Cool Homemade Construction Wrecking Ball Costume

Cool Homemade Construction Wrecking Ball Costume

My 3-year old son Phoenix is into all thinks with wheels!  When I asked him what he wanted to be this year for Halloween his reply was “Hmm…mama…let’s hab a diggah…no no…backhoe!  Hmm, oh mama, I mean a mudd truck!, Yes, a mudd truck.” So here I am thinking,  I need boxes, paint, tape and … Read more

Awesome Backhoe Loader Preschool Halloween Costume

Awesome Backhoe Loader Preschool Halloween Costume

This awesome Backhoe Loader Preschool Halloween Costume was put together with 7 “ingredients”: 3 paper boxes 2 cans white primer spray paint 2 cans yellow spray paint 2 cans black metallic textured spray paint One million hot glue sticks Yellow duct tape for wheel stability and for emergency repair on Halloween night Black fabric straps … Read more

Cute Girl Group Halloween Costume Idea: Construction Workers

My friends and I all decided we wanted to do a group halloween costume that was UNIQUE! So we thought long and hard.........and came to the conclusio

My friends and I all decided we wanted to do a cute girl group Halloween costume that was UNIQUE! So we thought long and hard………and came to the conclusion who wouldn’t enjoy a group of sexy girl construction workers?! And that’s one group costume I’ve never seen done before. So we put our plan into … Read more

Coolest Pregnant Construction Worker Costume

Coolest Pregnant Construction Worker Costume

Halloween was coming and I was 6 months pregnant. I really wanted to do something with my husband, some kind of weird couple but he wasn’t into making fun of himself so it all came down to me, improvising an hour before going to a Halloween party. I went into my friend’s bathroom with a … Read more

Bob the Builder Costume

This Bob the builder costume was probably the least stressful Halloween costume I’ve ever created. All you need are overalls, an orange shirt, a toy hard hat, work-type boots and a toy tool belt. Add some rolled up “blueprints” and you’re set! We already had everything but an orange shirt. The tool belt was a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transforming Bulldozer Kids Costume

Homemade Transforming Bulldozer Kids Costume

This is 6 year old Nolan and he loves bulldozers. This homemade transforming bulldozer kids costume is based on the 10 second appearance of “Rampage” the bulldozer after Sam’s parents in Transformers 2. We started with the cab and hot glued the pieces into a pentagon. We cut out the blade and rolled the bottom … Read more

Bob the Builder Costume

My son Brooks was a Bob the Builder nut. But every time we went shopping for a Bob costume they were plastic and cheap looking. For his birthday, late Sept., his grandma got him a pair of construction overalls. Perfect, I thought. He already had Bob sneakers. So I went to the toy store and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bob the Builder Costume

Homemade Bob the Builder Costume 5

As most boys his age, my son loved Bob the Builder. I was pleased he chose this costume as I love doing homemade costumes and prefer them over store bought anyday, and most store bought unless very pricey are not very good quality. This choice was a bonus since I knew this one would be … Read more

Coolest Bob the Builder and Friends Costumes

Coolest Bob the Builder and Friends Costumes 6

So, as most kids, my 1 1/2 year old son wouldn’t wear his costume. So instead of making a fuss, my husband and I decided to do most of the dressing up. My son loves Bob the Builder (and I have to agree, it is pretty entertaining) and after he found a hardhat at a … Read more

Cable Guy Construction Costume

Cable Guy Costume

My son was obsessed with the cable guy. If we were driving and we saw a truck we had to follow it. So it was no wonder what he wanted to be for Halloween that year. I purchased a blue shirt and made an iron from their logo from a bill. And put his name … Read more

Coolest Homemade Backhoe and Driver Halloween Costume

Homemade Backhoe and Driver Halloween Costume

For Halloween this year, my construction-obsessed 3-year-old wanted to be a backhoe driver. Dressing him up as a construction worker was going to be easy – a hard hat, construction-style boots, jeans, a flannel shirt and a ‘safety’ vest with reflective tape – but how would people know that he was more than just a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Backhoe Halloween Costume

Homemade Backhoe Halloween Costume

My 4.5 year old son, who is fascinated by construction equipment, decided that this year he would like to be a backhoe. Knowing right off that there would be no store bought costume available, my husband and I set about devising how to construct a Homemade Backhoe Halloween Costume. First off we started sketching out … Read more