The Magic School Bus Homemade Couple Costume

The Magic School Bus Homemade Couple Costume

It took couple of days to make this costume but it was totally worse it! First of all, we glued carton boxes to make the bus, than we bought a yellow cloth to cover the cartons. We made two flashlights using plastic plates and yellow cellophane, then, we glued the flashlights to the bus. We printed … Read more

Coolest Homemade Magic School Bus Costume – Go Science!

Coolest Homemade Magic School Bus Costume - Go Science!

Science is not typically any kid’s favorite subject..except for me! Growing up I would religiously watch “The Magic School Bus” on PBS. If for some horrible reason you aren’t aware what this glorious show is AND you haven’t Google’d it yet…I’ll give you a quick synopsis. Miss Frizzle, the eccentric Science teacher, would teach her … Read more

Coolest Magic School Bus and Ms. Frizzle Couple Costume

Coolest Magic School Bus and Ms. Frizzle Couple Costume

Here’s our Magic School Bus and Ms. Frizzle couple costume. I am Ms. Frizzle and my cousin Elizabeth is the magic school bus. We absolutely love the TV show The Magic School Bus, we even own all the DVDs and we wanted to make our costumes instead of buy them in a store. We just … Read more

My Little Lamb Chop Dog in Costume

My Little Lamb Chop Dog in Costume

Ever since my dog was a young puppy she liked to be held on my hip like a toddler and everyone always commented on her coat. Growing up, Lamb Chop was one of my favorite shows and while toy shopping for her birthday I found a toy of Lamb Chop and noticed how similar she … Read more

Adult Ms. Frizzle Costume from the Magic School Bus

Adult Ms. Frizzle Costume from the Magic School Bus

I struggled for weeks trying to decide what to be for Halloween. Then my roommate and I came up with a fabulous idea. Since I was going to be driving a bus on Halloween (for my job as a bus driver), how perfect would it be to be dressed as Ms. Frizzle from the Magic … Read more

Cool Homemade Ms. Frizzle Costume

Coolest Homemade Ms. Frizzle Costume

My children grew up watching The Magic School Bus and we all loved Ms. Frizzle. Last year, my daughter, 16, told me that I would make a perfect Ms. Frizzle, so I decided to whip up the costume. I searched for what I thought was the perfect fabric, then I searched for the perfect pattern. … Read more

Awesome and Easy Carmen Sandiego Costume

Awesome and Easy Carmen Sandiego Costume

I had wanted to be Carmen Sandiego for a while, because I had the long red pea coat already. Once you have that, the only other thing you really need to worry about is the hat. I had a hard time finding a fedora big enough that it looked like hers. I finally found one … Read more

Sexy Last-Minute Carmen Sandiego Costume

Sexy Last-Minute Carmen Sandiego Costume

This Carmen Sandiego costume was an easy costume to make, and was items I could re-use after Halloween so it was a total win-win! Everything was right at Charlotte Russ: Red Pea coat, Yellow tank top- folder up so the top part would hang down, Halloween underwear that said “Boo” on the back, and the red … Read more

Homemade Ms. Frizzle Costume of The Magic School Bus

Homemade Ms. Frizzle Costume of The Magic School Bus

I loved The Magic School Bus as a kid!  This year I was racking my brain for a costume, and I decided I would be Ms. Frizzle for Halloween.  I couldn’t find any material for my dress that was just right, so I decided to sew a simple blue, button up, collared dress and add … Read more

Original Homemade Costume: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

Original Homemade Costume: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?: Who didn’t love searching the world for Carmen Sandiego growing up?  The mystery, the intrigue, the geography lessons.  Those were the years when

Who didn’t love searching the world for Carmen Sandiego growing up?  The mystery, the intrigue, the geography lessons.  Those were the years when Oregon Trail and Carmen Sandiego were the go-to computer games—the years of my childhood.  Now that I’m grown up and have long hair for the first time in years, I realized I … Read more

Fun Magic School Bus and Ms. Frizzle Halloween Costume

As soon as my college roommate and I thought of this idea we did everything we had to do to make it PERFECT. We must have gone to 3 stores to find ca

As soon as my college roommate and I thought of this idea of a fun magic school bus and Ms. Frizzle Halloween costume, we did everything we had to do to make it PERFECT. We must have gone to 3 stores to find cardboard boxes and several thrift stores to find the right Ms. Frizzle … Read more

Coolest Miss Frizzle and the Magic School Bus Costume

As an elementary teacher, I've always loved reading the Magic School Bus to my students. My favorite book is the one about outer space. I decided th

As an elementary teacher, I’ve always loved reading the Magic School Bus to my students. My favorite book is the one about outer space. I decided that I would be Miss Frizzle for Halloween. I had my step-dad help me make the bus. We used cardboard boxes that were cut and glued together using a … Read more

Coolest Magic School Bus Group Costume

Coolest Magic School Bus Group Costume

Halloween is a big deal here in Chapel Hill, N.C. and being college students my friends and I get pretty into it. Every year we base our Halloween costumes around our red-headed friend Molly. Freshman year we did Wizard of Oz (she was the lion), Sophomore year we did Spice Girls (she was Ginger Spice) … Read more

Coolest WordGirl Costume

Homemade WordGirl Costume

My daughter wanted to be WordGirl from PBS for Halloween, so we made her a WordGirl Costume including Captain Huggy Face. We used a yellow t-shirt under a scoop neck red unitard, and made a cape with orange and red satin. The head cover I ordered from a dance wear store to match the unitard. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sid the Science Kid Costume

Homemade Sid the Science Kid Costume

My son loves Sid the Science Kid and I could not find a costume to buy so I got creative. For the wig I bought some blue felt, a stocking cap and some cotton stuffing, I sewed a bunch of little pockets then stuffed them with the cotton stuffing and sewed them randomly around the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ms. Frizzle Costume

Homemade Ms. Frizzle Costume

I have always been looking for the best redhead costumes since I am a redhead. I have been Princess Fiona, Raggedy Ann, Ginger Spice, Poison Ivy, Dorothy, and Pebbles in the past. This past year I wanted to buy a Ms.Frizzle costume but there weren’t any available. I knew I wanted fun jewelry and shoes … Read more

Coolest Super Why, Princess Presto and Alpha Pig Group Costumes

Homemade Super Why, Princess Presto and Alpha Pig Group Costumes

I have three kids 3 and under (#4 is on the way in December). Since they were born I have made their Halloween costumes. I like to make them coordinating. We had Babe Lincoln, then Cookie Monster and Zoe, and last year with three we ended up with Spongebob, Sandy, and Plankton. This year I … Read more

Coolest Magic School Bus Costume

The Magic School Bus Costume

My 5 year old absolutely loves the Magic School Bus and was insistent that he would be the Magic School Bus for Halloween this year. Our aim was to make this costume on a tight budget and we did well! We started with a box, ironically from an order of Scholastic books that included a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Magic School Bus Group Halloween Costume

Homemade Magic School Bus Group Halloween Costume

A group of eight young women decided to transform themselves into a Homemade Magic School Bus Group Halloween Costume for Halloween. We acquired eight boxes and a ton of yellow paint. We painted the outside of all the boxes yellow, with black stripes and wrote “Magic School Bus” across the side of all four. The … Read more

Cooelst Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus Costume

Homemade Magic School Bus Costume

While a natural red head is preferred for this costume, a red wig will always suffice. We found a purple dress and decorated it with construction paper in a solar system theme. Then we found a medium/large box and covered it in yellow construction paper. Then we added tinfoil wings and an engine by attaching … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carmen Sandiego Costume

Homemade Carmen Sandiego Costume

I was in love with the computer game ‘Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego” as a kid, and was brainstorming the idea of being some sort of character in ‘popular culture’and not a ‘dead bride, princess etc’ I went to Value Village and miraculously found a perfect skirt and suit jacket set for about … Read more

Coolest Carmen San Diego Costume

Homemade Carmen San Diego Costume

I used to LOVE the computer game “Where in the world is Carmen SanDiego” so I thought I’d be her for Halloween. I won first prize in a costume contest. I got the coat at a retail store. It’s a winter coat but it was a cold October night so it came in handy and … Read more