Make a Rock Pigeon costume

Rock Pigeon makes his own costumes – now you can too!

Here are some easy instructions to help you dress-up like Rock from the Real Pigeons squad.

And don’t miss our gallery of Real Pigeons costumes for ideas and inspiration.

What you’ll need

  • A cardboard box
  • Scissors that can cut through cardboard (work with an adult for this, kids!)
  • Paint (blue, white, grey)
  • Paintbrushes
  • A cap
  • A marker
  • Tape or string

Instructions

1. Find an old cardboard box to trace and cut out a wing shape

2. Add some feathers to your wings by drawing them on with a marker

3. Time to paint. Mix up your colours with blue and grey to get the perfect colour.

4. Draw Rock Pigeon’s face – or print this Rock’s face PDF (0.1 MB)

5. Cut out Rock’s face and tape it to a hat

6. Secure your wings. You can use string, elastic bands or tape.

7. Put your amazing Rock COO-stume together.

8. Fly around, fight crime and nibble some breadcrumbs!

Photo credits: Lucy White @lovefourreading

Books in the Real Pigeons series

Real Pigeons Fight Crime book cover
Book cover of Real Pigeons Eat Danger by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Real Pigeons Nest Hard book cover
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Peck Punches
Cover of book Real Pigeons Get Bready
Cover of book Real Pigeons Flex Feathers
Real Pigeons Spy High
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Duck Trouble
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Stay Coo
The cover of Real Pigeons Flap Out by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood

Books in the Real Pigeons series

Real Pigeons Fight Crime book cover
Real Pigeons Nest Hard book cover
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Peck Punches
Cover of book Real Pigeons Flex Feathers
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Duck Trouble
The cover of Real Pigeons Flap Out by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Book cover of Real Pigeons Eat Danger by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Cover of book Real Pigeons Get Bready
Real Pigeons Spy High
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Stay Coo
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