Oscar the Grouch Costume

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Are you ready to embrace your inner grump and become the life of the party? With a little bit of creativity and some basic materials, you can make your own cute and fun Oscar the Grouch costume! Oscar the Grouch is one of the most beloved characters from the iconic children’s show .

Oscar the Grouch Costume – Sesame Street

This guide will walk you through the process of creating your own homemade Oscar the Grouch costume, perfect for Halloween, themed parties or just for fun. So, grab your green fabric and let’s get started on bringing this lovable grouch to life!

Furry Jacket

Oscar the Grouch Costume - Sesame Street Fancy Dress - Fur Jacket

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One of the key elements of an Oscar the Grouch costume is the furry green jacket. You can purchase a green furry jacket or make your own by attaching green fur fabric to a regular jacket. This will give the appearance of Oscar’s furry exterior.

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EVA Foam

Oscar the Grouch Costume - Sesame Street Fancy Dress - EVA Foam

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To create the trash can that Oscar lives in, use EVA foam, a popular material among cosplayers for props creation. Cut and shape the foam to resemble a trash can and paint it silver to make it look more realistic.

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Silver Paint

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To give your trash can that extra touch of realism, use silver acrylic paint to give it a metallic look.

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Yellow Paper

Oscar the Grouch Costume - Sesame Street Fancy Dress - SCRAM

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To add the iconic “SCRAM” warning on the trash can, paste yellow construction paper on the side of the trash can, using the word “SCRAM” in bold letters.

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Complete Costume Set

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Want to make the entire family into Oscar the Grouch? You can purchase a full costume set for men to include the furry jacket, pants, and the trash can. This will make it easy to put together a complete and authentic looking Oscar the Grouch costume.

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Oscar the Grouch Overview

Oscar the Grouch is a fictional character from the children’s television show Sesame Street. He is a green, furry Muppet monster who lives in a trash can and is known for his grumpiness and love of trash. He was created by Jim Henson and first appeared on the show in 1969.

Oscar’s character is portrayed as being grouchy and difficult to get along with, but also has a softer side and can be a good friend. He is often shown interacting with the other characters on Sesame Street, including Big Bird, Elmo, and his pet worm, Slimey.

Oscar is also known for his catchphrase “I love trash” and his love of all things dirty and smelly. He has a pet elephant named Pestie, who also shares his love of trash.

Oscar the Grouch is one of the most recognizable and beloved characters from Sesame Street and has appeared in various forms of media such as books, merchandise, and video games. He has become a cultural icon and continues to be popular among both children and adults.

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Written by Doc Cotton

Doc Cotton is a man of simple pleasures and diverse interests. His heart belongs to the world of cosplay, costumes and fancy dress, with a special fondness for Halloween, where his creative spirit truly shines. Over the years he has been hired by people across the country to make custom halloween costumes and other fancy dress for specific events.

When he's not busy crafting imaginative costumes, Doc Cotton loves nothing more than a good party. He's the one who knows how to turn any gathering into a memorable event, infusing it with fun and excitement.

Beyond the world of costumes and festivities, Doc Cotton finds solace and joy in van life and outdoor adventures. Whether he's hitting the open road, camping beneath the stars, or exploring the great outdoors, he cherishes every moment of his outdoor escapades.

You can catch up with Doc Cotton's insights and experiences on his writing platforms, CostumeRocket and HotPartyShack. There, he shares his costume wisdom and event-planning expertise, offering inspiration and tips to fellow enthusiasts.

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