Magenta Costume

Magenta Costume

Whether for Halloween or just for fun, this costume is sure to be a hit. Begin with basics such as long sleeved tee shirts and leggings. Only basic craft supplies are needed to do the rest.

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Magenta Costume

Craft Features

More for Parents
This craft is best suited for parents to make on their own or with minimal help from kids.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Ages: 2-5

Materials

  • 1 yd. magenta felt
  • Craft glue
  • Pink leggings
  • Pink sweatshirt
  • Headband
  • 3 pink socks
  • 12-in.-square pink felt
  • 4 sheets pink craft foam
  • 2 pipe cleaners
  • Magenta's Glasses Printable
  • Magenta-colored paper gift bag
Tip: If you can't find the basic clothing pieces in stores, try shopping online.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Cut out magenta felt spots and glue on the leggings and sweatshirt. Leave some for ears.

  2. Step 2

    Cover the headband with a strip of pink felt. Glue.

  3. Step 3

    Cut four ear shapes from craft foam for each side of headband. Sandwich the pipe cleaners between two of each shape, and glue the edges together so the ears stand up.

  4. Step 4

    Glue magenta felt spots to the ears.

  5. Step 5

    Glue the bottom edge of each ear to the headband. Shape the ears so that they flop over and hang down.

  6. Step 6

    Print out and make Magenta's Eyeglasses.

  7. Step 7

    Carry a paper goody bag.

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