How to Make a Mummy Costume

Things You'll Need

  • 1 to 2 white or gray sheets
  • 2 to 3 rolls of wide cloth tape
  • White socks
  • Black or gray eye shadow
  • Red food coloring or paint
  • Glow-in-the-dark paint, if desired

How to Make a Mummy Costume. Halloween is the perfect time for little witches, spooks, goblins and mummies. Don't settle for store-bought costumes this year, because learning how to make a mummy costume is quick and easy. The white material makes an easily seen costume for children and there is no vision-blocking mask. Read on to learn how to make a boo-tiful mummy costume.


  • Use as much tape as necessary to keep strips snug and in place. This costume requires two people to help create it in just minutes.


  • Be sure that strips around the eyes are secure. Make sure there are no strips dragging underfoot that could trip a trick-or-treater. For extra safety, use glow-in-the-dark paint around wrists and ankles, shoes, on the back of the costume or anywhere that would be noticed by motorists.