How to Make Kids' Costumes


Night Sprite
Make a night sprite mask with craft foam -- and your imagination.
Make a night sprite mask with craft foam -- and your imagination.

Become a night sprite by creating this special disguise. After dark, night sprites are just beginning to have fun. They love starry nights, fireflies, and the sound of crickets.

No one knows what they look like, of course. These mysterious creatures stay well hidden in the dark. But you can imagine -- and become a mysterious night sprite yourself.

What You'll Need

Body glitter and face paint

Craft foam, in several different colors

Gauzy fabric, streamers, or wide ribbon

How to Make the Night Sprite Craft

Step 1. Cover yourself with body glitter and glow-in-the-dark face paint.

Step 2. Make wings by draping gauzy fabric, streamers, or wide ribbon over your arms.

Step 3: Use layers of craft foam to make a mask. The bottom layer should be black; the next layer should be yellow.

Step 4: Decorate the rest of the mask by using your own imagination. Add stripes, dots -- anything creative and original.

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