Monday 30 October 2017

Joy of Halloween DIY Robot Costumes - Share the Joy Linky

We have been busy the last couple days creating Halloween DIY Robot Costumes. Last week was the first time in over 3 years that worked away from home while my children was on a school break. I spent most of the week training at a new job while my husband was able to use holiday time to spend the week with our children during their half-term school back. I think he enjoyed making new special memories but I did miss them all tons. 
As I shared in last week's Share the Joy post, I grew up with handmade costumes sewn by my mother and I encourage my children to use their imagination to think of new Halloween costume ideas each year. I was surprised on Wednesday when I came home from work to discover that while I was gone that holes were cut in a couple boxes to create the beginnings of robot costumes. Big Sister expressed that she wanted to be a robot for Halloween while Little Brother wanted to be pumpkin robot.  The last couple days, we have used my supply of metallic Pinty Plus spray paint to spray the cardboard boxes. Little Brother's box required an orange sponged painting. With some glitter card stock, pipe cleaners, and lots of glue we were able to create this year's Halloween costumes. A quick spray of metallic paints on some black leggings and some new Iridescent Rainbow Trainers finished off Big Sister's costume. Big Sister is excited to head out trick-or-treating this year.

What are you or your children dressing up as this Halloween?

Share the Joy is the happiness-focused linky.  Bloggers, writers, artists, poets, if creating something made you laugh out loud, opened your heart, raised your spirits or just made you smile – you’re welcome here.

1) Link up a creation that has brought you JOY – all genres are welcome, new or old favourites and as many links as you like!

2) Include the Share the Joy badge (below) or a text link back to this page in your own post.

3) Please comment on one of our hosts’ posts and a few others. Let’s Share the JOY through commenting!

A new "Share the Joy" linky every Monday and runs for a whole week, so you’ll never be too late. And don’t forget to tweet me @LadybugHome1 and also @lizzie_roles , @AllSortsHere and @SpiritKidNet the URL to your post using the hashtag #ShareTheJoyLinky so we can retweet it.

Feel free to invite your friends to join in – JOY is always better when it’s shared!

Head over to Amanda's blog, Spirit Kid Network to link up this week.

Thank you to everyone that linked up last week! I hope you have a week filled with joy!

1 comment

  1. What brilliant costumes, Christina - how wonderful that your kids knew what exactly what they wanted to dress up as and enjoyed making their costumes from scratch with you :) #sharethejoylinky


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