Best Animal from the Muppets DIY Toddler Costume

Best Animal from the Muppets DIY Toddler Costume

Our three-year old came up with the idea of dressing up as Animal from the Muppets. Originally she wanted to be what all other little girls her age were going to be dressed up as, Elsa from Frozen. We tried very hard to discourage her from the Elsa costume by given her other ideas she … Read more

Amazing Wild Animal The Muppet Costume

Amazing Wild Animal The Muppet Costume

I started the costume early September, however I’ve had the idea since about may. Every year I try to out do my costume from the year before and last years was pretty good so I had to come up with something eye catching, fun, wild, one of a kind, get the crowds attention and applause … Read more

Cool DIY Animal from Muppets Costume

Cool DIY Animal from Muppets Costume

I made the head from paper mache, felt, cardboard, mountains of yarn, plastic, foam a hard hat, and lots of hot glue! I fashioned his outfit from thrifted and recycled materials. We used foam tubing to cut each link in his chain then used silver spray paint to make them look like a real chain. … Read more

Ultimate Animal and Gonzo Muppets Costumes

Ultimate Animal and Gonzo Muppets Costumes

To make the heads of the costumes I researched how to make foam character heads on instructables.com and after a few paper prototypes I had the basic shape for each of the characters, Animal & Gonzo. Animal I covered the foam in orange felt, used colored wool for the hair, styrofoam balls for the eyes … Read more

Coolest Animal from the Muppets Homemade Costume

My son wanted something different for Halloween so since I'm always up for a challenge I asked for suggestions.  "What about Animal from the M

My son wanted something different for Halloween so since I’m always up for a challenge I asked for suggestions.  “What about Animal from the Muppets?  But it has to be cool, not lame”  Gulp.  So starting with a batting helmet as a base I layered foam to shape the head and went from there.  Lots … Read more

Coolest Homemade Animal Muppets Costume

Animal Muppets Costume

This is my animal from the Muppets costume…”let go”. I made it out of a lot of yarn, a baseball hat, and a visor. Lots of hotglue and lots of spray adhesive. I made the hair long to cover the neck area up. My sticks are in my waist band, and my belt is a … Read more

Coolest DIY Animal Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Animal Halloween Costume

This year for Halloween my friends and I all agreed we should dress up as Jim Henson characters. Animal is definitely the coolest one (in my opinion) so he was the obvious choice. To make his head I took a baseball cap and felt and stuffed the hat to bulk it up. The eyes and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Animal Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Animal Halloween Costume Idea

I knew last year that I wanted to be Animal this year for Halloween. Thinking I had lots of time to put this homemade Animal Halloween costume idea together came down to the last week and we hadn’t started the mask yet. I already had the clothes, the accessories and the materials needed. Most of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Animal Costume

Homemade Animal Costume

I love Halloween and I really love creating unique and original costumes. Every year I try to think of something fun and out of the box. This year I decided to make a Homemade Animal Costume from the Muppets. It was a HUGE HIT. Everywhere we went people went crazy for it. It was really … Read more

Coolest Animal from the Muppets Costume

Coolest Animal from the Muppets Costume

For this Coolest Animal from the Muppets Costume I began with a baseball cap and some cardboard. After building up the basic form of the top part of the head with arches, I then attached this to an embroidery hoop large enough to form the base of the head. A second hoop was used to … Read more

Coolest Animal Muppets Costume

Coolest Animal Muppets Costume

After a disappointing firefly costume attempt last year, I really wanted to go with something more challenging. I absolutely love the Muppets and knew that if I was going to be anyone, it would have to be Animal. For the Animal Muppets Costume I started with a giant mixing bowl and made two giant halves … Read more

Coolest Muppets Animal Costume

Muppets Animal Costume

My boyfriend is a drummer and a fan of the Muppet’s Animal. He needed a costume for a Halloween show. We found nothing in stores, so I decided to create a mask of my own. The biggest hurdle was that he needed to be able to see out of the costume to play the drums. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Animal from the Muppets Costume

Homemade Animal from the Muppets Costume

Had a Halloween party to go to this year. I love Halloween and love making my own costumes. This year however I was really running behind. So the night before the party I still had no idea what I was going to be. I thought about being a Fraggle, which then led to the Muppets. … Read more

Cool Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume

Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume

After a simple but effective Kermit costume the year before, I decided to stick with the Muppet theme and try out one of my favorite characters this year – Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume! Right away I knew that the head would be the hardest and most time-consuming part. I found a head pattern online … Read more

Cool Homemade Animal from the Muppets Costume

Homemade Animal from the Muppets Costume

My nickname is Animal, so this year I decided that my Halloween costume would be a Homemade Animal from the Muppets Costume. For the head, I used 1/2″ upholstery foam which I cut and placed in layers on top of each other to make the shape. I then covered it with orange felt. For the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Animal of The Muppets Halloween Costume

Animal of The Muppets Halloween Costume

My daughter teaches Kindergarten in a local grade school. This school has a great idea – before Halloween, all the staff vote on a ‘theme’ for their Halloween costumes that year. This year’s theme is ‘Rock Star’. My first reaction was ‘great – that is so simple – I am off the hook this year … Read more

Coolest Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume

Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume

Another one from our Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume this year. This one took hours to put together. Again, supplies came from thrift and dollar stores, so you can do it cheap if you’re willing to put in the time. For the head: I cut the rim off a baseball cap to use as the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Animal Muppet Halloween Costume Idea

I constructed this homemade Animal Muppet Halloween costume idea using paper mache, an old fleece blanket and yarn. The nose and eyes are plastic Christmas ornaments with paint and felt, and the teeth and spikes are carved foam. The t-shirt also has a custom “rock fingers” stencil spray painted on for the punk rock look. … Read more

Coolest Animal Costume

Coolest Animal Costume 13

For this Animal Costume, I first cut out a large circle out of cardboard (about 19 inches in diameter). Then I measured the circumference of my head and drew a circle that size inside the larger circle that was already cut out. I cut an “x” out of the small circle and folded the flaps … Read more

Coolest Animal from the Muppets DIY Halloween Costume

Homemade Animal from the Muppets DIY Halloween Costume

The entire Animal from the Muppets DIY Halloween Costume was made from scratch, including the wig. The wig is actually an infusion of three wigs, then styled to look like animals hair. I spent the entire evening drumming on everything and chasing women! ANIMAL!!!! ANIMAL!!!! BAWHHHHHH!