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Those who have a Transformers lover at home are definitely going to want to take a closer look at this latest clip provided by the Parents and Projects Channel. They made a Bumblebee transformer costume for their 5-year-old boy that you just have to see.

It even folds up and becomes a race car, just like the real thing. We must warn you, though. The costumes are a total DIY job and you’ll need to set aside a decent amount of time if you’re going to duplicate the magic that has taken place here. The creators of this video are definitely not trying to create any false expectations with the clip, that is for sure.

Photo: Max Pixel

“Not going to lie, this homemade Bumblebee Transformer costume was not easy to build. It took over 40 hours and lots of patience. It was well worth it though after seeing my 5 year olds face once it was ready to try on,” they shared.

The last part is the most important of all. We would all do whatever it takes to make our little ones laugh and smile.

Photo: YouTube/Parents and Projects
Photo: YouTube/Parents and Projects

Some might be worried about the costs of the materials, as opposed to the amount of time that it takes. Fortunately, they are here to offer some necessary reassurance on the matter. They shared in the video below:

“This DIY Transformer costume didn’t cost much at all. You could actually build it for under $50. …This homemade Transformer costume is basically cardboard and styrofoam. You will need a glue gun and some silicon to mend everything together. Then you just need some paint to make the homemade Bumblebee costume look really good.”

Photo: YouTube/Parents and Projects

If you take a closer look at the video, they go into further detail about the materials that are needed. They’ll also provide helpful hints that are sure to make the process easier.

“For this DIY cardboard costume I plan on developing a downloaded build plan with a material list so you don’t have to go to Home Depot 10 times like I did. I am going to make building this DIY costume easy for you,” he shares. We are grateful for that. After all, if the project takes 40 hours to complete as is, the last thing that we need are a bunch of side trips.

Check out the video below:

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