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How to Make a Firefighter Costume

Brooke Chateauneuf
Aug. 9, 2013

As a part of the Care.com Halloween costume series, here's how to make a simple firefighter costume for your child.

Your child will be putting out fires (and raking in candy) all over the neighborhood this Halloween in this easy and cool firefighter costume.

Materials:

  • Yellow duct tape
  • Red raincoat
  • Double-sided tape
  • 1 firefighter logo printouts (Like this one)
  • Scissors
  • Black solid turtleneck
  • Black sweatpants
  • Firefighter helmet
  • Rain boots

Step 1: Attach duck tape along lower edge of raincoat as well as around each of the upper sleeves.

Step 2: Using double-sided tape, adhere firefighter logo printout to the chest of the raincoat. If the firefighter helmet doesn't come with a logo attach one to the front of this too!

Step 3: Put on the outfit: turtleneck, raincoat, sweatpants, rain boots and helmet.

For a fun touch, have your little one carry around a silver water bucket to collect candy!

And check out more popular Halloween costumes for boys and for girls!

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