Chucky. One scary doll who’s given some of us many sleepless nights.
But then, when a toddler wears the costume, it’s funnily creepy. Or would that be creepily cute?
If you plan to dress your kid in a toddler Chucky costume for Halloween, here are some ideas on how to make the outfit.
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DIY Toddler Chucky CostumePre-owned Ones on Ebay, but this is hard to come by. So the best way to get this outfit together is to DIY-it and to mix and match a few things for that perfect Chucky doll look.
Good Guy Chucky Overalls For Toddlers
Any blue bib overalls like the ones below work well for this costume.
Use an old one. Buy a new one. Get one from the Salvation Army!
You don’t even have to paint it or write anything on it (so you can use it again!). But if you want to make it a lot like the Chucky doll overalls, you can use puffy fabric paint, Sharpies fabric markers. or permanent markers to write and draw on it.
Chucky Good Guys Patch For OverallsWhat Is On Chucky’s Overalls? Chucky’s overalls has the words Good guys written on it. Here’s a Good Guys Iron On patch that’s very easy to sew on to a pair of overalls. The overalls also has some images on it which you can draw using fabric pen. Theses images include a worker’s helmet, a bat and a gun. Tip: To copy the exact images on the overalls, print this Chucky doll image and use it as a pattern to copy the images. But to be honest, this costume can still look amazing without these images on the overalls.
The Hem Of The OverallsHere’s another detail that makes the overalls very much like Chucky’s — the multicolored hem of the bottom of the pants. Here’s piece of fabric that you can use for this.
Toddler Chucky Shirt: Long Sleeve Striped Shirt Ideas
And then there’s the long-sleeved striped shirt. Chucky’s shirt is a mixture of blue, red, white, green stripes. You probably won’t easily find this in your child’s wardrobe.
You have two choices to go about this. You can buy a rainbow-colored shirt that closely resembles the original color or you can make the shirt yourself which is very easy to do.
Buy a Long Sleeved Rainbow Stripes Chucky Shirt
Here are four different long-sleeved shirts that you can use for a Chucky toddler costume.
These shirts are available in 2T-3T, 3T-4T and 18-24 months. These sizes pretty much covers toddler sizes, right? Update: the last one only has sizes from 4T.
Striped Chucky Shirt: Easy DIY TipsHere’s a kids Chucky shirt with colors that are very similar to the one in the movie. You can buy it here. This shirt is available in baby sizes (18-24 months), 2T -3T, 4T-5T,4-6, 6-8, 8-10 and 10-12! However, I think that this is going to run out of stock as Halloween draws nearer — and when that happens, a rainbow-colored shirt look just as great!
These are the colors on Chucky’s shirt that you can copy if you want to make the toddler Chucky shirt yourself.
Using the color combination above, you can easily make your own rainbow striped shirt.
- Start with a long-sleeved white shirt.
- Using permanent markers or fabric paint, draw the stripes as shown in the color palette above. If you want it to be straight, use tape in between colors (and wait for it to dry.
- 3. It really is that easy. Just make sure you use the correct fabric paint like this.
Here’s a video on how to make a long sleeve striped shirt using fabric paint and tape:
The Hair: Important For A Chucky Costume For 2 – 3 Year Olds
The hair is one of Chucky’s easily recognizable feature. So it’s a good idea to do something with your child’s hair to make it look like one.
I assume that a lot of toddlers would not be too keen to wear a wig. So the alternative is to use a temporary hair color that you can easily put on and off.
This Kevin Murphy hair color has very good reviews. It’s not made for kids, so you may want to try a little bit of it behind your child’s ears (like when you’re dyeing your own hair) to make sure it doesn’t cause any allergic reaction.
In the video below (for making the makeup) the mom in the video uses a temporary hair spray like this one.
The Chucky Makeup Tutorial
How elaborate the makeup is depends on how well your child is going to sit down for his/her makeup to be done.
The bare minimum is simply to put freckles on. You can also add some temporary scar tattoo/sticker which looks pretty cool.
The Easy Way To Do a Chucky Makeup: A Temporary Tattoo
Your job just got easier! You don’t have to learn how to do Chucky’s makeup. All you need are these temporary scar tattoos or stickers and you’re done. Check it out.
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Video tutorial: Chucky’s Makeup
Here’s what’s involved when doing make up for a toddler. It starts with a lot of hair spray, red lipstick for the scar and lollipops.
The Chucky Good Guy Shoes
Any red sneakers will do. or one like the red Keds below.
The Accessory: The Fake Knife For A Chuckie Costume
Not necessary for a toddler. But if you want to complete the whole costume, check out this bloody butcher knife toy below.
Chucky Outfit For Toddlers
Here are some toddlers in a Chucky outfit. Use this to get some ideas on how to make the costume yourself!
Here are some kids in a Chucky costume.
And Check out this little Chucky enjoying himself!
How To Make A Chucky Toddler Costume: Video Tutorials
Fancy making a Chucky costume for your child by yourself? Here are some video tutorials to guide you with this task.
Here’s an easy one using a striped shirt, dungarees, and red shoes. They’re also using spray dye and drawing stitches on his face.– an early chucky version as his father says.
This is a bit more elaborate and needs sewing. The video starts with an old pair of denim which is cut to make a pair of overalls for the little guy. It also uses a pair of striped fabric. This is sewn into the seams of the dungarees as well as made into the shirt.
Hope you enjoyed this one! And if you end up making this Halloween costume for your toddler, do send us a pic so we can post it here too!