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

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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

Coolest Homemade Green Army Man Costume

Homemade Green Army Man Costume

I made this Homemade Green Army Man Costume for my husband. He looked just like the little figures that come in a bucket and which also featured in the movie “Toy Story”. The first thing I did was buy a few tubes of non-smudge green face paint. I then matched the color exactly with a … Read more

Coolest Plastic Toy Soldier Costume

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This Plastic Toy Soldier Costume was really easy. I took some old clothes out of my closet and spray painted them with army green spray paint… shoes, hat, socks, shirt, etc. I found the binoculars and gun at the $1 store and spray painted them too. My face I covered in a very thick layer … Read more

Coolest Homemade Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

Homemade Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

I love going all out for Halloween and usually start thinking of a future costume the day after Halloween. The idea of the Green Plastic Army Men came to me after I saw a clip on Youtube of visitors at Disney Land near the Toy Story display. They actually had guys all dressed in green, … Read more

Coolest Toy Plastic Soldier Costume

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For this Toy Plastic Soldier Costume – pants and jacket were bought from a thrift store. I chose a raincoat and pants which had a slick material. I bought the utility belt, riffle, canteen, and walkie talkie from the dollar store. I used a pair of old work boots for my shoes. I had to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Army Man Costume

Homemade Plastic Army Man Costume

I put this Homemade Plastic Army Man Costume together using ideas from your site; I particularly loved the costume of the plastic army man and thought I could do it as well or better. It took about ten hours to paint my clothing, boots, helmet, gun and accessories and get the right color. I used … Read more