Homemade Wizard of Oz Lollipop Kid Costume

You can represent the Lollipop Guild from The Wizard of Oz in your easy-to-make Lollipop Guild costume. Lollipop Guild costumes can be created using green plaid, solid blue, or brown plaid. Grab your favorite solid-colored low-top sneakers, some orange hair dye, and you will be set to be transported to Munchkin Land. Complete this costume in a single afternoon.

Follow the yellow brick road in your homemade Lollipop Guild costume. (Image: cindygoff/iStock/Getty Images)

Things You'll Need

  • Green straight-leg pants

  • Sewing pin

  • Chalk

  • Ruler

  • Scissors

  • 4 large colorful buttons

  • Hot glue

  • Hot glue gun

  • Paint brush

  • White acrylic paint

  • Plaid green shirt

  • White leggings

  • Green duct tape

  • 1 sheet, 12" x 12" foam board

  • Crepe paper, any color

  • Cellophane

  • 1" x 36" dowel rod

  • Packing tape

  • 1/2" ribbon, any color

Lollipop Guild Pants

Step 1

Put on your pants. Make a note where your knee is in relation to the pants leg. Place a sewing pin in the fabric to mark the spot.

Step 2

Take your pants off and lay them on a flat surface. Be careful not to stick yourself with the sewing pin.

Step 3

Fold the pants in half so that the leg sections are on top of each other. The leg with the sewing pin should be on top.

Step 4

Use a ruler to mark a horizontal chalk line across the pants leg. This is the cutting line.

Step 5

Cut the bottom portion of the legs away from the pants. Make sure to cut both layers of the pants legs.

Step 6

Create the triangular fringe at the end of the shorts. Cut 2-inch triangles into the bottom of the pants legs all the way around the bottom of each leg.

Lollipop Guild Shirt

Step 1

Button the plaid shirt. Hot glue the large buttons over the top of the second, fourth and sixth button. Let the glue dry.

Step 2

Paint the shirt collar with white acrylic paint. Make sure to use two layers of paint for complete coverage.

Step 3

Cut the bottom shirttail off of the plaid shirt so that there is a straight edge. The shirt should rest a little above your waist.

Step 4

Create the triangular fringe at the end of the shirt. Cut 2-inch triangles into the bottom of the shirt all the way around the bottom edge.

Lollipop Guild Leggings

Step 1

Pull on the white leggings.

Step 2

Cut strips of green duct tape 2-inches wide and at least 8-inches long. The strips should be long enough to wrap completely around each section of your leg and long enough to overlap.

Step 3

Place the first 2-inch strip of duct tape 4 inches above your ankle. Wrap the tape loosely around your leg so that the leggings can come off.

Step 4

Place duct tape every 1 inch up your leg until you reach your knee. Do not wrap the tape tightly.

Lollipop Guild Lollipop

Step 1

Paint the dowel rod with white acrylic paint. Let it dry.

Step 2

Cut the foam board into a 10-inch circle. This is the lollipop form.

Step 3

Duct tape one end of the dowel rod to the center of the foam board.

Step 4

Place a dab of hot glue on the center of the foam board and randomly around the surface.

Step 5

Lay the sheet of crepe paper over the hot glue. Press the paper into the hot glue.

Step 6

Wrap the edges of the crepe paper around the lollipop form and glue the paper to the other side of the foam board.

Step 7

Wrap a large piece of cellophane around the crepe paper on the stick. Secure it in place with a piece of ribbon tied in a bow.

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