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    Animal Costumes
    Parrot Costume
    Parrot CostumeTime: 1-2 hours Effort: Easy - no sewing required Materials:Pillowcase 4-5 large bags of colored feathers Glue gun Glue sticks Plastic bird beak Yellow tights Black high tops (optional)Instructions: Find the center of the pill...
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    Animal Costumes
    Mouse Costume
    Mouse CostumeTime: About an hour Effort: Fairly easy - little or no sewing required Materials:Brown or black headband Pink construction paper Brown or gray construction paper Brown or gray sweatpants and sweatshirt Any kind of tiny shoes Lon...
  • Mask Patterns Printables
    Mouse Mask
    Print out, color, and cut out this mouse to wear as a fun Halloween mask. Cut out the eye holes. Cut holes on the sides, and pull a string through the holes. This Halloween printable craft can be enjoyed throughout the month of October and during...
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    Animal Costumes
    Monkey Costume
    Monkey CostumeTime: 15 minutes Effort: Fairly easy - some sewing required Materials:Brown sweatpants Brown sweatshirt Brown ski mask 2 pieces of felt shaped like monkey ears and 2 smaller pink pieces 2 pieces of long brown felt (about an inch...
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    Animal Costumes
    Lobster Costume
    Lobster CostumeTime: One hour Effort: Easy - no sewing required Materials:Red tights Red leotard (or just a cute red top) Red shorts (optional, a cute red skirt would also be fine) A red headband (the ones with antenna-like things with glitter...
  • Ladybug Baby Halloween Costume
    Animal Costumes
    Ladybug Baby Halloween Costume
    Ladybug Baby Halloween CostumeTime: 2 hours Effort: Fairly easy - some sewing required Materials:Black leotard or black hoodie Black or striped tights Red fabric (felt works best) Black felt (for dots) Headband Black pipe cleaners Pom poms ...
  • Mask Patterns Printables
    Lion Mask
    Print out, color, and cut out this lion to wear as a fun Halloween mask. Cut out the eye holes. Cut holes on the sides, and pull a string through the holes. This Halloween printable can be used in October and for other activities throughout the y...
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    Animal Costumes
    Kitten Baby Halloween Costume
    Kitten Baby Halloween CostumeTime: 10 minutes Effort: Easy - no sewing required Materials:Black face paint Cat ears headband Black cloth for a tail Safety pinInstructions: Dress child in black. Draw whiskers on the face. Pin tail on rear end. ...
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    Costumes
    Frisbee (Frizzy Bee) Costume
    Frisbee (Frizzy Bee) CostumeTime: 1 hourEffort: Some sewing requiredMaterials:Frizzy wig Yellow and black striped material Black nylons Stuffing (scraps of fabric) Black shirt Needle and thread Scissors Instructions: This costume is a play ...
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    Animal Costumes
    Flamingo Costume
    Flamingo CostumeTime: 45 minutesEffort: Quick and easy – no sewing requiredMaterials:Pink outfit Pink beehive wig Pink gloves Orange slippers Orange socks Two wiggly eyes (from a craft store) Black felt Cream-colored foam sheets Hot glue...
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    Animal Costumes
    Grasshopper Costume
    Grasshopper CostumeTime: 1 hourEffort: Easy – no sewing requiredMaterials:Green pajamas with feet (or a green sweat suit) Six 12"x18" sheets of green craft foam Two small orange pom-poms Two wiggly eyes One yard 1/8" wide green ribbon Two g...
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    Costumes
    Fish Aquarium Costume
    Fish Aquarium CostumeTime: 1 hourEffort: Quick and easy – no sewing requiredMaterials:Sturdy cardboard box (appropriate for the size of your child) Blue construction paper or cloth (several sheets) Black paint or marker White glue Clear or b...
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    Animal Costumes
    Zebra Costume
    Zebra Costume Time: 1 hour Effort: Quick and easy - no sewing required Materials:White sweatpants White hooded sweatshirt Black paint and paint brush Black yarn Hot glue gun Scissors Black felt Face paint (optional)Instructions: Paint zebra-like...
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    Funny Costumes
    Watch Dog Costume
    Watch Dog Costume Time: 5-10 minutes Effort: Quick and easy - no sewing required Materials:Any dog costume or mask At least 2 wristwatches Instructions: Dress up as a dog. If you don't have a ready-made costume or mask, don't worry. All you reall...
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    Animal Costumes
    Turtle Costume
    Turtle Costume Time: 1 to 2 hours Effort: Easy - some sewing required Materials:Three shades of green felt (1-1/2 to 2 yards of one color for turtle shells; remnants or felt squares for the remaining two shades) Fabric glue Wide green ribbon V...
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    Animal Costumes
    Tiger Costume
    Tiger Costume Time: 1 hour Effort: Quick and easy - no sewing required Materials:Face paint Tiger-print fabric Black hooded sweatshirt and pants Black tights. Polyfil Safety pins Scissors Hot glue gunInstructions: Cut one leg off tights and stu...
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    Animal Costumes
    Horse Costume
    Horse CostumeTime: 1 hour Effort: Fairly easy - some sewing required Materials:Matching color shirt and pants Matching color knit hat Yarn Needle with eye large enough for yarn Black socks and shoes Black gloves (optional) Face paint (optio...
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    Scary Costumes
    Spider Costume
    Spider Costume Time: 1 to 2 hours Effort: Easy - some sewing required Materials:Black leotard and matching tights, or sweatpants and blackturtle neck Black shoes Two pairs of additional tights Polyfil stuffing Black thread and needle Scissors Bla...