DIY Moon Costume

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It’s hard not to crack up laughing at this costume. This over-sized moon head was inspired by an old campaign from McDonald’s featuring Mac Tonight with a guy with a huge moon head.

Glad to be bringing you the tutorial for this hilarious costume:

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Cut, tape and glue together sides and back of cardboard.

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To curve the cardboard easily, score it first.

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Bottom is left open and will be partially covered with white felt.

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Cover all sides with white fabric using hot glue.

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Cut an opening to see through.

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Create the nose using foam core.

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Cut sun glass pieces using foam core. Mouth is white card stock/mat board with black marker around the edges.

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Hot glue everything on and voila – a giant moon head.

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Looks even more hilarious when a tiny boy is inside and all you can see are legs and feet.

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Time and cost breakdown:

This costume took about 5hrs and $5 (white felt) to make.

Hope this inspires you to make something so good it makes you laugh out loud.

This costume was 1 of 4 space themed costumes we made for our family this year.

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Check out tutorials for the astronaut, space shuttle and big dipper constellation costumes.

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