DIY CARDBOARD DINOSAUR HEAD

So dinosaurs are a thing, right? My kids were really into dinosaurs when they were like three years old, everything had to be a just like a T-rex or Raptor "Come on...eat your veggies like a dinosaur". 

I thought that they had grown out of the whole dinosaur thing, but then Jarassic World reignited their passion all over again and dinosaurs are all the rage in our house.

So it's been a no brainer for me to make the next cardboard template a Tyrannosaurus rex, because in my kids minds he/she is the ultimate of all dinosaurs to dress up as. 

 

 

 

My kids and their friends have gone wild of the dinosaur head costumes and I'm pretty sure your's will too. It is a fun template to put together and a lot of the joins are covered up by the dinosaur bumps so it's also forgiving on your hot glueing skills.

 

Your can Download the Dinosaur Head costume template and dress up as your favourite T-Rex Dinosaur this halloween or fancy dress party with this Dinosaur head made out of cardboard.

 

 

Things you will need to make this costume: 

 

~ Dinosaur Head Template

~ Single walled cardboard

 (about 5mm thick , you should be able to fit all templates on a         75x95cm sheet of cardboard) Most Ikea boxes will do as long as they   are single walled

~ Thin Single walled cardboard or card

     (about 2mm thick, you will need it thin enough to cut with scissors)

~ A3 printer/paper

~ Craft blade

~ Black and white marker pen

~ Polystyrene ball (4-5cm radius)

~ Scissors

~ Hot glue gun and glue sticks

~ Blu-tac (Sticky tac)

 

 

 

The dinosaur head is easy to put together using the template and it's step by step instructions. There is also this fun instructional video to watch to help you make the best DIY costume possible. 

 

 by Zygote Brown Designs

 

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