layers for our Peanuts gang costume. Balls were then reinforced with Kilz and cardboard aro

We purchased 19 inch beach balls and paper mached with 3-4 layers for our Peanuts gang costume. Balls were then reinforced with Kilz and cardboard around the opening. We then spray painted with flesh color. This process took 2-3 days (took a little longer to smooth). Hair was yarn for Marcy, Peppermint Patty, and Sally.  … Read more

Cool Mr. Peanut Costume

Luckily, my brother in law snagged some FREE foam from AM Foam in KC.
First, I decided where my face would go (for the mouth/opening) on the foam to

Luckily, my brother in law snagged some FREE foam from AM Foam in KC to make this Mr. Peanut costume. Firstly, I decided where my face would go (for the mouth/opening) on the foam to make sure I had enough room top and bottom, and enough foam. So I actually outlined my body with a … Read more

Coolest Charlie Brown and Gang Group Costumes

Coolest Charlie Brown and Gang Costumes

We made these costumes for a Christmas parade in Mt. Pleasant Tennessee. We also made Snoopy’s Dog house, Lucy’s Psych booth and Schroeder’s Piano. We won first place overall and first place for a church. The heads are papier mache, Luc’s dress is a XX-large T-shirt with a ruffle sewn to the bottom and buttons … Read more

Coolest Charlie Brown Halloween Costume

Good Ol' Charlie Brown Halloween Costume

Charlie brown has always been a childhood favorite of mine and I decided to search for a Charlie Brown Halloween costume from the internet by searching the internet. I got the paper mache idea from this site and other paper mache how to info from the internet. This was a two part process, first the … Read more

Charlie Brown Costume, Lucy and Snoopy

Our department at work decided to dress up as the Peanuts Gang for Halloween. We were inspired by Kimberly B. of Tampa FL, who submitted the Charlie Brown costume, also Lucy and Snoopy to this web site. Each one of us picked a character and made our own mask for that character. We each used … Read more

Coolest Snoopy Halloween Costume

Snoopy Halloween Costume

When my 4 kids wanted to be the Peanuts gang for Halloween, your site was the first place I hit – and got great ideas for paper mache heads for the 3 older ones. (I made the mouths wide open for two of them so the little ones could see better. Also, I used yarn … Read more

Charlie Brown Costume, Lucy and Snoopy

We actually followed a description of a Charlie Brown costume already on this site! We used large balloons (the punching balloons worked really well) and paper-Mache (one part water, one part flour and a little Elmer’s glue for strength and to keep pests away – as instructed by an elementary school art teacher). We did … Read more

Coolest Charlie Brown and Lucy Costume

Charlie Brown And Lucy Costume

I got so many compliments on this Charlie Brown and Lucy costume I decided I needed to share my idea even though it was 4 years ago. For Lucy we used a simple girls dress pattern and altered it slightly and added scallops to the neck to look like Lucy’s dress. We found four large … Read more

Charlie Brown Costume, Lucy and Snoopy

Our little blonde boy has a very round head and my husband used to call him Charlie Brown. Perfect idea for Halloween to make him a Charlie Brown costume! I sewed a shirt out of $1/yard yellow fabric according to a child’s shirt pattern I have used many times. I also made the black shorts … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Group Costume

Homemade Peanuts Group Costume

The finance department at Touchstone Behavioral Health adapted their own version of the Peanuts gang this year. The heads were designed using the punch ball balloons with paper mache and then painted and decorated with various items. This is the result of our Homemade Peanuts Group Costume.

Charlie Brown Costume, Lucy and Snoopy

Three of my children wanted a Charlie Brown costume so I dressed them up as Charlie Brown Lucy and Snoopy. I made all three of the costumes by hand. The oversized heads are paper Mache. It took about 5 days to make each one of these. The Paper Mache takes a while to dry. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Cartoon Costumes

Peanuts Cartoon Costumes

My friends and I are not the type to go buy a pre-made Halloween costume. We like to be creative, original and more importantly, we like to dress up as a group. So the Homemade Peanuts Cartoon Costumes were a perfect choice. We worked on our costumes for 6 consecutive days. The paper mache heads are … Read more

Homemade Charlie Brown Costume

We have always loved “The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” so for our son’s first Halloween we decided to make him a Charlie Brown costume. It was fairly simple and fairly cheap to make. (As you can see from the photo) Total Spent: $10

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Homemade Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Our bank participated in a Christmas Parade in our city. The theme for the parade was “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” This is our best photo from the day and includes, Linus, Marcie, Peppermint Patty, Freida, Lucy and Snoopy, Pigpen and Sally Brown. We blew up balloons, covered them with plastic wrap and then covered them … Read more

Peanuts Characters and Charlie Brown Costume Ideas

After putting this build off for a number of years I finally made this Charlie brown costume. Very simple and cheap! First off I found a large enough box. After cutting it into shape I glued the flaps to the peaks. Don’t be shy with the glue. I cut a hole for me to stand … Read more