Ready to be a Pokémon trainer? We repurposed a set of kids clothes using a few household supplies to transform a trick-or-treater into the cartoon hero.

Ash Ketchum Costume
PRIMARY.COM

This costume idea comes from our friends at Primary.com. Using simple garments such as a polo shirt and baseball hat ensures that the costume is measured to fit perfectly. The rest is simply add-ons! When shopping for crafting supplies, check out your local dime store: they will have most items on the list of materials.

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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Ash Ketchum Costume
Step 1

To make the jacket: Cut the sleeves off of the hoodie. Cut two strips of yellow felt for the pockets and attach them with the hot glue gun. Cut out a small circle and glue it to the chest of the hoodie.

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Ash Ketchum Costume
Step 2

To make the hat: Draw an Ash logo onto dark green felt and cut out. Glue the logo to the hat.

Ash Ketchum Costume
Step 3

To make the gloves: Cut the fingers from the gloves. Cut two strips of light green felt. (Tip: Since felt doesn't stretch, let your child put the gloves on first before pinning the felt strips into circular cuffs for the gloves.)

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Step 4

To assemble the costume, put on the pants and the polo first, then layer the t-shirt over the polo. (Tip: We rolled up the sleeves of the t-shirt so that the white sleeves of the polo would show.) Add your hoodie, hat, and gloves, and you're all set!

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