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Happy Camper Costume

Free Halloween Costume Pattern and Instructions


Find out how to make this simple yet creative Halloween costume. Follow these directions and you can dress up as a happy camper.

Materials Needed:

  • Old Sleeping Bag
  • Fabric Paint
  • Camping Gear (see ideas below)
  • Needle and Thread or Mono-filament
  • Scissors

Cut a hole in the bottom of the sleeping bag big enough for your head to fit through. Cut two arm holes in the sides. You may also need to trim the opening, which will be around your feet, so you can walk. Use a needle and thread to baste the fabric together where you cut. You can also use tape around the areas you cut just to hold the fabric together.

Use fabric paint to make a happy face on what will be the front center of the sleeping bag. Let the paint dry.

Attach camping gear all over the sleeping bag using a needle and thread of mono-filament. You can attach several of these items and your own:

  • flashlight
  • graham crackers
  • marshmallows
  • chocolate bars
  • bug spray
  • map
  • tin cup
  • canteen
  • binoculars
  • compass

Looking for more costume ideas and Halloween projects? Check out these easy costume ideas! You can also browse through my other Halloween articles and find many Halloween crafts, games, recipes, and other activities.

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