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 »

Some easy homemade costumes are a jellyfish and a silent film star. Some especially creative ideas to make at home include a piñata, a bag of jelly beans and a bath puff. More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Sewing

An easy to make homemade monkey costume involves gluing felt pieces to the front and a feather boa to the back of a brown hooded sweatshirt. Everything needed to make this costume can be purchased at a local craft supply... More »

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