Costumes & Crafts

Make Halloween magic without toil or trouble!


Things You'll Need

  • Baggy white shirt or white striped "sailor" shirt
  • Capri or knickers length pants (feel free to cut or role to length)
  • Brown or black tie up shoes
  • 1 yard of red striped material or red bandana
  • Cardboard
  • Aluminum foil
  • Floppy hat
  • Feathers
  • Leather belt with a big buckle
  • Tacky glue or glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Gold jewelry

How to Make

  • Pick a combination of the base outfits described above.

  • Tie a bandana around the pirate's waist or head.

  • Use cardboard to cut out sword shapes. (See Pattern)

  • Glue aluminum foil around the cardboard blade of the sword.

  • Glue feathers to the hat.

  • Adorn with gold as the "stolen treasure".