Awesome Homemade Claw Machine Costume

Awesome Homemade Claw Machine Costume

My son wanted to have a costume that was unique so we decided to make his costume. He wanted to be a video game so we picked the Claw Machine and we got started. This was a lot of fun to make, we used a large box for the costume covered with vinyl and poster … Read more

Intimidating Costume Idea Results in Kudos for Mom: The Claw Machine

Intimidating Costume Idea Results in Kudos for Mom: The Claw Machine

My son, Jackson, decided he wanted to be The Claw Machine for Halloween.  I was a bit intimidated in the beginning.  I started thinking through how to build the costume in my mind, trying to predict any difficult areas; and there appeared to be a lot of possible difficulties.  We went together to buy the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Captain Claw Pirate Crane Machine Costume

Coolest Homemade Captain Claw Pirate Crane Machine Costume

Captain Claw pirate crane machine costume Wearer: Benz, 8 years old Ahoy, me hearties! I’m Captain Claw! My SUPER CREATIVE mom turned a cardboard box into a working arcade game! She taped 3 of the top flaps down and taped the top flap up after cornering the edges. This would be the front sign. All 4 … Read more

Coolest Homemade CLAW Machine Costume

The CLAW Machine

Start with one med. storage box and one large storage box, duct taped together. Spray painted the top and bottom. Cut out three sides of the top box and glue on clear vinyl to the openings. Wire two kitchen tongs together for the ‘claw’.Attach handles to the inside of the large box, for carrying. Decorate … Read more

Claw Machine Costume

I searched the internet for a claw machine costume idea but I really wanted to create a costume nobody else had. After an exhaustive search I randomly came across a picture of a little boy who had climbed up into a claw machine and so my costume idea was born. I went to Lowe’s and … Read more

Coolest Claw Machine Costume

Homemade Bozo's Big Prize Claw Machine Costume

I saw a claw machine as I entered Big Lots one day… then decided then that it would be my costume. It was made out of 2 cardboard packing boxes from Lowes. I painted them red and cut out the window area and duct taped clear vinyl to the inside. I zip tied small PVC … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toy House Claw Machine Costume

Homemade Toy House Claw Machine Costume

Parents hate them, kids love them. I’m talking about the Toy House Claw Machines that you find at a ton of restaurants these days. My Claw machine is the best though; EVERYONE loves it. I started off with one big box. I cut 3 of the sides out and, on the back of the one … Read more

Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume

Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume

For Halloween this year, I wanted to be something funny, so I started looking at ideas online and saw a Claw machine. I found a box, and we measured out three sides for the windows. After cutting them out we used plastic paper to cover them, you can find it at Joann fabrics and then … Read more

Coolest Homemade Claw Vending Machine Costume

Homemade Claw Vending Machine Costume

My Homemade Claw Vending Machine Costume was designed to be one of those prize machines found in every arcade. I was trying to find materials that weren’t to heavy as I was going to enter a costume parade. I purchased a garment box from a local moving and storage store. Purchased clear plexi-glass from Home … Read more

Coolest DIY Claw Machine Costume Idea

Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume

Here’s another good Halloween costume, a Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume which is fun and easy to make. All the items you will need are some big cardboard boxes, some duck tape, a load of teddy bears, some fake money notes and rubber bands. Also some lightweight see-through plastic and some silver foil cardboard for … Read more

Coolest DIY Crane Game Halloween Costume

DIY Crane Game Halloween Costume

This is a DIY crane game Halloween costume based on the arcade game. We used a cardboard box which was spray painted yellow. We decorated it with print outs from the computer. Inside there is a piece of foam insulation that you can buy sheets of from Home Depot. Battery operated LED Christmas lights are … Read more

Coolest Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume

Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume

We decided on making the Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume after seeing it on your website for my 8 yr old son, Michael! We took a few different directions than the original claw machine found on your website. We started out with two large cardboard boxes, spray painted one black, one red. After the paint … Read more

Coolest Claw Arcade Game Costume

Claw Arcade Game Costume

For this Claw Arcade game costume, I put myself inside the game as one of the “stuffed animals.” I built the arcade box with foam core, using clear plastic film to reproduce the glass (the front one didn’t close completely so I could talk/breathe comfortably without claustrophobia setting in). At the bottom of the inside … Read more

Coolest DIY Claw Machine Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Claw Machine Halloween Costume

Ever since I was little I have always loved the Claw Machine game so this year I decided that I want a Homemade DIY Claw Machine Halloween Costume. I started by purchasing 4 sheets of 24”x18” plexiglass and three 8’x 3/4” x 3/4” sections of angled aluminum. I framed up the 4 sheets of plexiglass … Read more

Coolest Claw Machine Homemade Costume

Homemade Claw Machine Costume

This Claw Machine Costume is my son dressed as a “Mr. Claw” arcade machine, which he loves to play at our local movie theater. We started with a large cardboard box and covered it with duct tape and then spray painted it green. We cut out the windows with a box cutter and added battery … Read more

Coolest Homemade Kid in a Claw Machine Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Kid in a Claw Machine Halloween Costume Idea

After seeing some pictures of kids who crawled inside of claw machines, my son chose a homemade kid in a claw machine Halloween costume idea. I started by bringing several boxes home from work. We taped two large boxes together and a third small box for the “candy” money. I then cut out the claw … Read more

Coolest Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume Idea

For this homemade claw machine Halloween costume idea I took a box and cut out the front and two sides. I then cut an opening in the back to be able to get in and out of the box easily. I put a piece of cardboard in the middle of the box and to the … Read more

Coolest Claw Drop Halloween Costume

Homemade Claw Drop Halloween Costume

First we started this Homemade Claw Drop Halloween Costume with 2 boxes, cut holes for his arms and a hole in the top of the big box for his head, then a hole in the bottom of the top box for his head. Then I cut out a window for his face. I used gift … Read more

Coolest Claw Machine Homemade Costume for a Boy

Homemade Claw Machine Costume

We made this Homemade Claw Machine Costume out of a cardboard box! Felt covers inside and out! I used double sided sticky gel to secure the felt to the cardboard! Purple battery operated flashing led lights on the outside and white in the inside! The background and the claw is wrapped in tin foil! The … Read more