Make a monkey costume from things around your home
Updated: Aug 26
Now you have your mask you need a monkey costume. Look around your home for clothes and props you could use. On the next few pages you will see what I found at my house and what next door found. Hopefully this will spark an idea that gets you started.
The woolly hat was a good find for my sock monkey look. Anything woolly would work, jumpers, woolly tights and so on.
Wannabe sock monkeys can’t go wrong with a onesie.
If you haven’t got a onesie try pyjamas
A hoodie and tracksuit bottoms would work as well
Glamourous sock monkey
Red cloth for headwrap
Red polka dot shirt
Tutu - what glamourous items are in your wardrobe?
When is a sock monkey mask ever wrong?
Next door is a monkey musician
While my monkey relaxes in the garden.
Come on, start monkeying around
What’s in your wardrobe that might
make a little monkey magic happen?
Ooer, they mean monkey business. What’s that? They are getting reading for Go Wild, the world’s first socially distanced Carnival? A Waltham Forest Premiere? I say.
Get into your monkey costume, join in our monkey business and Go Wild at home.
We will be visiting homes around these places, so if you live nearby why not?
Stay Home. Join In. Have Fun. Carnival.
We will be popping up round and about
Sun 30 Aug 1pm Chingford Hall
3pm Stocksfield Rd
Mon 31 Aug 1pm Beaumont