Easy costume: skeleton

Easy costume: skeleton

Halloween costumes don’t need to be a chore. You can knock up this homemade skeleton costume the night before Halloween.

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Watch this video for some tips on  how to paint a scary face for Halloween using homemade face paints.

To make a skeleton suit, cut out the skeleton printable onto white paper or cardboard.

Lay out the black hoodie and black pants on a flat surface. Use a hot glue gun or double-sided tape to attach the rib cage, arms and legs to the clothes.

To make the skeleton really spooky, paint your child’s face as a skeleton.

You can use this homemade face paint recipe to make black and white face paints.

Make sure you put big black eye sockets and a square jawbone to create the skeleton face.

Put on the homemade skeleton suit and your child is ready for Halloween.


  • Thanks to our sister company Kidspot Australia for creating the instructional video.

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