Cool Homemade Thomas The Tank Engine Costume

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My son is now 3 and has been a Thomas fan since he stole our neighbour’s Thomas Train at 10 months old! So I had to make a Thomas the Tank Engine costume for him. Making Thomas the Tank Engine Costume We used a diaper box. He helped paint it blue on the middle and … Read more

Thomas The Tank Engine

thomas the tank engine costume

My son is now 3 and has been a Thomas fan since he stole our neighbour’s Thomas Train at 10 months old! We used a diaper box, he helped paint it blue on the middle and top flaps and black on the bottom flap. I turned the box inside out and hot glue gunned it … Read more

Edward the Blue Engine Train Costume

Edward the Blue Engine Train Costume

This Edward the Blue Engine train costume resulted in a BIG change in my son’s perception of Halloween costumes. Halloween is a big deal in my family. We go wild with decorations, spooky lighting, and of course, HOMEMADE costumes. We love it. You can imagine my disappointment when my beloved first born child balked at … Read more

Toddler Thomas the Train Costume

Toddler Thomas the Train Costume

We went through a lot to create this crafty train costume. It was difficult at first. Then it got to be fun to make. The face was hard. We had to make it a perfect circle to fit on the container. Could never get a perfect circle. So we got two containers and used the … Read more

Best Thomas the Train Toddler Costume

Best Thomas the Train Toddler Costume

For this Thomas the Train costume, you will need some cardboard paper boxes. A tube to create a nice curve along the top and circle at front. I used an 8″ cardboard tube intended to be a form for concrete columns. I printed a picture of Thomas’s face off the internet and just used spray paint … Read more

Coolest DIY Thomas the Train on a Wagon Costume

Coolest Homemade Thomas the Train Costume

For this homemade Thomas the train costume I took my son’s Radio Flyer and modified it to look like Thomas the Train.  The idea was to have a costume he could ride in, so his little legs wouldn’t get too tired. Most of the body is made from old diaper boxes, duct-taped together.  The front … Read more

Little Girl Thomas the Tank Engine and Family Costumes

Little Girl Thomas the Tank Engine and Family Costumes

My two year old granddaughter, Chloe, lives for cars, trucks, tractors and trains so it was a natural that she should be Thomas the Tank Engine for Halloween.  Her daddy told me six months ago that I must make her a train costume for Halloween this year.  He also insisted that Mom (9 months pregnant) … Read more

Rolling Thomas the Tank Engine Wheelchair Costume

Rolling Thomas the Tank Engine Wheelchair Costume

My 3 year old said he wanted to be Thomas the Tank Engine for Halloween. I have seen the store bought ones and knew those wouldn’t work out or give him the excitement he really wanted, as he is confined to a wheelchair from a rare genetic disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. So I thought, … Read more

Choo Choo Thomas Costume for a Toddler

Choo Choo Thomas Costume for a Toddler

I was looking for an actual train for my son to wear on Halloween. I couldn’t find anything to buy so I started researching how to make a Thomas Train by hand. I want to thank all the other parents who submitted their pictures and crafting info on a choo choo Thomas costume. You were … Read more

Epic Thomas The Train Halloween Costume

Epic Thomas The Train Halloween Costume

This epic Thomas the Train costume started out as a train for my two year old nephew for Halloween turned into an obsession for a 48 year old “child”. I started with a shipping container for the cylinder body. I then formed the face out of clay on an old fan base and wire mesh screen. … Read more

Cool DIY Father and Son Costume: Cranky the Crane and Diesel 10

My husband Arsenio made these awesome character costumes for himself and our son, Egon, from scratch by sculpting cardboard.  Egon's a huge Tho

My husband Arsenio made these awesome Cranky the Crane and Diesel 10 character costumes for himself and our son, Egon, from scratch by sculpting cardboard. Egon’s a huge Thomas fan, so these two grumpy characters were a natural choice for Halloween costumes!  We both had an awesome time making them – him shaping the bodies, … Read more

My Boys in Thomas and James Trains Homemade Halloween Costumes

My boys absolutely loved Thomas the Train. For Halloween, 2 years ago, we decided to have them be Thomas & James. l figured l could make the cost

My boys absolutely loved Thomas the Train. For Halloween, 2 years ago, we decided to have them be Thomas and James trains. l figured l could make the costumes, and they wouldn’t cost a whole lot, plus they’d look better than the store bought ones. For the trains themselves, l got cake boards~cardboard circles for … Read more

Easy Thomas the Tank Engine Toddler Costume

Intro:I didn’t know what I was going to do for my son Sam’s Halloween costume this year. Then I saw this Thomas costume (http://www.ama

Intro: I didn’t know what I was going to do for my son Sam’s Halloween costume this year. Then I saw a Thomas costume online for $25 when I was out shopping yesterday. It felt really cheap and chintzy when I pulled it out of the packaging (especially the hat); not worth what they were charging. … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Engine Costume

This is the Thomas the Tank Engine costume I made for my son this past Halloween. The chassis is a Little Tykes wagon, with the pull handle at the ba

This is the Thomas the Tank Engine costume I made for my son this past Halloween. The chassis is a Little Tykes wagon, with the pull handle at the back. The body is entirely cardboard, affixed with hot glue. I coated the whole thing in Plasti-Dip (hoping to ruggedize it somewhat), then spray painted it … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Train and Mr. Conductor Costume

Thomas the Train and Mr Conductor 2011

My son has been a huge Thomas the Train fan for over 2 years now. I knew last year that the only costume I would get him to agree to would be Thomas. After spending hours searching for Halloween costumes online and in stores, I realized, like many others, that the only one available to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thomas and Friends Costumes

Homemade Thomas and Friends Costumes

I made all three of my childrens Homemade Thomas and Friends Costumes. My daughter was lady, middle son was Whiff, and the youngest was Percy. I made them all out of cardboard boxes and paint. I did dip cotton balls in black paint for the coal. My brother in law is an artist and he … Read more

Coolest Gordon the Tank Engine Costume

Homemade Gordon the Tank Engine Costume

This Gordon the Tank Engine costume was made in Hungary (Europe). My 3 years old son is a big Thomas fan and his favourite tank engine is Gordon. So I have made it for him, for his kindergarten party. I have used a big carton box and covered it with colored cardboard. It was a … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Engine and Sir Topham Hatt Costume

Thomas the Tank Engine and Sir Topham Hatt Costume

My little guy like most little boys, loves Thomas the Tank, but at 18 months old, I didn’t want a bulky train type costume, so we opted for Sir Topham Hatt, and I turned his red wagon into Thomas. His part of the costume was simple. I found a little tux with tails and some … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume

Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume

My son wanted to be Thomas the Tank Engine, but not liking the costumes on sale, we decided to make our own Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume. We began with some boxes. There is one box for the body of the train, one for the coal and curved roof portion and another for … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bash and Dash Train Car Costume

Homemade Bash and Dash Train Car Costume

I have 2 nephews… they are obsessed with Thomas the Train and allllll of his friends. The boys were intent on being trains from the Thomas series… the youngest was unable to pick… he wanted Bash AND Dash. After constructing his brothers Gordon, the Express Train, I had a better grasp of how to begin … Read more