Making an elephant costume for a child requires crafting cardboard ears, a trunk made from a paper towel tube and a tail made out of craft foam. A few store-bought items, such as a baseball cap, a gray sweater and pants,... More »

An adult African elephant weighs between 4,000 and 14,000 pounds, according to Sea World Parks and Entertainment, while an adult Asian elephant weighs between 4,000 and 10,000 pounds. Female elephants are slightly smalle... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Elephants

Some examples of homemade adult costumes are mummy, mime and bat. Other interesting homemade adult costumes include minions, jellyfish, Waldo and Wenda, teenage mutant ninja turtles and Pikachu. More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Sewing

One quick, easy way to make a dinosaur costume with craft foam is to start with a hooded sweatshirt or jumpsuit and attach foam details, such as horns, spikes, scales or claws. Craft foam, also called EVA foam, can easil... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Sewing

The body parts of an elephant include the trunk, tusks, teeth, ears, legs, skin and a tail. In common with all vertebrates, they also have skeletons and internal organs. Elephants also have a brain that is four times the... More »

A lion costume is a cute choice for a child at Halloween. Using a yellow hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants as a basis, you can create a lion costume using different colors of felt. Tan gloves with fake talons can be added... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Sewing

Make an easy elephant trunk for fun and games with a paper towel roll, paint, yarn, a paint brush and scissors. Paint the paper towel roll, cut holes in it, and thread yarn through the holes. This whole project, aside fr... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting