"Where's Waldo?" is a cartoon created by Martin Handford in which the main character, Waldo, hides among a large and humorous landscape. It is the reader's job to find Waldo. Handford's books became very popular with children all over the world. Dressing up as Waldo is a quick and easy costume idea that would be appropriate for any party.
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Things you need
- Long-sleeve shirt
- Red fabric paint
- Blue trousers
- Brown shoes
- White stocking cap
- Tan messenger bag
Create a Waldo shirt. Waldo is best known by his red and white long-sleeved shirt. If you cannot find a red and white shirt at the store, you can make your own. Take a white long-sleeved shirt and paint horizontal stripes with red fabric paint. Let dry.
Find appropriate trousers and shoes. Waldo is always wearing blue jeans and brown shoes.
Replicate Waldo's stocking cap. In each scene, Waldo wears a white hat that has a red stripe and a red top. Use the red fabric paint on a white cap if you cannot find a hat similar to Waldo's in your closet or local stores.
Add accessories. Waldo wears black glasses. You can buy fake glasses at a gag or costume shop if you do not have your own. He is sometimes also seen with a brown messenger bag. If you own one add it to your costume to complete the look.
Tips and warnings
- If you own a pet, dress him or her up as Woof, Waldo's dog.
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