10 Clever Halloween Costumes for Wheelchair Users

Halloween – the time for pumpkins and witches, costumes and trick-or-treating. For one day, we get a free pass to dress up and be whoever we want. However, wheelchair-users are familiar with the difficulty of trying to incorporate their devices into their costumes. We love seeing costumes that not only include wheelchairs, but actually embrace them. To help inspire you, we’ve rounded up our favorite 10 wheelchair-costumes from around the web.

1. The Flintstones

Flintstones

Image via ride-away.com

This costume uses simple parts attached with twine to create the iconic “Flintmobile”

 

2. Wall-E

Wall-E

Image via Chez PLJ

PIxar fans will love this costume modeled after the adorable robot, Wall-E.

 

3. Bulldozer

Truck

Image via kidzorg.blogspot.com

A few simple pieces attached with zip ties convert this wheelchair into a convincing bulldozer.

 

4. Mario Kart

MarioKart

Image via 101mobility

Video gamers will flip over this realistic version of Mario Kart (and for those who prefer other characters, you could just as easily recreate cars for Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi, and the rest of the gang!)

 

5. Ice Cream Truck

Ice Cream Truck

Image via The Blaze

Everybody loves when the ice cream truck comes around, so why not replicate it with your very own ice cream truck? (Bonus points if you bring ice pops to hand out!)

 

6. E.T. and Elliott

ET

Image via Firefly

Simple handlebars, a basket, red hoodie, and an E.T. doll create the perfect costume to represent the iconic final scenes from the movie.

 

7. Superman

Superman-wheelchair-costume

Image via FasionablyGeek

A fake torso creates the illusion of flying over the city in this clever superhero costume

 

8. Cinderella’s Carriage

Cinderella

Image via minnesota.cbslocal.com

This costume (complete with lights!) transforms a little girl’s wheelchair into a carriage fit for a princess

 

9. Lightning McQueen

Cars

Image via 101Mobility

A wheelchair is transformed into Lightning McQueen, the star of the Disney / Pixar movie, “Cars” (include other characters such as Tow Mater for a great group costume!)

 

10. Biker

Biker

Image via 101mobility.com

With a working front wheel and headlight, this wheelchair is transformed into a realistic chopper

 

We look forward to seeing the creative costumes that come out this Halloween! What’s your favorite from the list? Do you have a favorite wheelchair costume that didn’t make the list? Let us know in the comments!

 

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About Jessica Solimando

Jessica is a Blog writer and Social Media Manager for 101 Mobility. She has been with the company since November, 2014. Her favorite topics to learn and write about include inspirational individuals and natural health and wellness tips.

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