Cool Homemade Fireman and Fire Truck Halloween Costume

I had made my daughter an airplane costume which is also on here (Fly Girl). I couldn’t just make a costume for her. So I asked my son what he would like, he didn’t know. Well the pink fire truck came to town for breast cancer. One of the firefighters spent about a half an hour showing my son a red fire truck. That was it, I was going to make a Homemade Fireman and Fire Truck Halloween Costume.

I ran back to Michaels, grabbed more supplies. I used foam, paint and a glue gun. Three hours later the truck came together. It has sound and a flashing red light which I found online for a kids bike. The two headlights work also. He loves it! Here is the final truck.

Update:
Here you go. Sorry I never come to this page. This was a contest we entered in 2009.

Just be creative and let it flow. The foam was a little brittle. You could use card board or another foam that would be more durable.

I can’t find the finished pictures but I added lights on the front that I bought from a hobby store. The light on top had a bike light/ siren. Stickers for the words. spray paint, all the black lines were made with a large sharpie pen.

I also doubled up yellow duck tape into strips and glued them on the back for hoses.

Just have fun and it will look great!

Fireman and fire truck costume

Fireman and fire truck costume

Fireman and fire truck costume

Fireman and fire truck costume

19 thoughts on “Cool Homemade Fireman and Fire Truck Halloween Costume”

  1. I absolutely Love your Fire Truck! I would love to make this for my son. Do you think you can give a detailed instruction? Pretty Please?

  2. my little boy keeps telling me he wants to be a fire truck. i had no idea how to pull this off until i saw your pic. i really hope i can so this, but if you can tell me a little more info on how you put this together it would really help! thanks

  3. This is AWWSOME!!!! My 4 year old wants to be a fire truck so badly, can you send me the instructions as I would love to make this for him!! You did a great job!!!!

  4. Hello, this firetruck costume is awesome. I can’t believe it only took you a short time. Could you please email me more detailed instructions on how you made this? My son wants to be a fireman and wants the firetruck to go with it. This looks really cool!! Thanks!!
    Please email to oreograham@comcast.net

  5. Sorry I never come to this page. This was a contest we entered in 2009. This is an email I never check (like for years.

    Just be creative and let it flow. The foam was a little brittle. You could use card board or another foam that would be more durable.

    I can’t find the finished pictures but I added lights on the front that I bought from a hobby store. The light on top had a bike light/ siren. Stickers for the words. spray paint, all the black lines were made with a large sharpie pen.

    I also doubled up yellow duck tape into strips and glued them on the back for hoses.

    Just have fun and it will look great!

    P.S. For the guy that thinks I need furniture. Thats my garage! Yes I have a wood floor in parts of it (Goodlord!).

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