Cool Homemade Thomas The Tank Engine Costume

thomas the tank engine costume

My son is now 3 and has been a Thomas fan since he stole our neighbour’s Thomas Train at 10 months old! So I had to make a Thomas the Tank Engine costume for him. Making Thomas the Tank Engine Costume We used a diaper box. He helped paint it blue on the middle and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Norfolk Southern Train Costume

norfolk southern train costume

So, our son, Cole, has been in love with trains since he was about two years old. He loves to watch the Norfolk Southern trains pass through.  When he was two he said he wanted to be a train for Halloween. If you look on the internet there are tons of ideas for Thomas – … Read more

Awesome DIY Hot Air Balloon Costume

diy hot air balloon costume

Full of Hot Air Go big or go home, I knew I wanted to do something over the top. I wanted the outfit to be thought out from head (or above) to toe for my DIY hot air balloon costume! Coordinating colors was a plan from the beginning from the iconic red balloon to the … Read more

Adorable Homemade Toddler School Bus Costume

toddler school bus costume

My 3 year-old son wanted to be a school bus for Halloween. However, with a limited budget I had to get creative. Here’s what I did to make this toddler school bus costume: So I took a cardboard box, some paints, ribbon, construction paper, stickers, and two flashlights and got creative! The day of our town … Read more

Epic Homemade Top Gun F-14 Tomcat Costume

This was an idea based off  a few pictures that were seen online.  We had a wagon, some scrap wood a few things of paint and we decided to just do it. With 5 days until Halloween when we really got started we sure did spend a few long nights working on it.  As the … Read more

Thomas The Tank Engine

thomas the tank engine costume

My son is now 3 and has been a Thomas fan since he stole our neighbour’s Thomas Train at 10 months old! We used a diaper box, he helped paint it blue on the middle and top flaps and black on the bottom flap. I turned the box inside out and hot glue gunned it … Read more

Cutest Combine Harvester Driver Costume

Cutest Combine Harvester Driver Costume

This is Parker, age 4, wearing his Minneapolis Moline Combine Harvester Costume. Parker is a 5th generation lover and collector of Minneapolis Moline tractors and implements. These tractors were sold from the early 1900’s through 1972. Our family sold these tractors back in the day and have now become collectors of this antique heirloom. Parker, … Read more

Cool F-16 costume

Cool F-16 costume

We got the Idea for the F-16 costume right in this site, from Kristina R. First we made a paper model to get the picture. Then we measured and cut two cardboard pieces, and cut a crack in one to them to let the stabilizer (two pieces of cardboard, each is folded, taped to the … Read more

Farm Combine John Deere Costume

Farm Combine John Deere Costume

My son is in love with combines and insisted on being one for Halloween. This John Deere costume was a fun idea for both of us to do together. Farm Combine John Deere Costume Instructions We used a diaper box, shoe box and trash bag box for the body. The “unloader” was made with wrapping … Read more

Coolest Small Block Chevy V8 Engine Costume!

Coolest Small Block Chevy V8 Engine Costume!

Tanner, our 4 year old son is a car enthusiast. A day doesn’t go by that he’s not driving cars around making engine noises. He was a racer last year for Halloween and was gonna be it again but we needed to jazz it up some. So we, his parents thought why not turn our … Read more

Oh Dear? Oh Deere, My Little John Deere

Oh Dear? Oh Deere, My Little John Deere

First of all I think Halloween 2016, I will look for a costume that I can actually buy in the store. This is Logan. He is an enthusiastic 2 and a half almost 3-year-old little guy who is obsessed with not just tractors, but Green John Deere tractors. When Logan told me that he wanted … Read more

Toddler’s Construction Worker and Digger Costume

Toddler's Construction Worker and Digger Costume

My son loves his “diggers” – any and all construction vehicles. We knew he would love to dress up as a construction worker, and wanted to be able to pull him in his wagon when he got tired. So a quick inspirational search on Pinterest, and we began collecting materials over the past few weeks! The … Read more

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

How did we come up with the idea for this costume? Jack our 5 year old son is riding his wheelchair Scoop! Jack loves trucks so much. He plays with the truck Scoop every single day. We have lots of photos of him laying on the sofa hugging his truck. His love for trucks is … Read more

Deer In Headlights Couple Costume

Deer In Headlights Couple Costume

We purchased a Chewbacca costume for the deer. I bought the chest fur from a fabric store to cover the front side of the deer and I also used it for a tail which I sewed on my hubby’s backside. My husband acquired the deer antlers from his dad’s collection and mounted them to a … Read more

Harvest Hero Combine Costume

Harvest Hero Combine Costume

My 3 year old son, Asher, loves the farm and anything to do with it. He loves spending time with his Grandpa Jim in his tractor, combine, or on the 4-wheeler. In fact, hos grandpa is his hero. He wants to drink coffee like grandpa, dress like grandpa, and eat all his dinner so he can … Read more

The Wrecking Crew Dad and Boys Costumes

The Wrecking Crew Dad and Boys Costumes

The 2 year old wants to be a mighty machine, so what do you do mom? Obviously you make it happen mom! I would have hated to disappoint the two year old on my favorite holiday. Box costumes it is for the first timer. About six boxes later and about 100 paper cuts and lots … Read more

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Our 2-year-old son, Triantafyllos is our decision maker and performer for Halloween – his dad is the idea generator and mom is the artist. We made a great team. Last year Trian was the lion in the circus tent. This year dad had the idea for Trian to pick a main character from one of … Read more

Monster Truck Costumes for Twins

Monster Truck Costumes for Twins

Here are our Grave Digger and Monster Truck costumes for twins. Shortly after our twin boys turned 1 we bought them their first monster trucks. Henry picked Grave Digger and George picked Monster Mutt. From then on they have carried them with them wherever they go. When this Halloween rolled around it was an easy … Read more

Navy Jet Toddler Costume

Navy Jet Toddler Costume

Our son is a big fan of the Navy Jet characters, Echo and Bravo, in the movie Disney Planes. On a recent vacation trip to Virginia Beach, he couldn’t stop watching the Navy Jets flying in and out of the Naval Air Station. It was only fitting that he go as a pilot complete with … Read more

Wheelchair John Deere Tractor and Farmer Costume

Wheelchair John Deere Tractor and Farmer Costume

Our one-year-old son Calvin is paralyzed from the waist down and uses a wheelchair to get around (and get into trouble). We decided to incorporate his wheelchair into his Halloween costume because he likes candy as much as any toddler, and needs a way to get to the front door! Using just a cardboard box, … Read more

Awesome Rubble from PAW Patrol Costume

Awesome Rubble from PAW Patrol Costume

I made this PAW Patrol costume for my four year old son. Its his favorite TV show and Rubble is his favorite charter on the show. Rubble has a construction truck and pup pack which carries his mini shovel. I used cardboard, superglue, and duct tape. For the cabin area i used one large box that i … Read more

Incredible Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

Incredible Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

This Optimus Prime Transformers costume was not an easy project. My son, who is 6, loves Transformers, his favorite is Optimus Prime. He wanted to be Optimus for Halloween, but he wanted it to actually transform. I know you can’t just go to your local halloween costume store and pick up a “transformer” so I … Read more

Coolest Spud Wagon Fry Truck Costume

Coolest Spud Wagon Fry Truck Costume

I wanted to make something unique this year that I’d never seen before – when I first thought of a fry truck costume, I thought it was perhaps a bit odd, but ran with the idea! “Chips” and “Buds” are our kids nicknames, they call french fries “chachas” (from when our girl first started talking) … Read more

Pedestrian X-ing Morph Suit Costume

Pedestrian X-ing Morph Suit Costume

This Pedestrian X-ing morph suit costume was inspired by the fact that I am a single parent of two lovely boys . I was driving one day on my way to pick up my boys from school when I noticed a Teen and his 4-5 year old sibling trying to cross to the other side … Read more