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It’s the time of year when the holidays start creeping up on us and you might find yourself scrambling for a costume last minute for a party or other event. Well, I have some easy, funny, and even punny DIY costumes for you!
DIY Stick Figure Costume
Last year my oldest dressed up as a stick figure and he got a ton of comments on it. Some white clothes, electrical tape, a paper plate, markers, and some string is all you need. Place electrical tape in the shape of a stick person on the clothing. Make a smiley face on a white paper plate, cut out some eyes, and attach with string OR glue a popsicle stick to the plate to hold up over your face.
DIY Charlie Brown & Snoopy
I love Charlie Brown and I love how easy it is to pull together this costume. Just add duct tape to a plain yellow tee, add some black shorts and a football! Bonus points if you have your own Snoopy.
DIY Punny Aircraft Carrier Costume
If you’re a fan of funny costumes or costumes that strike a conversation, how about an aircraft carrier? Wear plain black clothing and carry around an airplane or two. Doesn’t get much easier than that!
DIY Punny 7 Seas Costume
Want one of those costumes that makes people have to think? How about the 7 seas? Just attach 7 “c’s” to a plain t-shirt and you’re on your way.
DIY Punny Ceiling Fan Costume
My favorite easy costume is – a ceiling fan! Either iron on or attach paper letters to a shirt saying “Go Ceiling”. You could play this one up with more fan apparel like a giant foam hand. Once he “got” it this was my almost 11-year-olds favorite too.
If you want to dress up the WHOLE family, check out these cute family costume ideas at Fresh Mommy Blog. The Circus family is definitely my favorite!