How to Make a Dumbo Costume Out of Household Products

Save

Whether you're a fan of the movie or the ride at Disneyland, Dumbo is one of the world's most beloved elephants. Dumbo is a cartoon elephant whose huge ears gave him the ability to fly. He is also known for his colorful neckwear and hat. To create a your own Dumbo costume, you can use household items to replicate his physical characteristics and clothing. You can re-create his ears, hat, neckwear and nose.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper towel roll
  • Grey construction paper
  • Yellow construction paper
  • String
  • Black crayon
  • Pink Crayon
  • Red scarf
  • Grey sweatshirt
  • Make Dumbo's nose. Cover a paper towel roll in grey construction paper by rolling the paper along the perimeter of the roll and securing it with tape. Color diagonal lines across the construction paper using black marker or crayon to recreate Dumbo's nose design. Punch two holes at the top of the nose on both sides and slide a string through both holes. This will allow you to wear the nose over your own as a mask.

  • Create Dumbo's ears. Cut two large sheets of construction paper into the shape of capital letter "Ds." Draw two smaller capital letter "Ds" on the inside of both shapes. Color in the smaller "Ds" with a light pink crayon. You can use double-sided tape to attach the ears to the side of your head.

  • Make Dumbo's hat. Roll a piece of yellow construction paper diagonally to create a cone shape. Tape it together to secure. Punch two holes in the bottom of the hat and slide string through both sides so that the string hangs in a "U" shape. Fit the string underneath your chin and place the hat on top of your head.

  • Put on a plain grey sweatshirt to represent Dumbo's body, and place a red scarf around your neck to complete the look.

References

  • Photo Credit Jupiterimages/Creatas/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

  • How to make a cube/dice out of paper

    Are you bored and have some extra time on your hands? Or do you need to entertain someone for a spell? Well,...

  • How to Make Masquerade Ball Masks

    Masquerade ball masks are small masks that you wear over your eyes and nose. These masks are used for balls and Mardi...

  • How to Make Easy Duck Costume

    When it comes to dressing up your child for a pageant, school play or Halloween, a duck costume is quite possibly the...

  • How to Create a Vampire Costume

    There are a few different looks you can go for when making a vampire costume, the elegant vampire is one of them....

  • How to Make a Paper Airplane

    Making a unique paper airplane that looks great and flies well can be a fun project to share with friends. This is...

  • Homemade Shrek Costumes

    "Shrek" the ogre was introduced in 2001 and won hearts with his Scottish brogue and sarcastic wit. If you have a Shrek...

Related Searches

Check It Out

DIY Wood Transfer Christmas Ornaments

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!