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There’s nothing cuter than a newly walking toddler flopping around in a chicken costume for Halloween. But when mom wants a baby chicken, and dad wants something "cooler" for his son, the resulting compromise is the most adorable of roosters!

With just a handful of very accessible items, you too can make this amazing costume for your little one. Kids really grow up so fast, and the photo ops and memories you create with your baby rooster will be priceless. And with a detachable rooster butt, this costume will stand up against even the most active of chickens!

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
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  • - 1 hooded vest
  • - 3 6' feather boas
  • - assorted accent feathers ranging from 4"-8" length
  • - 2 sheets red felt
  • - 3 sheets yellow felt
  • - 7 popsicle sticks
  • - elastic cord, approximately 2 yards total length
  • - red chunky baby blanket yarn
  • - 2 Styrofoam half spheres
  • - 2 small googly eyes
  • - 1 plastic takeout container bowl
  • - parachute cord, about 6 inches total length
  • - 2 parachute cord safety buckles
  • - needle and thread
  • - glue gun
That is the cutest little rooster! And I agree with Lorddrake, makes me think of Moana too :)
Lorddrake10 months ago
That costume is great. It reminds me of the chicken from the movie Moana.
tomatoskins10 months ago
This is so cute! Thanks for sharing your rooster costume!