Getting costumes ready for your kids fancy dress competition can be a difficult, stressful and strenuous job that you may have to do as parents. Finding the unique costume that can be easily created, especially when there are hundreds of options make the task even tougher. Therefore we have compiled a list of seven costume ideas that can be ensemble without much difficulty and with a low budget.
Minions act silly and funny and are popular among today’s children due to their charm and innocence. Pulling off Minion costume is comparatively easy and hassle-free. To create this attire all you will need is a yellow shirt, blue overall, white chart paper, black headband, color pens, and a banana. Dress your child in blue overalls and yellow t-shirt. Cut two circles from white cardboard and draw a pair of eyes that resemble those of minions. Stick them on the headband and tie it around the child’s head. Make him hold the banana to complete the look.
2. Queen Elsa From Frozen
Queen Elsa is another famous character from Disney that is quite famous among the kids. She is a beautiful strong character that can create anything from ice cream to castles with a snap of fingers. To create this costume you will need a pretty blue dress, a blond wig, a white shimmery translucent piece of clothing, and silver glitter. You can dress your girl in a blue dress and utilize white translucent fabric as a cape. Use blond wig to style her hair similar to Elsa’s and adds a little shimmer to the attire to give the final touch.
3. Mr. Bean
Mr. Bean attire requires the least efforts on your part. This character is horrendously funny yet very lovable at the same time. For this costume, you may need a red tie, black pants, white shirt, brown coat, and a small brown teddy. You can add a dark black spot on the left cheek to make look realistic.
Penguin is one of the most admired films by children that feature three penguin brothers who set out on an adventure together. To develop this costume collect black full-sleeved shirt, black pants, blackcap, rubberband, white and yellow chart paper. Stick oval-shaped chart pare on a black shirt and utilize yellow chart paper and a rubber band to create a beak.
For coming up with this costume you will need the following items i.e., square cardboard box, Chart paper in yellow, brown and white, Sketch Pens. Get a square cardboard box that can cover your kid up to the knee. Make suitable cuts for head and limbs. Use yellow chart paper to cover the top three forth of the box. Cover up horizontally from below with help of white chart paper and paste a strip of the brown one. Draw eyes, red tie, broad smile and two teeth with sketch pens.
6. Dora the Explorer
Dora is a little girl who goes on adventures and helps her friends to learn various subjects along the way. For this costume, you will have to buy a pink shirt, orange half pants, a purple backpack, and white shoes. For Dora’s character, you will need to get a wig in case your child has stresses that do not match with the brown/black hairs of the character. If your kid has a long mane, you can improvise and turn it into a bob with the aid of hairpins.
7. Ben 10
Ben10 is a 10-year old boy with a watch that has the ability to transform him into different creatures. He is cool, talented and largely popular among children. To create Ben’s look all you may need is a plain white shirt, black color paper, a watch, a green chart paper, dark green pants. Cut a strip from black colored paper and stick it on a white shirt. Paste green paper on watch with hand-drawn black brackets and you are ready to go.
These are some famous characters from cartoons and animation movies whose costume can be easily prepared with minimum efforts with regard
s to both, time and money. Again these characters are immensely loved and celebrated among children and hence are familiar to the majority of kids.
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