Insanely Huge Homemade T-Rex Halloween Costume

t-rex halloween costume

My son comes up with the costume ideas for Halloween, and puts me to work.  So, we made an insanely huge dinosaur T-Rex Halloween costume. It’s hard to see how huge it was from the pictures. It stands about 8 or 9 feet tall, 4 1/2 feet wide, and 16 feet long. Making the T-Rex … Read more

Awesome Homemade Spinosaurus Dinosaur Costume

spinosaurus dinosaur costume

My son wanted a Spinosaurus dinosaur costume for Halloween, which was no surprise to me. So I went to planning. We spent over 10 hours and about $44 in making this costume. The costume is made mostly of craft foam, fabric, and paint. The Head The head was the first step and the hardest step … Read more

Awesome Homemade Huge T-Rex Costume

I built a 13′ long 7′ tall T-Rex costume after being inspired by classic Jurassic Park and a YouTube video where a dinosaur scares people coming elevators. It has an aluminum backpack and neck linkage system. That allows me to control the head (twist/nod/pan) with handlebars inside. Bike cables allow me to chomp the mouth. … Read more

Rare Lizasaurus Rex Costume

Rare Lizasaurus Rex Costume

This is my T-Rex Costume made entirely of cardboard boxes, a whole lot of duct tape, and some green spray paint. I love dinosaurs and I love to make costumes from boxes, so this was a lot of fun, despite the amount of logistics that had to go into engineering the articulating legs. I was … Read more

Super Cool Homemade Dinosaur Couple Costume

Super Cool Homemade Dinosaur Couple Costume

This year for Halloween, my boyfriend and I wanted to stick with a costume that was basic in principle, but innovative in terms of execution. We decided that creating our own one-of-a-kind dinosaurs (T-Rex and Dilophosauras) was the way to achieve just that.  I’ve seen several dinosaur costumes over the years, but I wanted ours … Read more

Epic DIY Cyborg T-Rex Costume

Epic DIY Cyborg T-Rex Costume

Earlier in the year I had been thinking about our annual costume party we have in the weeks before Halloween and what I was going to do this year. I wanted it to be memorable and over the top. I had seen videos of velociraptor and baby t-Rex costumes and the companies that make them … Read more

Easy Last Minute Carton Box Dinosaur Costume

Easy Last Minute Carton Box Dinosaur Costume

The theme was ‘Blast From the Past’ the setting was the Franz Josef Glacier Guides 2013 Christmas Staff Party. And I was flat broke. Franz Josef is a tiny tourist town of 350 permanent residents on the West Coast of NZ. As Australian native, I moved there in 2013 to work on the glacier as … Read more

Fun and Easy Sexy Dinosaur Group Halloween Costume

Fun and Easy Sexy Dinosaur Group Halloween Costume

A group of friends and I love halloween and try to have the most unique costumes every year! We always want to wear something that now one else  will have. Last year we came up with the ideas to be dinosaurs. We each chose a dinosaur we wanted to be and decided what color we … Read more

Coolest Homemade Velociraptor Costume

Coolest Homemade Velociraptor Costume

I have loved dinosaurs ever since I was a little girl, and this Halloween, I knew right away what I wanted to dress up as- a Velociraptor! This was probably my most ambitious costume to date, and my lovely boyfriend was a tremendous help to me while making it. I thoroughly enjoyed wearing it out, … Read more

Amazing Dinosaur Trainer Illusion Costume for a Boy

Amazing Dinosaur Trainer Illusion Costume for a Boy

When asking my kids what they wanted to be I should have expected exactly what I got.  It’s not hard coming up for costumes for Ariel and Snow White.  The difficulty comes when your 7 year old self-proclaimed Dinosaur Expert says “I want to be a dinosaur!”  Never ask what kind and how might I … Read more

Life-Size, Epic 13′ Walking Raptor Dinosaur Costume

Life-Size, Epic 13' Walking Raptor Dinosaur Costume

Well, I wondered how my husband would top R2D2 and Wall-E from previous years, but I think he managed to do so with my son’s 13′ long, 7′ tall walking Raptor Dinosaur costume this year! He started with making the frame out of very light-weight wood and foam sheets. The tail attached to a backpack, … Read more

Homemade Pink Triceratops Halloween Costume for a Girl

Homemade Pink Triceratops Halloween Costume for a Girl: My niece is a real girly girl most of the time, but she also likes bugs and dinosaurs. When she saw a pattern I had for dinosaur costumes (Simplicity

My niece is a real girly girl most of the time, but she also likes bugs and dinosaurs. When she saw a pattern I had for dinosaur costumes (Simplicity 1765) she insisted that we scrap the rainbow princess idea she had originally presented and go with a triceratops. And it had to be pink. The … Read more

Make the Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Costume

My son Joey is Five years old and he LOVES dinosaurs.  He wanted to be a T rex this halloween because that is his favorite dinosaur of them all.

My son Joey is five years old and he LOVES dinosaurs.  He wanted to be a Trex this Halloween because that is his favorite dinosaur of them all. He is such a fan of them that a silly cartoonish costume would not do. He needed something realistic so I decided to make make the coolest homemade … Read more

Original Homemade Triceratops Costume

Darling son number 1 spotted a triceratops dress up in a store the other week, but our challenge is quite simply his size; at three and a half, he is

Darling son number 1 spotted a triceratops dress up in a store the other week, but our challenge is quite simply his size; at three and a half, he is wearing clothes for five year olds.  The costume in the store was for age 3-5 and an all in one which definitely wouldn’t work for … Read more

Coolest Handmade Triceratops Costume

My name is Hannah. I am a 30 year old stay at home mom that majored in Commercial Art and graduated in 2005. I have had a life long dream of having a

This pink and purple Dinosaur costume is made almost entirely of felt. This costume was inspired by the Triceratops in the TV show Dinosaur Train. The very first step was to make a sketch of the dinosaur costume with colored markers to test the color choices and map out a plan for the overall look of … Read more

Coolest Brontosaurus Costume

My youngest daughter loooves dinosaurs, especially the brontosaurus variety. So I wasn\'t terribly surprised when she said she wanted to be one for

My youngest daughter loves dinosaurs, especially the brontosaurus variety. So I wasn’t terribly surprised when she said she wanted to be one for Halloween. I was, however, challenged. Sauropods have long necks and I didn’t want to arm a 4 year old with a huge prop of a neck. So I figured rather than make … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Costume

My goal was to make a dino costume as cool as possible by spending as little as possible in only 2 weeks. I had to start somewhere. Some of the &ldqu

My goal was to make a homemade dinosaur costume as cool as possible by spending as little as possible in only 2 weeks. I had to start somewhere. Some of the “How to make…” sites used foam to shape heads for costumes, so I figured this is where I should start. I had some foam … Read more

Coolest Jurassic Park III Velociraptor Costume

Last year I decided to build a velociraptor from Jurassic Park. I wanted it to be life-sized (in the movie it\'s 12 and a half feet long); it would

Last year I decided to build a velociraptor from Jurassic Park. I wanted it to be life-sized (in the movie it’s 12 and a half feet long); it would be my most ambitiously difficult Halloween costume yet. Shortly after the last Halloween, I settled on the male raptor design from Jurassic Park 3 (it would … Read more

Coolest Woman’s T-Rex Dinosaur Costume

Homemade Woman's T-Rex Dinosaur Costume

RAWR! This year I decided to be a dinosaur for Halloween so I could spend the entire night RAWRING! I didn’t buy a single thing to make this Woman’s T-Rex Dinosaur Costume but instead had it lying around the house. Step one: to make the shape of the mouth I used a plastic container, the … Read more

Coolest Jurrasic Park Dinosaur Costume

Jurassic Park Dinosaur Costume

This is my Jurrasic Park Dinosaur costume from Jurassic Park movie I made for my Son Joshua. I started with some black foam pad used for upholstery. I shaped the head first sculpting the contours and used yellow foam for the teeth and half a yellow plastic Easter egg for the eyes. You can put … Read more

Coolest Dinosaur Costume

Coolest Dinosaur Costume 19

This home sewn dinosaur costume was made for my 6 year old son. It consists of a jumpsuit as a body and a head constructed of cloth and cardboard fitted for the child’s head to be looking out through an open mouth. The body is a simple one piece jumpsuit style easily adapted from any … Read more

Tiny Terrifying T-Rex Costume

T-Rex Costume

My four year son was obsessed with T-Rex’s last year, so Mom had to deliver! I made his T-Rex head out of a children’s plastic fire fighters helmet. I turned it around and started shaping the head from cut up cereal boxes and masking tape. I glued on the fabric with carpenters glue and plastered … Read more