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Also see: Printable Masks!
You will need a big white shirt, dark pants,
boots, a bandanna, a wide belt and a little felt and cardboard for accessories.
Put the clothes on with the belt around the outside of the shirt and poof
out the shirt above the belt. Tie the bandanna around the child's head.
You can add some gold chain jewelry and a hoop earring. Make an eye patch
with black felt and an elastic. Make a sword from cardboard and cover the
"blade" with aluminum foil or paint silver.
Angel or Fairy:
White nightgown or dress (pastel colors are
great for a fairy). Make wings from poster board; gold metallic pipecleaners
for halo (angel), antennae (fairy). Decorate wings with glitter
and attach with safety pins or tie on with wide ribbon. Add a wand for
Lacey nightgown or dress, tiarra (glue shiny
gems onto a headband or make a tiarra from cardboard with lots of glittery
gems glued on), gloves.
Black leotard & tights or leggings &
turtleneck, pipecleaners for antennae, poster board for wings. Decorate
wings in bright colors.
Make a cylinder out of poster board or felt
large enough to fit around the child. Sew or glue velcro along the edge
to close the cylinder in the back. Cut holes for arms. Make a pointed hat
from the same material. Decorate with markers or additional felt to look
like a crayon. Dress child in a black leotard or leggings and turtleneck.
Bunch of Grapes:
Green leotard or leggings and turtleneck. Lots
of round purple balloons. Dress child in leotard. Blow up purple balloons
and attach to child with safety pins. You could also achieve this with
green balloons for green grapes! You could also tuck in some green
leaves made from crepe paper.
Big, colorful full skirt. Lots of jewelry;
Gold hoop earrings. Bandanna to tie around head. You could
also sew a black long haired wig (or use black wool) inside the bandanna.
Green tights, long brown vest, wide leather
belt. Make a hat out of green felt and carry a toy bow and arrow or make
one from cardboard.
You will need a piece of green fabric -
fold in half, cut a hole for the head and cut the bottom jagged. Tie on
with a belt made from the same fabric. Depending on the weather,
shorts & green leggings or sweatpants. Make a hat.
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