We did it! If you remember this post on homemade Halloween costumes for your tween, I mentioned that my tween couldn’t wait to dress up as her favorite Madagascar 3 character – the dancing circus zebra. And this is what we came up with for her homemade costume this year.
We bought a rainbow wig and stamped on rainbow colored polka-dots on a white shirt and leggings with fabric paint. I created hooves with brown foam, and I painted her face white with a few zebra stripes and a black nose. Oh, and you can’t forget the zebra tail we attached. = )
It won funniest costume at her Girl Scout Halloween party, and her friend who borrowed her marionette headband won best costume overall! So cool!
Here is a fun photo from the party with two of her friends. Her other friend and her mom got super crafty and created a “Jack-in-the-box” costume, complete with a paper maché ball head. Love it!
Share some of your favorite homemade costume ideas below in the comments.
We hope everyone has a safe and Happy Halloween, especially our friends and family on the East coast after hurricane Sandy. Our thoughts are with you all.
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