How to Make Traveling Circus Costumes
As part of the Care.com Halloween costume series, here is how to make your little performers into a traveling circus!
There's no need to feel like you're walking on a tight rope with this costume. Step right up and see how easy and fun it can be to create your own little circus family!
Ring Leader Materials:
- White button down shirt
- Band jacket
- Riding pants or black pants
- Knee high boots
- Top hat
- Brown eyeliner or face paint.
Step 1: Put on outfit, tucking pants into boots.
Step 2: Draw curly cue mustache on face.
Bearded Lady Materials:
- Brown eyeliner or face paint or fake beard and mustache from costume store
- Party dress
- Party shoes
- Boa feather wrap.
Step 1: Apply eyeliner and lipstick. Draw beard and mustache on face or put on beard and mustache.
Step 2: Put on dress, tights, shoes and boa feather wrap around shoulders.
- White face paint
- Black vest
- Black pants
- Three juggling pins or three tennis balls (or one orange and two apples).
Step 1: Cover face in white face paint.
Step 2: Put on outfit and carry pins or tennis balls (or fruit).
- Palette of face paint
- Oversized clothes
- Oversized shoes
- Rainbow afro
- Squeaky red clown nose from costume store.
Step 1: Put on white face paint with exaggerated eyes and mouth.
Step 2: Put on oversized clothes and shoes.
Step 3: Add afro and nose (draw nose with red face paint, if needed).
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