Rain Cloud Costume

This DIY rain cloud costume is so cute, and beyond easy! All you need is a few basic materials you probably already have at home.

  1. Ages: 1 - 8

  2. <30 minutes

  3. Messy

  4. Grownup needed

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather your materials.

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  • Step 2

    Using spray adhesive or hot glue, attach polyester batting to the hat in small clumps. Keep adding on until your cloud is the shape and fluff your kiddo desires!

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  • Step 3

    Fold over the felt sheets and trace large rain drops using a pencil. Then cut out the raindrops so that you have two of each.

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  • Step 4

    Cut pieces of yarn or string in varying lengths. Glue one piece of yarn or string between each raindrop pair.

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  • Step 5

    Glue the ends of the yarn or string on the brim of the cloud hat. Be sure to leave a gap for your little one’s face!

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  • Step 6

    Add more polyester batting to the underside of the hat’s brim to make the cloud look extra fluffy!

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  • Step 7

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