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Halloween Costume Contest

"preetty peacock Costume"

Submitted by: jackiesoccermom2
landenberg, PA

Easy-to-Make Halloween Costumes

Pretty blue peacock with cardboard tail

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Costume Instructions

Prep Time: 3 hours

Costume Materials
Large piece of cardboard (from appliance box, such as refrigerator or other large cardboard piece)
white spray paint
blue markers
gold and green foil
purchased teal sweat pants and shirt
black purchased mask
blue feathers
gold and blue sequins

Costume Instructions
Cut cardboard into fan shape
Spray paint both sides of the cardboard white and let dry
Once dry, draw ovals for top of feathers.color in oval
Draw feather lines to base of cardboard and add side feather lines
Cut gold foil slightly smaller than blue ovals. Glue to center of each oval. Cut green foil slightly smaller than gold foil and glue to center of gold oval.

Make 4 holes in cardboard to correspond to child's top of shoulders and underarm area (two holes each side, total 4)
Thread elastic through top hole to front and down to bottom hole to back. Tie in a knot. Allow enough extra room for arm to slip through front in order to wear "feathers

Glue feathers to top of mask. Add blue sequins around eye area and gold sequins on nose for beak.