Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Costume

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Costume

After racking my brain for months, I finally came down to a decision on my Halloween costume. I decided on the classic supermarket store bought toy soldier.  The green army man. The 50 pack of dudes in green and later in tan, from the 50’s that swerve sold next to the cowboy and Indians. First … Read more

Coolest Toy Soldier DIY Costume for a Child

Coolest Toy Soldier DIY Costume for a Child

My six year old son Blade asked to dress up as Green Army man from Toy Story. I started with regular clothing. I painted two times with semi gloss latex paint with a brush  (this is what gives his the “plastic effect”!!! The thicker the better!)  Then I painted three coats of Kelly Green spray paint. … Read more

Best Homemade Toy Soldiers Group Costumes

Best Homemade Toy Soldiers Group Costumes

Our Toy Soldiers group costumes were inspired in part by the Disney animated movie, Toy Story.  These costumes were fun to make.  At first, we were like, “this would be a cool idea” but as we got closer to finishing them including props and all, it became apparent that this was a great idea. We got … Read more

Creepy Zombie Soldier Costume

Creepy Zombie Soldier Costume

This was last year when I tried out some zombie Ideas. This one I made from old Army clothes I had and a Thanks Giving turkey bone. And makeup I made with Shoe Goo. It’s a Rubber stuff. And then I broke open an old Swiffer mop and removed the baby pump inside. I went … Read more

Homemade Plastic Green Army Man Halloween Costume for a Boy

Homemade Plastic Green Army Man Halloween Costume for a Boy

Garret as the Green Plastic Army Man. This costume was awesome but boy let me tell you the problems we had.  When Garret first decided he wanted to do this for his costume we thought, oh this will be cheap, we have all kinds of stuff around the house.  We were going to use an … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transforming Tank Transformer Costume

Coolest Homemade Transforming Tank Transformer Costume

This was a joint project between my four year old and me. He crawls around all day transforming between a tank and a boy, so I decided to design him a costume. We reviewed Google images of tanks so that I could get a feel for the shape, as well as decide what parts needed … Read more

Green Army Soldiers Couple Costume

Halloween has and will always be one of my favorite holidays.  I LOVE dressing up and I love making my costume even more.  Honestly, I plan

Halloween has and will always be one of my favorite holidays.  I LOVE dressing up and I love making my costume even more.  Honestly, I plan my costume a whole year in advance and begin making it in mid June!  But this year was different.  Although I knew what I wanted to be, my husband … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Halloween Costume

I know it’s been done before but I’d just love to submit this plastic Toy Soldier Halloween costume any way! Materials: Cargo pants thrift store Rain Coat thrift store Combat boots thrift store hardhat helmet nitridex gloves toy gun & accessories belt green grease make up cardboard cut out with string Bought most of the … Read more

Great Group Halloween Costume: Green Toy Soldiers

The IdeaDriving back from Disneyland we decided we really wanted to dress up as the army men from toy story. We wanted to make it as authentic as w

The idea for the Green Toy Soldiers: Driving back from Disneyland we decided we really wanted to dress up as the army men from Toy Story. We wanted to make it as authentic as we could so Googled lots of peoples ideas and found ideas.coolest-homemade-costumes.com After lots of searching we found old army jackets and … Read more

Coolest Plastic Toy Soldiers Group Halloween Costume

buy all the supplies garvage bags dollar store old shirt pants and boots fatigues if u can find them cut trash bags same shape as shirt and pants spr

Buy all the supplies, garbage bags, Dollar store old shirt, pants and boots fatigues if you can find them. Cut trash bags same shape as shirt and pants, spray, adhesive them to clothing. PVC pipe is most expensive piece, cut to what size you want. Buy green spray paint in the same green face paint … Read more

Awesome Homemade Little Green Plastic Army Man Costume

Wanted to do one of these for years... made the bazooka from plumbing parts, the walkie-talkie is from a barbie refridgerator and plumbing parts, the

Wanted to do an awesome homemade Little Green Plastic Army Man costume of these for years. I made the bazooka from plumbing parts, the walkie-talkie is from a Barbie refrigerator and plumbing parts, the rifle and grenades were toys painted to match. The stand is a routed piece of wood painted to match. This was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Army Man Creative Halloween Costume

Homemade Plastic Amy Man Creative Halloween Costume

This was my favorite costume I have made to date. I hate using other people’s ideas but once I saw this I knew I had to try it out for myself. Everything is spray painted using Rustoleum spray paint. The color was Satin leafy green. I wanted to use a gloss spray to look more … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea

This Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea took nearly twenty hours of work to make. It was inspired by viewing many attempts of Transformer costumes online. I decided I wanted to be able to keep it simple and functional at the same time and still look as real as possible. This costume was built twice. … Read more

Coolest Military Costume

Homemade Military Costume

This Homemade Military Costume is my first attempt at making a military costume. I think it came out really good. I bought all the stuff separate and put it together myself. The helmet is a WWII liner with 60s shell original. The bars are original Vietnam bars and the musette bag is WWII. Everything else … Read more

Coolest Homemade Army Man in Tank Costume

Homemade Army Man in Tank Costume

Our 4 year old loves everything army and wanted to be an army man driving a tank! We loved that he wanted to be actually driving a tank and so off we went- with the help of cardboard boxes, duct tape, paint and some imagination his homemade army man in tank costume was created! It … Read more

Coolest Homemade Soldier in a Humvee Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Soldier in a Humvee Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that and making this Soldier in a Humvee Wheelchair Costume! Christopher was dressed in camouflage pants, jacket and cap. We put a small pair of binoculars around his neck and … Read more

Cool Homemade Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

Homemade Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

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 Men Costumes. Although a few others have done this costume in the past, we felt we could take it to another level. We knew we needed to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Paratrooper and Chick Magnet Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Paratrooper and Chick Magnet Wheelchair Costume

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that and making this Paratrooper and Chick Magnet Wheelchair Costume! Christopher loves going on the treadmill at his school. He uses a Lite Gait Trainer to suspend him over the … Read more

Coolest Army Man in Tank Costume

Homemade Army Man in Tank Costume

My idea was to take a cardboard box and put a cardboard tube in it, but as you can see my husband got a little more technical. He wanted everything to scale. Everything to look just right. We even used trigonometry to figure out the angles. It isn’t quite to scale (I convinced him 7 … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Army Soldiers Group Costume

Homemade Toy Story Army Soldiers Group Costume

One of my favorite Disney movies is Toy Story and I wanted to come up with a great group costume, so instead of the traditional characters of Woody, Jessie, and the gang, I decided we should be the Bucket O Soldiers – 5 green toy soldiers. We bought used Army fatigues, belts, and boots from … Read more

Coolest Paratrooper Costume

Homemade Paratrooper Costume

My 5 year old son wanted to be a Paratrooper so we decided we would buy a cheap costume and then just add to it. We started off by buying a cute paratrooper costume at a local costume store. We then added combat looking boots. We added a vest style thing to look like the … Read more

Coolest Plastic Army Men Halloween Costumes

Homemade Plastic Army Men Halloween Costumes

All of this costume is homemade from scratch including the Bazooka and boards for our feet. Everything had to be spray painted weapons, bullets etc. Allot of time and effort went into this costume. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Thanks for all your support.

Coolest Army Soldier Tank Costume

Coolest Army Soldier Tank Costume 21

For Halloween my 6yr old wanted to be an army soldier/deception transformer. Whew!!! it was a task, but I did it. So I spruced it up with some flavor. I made him a soldier and a tank. With a little imagination I got some boxes, all sizes. I cut a man hole on top for … Read more