Amazing Homemade Light Up the Night Robot Child Costume

robot child costume

My son is obsessed with robots. My first idea was a classic cardboard box style costume. The problem is he’s two and picky and it had to be comfortable. So I came up with this robot child costume. I got out my clunker of a sewing machine and some stretchy silver fabric and got to … Read more

Amazingly Adorable DIY Pink Robot Costume

Char-Bot 2000

Our 4 year old, Charlotte, asked to be a robot for Halloween. My husband said, challenge accepted! We made the costume out of cardboard boxes. Used some duct tape to get the shape we wanted. The arms and legs are made of flexible dryer vent. The pink shoe covers are made of knee pads from … Read more

Awesome Homemade Futurama Bender Costume

bender costume

My 9 year old son was determined to have a Bender costume for Halloween. In addition, he had a lot of input as to how he wanted his costume designed. It took approximately 15 to 20 hours to make over a two month period. Bender made his debut in the Atlanta Five Points Halloween Parade, … Read more

Mom and Son Cardboard Robot Costumes

Mom and Son Cardboard Robot Costumes

I made these cardboard robot costumes because my son decided he wanted to be a robot for Halloween. Since he’s still little I wanted to dress up the same as him. I first looked online to see if I could purchase a costume, but nothing seemed nice enough. I then decided to make our costumes … Read more

Cool DIY Robot Costume

Cool DIY Robot Costume

This costume is a remake of a previous one I had made for a Halloween party. The first one was great to look at, but tough to wear. This one is more flexible, and lighter in weight. The bulk of the panels are plastic serving dishes from weight watcher meals. There is something wonderful about … Read more

Riley The Robot Costume

Riley The Robot Costume

I always look forward to Halloween, so that I can dress my little girl as some sort of Princess or in a cutesy costume. Well, this year she went to Daddy instead of me and asked if he would help her build the greatest robot costume. They started searching for the perfect box in order to … Read more

Interactive Nuclear Robot Family

Interactive Nuclear Robot Family

My two year loves to walk around acting like a robot, so when it came time to pick costumes my son thought it would be fun to dressup as a whole robot family. I started with double sided foil insulation. They sell it by the roll at the hardware store. It comes pretty thick as … Read more

Killer Candy Robot 3000 Costume

Killer Candy Robot 3000 Costume

I am an 11-year-old boy who loves to make stuff with electronics and programming. This year for Halloween, I decided to make a robot costume. This robot costume that took me about 4 weeks to make, most of the time was soldering and programming/testing the microcontroller code. This costume has 4 microcontrollers inside (2 in … Read more

Best Robot Costume Ever

Best Robot Costume Ever

How we came up with it: My son absolutely loves robots. He points them out everywhere, loves any movie or book involving robots, has a few robot toys which are his favorites, and we have even begun decorating his room with robots because he loves them so much. So when it came time for Halloween, … Read more

L-Bot (Robot) Costume for Toddler Boy

L-Bot (Robot) Costume for Toddler Boy

My son’s robot costume was so much fun to make. First I had to find a box that would fit. I have to confess that I used a beer box for the body – it was the perfect size and it was what we had on hand – yay Sam Adams. I did a search … Read more

Epic Alien Robot Costume

Epic Alien Robot Costume

I took on a large Halloween project and this was my first time using L200 foam, creating latex masks/molds, electronics with voice changers/speakers, making a vacu-form mold and custom painting.  I grew up loving Halloween and each year expand my knowledge building unique costumes. I went to the extreme this year to see what I … Read more

Futuristic Robot Costume

Futuristic Robot Costume

Made it by my self(12 years). Took about 20-30$. painted and ducktaped and every thing. Used many lights for outside and lights inside helmet for inside glow, iron man effect. silver paint makes it look old and damaged. Used fishbowl for front of helmet witch flips up and plastic hosing to connect bottles on back … Read more

Awesome Bot Costume

Awesome Bot Costume

We spent months brainstorming this awesome bot costume! Our 4 year old talked about being a robot for quite a while, so we decided to make it happen. We started with some used hockey pads and shin guards, used little felt pads (for under appliances) as rivets, and spray-painted them all a shiny silver. Toilet … Read more

DIY Robot Costume that Lights Up!

DIY Robot Costume that Lights Up!

My son wanted a classic box robot costume. We had a lot of fun putting this together. After attaching the cardboard boxes, we painted, taped, and glued away. We added bottle caps, print-outs, reflectors, etc. We also added battery operated lights. We used string lights to poke through from the inside. We also used push … Read more

Comfortable Robot Girl Costume

Comfortable Robot Girl Costume

My costume idea came from wanting a cool robot costume that incorporated non-traditional materials. One of my main goals was making a costume I could sit in at my desk at work. Mixing metallic colors and materials made for a fun costume with a hint of vintage. A lot of items that make up my … Read more

Vincent the Robot Toddler Halloween Costume

Vincent the Robot Toddler Halloween Costume

We started this costume with cardboard boxes and small and large dryer ducts. Home Depot had a great selection, we tried each one on Vincent until we found one his width so his arms would easily stick out of. The girls working there thought this was hilarious as I stuck him in and out of … Read more

Cool Red Robot Costume

Cool Red Robot Costume

My 5 years old son wanted to be a robot for the Carnival. So, I and my mother started to work on the costume. I love recycling, so the basic idea was to collect old boxes and reassemble them together. I started looking on how to make a robot on internet, but the main problem … Read more

DIY Toddler Robot Costume with Blinking Lights

DIY Toddler Robot Costume with Blinking Lights

The best thing about this costume was that all I had to buy was the Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil, Flexible Dryer Vent Hose, Silver Duct Tape and Led lights!  Everything else in the costume were found items at home, like the empty tuna can “ears”, the empty egg carton for the front panel and empty … Read more

Easy Cardboard Box Robot

Easy Cardboard Box Robot

My son wanted to be a robot, a robot with lights. I think we did a good job recreating an old standby into something fun and special. We used led candles and led Christmas lights that ran on batteries for the lights. The costume was made of two amazon boxes, duct tape and love:) We … Read more

Cool Homemade Robot Costume for a Boy: Marcusbot 2013

Cool Homemade Robot Costume for a Boy: Marcusbot 2013

Well, up until Friday the 25th of October, I has been under the impression for several months that my son, Marcus was going as a Minion (from the movie Despicable Me). This is what Marcus had been telling me for MONTHS. Friday, the morning of 10/25, my son informs me that he’s going as a … Read more

DIY Robot Boy Costume for a Child

DIY Robot Boy Costume for a Child

I crafted this costume out of dryer vent hosing, dixie cups, cardboard, hot glue, and silver paint. I put hinges at the elbow and knee joints. The rubber light bulb was from a computer convention for people to squeeze to avoid carpel tunnel. It was very uncomfortable for him to wear. Eventually, he pealed the … Read more

The Radical Robot Homemade Costume Idea for a Boy

The Radical Robot Homemade Costume Idea for a Boy

The Radical Robot Costume. This costume won first place in every costume contest my nephew entered. I’m pretty excited about that. loll. Anyway, finding the right size boxes to fit a 4 year boy old was the tricky part, but I did it! Lol. Other than that, this was a pretty easy costume to make. … Read more

Awesome Articulated (Carboard!) Robot Costume with Tape Player

Awesome Articulated (Carboard!) Robot Costume with Tape Player

My girlfriend and I always spend too much money on supplies to make our Halloween costumes, which is a big reason why this year we decided to be classic cardboard robots. But as usual, we felt the need to take it further. Before I actually started building, there was a lot to think about and … Read more