If you're struggling to come up with a last-minute Halloween costume, or you just want to do something creative that everyone won't be doing this year, make yourself a jelly bean costume. This cute bag of jelly beans costume takes only mere minutes to put together, but looks just precious. Kids will love dressing up for Halloween as a bag of colorful jelly beans, and may even take home a costume contest prize.
Things You'll Need
- Large, clear plastic bag
- Multicolored balloons
- Construction paper
Hold a large, clear plastic bag up to your body. Cut holes out with the scissors where your arms and legs will stick out.
Step into the bag and put your arms and legs into the holes you created.
Place blown up, colorful balloons into the bag to look like a bag of jelly beans. Gauge how many balloons you want in the bag. You don't want to be uncomfortable, but it should look full.
Gather the bag around your shoulders, using tape if necessary to hold it together.
Take the ribbon and tie it around the plastic bag to look like the top of a jelly bean bag.
Add a label to the outside of the bag using construction paper, markers and tape if you desire. Draw a brand name on the paper or create your own brand such as "Sue's Jelly Beans."