This costume will have your child running out the door rain or shine, in no time!

Weatherman costume
Credit: Jenny Risher

What You'll Need

  • Blue and silver craft paper or craft foam
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Fishing line
  • Kids' bubble umbrella ($9;

Make It

1. Cut out two matching raindrop shapes and two matching lightning-bolt shapes from blue craft foam or paper.

2. Glue like shapes together with one end of a 12" length of fishing line sandwiched in between. Repeat to make additional shapes.

3. Tie fishing line to spokes of Umbrella.

Originally published in the October 2009 issue of Parents magazine.

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