Go Far in this Hoverboard Halloween Costume Inspired by Moana
Make way for Moana! This passionate island princess was chosen by the ocean to restore the heart of Te Fiti and save her Polynesian people in the mystical 2016 Disney movie Moana. Your Moana-inspired costume will be the best at the Halloween ball as you cruise on your bright blue GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard like you’re sailing across the seas on a voyage to save the island.
The ultimate ocean explorer, Moana always knows the way to go. In your Moana-inspired costume complete with a HOVERFLY, you’ll know just where to hoverboard past the tricks to get more treats this year.
[Infographic] 4 Free Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas
"In your Moana-inspired costume complete with a HOVERFLY, you’ll know exactly where to hoverboard past the tricks to get more treats this year."
Aboard your Neptune-ocean-blue HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard, you can set out to find a lost magical fishhook, conquer the crabbiest of crustaceans, escape coconut-armored pirates, and take out a Te Kā-like lava monster. You can restore the mystical heart stone to its rightful ocean goddess and rid the island of darkness. Even more, you can do all of this while collecting the most candy and winning a costume contest.
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The GOTRAX Command Center is always inspired by explorers like Moana. As explorers of the galaxy, our imaginations can’t help but expand when we encounter a brave voyager like this strong-spirited island princess. We’re taking tips from Moana by learning everything we can!
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With your Moana-inspired Halloween costume and your GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS hoverboard, there’s just no telling “how far you’ll go!” GO-GO-GOTRAX!
Embrace the island spirit this Halloween by creating your very own Moana-inspired island princess costume at home with just a few materials and no sewing required.
"With your Moana-inspired Halloween costume and your GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS hoverboard, there’s just no telling “how far you’ll go!” GO-GO-GOTRAX!"
GOTRAX is making it easy to create a last-minute Moana-inspired DIY costume in no time with our handy how-to complete with a downloadable and print-ready shopping list and step-by-step instructions, and tips.
The ocean is calling, and the people of island Motunui need you.
How to Make Your Moana-Inspired DIY Halloween Costume
Does the sea call you? Journey farther as an ever-strong island princess this Halloween. GOTRAX is making your Moana-inspired last-minute Halloween costume as easy as a gentle sea breeze.
We did all the heavy rowing for you. Below is a shopping list of everything you need to create your DIY Moana-inspired costume this Halloween. No one will have a Moana-like look that can compare when you complete your costume with a GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard in Neptune Blue so you can glide through the ocean waters like a true voyager.
- Coral shirt (Buy on Amazon)
- Coral Sash (Buy on Amazon)
- Brown Fabric Marker (Buy on Amazon)
- Grass Skirt (Buy on Amazon)
- White Cloth (Buy on Amazon)
- Blue & Silver Necklace (Buy on Amazon)
- Broom Handle (Buy on Amazon)
- Cardboard (Buy on Amazon)
- Masking Tape (Buy on Amazon)
- Scissors (Buy on Amazon)
- Neptune Blue GOTAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard (Buy on Amazon)
No crabby crustaceans are getting in your way. We’re going to walk you through every step of your Moana-inspired costume creation.
STEP 1: Draw a Moana-inspired island pattern on your coral shirt
Use the brown fabric marker and draw a horizontal block of sunbursts across the middle of your coral shirt or crop top. Use the illustration at the top of this page, or get creative and let the island inspire your very own arrangement of lines and patterns.
STEP 2: Cut the white cloth to fit like a sarong over the grass skirt
Try on the grass skirt, and wrap the white cloth around your waist on top of the grass skirt. Use the brown fabric pen to mark on the white cloth where you are to going cut with scissors, so it will fit nicely around your waist and create a sarong effect. Next, mark and then use your scissors to cut out a large triangle so you can see the grass skirt underneath. When it’s time to put on your costume, tie the white cloth ends together in a knot at the top, or use safety pins to the secure the sarong.
GO FARTHER: Decorate your white sarong by drawing more sunbursts, lines, and patterns using the brown fabric marker.
STEP 3: Make your oar for sailing across the sea
Draw and cut out a large oval shape with pointed ends from the cardboard. Use the masking tape to attach it to the broom handle. Pull a couple of pieces from the grass skirt to wrap around the bottom of the cardboard where it connects to the handle.
STEP 4: Add the finishing touches to your island voyager look
Don’t forget to finish your Moana-inspired DIY Halloween costume with a coral sash to match your shirt and the silver and blue necklace. Moana Disney movie fans already know that the necklace is the epicenter of the story. This mystical necklace is the heart of the goddess that brings light and life to the ocean, the island, and its people.
As the demigod Maui says, “If you wear a dress and have an animal sidekick, you’re a princess.”
GO FARTHER: Bring along a chicken or pig stuffed animal as your trusty sidekicks on your journey, just like Moana brought along her pet pig Pua and her rooster Heihei.
"As the demigod Maui says, "If you wear a dress and have an animal sidekick, you're a princess.""
Make Your Moana-Inspired Costume Even Better with the GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard
Make the final piece of your island princess DIY Halloween costume the GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard in Neptune Blue, and you’ll take home the blue ribbon for best costume this year.
Named the #1 best hoverboard under $250, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard is tested and certified to UL 2272 safety standards.
Magnify your fun this Halloween and minimize worry to none; all electrical, battery, and charger systems of the HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard are tested and certified to UL 2272 safety standard guides.
"Named the #1 best hoverboard under $250, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard is tested and certified to UL 2272 safety standards. "
We also added non-slip foot platforms, rubber bumpers, and system safety features like Auto Shutdown for optimum protection.
On top of its first-class safety features, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS allows you to become a hoverboard master faster with the easy-to-use rider’s Training Mode.
To hover your way to a Happy Halloween this year, GOTRAX recommends always wearing an ASTM-approved safety helmet when riding your HOVERFLY.
GO FARTHER: To coordinate your safety gear with your Moana-inspired costume, you can buy or create an island flower crown out of construction paper, and then tape it around your helmet.
"On top of its first-class safety features, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS allows you to become a hoverboard master faster with the easy-to-use rider’s Training Mode."
GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard Halloween Safety Tips:
- Always wear your safety helmet and athletic shoes with the laces tied and out of the way.
- Make sure your grass skirt and sarong are adjusted to a length so that they don’t get in the way of the hoverboard wheels.
- Remember to read the full Commander’s Manual before riding your GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard and know how and where to ride safely.
How to Get Into Character: You Become One with Moana
Now that you look just like an island princess explorer, it’s time to become one with Moana. You are the daughter of the island’s chief, and you are a strong-spirited voyager who yearns to travel beyond the reef.
“She loves the sea and her people, and she makes your whole family proud.”
– “I Am Moana (Song of the Ancestors)” by Auli’i Cravalho
Use your phone to play the songs “I Am Moana” or “How Far I’ll Go” from the Moana: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on your GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard with built-in Bluetooth® speaker.
With Moana’s music as your soundtrack, you’ll start to feel like an island princess voyager as you skim the waves on your GOTRAX HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard.
Just remember that with every journey comes the realization that “happiness is where you are.”
More Movie-Inspired DIY Costume Ideas for the Whole Family
GOTRAX is making it easy to turn Halloween preparation into a fun activity for the whole family. Leading up to the big night when you all dress up, plan some family movie marathon nights to get inspiration for your Halloween costumes and get into character.
Matching Moana-inspired DIY costumes on hoverboards can make for a magical mother-daughter Halloween. Or, maybe mom will want to show off her supermom powers with a DIY Wonder Woman-inspired Halloween costume on a powerful Planetary Purple HOVERFLY Hoverboard.
"GOTRAX is making it easy to turn Halloween preparation into a fun activity for the whole family."
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