Coolest Wheelchair Trike Costume

Coolest Wheelchair Trike Costume

This year William Joel had machine fabricating friends create the coolest 3-wheeler adaption to his small Quickie wheelchair. What started out to be a simple build, was to put the front end of a bicycle on William’s pediatric wheel-chair. As we all know, what usually happens in creating such a build is the desire to … Read more

Coolest Jane In the Box Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Jane In the Box Wheelchair Costume

Being in a wheelchair I like to think outside the box and incorporate my chair into my costume in some way. It must work because until people ask about my costume, they don’t even realize I am in a wheelchair. This year I wanted to be a Jack/Jane in the box and this will work … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gypsy Fortune Teller Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Gypsy Fortune Teller Wheelchair

Years ago we read a suggestion in Exceptional Parent magazine to incorporate the wheelchair into the Halloween costume. We’ve had lots of fun doing just that! This Gypsy Fortune Teller Wheelchair Costume was probably Sarah’s favorite costume. We cut a piece of cardboard to fit over her wheelchair tray and covered it with red fabric … Read more

Coolest Ever Lilo and Stitch Rocket Costume for a Wheelchair

Lilo and Stitch Rocket

This is the second year that I made my daughter a wheelchair costume. I made her Lilo’s rocketship and she had her little stitch along with her for the ride.  To make the spaceship I created the frame from pool noodles and gorilla tape. Then covered it and shaped it with upholstery foam. Third I … Read more

Coolest Audrey II – Little Shop of Horrors Wheelchair Costume

Audrey II - Little Shop of Horros

Our son, Daniel, is in the middle of this year’s costume.  We always try to incorporate his wheelchair into his costume.  This year we decided on Audrey 2 from the Little Shop of Horrors.  We created this costume from scratch utilizing hula hoops, foam-board, cardboard, PVC pipe, duct tape, spray paint and many leaves and … Read more

Coolest DIY Fire Truck Costume for a Wheelchair

Noah's Fire Truck Costume for a Wheelchair

Our son Noah is 3 ½ and has Acute Flaccid Myelitis and this was his first Halloween using his wheelchair. Noah very much wants to be a firefighter when he grows up and my wife and I fully support him in that goal.  Noah does intensive physical therapy 3 times a week to regain his … Read more

Inspiring Homemade Wheelchair Costumes That Will Give You all the Feels

DIY Wheelchair Costumes

While all homemade costumes are unique, DIY wheelchair costumes have captured a special place in our hearts. Made with so much love, these costumes disguise chairs so that the personality of the costume wearer is on display. Making it easier to connect with someone who just happens to be wearing an awesome costume. So, take … Read more

Awesome Homemade Wheelchair Costume from the Cat in the Hat

homemade wheelchair costume

I love making my son’s costumes. This homemade wheelchair costume from Dr. Seuss was fun. Also, all five of my kids join in and do a new theme every year. We always enjoy it. In addition, we do trunk or treat at church. Making the Homemade Wheelchair Costume In order to make the Cat in … Read more