Henry was Officer Buckle for Halloween (from the wonderful children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria). He's been talking about Officer Buckle for many months now,
so this costume seemed like the way to go.
I bought a boy's size 5 shirt from Goodwill and cut off the sleeves and cut down the sides to fit him and then put it back together. I used the extra fabric for the tabs on the shoulders. Then I got some silver jeans buttons to add some "flair". I made the belt with two compartments and sewed a sewing tape measure in one and a film canister in the other and added a plastic buckle that I had lying around.
The police hat was skipped because there was no way he'd leave it on.
The Saturday before Halloween is the children's costume parade in our town.
Ben took Henry since I was sick that day. Henry's stuffed dog is standing in for Gloria.
They hit the park swings and slide after the parade.
Henry has been enjoying the pumpkins and says, "big pumpkin!" every time he sees one.
Jack o' lanterns are called "funny faces!"
I hope your Halloween was a blast, too.