This Halloween, keep baby close and portable by taking a cue from our furry friends down under. Combine these easy-to-make kangaroo hats with a brown ensemble, then fix baby onto your front with a comfy cloth carrier.Camille Styles; Photography by Buff Strickland
Print out mommy kangaroo and baby kangaroo templates, attached above, and cut out stencils. Trace individual stencil shapes onto corresponding colored felt sheets and cut out.
Referring to image below, use a hot glue gun to attach felt pieces to front of brown hat. When attaching the ears, cut a slit in the middle of the bottom tab as indicated on the stencil, then fold the tab back while angling the two halves inward before gluing onto hat.
Pair mom's hat with brown leggings and a tunic or sweatshirt. Dress baby in a brown onesie before comfortably positioning him or her in a brown cloth carrier or sling for a "kangaroo pouch" effect.