Introduction: Toddler Iron Man Costume
A great costume for your little super!
Paint (red, yellow)
Foam sheet x2 ( I used a floor mat)
Blue LED bike lights
2 mm craft foam
Hot glue gun and glue
Red long sleeved shirt
Red sweat pants
Step 1: Cut and Lay Out Your Pattern
Cut the Pieces out and lay them out according to the picture above. You need two of each sheet, you won’t use all the circles and little Pieces.
Get the pattern here. http://www.mediafire.com/file/n7eb9qzzko91o8x/Mark_4_-_6.rar/file
Once you know how they lay out start tracing onto the foam
Step 2: Hot Glue!!!
Hot glue the pieces together on an angle so the chest piece curves inward
Step 3: Paper Mache
I decided to papier-mâché the body to get a smoother look.
5 cups of water
One cup of flour
Boil until You have a thick pasteTake strips of paper dip in the papier-mâché and draped over your project
Let dry over night
Step 4: Arc Reactor
Cut out the print out of the arc reactor and trace onto 2 mm craft Foam
Cut out out arc reactor
Take cardboard and outline edge making a sort of cup.
Place a piece of paper inside
Step 5: Arc Reactor Part Two
Place your bicycle lights inside your arc reactor, and tape in place.
Glue a circle of cardboard on the back of the arc reactor leaving the Battery pack out.
Glue the battery pack on the outside of the reactor.
Step 6: Rocket Boosters
Make four cylinders of paper and paint red
Paint eight strips of 2 mm craft Foam Yellow
Glue the foam strips around the top and bottom of the rocket cylinders
Glue two rocket cylinders together slightly uneven
Glue Velcro onto the bottom of your toddler pants
And the other side of the Velcro onto the back of your rocket boosters
Attach the boosters to the pants
Step 7: The Helmet
The helmet is pretty much the same process as the chest plate, the template is here.
Again, I chose to paper mache over the helmet to make it smooth.
Paint your helmet
Step 8: Painting the Chest Plate
The entire chest plate is red so it’s not a Difficult task
Just make sure you have lots of red paint
Step 9: Straps and Arc Reactor
Place straps on the inside of your chest plate by cutting slots into your plate and sliding the straps through
Place your arc reactor inside the circular hole in the middle of your chest plate
Glue in place
Step 10: Assemble!!
Participated in the
Halloween Contest 2019