How to Make Candy Land Costumes

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Dress up in Candy Land costumes next Halloween.

Group costumes make Halloween a little bit more special. Get a group of friends, or mom, dad and the kids together and dress up as a cast of well-known characters from Candy Land. Many of us have special memories of King Kandy, Queen Frostine and Mr. Mint from playing Candy Land as children. This costumed clan is sure to bring a smile to the holiday celebration. There are Candy Land character costume ideas appropriate for both sexes, and young and old alike.

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Things You'll Need

  • Red felt

  • Red electrical tape

  • Black eyeliner

  • Red shoes

  • Blue makeup

  • Gold fabric

  • Red and pink makeup

  • Red or pink suspenders

  • Frosted lipstick

  • Cape

  • Cardboard cupcake

  • Gumdrops

  • Long dowel

  • King's crown

  • Blue gown

  • 18-inch dowel

  • Pink socks

  • White mustache

  • White long-sleeeved T-shirt

  • Craft store candy cane

  • Blue wig

  • Red pompom

  • Craft snowflake

  • Extruded polystyrene foam circles

  • White tights

  • Red ribbon

  • Tiara

  • Blue trim

  • Pink wig

  • Elastic

  • Pink shorts

  • White baseball cap

  • Pink T-shirt

  • Red and white striped tights

  • White batting/felt

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King Kandy

Make a Gold Skirt

Sew a gold skirt with a simple elastic waist. Cut a scalloped edge on the bottom and glue red felt circles around the hem.

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Red and White Tights

Buy red and white tights or wear white tights and wrap red ribbon diagonally around the legs. Attach the ribbon intermittently with glue or a stitch so the ribbon doesn't fall down.

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King Kandy's Candy Land Character Costume

Use extruded polystyrene foam circles wrapped diagonally in red ribbon around the neck and shoulders. Piece one together at the neck. Wrap a long dowel in red ribbon to carry as a scepter. Fashion a colorful cupcake out of cardboard or extruded polystyrene foam to put on the top.

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Create the Crown

Buy a gold crown at a costume shop. Trim it with gumdrops or red candy. Add a white mustache and a cape for the finishing touches.

Queen Frostine

The Queen's Gown

Search a thrift store or a costume shop for a floor-length light blue gown.

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Give the Queen Some Snow

Add white batting at the neckline and hem to look like snow. Or you can cut scallop-edged trim out of white felt.

The Queen's Blue Hair

Purchase a long blue wig at a costume shop.

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Create Her Tiara

Purchase an inexpensive tiara at a craft store or inexpensive jewelry shop. Line the base with a blue boa or blue fuzzy trim.

Make the Queen's Scepter

Paint an 18-inch dowel blue to create a scepter. Add a large white snowflake at the top. Christmas decorations are already out in the craft stores, so this should be easy to find.

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Apply Her Makeup

Apply blue eye makeup, facial glitter and sparkles. Add frosted white lipstick to complete this Candy Land character's costume.

Mr. Mint

Make His Candy Canes

Wrap red ribbon diagonally around the legs of a pair of white tights and the sleeves of a white long-sleeved T-shirt to make them look like candy canes.

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Dress Mr. Mint

Wear a pink T-shirt and pink shorts over the tights and the white T-shirt. Add a pair of red or pink suspenders.

Make His Hat

Add red electrical tape or ribbon to a white baseball cap to make it look like peppermint candy. Glue a red pompom on the top. Wear a pink wig under the hat.

The Tall Candy Cane

Purchase a tall candy cane at a crafts store, or make one out of extruded polystyrene foam and red ribbon.

Add Some Makeup

Apply red circles on your cheeks and draw a line with black eyeliner from the circles to the sides of your mouth. Draw a pink circle on your nose.

Shoes and Socks

Complete the Candy Land character's costume with red tennis shoes and pink socks.

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