Minions are popular characters loved by both kids and adults. They are adorable, funny, and always up to some mischief. One of the most recognizable features of the Minions is their iconic goggles. If you are a fan of these lovable yellow creatures, you might want to try making your own Minion goggles. With a few simple materials and some creativity, you can create a fun and unique accessory that is sure to turn heads.
Here are the steps to create your very own DIY Minion goggles:
- Two empty toilet paper rolls
- Yellow acrylic paint
- Black elastic band
- Hot glue gun
- Clear plastic or acetate sheet
Step 1: Paint the Toilet Paper Rolls Using a yellow acrylic paint, paint both toilet paper rolls. You can use a brush or a sponge to apply the paint evenly. Make sure to paint the inside of the rolls as well. Let the paint dry completely before moving on to the next step.
Step 2: Cut the Clear Plastic Sheet Using the marker, trace the shape of the lenses onto the clear plastic sheet. You can use the toilet paper roll to help you measure the size of the lenses. Cut out the lenses using scissors.
Step 3: Attach the Lenses Using the hot glue gun, attach the lenses to the inside of the toilet paper rolls. Make sure they are centered and secure.
Step 4: Add the Elastic Band Cut a piece of black elastic band that fits snugly around your head. Glue the ends of the band to the sides of the toilet paper rolls. Make sure the band is evenly spaced and secure.
Step 5: Add the Goggle Straps Using the black elastic band, cut two small pieces and glue them to the sides of the toilet paper rolls. These will serve as the goggle straps.
Step 6: Finishing Touches Using the black marker, draw the Minion’s signature goggle frame around the lenses. You can add some extra details, like bolts or buttons, to make the goggles more authentic.
And there you have it – your very own DIY Minion goggles! With a little creativity, you can customize these goggles to fit your own style. They are perfect for Halloween costumes, cosplay events, or just for fun. Plus, they are a great way to recycle empty toilet paper rolls. Give this project a try and let your inner Minion shine!