Homemade carnival costumes recycling or reusing waste

On these dates when so many carnival costumes are consumed, It doesn’t hurt that we reuse some of our daily waste. Here we leave you 30 original ideas to make your own costume for the holidays. With little money, labor, and skill, you can make all of these carnival costumes by recycling or reusing different fairly common materials.

Everything goes for a costume, absolutely everything: paper, cardboard, textiles, plastics (bottles, caps, bags …). Anything can be the essential raw material to create a costume from scratch.

Contents.

  1. Animal masks with cardboard boxes.
  2. Skeleton for pregnant woman and her baby.
  3. Costume with newspapers.
  4. Dragon wings and tail.
  5. Homemade carnival hats with plastic plates.
  6. Leonidas costume.
  7. Dinosaur costume in recycled cardboard for the carnival.
  8. Homemade robot costume.
  9. John Hancock superhero costume.
  10. Carnival masks with plastic bottles.
  11. Recycled dinosaur costume.
  12. Apple iPod costume with cardboard boxes and paper.
  13. Horse costume with cowboy.
  14. Velazquez painter costume.
  15. Homemade costume of the Eiffel Tower.
  16. Homemade costume with balloons.
  17. Octopus costume.
  18. Diver tanks with plastic bottles.
  19. Costume ideas for the carnival recycling plastic bags.
  20. Robot costume.
  21. Menina costume.
  22. Cardboard costumes.
  23. Roll of photographs with paper and cardboard.
  24. Rubik’s Cube.
  25. Washing machine with cardboard.
  26. Super space rocket.
  27. Homemade fairy princess costume.
  28. Aviator with airplane.
  29. Cardboard pirate hat.
  30. Thomas train costume.

Animal masks with cardboard boxes.

With a cardboard box and a little imagination, you can dress up anything you can think of in a minimalist way. Very easy to do.

bird mask for carnivals
owl mask for carnivals
lion mask for carnivals

Skeleton for pregnant woman and her baby.

Simply decorate a T-shirt and black pants. Very original!!!

Skeleton for pregnant woman and baby

Costume with newspapers.

I don’t know if it’s very elegant but we have the raw material in abundance and easy to obtain.

disguise with recycled newspapers

Dragon wings and tail.

Just great.

Dragon wings and tail

Homemade carnival hats with plastic plates.

Homemade carnival hats with plastic plates

Leonidas costume.

Leonidas or gladiator …

Gladiator costume

Dinosaur costume made from recycled cardboard for carnival.

This handmade Halloween costume is not only more environmentally friendly, it is also a good sustainable practice for the family. A dinosaur with cardboard boxes

Dinosaur costume made from recycled cardboard for carnival

Homemade robot costume.

This one takes a lot of work but the result will be worth it. With certain templates, you will make the different parts of the costume out of cardboard.

Homemade robot costume

John Hancock superhero costume.

John Hancock Superhero Costume

Carnival masks with plastic bottles.

Masks with plastic bottles

Recycled dinosaur costume.

Recycled dinosaur costume.

Apple iPod costume with cardboard boxes and paper.

Apple iPod suit with cardboard and paper boxes

Horse with cowboy costume.

Horse with cowboy costume

Velazquez painter costume.

Painter-Velazquez-Costume

Homemade Eiffel Tower costume.

Homemade Eiffel Tower costume

Homemade costume with balloons.

homemade balloon costume

Octopus costume.

For the youngest in the house.

octopus costume

Diver tanks with plastic bottles.

It is spectacular. What can be done with two simple plastic bottles and a pinch of imagination, plated!

Diver tanks with plastic bottles.

Costume ideas for the carnival recycling plastic bags.

Carnival costume ideas by recycling plastic bags

Robot costume.

Robot costume

Menina costume.

Menina costume.

Cardboard costumes.

Cardboard costumes.

Roll of photographs with paper and cardboard.

recycled-costume-photos-roll

Rubik’s Cube.

Although its fashion was far behind in the 80s, who does not know the Rubik’s cube? This fancy it’s also fun and easy to do.

Rubik's Cube

Washing machine with disguise.

Creativity is endless and even the washing machine has entered the Party. But isn’t it true that children love a good washing machine?

Cardboard washing machine suit

Super space rocket.

How to make a super space rocket

If you make a great rocket like this for your son, I assure you he will love it. A very easy “do it yourself” project with simple materials to do without spending money.

Homemade fairy princess costume.

Homemade fairy princess costume

Made with wings cut from a cardboard box and drawn in white paint, we glued straps to hang them on the back, like a backpack. To complete, a cardboard crown.

Aviator with airplane.

Aviator with airplane

A super original costume for your children to be the stars of the party.

Cardboard pirate hat.

Cardboard pirate hat

Thomas train costume.

Thomas train costume

The Thomas train is one of the most popular characters for the little ones in the house. This costume is easy to put on and take off, you will feel comfortable with it. It is made with a painted cardboard box, on which the various decorations are glued.

And finally, don’t miss this dad who creates amazing Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs:

Costumes for children in wheelchairs

The year 2008, Ryan weimer He asked his son with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) who or what he wanted to be for Halloween. Keaton, his son, told him he wanted to be a pirate. This is where his father used all of his creativity and ingenuity to create a great costume for the little one to go and grab some candy.