Coolest Paratroopers Group Costume

* T-shirt: $2.50 at ac more, black fabric paint, stencil * Pants $23 army cargos at target * Dollar store – kids army toy guns, whistles, binoculars, helmets * Sunglasses aviators * Black back packs * Bumber zero balloons 11.99 @iparty Fold the balloon while inflated along the crease and secure with tape tie three … Read more

Awesome Realistic Toddler Army Tank Costume

Awesome Army Tank Costume

When your son’s dream is to have an army tank costume, you get to work. After I completely scraped two tank tries, I got it right with this one! Materials for the army tank costume: I utilized a 5 by 3 foot industrial cardboard, a lot of Gorilla Glue, Gorilla Tape, and spray adhesive in … Read more

Toy Soldiers Couple Costume

Toy Soldiers Couple Costume

Bought all the costume elements at the local thrift store. After several cans of spray paint and many days of drying out masterpiece was completed. We built the platforms to split in half so we could walk. The boots were glued down with liquid nails. We wore green leotard over our faces so we do … Read more

WWII Tanker and Tank Halloween Costume

WWII Tanker and Tank Halloween Costume

My 4 year old daughter wanted to be a WWII tanker for Halloween. The costume was made by me, her mom. The shirt was an adult small that I re-fitted for her. The patches were difficult to find, but after I found them, I did a simple stitch. The helmet started as a basic dollar … Read more

DIY Group Toy Soldier Costume

DIY Group Toy Soldier Costume

For this DIY group toy soldier costume, we started with the idea since we are a military family and it evolved into toy soldiers. First we had to gather supplies. We had uniforms from when we were in the military and the uniforms we didn’t have (we needed 5) came from consignments stores, flea markets, eBay, and yard … Read more

Plastic Army Man Costumes

Plastic Army Man Costumes

These plastic Army man costumes started because we found the Keystone Light – White Beer Can. We wanted to do something crazy so we could take a picture with the can. We had said Mission accomplished when we finally found the can. So we thought about dressing up like a military person. Since it was right … Read more

Toy Army Man Costume for a Boy

Toy Army Man Costume for a Boy

My son chose a toy army man costume to go along with my toy/game theme. We love our school’s Trunk-or-Treat event. This toy army man costume was rather easy to make in general… but did take a LOT of paint and primer! I bought old military style clothing, covered them with primer, and then paint. … Read more

Instant Green Army Man Costume

Instant Green Army Man Costume

Who doesn’t have fond memories of playing with the little green army men during childhood? Or the not so fond memories of stepping on them? Nothing feels like waiting until 8 p.m. on the night before Halloween to decide on a costume.  By now, all the stores have been picked clean so we were relying on internet … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Group Costume

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Group Costume

Let’s just say, this has been my favorite costume we’ve ever done, and we’ve done some pretty fun costumes! I saw the costume idea floating around the internet and thought it would be pretty awesome if we could pull it off. I got my girlfriends together and asked what they thought and they were IN!  Step 1: … Read more

Homemade Toy Army Men Group Costume

Homemade Toy Army Men Group Costume

Halloween is our favorite time of the year. Leaves are falling, warm colors, pumpkins, ghosts and little goblins everywhere! I am the oldest of three sisters. Both my younger sisters have five kids each and I have one. Together we have 11 exciting get-ups to assemble to each personality. My middle sister is a wiz … Read more

Coolest Toy Soldier Army of Three

Coolest Toy Soldier Army of Three

This toy soldier army of three costume was a huge hit this Halloween. We perused the internet for the green army men ideas and set out on our own adventure to make this way too costume! We first had to decide which army dude each wanted to be. I chose the bazooka guy, my youngest, … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Family of Toy Soldiers Costume

Coolest Toy Story Family of Toy Soldiers Costume

This toy soldier’s costume idea was perfect for the family and getting everyone involved. We had a Halloween wedding to attend and needed costumes for it. We talked of a group Disney costume and in the search, my husband found the toy soldier from Toy Story. We started by going to the Goodwill and Salvation … Read more

Cool Plastic Army Boy Halloween Costume

Cool Plastic Army Boy Halloween Costume

Every year we go to Brevard, NC for the annual Hallowenfest. They have several categories to compete in for best Halloween Costume. This year we entered into BEST Homemade costume. My son and I chose to make a Green Army Guy costume. I found a costume on Pinterest and it had great instructions. We used … Read more

Cool Costume for Our Triplets: Green Army Men

Cool Costume for Our Triplets: Green Army Men

My wife saw this costume a couple years ago and we thought it was great.  We have triplet twelve year old boys and they like to dress in group costumes.  We gathered up old long sleeve shirts, cargo-type pants, belts and boots from around the house and local thrift stores.  We used a spray paint … Read more

Made Up Transforming Transformer Costume: Autobot FURY

Made Up Transforming Transformer Costume: Autobot FURY

So I’ve always been a big transformers fan, and I’ve always made my own costumes, so I thought it would be really cool to make my own Transformer. Since I’m an over-achiever, and I’m really competitive, I couldn’t just do it the way others did it. I wanted to actually transform. I also wanted to … Read more

Super Awesome Homemade Transforming Transformer Tank Costume

Super Awesome Homemade Transforming Transformer Tank Costume

My costume is a homemade transforming transformer tank costume that I built for my 7 year old son Jaiden. This Halloween he asked for a costume totally outside the box (no pun intended lol) He asked me if I could make him a transforming tank costume! The challenge was on!!! I love to create things … Read more

Coolest Aircraft Carrier and Captain Costume

Coolest Aircraft Carrier and Captain Costume

My Son Matthew isn’t like the other kids.  His classmates were all going as “store bought zombie _____ (fill in the blank, ex: zombie babseball, zombie army man, etc)” for Halloween, but not my boy.  He enjoys Halloween and enjoys creating costumes that no one else has seen.  This season- ‘Aircraft Carrier’.  We have made … Read more

Life-Size Green Army Men and Tank Couple Halloween Costume

Life-Size Green Army Men and Tank Couple Halloween Costume

My sister and I are best friends, so when our sons were born only three days apart, we knew they would be close. Although they have very different personalities, the boys like to do as much as possible together. My family loves Halloween, and we like to make our own costumes. The boys were nine … Read more

The Cutest Little Army Tank Halloween Costume

The Cutest Little Army Tank Halloween Costume

My son, Brian, 4,  wanted to be a garbage truck, a forklift, an army tank, a transformer, and I can go on! We finally decided on an Army tank. I must admit, I was NOT feeling the Army tank. I wanted him to be the garbage truck. I even had an idea for a bin … Read more

Green Plastic Army Toy Soldier Group Halloween Costume

Green Plastic Army Toy Soldier Group Halloween Costume

We decided we wanted to do a creative costume, and try to make it as realistic as possible. We decided to go with the Homemade Green Plastic Army Toy Soldier Costumes. Even though some others have done this costume in the past, we figured we could take it to another level. We knew we needed … Read more

Coolest, Most Realistic Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

Coolest, Most Realistic Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

I talked my husband into being a plastic green army man for Halloween with me. I told him that I’d take care of making it and he wouldn’t have to worry about it. So I went through a lot of trial and error. First Attempt: I bought rain suits from Home Depot to get the … Read more