How to make a boy Lego Costume
Follow these instructions to turn a plain old cardboard box into a costume with all the right angles.
STEP 1: Cut off the bottom flaps of a box (ours measured 16″W _ó 29″H _ó 11″D) with a utility knife. Tape down the top flaps.
STEP 2: To create head and arm holes, trace a dinner plate on the top of the box and saucers on each of the box’s sides, and cut out with the utility knife.
STEP 3: Lay the box flat on its back. Using wood glue, affix eight round 2″H x 4″diam. craft boxes ($1.19 each; bjcraftsupplies.com) Äî without their lids Äî in two vertical rows along the front, as shown. Make sure the bottoms of the craft boxes face out.
STEP 4: Once the glue has dried, spray-paint the entire piece glossy red. If necessary, coat multiple times for a brighter color, then let dry.