Kids love dressing up as their favorite movie characters. However, buying costumes for each character that they love for the week can get rather expensive. These DIY Maleficent Mickey Ears are a cheaper solution for turning your kiddo into Maleficent for a day.
Supplies Needed for Maleficent Mickey Ears
- Black, Purple and Green glitter foam sheets
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- Marker or Pen
- Black Sewing Trim
- Black Headband
DIY Maleficent Mickey Ears Tutorial
Download and print out the Maleficent Mickey ears template. Cut the template out and trace it onto the foam.
Cut the foam pieces out and set aside.
You will need 3 pieces of the black and purple foam for each horn and ear.
Glue the 3 pieces of foam together with the glitter facing the front. Glue the green flames on top of the purple foam. Set aside.
Start assembling the bow. Put the pieces of the bow together and add a bit of glue to secure in place.
See photo for example. Repeat this with the second piece.
Place the bow on the bottom piece of it and then wrap a small strip around the middle and secure with glue.
Glue a border around the horns and ears with black sewing trim.
Glue the ears onto the headband.
Once those are glued on, you will want to glue the horns onto the headband.
Glue the bow in the center.
Your maleficent ears are ready to be worn!
Download Your Maleficent Mickey Ears Template Here!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Place bacon strips on parchment paper.
Once oven is preheated place the cookie sheet in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until the bacon is crispy
Remove from oven and allow to cool before chopping.
Pour the oil and minced garlic in a large pan over medium to high heat.
Once the oil is hot, add the potatoes.
Sprinkle the salt, black pepper and old bay spice onto the potatoes and mix.
Mix in the bell peppers and cook for 10 minutes or until soft.
Mix in the chopped bacon.
Place the potatoes into a serving dish and top with parsley.
Because we know kids like to change up who they are from hour to hour and day to day, here are some other fun Mickey Ears you can make: