How to make a Perry the Platypus Costume for HalloweenGot a box? Got an hour? Make a homemade costume for creative play, trick or treating, or a fun spontaneous parade. We saw an episode of Phineas and Ferb and Candace was wearing a Perry Costume. We had to make our own Perry the Playtpus Homemade Costume for Halloween. Enjoy!
|Perry the Platypus costume to make at home.|
|Candace as Perry the Platypus.|
First, I grabbed an old box.Then, I tried to match Perry's teal color with paint I had on hand. I got a drab teal by mixing blue + white + a dash of red.
I didn't want to go to the store. It was hurricane weather- even Indiana was cold and windy. So, I searched my stash of junk and found old paper plates, squished turquoise crepe paper garland, styrofoam circles, and lucky me an old, beige fedora!
|Start by taping an end to the back, and then line glue all around |
and attach the crepe paper.
|Paint your beak orange.|
|Paint a mouth on one side.|
|Attach paper plate beak to inside with tape.|
|Cut out paper eyeball and wrap crepe over for eyebrows.|
- Insert kid as Candace.
- Find Phineas and Ferb Friends.
This took a couple of hours. I loved that we had everything on hand and could recycle my craft supplies. Full Disclosure: I ran out of crepe, so I made sure to cover the front and let the sides go with just paint.
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