On Friday, we were pretty focused on making Halloween costumes for the kids. Making things can be so therapeutic. It was our first time to make costumes and let's just say that Fabri-Tac is my new best friend.
We trick or treated with a bunch of seminary families.
The kids were super excited!
And it was cold!
For this Texas girl, it made me so so happy!
The girls costume requests were Susan, Lucy and Aslan, from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. We thrifted both of the dresses and the bear costume from Goodwill. I had planned on making a lion costume with a hoodie and pants, but Jeremy found this and we couldn't pass it up. I just added a felt mane and a little lion tail and he was good to go!
I made the capes with felt, ribbon and Fabri-Tac (did I say I love Fabri-Tac?).
We made Susan's bow and arrows from a tree limb, shoe string, an oatmeal box, some scraps of felt, sticks and a thrifted belt.
We made Lucy's knife from a stick, felt, cardboard and a another thrifted belt.
Once we joined all of the other families for trick or treating, it was a little overwhelming to the girls; notice the sad, unsure looks on their faces :( They did have fun, I promise, and based on the number of times they have dumped out, sorted and resorted their candy bags, they are very pleased with their haul!
We also made the fabric pumpkins I mentioned in a previous post; the girls had fun stuffing and painting them. After stuffing, I think they had had their fill, so we collaborated on the pumpkin embellishments.
Any pumpkin parades or costume parties in your neighborhood?