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 should I say 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 Costume
Good Guy Chucky Overalls
Any overalls should do. 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 little more like Chucky, you can use puffy fabric paint, Sharpies fabric markers. or permanent markers to write and draw on it. Remember that Chucky’s overalls say Good Guy on it.
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, right?
You have two choices to go about this. You can settle for one that closely resembles the original color or make the shirt yourself.
Striped shirt color combination.
Here are four different long-sleeved shirts that you can use for a Chucky toddler costume.
DIY Striped shirt: Make It Yourself
Using the color combination above, you can easily make your own striped shirt. Start with a long-sleeved white shirt. Using permanent markers or fabric paint, draw on 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.
Here’s a video on how to make a long sleeve striped shirt using fabric paint and tape:
These are the colors on Chucky’s shirt that you can copy if you want to make the toddler Chucky shirt yourself. (via Fanpop)
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
How elaborate the makeup is largely 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.
Here is what’s involved when doing make up for a toddler. Starts with a lot of hair spray, red lipstick for the scar and lollipops.
Any red sneakers will do. or one like this red Keds.
The Accessory: The Knife
Not necessary for a toddler. But if you want to complete the whole costume, check out this bloody butcher knife toy.
Toddlers In A Chucky Costume
Here are some toddlers in a Chucky costume.
And Check out this little Chucky enjoying himself!
How To Make A chuck 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!
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