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Halloween Costumes: Asian Princess Costume

Halloween Costumes: Asian Princess Costume

Total Time 1 hour Ages school-age

This silky number, featuring chopsticks, sandals, and a cool trick for creating big hair, is a very regal look.

More Princess Crafts:

Sparkly Princess Mosaic

Fairy Princess Costume

What you'll need

  • Two 1- by 2-foot pieces of Bubble Wrap
  • Scotch tape
  • Women's black opaque tights
  • Safety pins
  • Silk flowers
  • Chopsticks
  • Black tape
  • White shirt and tights
  • Sandals
  • Silky bathrobe
  • Silk or satin scarf
  • Face makeup

How to make it

  1. To make the wig, individually roll each piece of Bubble Wrap into a narrow tube and Scotch-tape it closed. Stuff one tube into each leg of the black tights. Pull the waist of the tights onto your child's head. Wrap one leg around her head and safety-pin it in place. Tie the second leg into a knot and pin it in place at the center of the wig. Decorate the wig with silk flowers and chopsticks, using black tape to secure them.
  2. Have your child put on the white shirt and tights, the sandals, and the bathrobe. Then tie and pin the scarf in place just above her waistline.
  3. Apply a little lipstick to the center of her lips, some eyeliner, and a round of rouge on each cheek.