Kids' Halloween Costume: Candy Dots

In a pinch for a clever homemade Halloween costume? No worries, you can quickly whip up this sweet costume for your child.

Candy Dots Costume: Beauty

Candy Dots Costume: Beauty

Candy Dots Costume: Beauty

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Candy Dots Costume: Beauty

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Materials Needed:

  • (9) 2" foam balls, cut in half
  • pink, yellow and blue craft paint
  • paintbrush
  • white top, bathing suit cover-up or dress that fits child
  • hot-glue gun and glue sticks
  • electric knife
  • strips of candy dots
  • hair barrettes

Cut Then Paint Balls

Use electric knife to cut all 9 foam balls in half to create a total of 18 halves. Paint 6 blue, 6 pink and 6 yellow and allow paint to fully dry.

Attach to Cover-Up, Dress or Top

Place clothing item on a flat surface. Starting near the top, attach painted halves with hot glue in same-color groups of 6 in evenly spaced bands (Image 1). Complete the look by folding strips of real candy dots into bows you then attach to hair barrettes with hot glue (Image 2).

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