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Topic: Child Costume: Transforming Optimus Prime!  (Read 2160 times)
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« on: November 01, 2007 09:44:34 AM »

My six year old son wanted to be Optimus Prime for Halloween. My husband and him decided it must transform or it's not a real transformer  Undecided So here is what they came up with.

Here he is a robot

Here he is a truck

Everything is made with recycled materials, except the paint. Mainly cardboard, paper tape, brass fasteners, an old beat up fireman's hat, boxes from fuses, and some elastic from a few different pairs of pants that have holes and fit no one anymore. He wore a pair of black sweatpants and a red sweatshirt (not really shown). He also wore blue gloves (not shown.)

I hope you all like it as much as he did!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2007 09:50:17 AM by Ezri_B » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2007 10:06:46 AM »

this is so cool! your son is very lucky! i love transformers. its cool to see the younger generations love it as much as we did in the eighties!
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2007 03:40:48 PM »

That is RAD! Your son & DH are right, it's would have only been HALF as cool as it is now if would not have transformed. I am so impressed with it.

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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2007 04:32:53 PM »

Thank you so much!

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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2007 01:23:25 PM »

I'm modularly challenged in thinking.  I would have never figured this one out.  You did a great job!!  Wow... I'm clicking "this rocks."   Wink

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« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2007 03:00:01 PM »

They did a great job making this - I imagine they had a lot of fun with it!

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