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DIY Plants vs Zombies Chomper Costume

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DIY Plants vs Zombies Chomper Costume

Hungry for zombies!!!

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Photo #1 - Hungry for zombies!!! Photo #2 - Chomper from Plants vz Zombies
Costume type:  Costumes for Boys
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Video Game Costumes

This homemade costume for boys entered our 2018 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Steve, the 'Plants vs Zombies Chomper' costume creator:

My son, JJ (9), is wearing this hand made Chomper costume based on the character from the Plants vs Zombies mobile game.

THE HEAD:
The head was made out of paper mache (5layers) using an oversized beach ball which was then deflated and pulled out. A small section was then cut out and a pool noodle was inserted to make the lips. The teeth and spikes were cut out of foam sheets and hot glued. The leaves around the base of the head were cut from foam sheets and painted green. This ended being a very light-weight mask (just over 3 lbs)

BODY (only item not custom made)
Lycra bodysuit purchased at costume shop.

ANKLE LEAVES
The leaves around the ankles were cut from foam sheets and spray painted neon green.

Rating: 4.2 of 5. Votes: 12

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#1 comment by Lorena October 3, 2019

Love it!

#2 comment by Beth October 14, 2019

Awesome job!!! Can I ask what size beach ball you used? Thank you!!

#3 comment by Steve October 15, 2019

I used a 16" beach ball. It was $5 on Amazon.

#4 comment by Beth Brown October 15, 2019

Thank you!!

#5 comment by Kim October 20, 2019

In the process of making this.... What did you use for the tongue??

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