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

Coolest Mailman and Mail Delivery Truck Costume

Coolest Mailman and Mail Delivery Truck Costume

This mail delivery truck costume was inspired by my two year old son who is obsessed with the mailman. We live in the same neighborhood as both sets of his grandparents, so we share the same mailman. He looks for him daily and has for months! When we began discussing Halloween, he told me he … Read more

Our Little Waste Management Team Halloween Costumes

Our Little Waste Management Team Halloween Costumes

Our 3-year son has been obsessed with garbage trucks for quite a while. He watches garbage truck videos, he has toy garbage trucks, he asks us to rip up paper to make him “garbage” for the trucks. Sometimes on garbage day, my husband takes him out early in the morning, puts him on his shoulders, … Read more

Homemade Lil’ Garbage Truck Costume for a Boy

Homemade Lil' Garbage Truck Costume for a Boy

My son wanted to be a garbage truck.  So we set off to create it.  I browsed the web and came across a great costume that gave me inspiration, that was the start and there was some great info. After lots of cardboard and hot glue it started to take shape.  We added different thickness … Read more

Big Rig Truck Halloween Costume for a Boy

Big Rig Truck Halloween Costume for a Boy

This is Brayden driving his big rig truck that was made out of several cardboard boxes, paint, Styrofoam cones and circle for the steering wheel. He loves trucks and his Papa has drove one for many years so I decided to make him one for Halloween. I used lots of hot glue to keep it … Read more

Pink Rig Truck Halloween Costume

Pink Rig Truck Halloween Costume

This is Jasmine driving her big rig truck that was made out of several cardboard boxes, paint, Styrofoam cones and circle for the steering wheel. She loves playing trucks with all the boys and her Papa has drove one for many years so I decided to make her one for Halloween. I used lots of … Read more

Cardboard Box Garbage Truck Costume

Cardboard Box Garbage Truck Costume

My son was, and is still, obsessed with garbage trucks. So, naturally, he wanted to be a garbage truck for Halloween! I had my work cut out for me, but was up for the challenge. We still had a couple of moving boxes, so I used one large and one small size box – the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peterbilt Truck Halloween Costume for a Toddler

Coolest Homemade Peterbilt Truck Halloween Costume for a Toddler

American Truck Repair Express’, LLC Newest Peterbilt Truck In June 2009, my daughter Di’anna, son-in-law Travis, and son Trenton, decided to open a new family business, American Truck Repair, LLC in our hometown of Hendersonville, NC. In November of 2009, my daughter and her husband had a little baby boy, Braxton. Then, in 2013 two … Read more

Creepy DIY Zombie Truckers Couple Costume

Creepy DIY Zombie Truckers Couple Costume

We made our  Zombie Truckers couple costume out of cardboard and spray painted along with some props of dead body parts and blood. At first we had just made a plain Usf Holland semi for a costume and posted it to Facebook to see friends reactions and it wasn’t appealing enough for us so we went … Read more

Little Garbage Man in his Little Garbage Truck Costume

My son, Chason is 3 1/2 years. He is absolutely obsessed with garbage trucks. He will sit for hours at the computer and watch You Tube videos of garb

My son, Chason is 3 1/2 years. He is absolutely obsessed with garbage trucks. He will sit for hours at the computer and watch You Tube videos of garbage trucks driving around neighborhoods and picking up garbage but he especially likes the videos where there is an actual garbage man physically throwing the garbage into … Read more

Awesome Child’s Peterbilt Truck Halloween Costume

My son was 5 & obsessed with "big trucks".  The only thing he wanted to be for Halloween was a Peterbilt.  So, I used 3 boxes, painte

My son was 5 and obsessed with “big trucks”.  The only thing he wanted to be for Halloween was a Peterbilt.  So, I used 3 boxes, painted them.  I used tin foil for the chrome, LED push lights for the headlights, dryer vent stacker the exhaust stacks. He loved his Peterbilt Truck Halloween costume!  It … Read more

Truck Creative Costume

Our son wanted to be a garbage truck. He was also dressed as a garbage man so that he could pull the truck behind him on his wagon. The materials we used on this creative costume were: cardboard boxes (sizes depends on the size of your trick-or-treater), duct tape, paint, paper fasteners, glitter, black marker … Read more

Truck Creative Costume

The inspiration for this costume came from my son. His grandfather, father and I all work for BFI. He decided that he wanted to be a garbage truck for Halloween. I started with a cardboard box. I cut a hole in the top and bottom that my son would fit in to hold up the … Read more

Coolest Mailman Costume

Mailman in Truck

I deliver mail and my 3 year old son thinks it’s pretty cool, so I decided to go to home depot and got a big cardboard box. I made it fit around his power wheels truck (3×5). I cut it out to look like my mail truck. I painted it white and put some postal … Read more

Coolest Garbage Truck Costume

My Little Garbage Man

My son loves the garbage man and the garbage trucks. All he wanted for Halloween this year (2008) was a garbage truck costume. First he wanted to be a garbage man. So we had him wear an orange t-shirt with thermal underneath, greenish work pants, brown shoes and an orange cap. Also gloves too. We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Chevarado Truck Costume

Homemade Chevarado Truck Costume

I offered to make my godson Jordan’s Halloween costume this year. I called up my cousin and asked if she would like me to help her out this year by making his costume and she said that would be fine with her. I asked her for suggestions or to ask him what he would like … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jet Truck Halloween Costume

Homemade Jet Truck Halloween Costume

My 3 year old son Jordan wanted to be a jet truck for Halloween after seeing the jet truck at the race track over the summer, needless to say it left a lasting impression on him. All he talks about is jet trucks and race cars, maybe I warped his little mind at such a … Read more

Coolest Homemade U Haul Truck Costume

Homemade U Haul Truck Costume

My stepson came home one day and tells me he wants to be a u-haul truck for Halloween as a joke. I was like, OK! So here it is, our Homemade U Haul Truck Costume, prior to cutting the head and arm holes. Its simple enough made out of a cardboard box, paint, hot glue … Read more

Coolest UPS Delivery Person and Truck Costume

Homemade UPS Delivery Person and Truck Costume

We receive so many UPS parcels!! My daughter really likes our UPS driver and receiving packages are always exciting. When asking her what she would like to be for Halloween, she said a UPS driver so we made this UPS Delivery Person and Truck Costume. Now, that part was easy. Her friend decided to go … Read more

Coolest Coca Cola Christmas Truck Couple Costume

Homemade Coca Cola Christmas Truck Couple Costume

Having dressed as an elf, reindeer, and snowman in previous years, the Christmas just been I decided to go all out step away from the standard festive costume choices and dress as the famous Coca Cola Truck for my last Christmas at University. Being a student I was working on a pretty tight budget and … Read more

Coolest Bucket Truck Halloween Costume

Bucket Truck Driver

Our son wanted a Power Company bucket truck Halloween costume. (His costumes usually involve some kind of vehicle.) We took a box (24X16”) for the body, and painted it white (you could use any color). The boom was made using two rectangular boxes (20X6X5 ½”). Kevin connected the two end flaps with clear packing tape … Read more

Truck Creative Costume

My son’s favorite truck is a cement truck so I decided to try and make a creative costume and put one together for him. In order to do this I got the following supplies: cardboard box (which my husband brought home from work), rope (I found some in the garage), duct tape and blue painters … Read more