Super Cool Praying Mantis Costume

Super Cool Praying Mantis Costume

We used: cardboard 1 small, white foam football green duct tape hot glue and hot glue gun white glue permanent marker 4 metal hangers 10 pieces of large, green poster board 4 pieces of large foam board a piece of loosely woven green burlap (or other green, see-through material) stapler green jacket 2 green cords … Read more

Fabulous and Original Homemade Praying Mantis Costume

Fabulous and Original Homemade Praying Mantis Costume

This incredible praying mantis was created with a lot of love and care by a grandmother for her grandson. The 5-year-old boy declared in August that he wanted to be his favorite bug, a praying mantis, for Halloween. His wonderful grandma then set to work to make it happen. She researched praying mantis and looked … Read more

Cool Praying Mantis Costume

Cool Praying Mantis Costume

So my son loves to challange me in costume making, because I don’t sew at all. He decided to be a praying mantis. There is no where to buy this costume so I started resurching what they looked like and warmed up my hot glue gun. I will tell you he was thrilled with it. … Read more

Coolest Praying Mantis Costume

Homemade Praying Mantis Costume

It all started when my 7 year old son watched the series “ Monster bug wars” on science channel and got totally into bugs and then reading books about them from the local library. Of all fascinating bugs, he picked ‘Preying mantis’ as his favorite. In June 2011 (summer) he said “mama I want to … Read more

Praying Mantis Insect Costume

I made this insect costume out of white poster board, a green plastic shower curtain and red pipe cleaners. It took me a total of three to four hours and I designed it as I went along. The entire thing was hot glued together. I wore these pieces over a green shirt and leggings that … Read more

Coolest Praying Mantis Costume

Homemade  Praying Mantis Costume

This started out as a simple question, “What are you going to be for Halloween?” The first thing that came to mind: Praying Mantis. Upon hearing this my boyfriend responded “please don’t,” and at that moment I knew I had my Praying Mantis Costume and a challenge. The next day I immediately went to work. … Read more

Cool DIY Praying Mantis Costume

Homemade Praying Mantis Costume

I made this Homemade Praying Mantis Costume for my 4 year old son and he couldn’t have been more pleased! For the head, I started with some wire screen and molded it with 2 tennis balls around a baseball hat. I secured it all down with painters tape, painted it with craft paint, and attached … Read more