INSIDE : Learn how to make a fun, EASY, and inexpensive DIY Scuba Diver Costume for your children this Halloween in just a few simple steps! Plus, it is a great dress-up outfit for years to come for every age, from babies to older children.
Last year my kids were into all things underwater. So when Halloween was nearing, I decided to create them matching DIY Scuba Diver Halloween Costume.
Unfortunately, I did not capture pictures of the creation process for the blog, but decided to share the few personal photos I had taken from last year.
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What supplies do you need to make a DIY SCUBA DIVER HALLOWEEN COSTUME?
Black shirt and pants
2 sets of 2 Litter Bottles
Cotton Rope or yarn
Spray Paint (green + blue)
Black Electrical Tape
Sponge Hair Curlers
Swim Goggles + Snorkels
Silver Washi tape
HOW TO MAKE A DIY SCUBA DIVER COSTUME:
How to make a SCUBA Diver Costume TOOL BELT:
Since this was a Halloween costume for young children, I made simple accessories. Their tool belt was made from electrical tape and then I wove sponge hair curlers through it. I doubled the tape onto itself so it wasn’t sticky and wrapped around their waist. I then used one additional piece of tape to keep it all together. You could add all kinds of fun little scuba gear related items on their belt but the sponge curlers were light weight and inexpensive, so I just went with these!
How to make Scuba Diver Costume OXYGEN BACKPACKS:
I saved four 2-Litter bottles, washed and dried them. Then I spray painted them the appropriate colors. After they were dry, I added black electrical tape and silver washi tape to secure them together. I used rope to create the straps. Using hot glue I glued the bottom of the rope to the bottom of the painted bottles. The top portion of the rope, I tucked into the bottom and added a dab of glue to secure.
How to make Scuba Diver FACE GEAR:
Target was having a sale on summer swim gear, so I snagged a blue and green set of goggles and snorkels for $6.99. However, these are a similar styled snorkel and mask.
Here is a close up of their tool belt. You can see the doubled up electrical tape and how I wove the sponge curlers through it.
This was such a fun and simple costume! Also my babies were SO LITTLE!!
Scuba Steve Costume:
Now if you are looking to make a Scuba Steve costume, you can still follow my exact directions but simply use a red pair of pants and a yellow top. You could also wear yellow dishwashing gloves for Scuba Steve’s outfit! I found this one on Amazon, but I think going DIY would be much more affordable.
There have been thousands of you all making this halloween costume!! Please tag me on Instagram with your finished products, I’d love to see and share them!!
The best part was they dressed up as scuba divers for months and months afterwards. This was an excellent costume on the cheap that really got some great use out of! So next year be sure to keep DIY Scuba Diver Halloween Costumes high on your list!
You might like the other costumes I’ve made for them: