A fake life-sized body has lots of potential for Halloween scares -- sit it in a chair on your porch, prop it up in your front yard or lay it out on the sidewalk. A fake body can be headless, a prop for your jack-o-lantern or you can try and make it look like a real person with a sack over his head. If you don't have suitable old clothes, buy them at a thrift store. You can purchase hay at a gardening center.
Things You'll Need
- Bale of hay
- Old flannel shirt
- Old jeans
- Safety pins
Button up an old shirt and fill it entirely with hay, starting with the arms.
Fill the legs of an old pair of jeans with hay. Leave a bit less filling in the knees to make them bendable.
Place the torso on top of the legs. Tuck in the shirt and pin it to the top of the pants with safety pins.
Push the tops of the boots over the cuffs of the jeans.
Fill the gloves with hay and pin them over the cuffs of the shirt.
Pose the fake body as desired before adding props or a head.
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