First 5 LA’s Create a Costume in 5 Minutes or Less
No costume? No worries! These fun costumes are easy, inexpensive and fast.
Like magic, you can turn your baby or child into a black cat in no time — using things you may already have — with this super-easy costume.
- A black outfit or onesie
- Black eyeliner or mascara
- Cat-ear headband OR
- A cap or headband AND black paper or felt AND safety pins OR tape
- Dress your child in black
- Make ears: Cut triangles from black paper or felt and tape to headband OR attach to a hat with safety pins. Note: Do not let children handle safety pins
- Using washable face paint or black eyeliner, draw a cat nose and whiskers on your child’s face. MEOW!
Rosie the Riveter
Flex your muscles as this classic symbol for strong, hard-working women! This costume is great for all ages, from babies to moms…
- Blue button-down shirt and black pants OR blue jeans OR blue onesie OR overalls
- Red scarf or bandanna
- Work boots OR hiking boots OR sneakers
- Following the famous “Rosie the Riveter” picture, wrap scarf around your head and tie in front
- Roll up your sleeves so you look ready for work!
- Flex those muscles and say, “We can do it!”
Get ready to ride with this easy costume!
- Dark shirt and blue jeans OR dark-colored onesie
- Dark sunglasses
- Eyeliner or washable face paint
- Temporary tattoos (optional)
- Tricycle (optional)
- Dress your child in a dark shirt and jeans
- Tie bandanna around their head
- Apply temporary tattoos (optional)
- Draw on facial hair with eyeliner or face paint
- Put on sunglasses and hit the streets on a tricycle!
Pro Parent Tip: Save old clothes throughout the year for dress-up and to use for costumes later.