Short on cash but want some scary zombies for your front yard this Halloween? We've put together an awesome tutorial on how to make zombies with buckets!

Zombie-Making Supplies

  • 1 5 gallon bucket
  • 1 roll of wire
  • 1 roll of duct tape
  • 1 PVC pipe
  • 1 hooded sweatshirt or other hooded clothing
  • 2 fake hands
  • 1 fake head
  • knife
  • drill

Bucket Zombie Step 1

How to Make Your Zombie!

1. Drill or cut a hole into the center of the bucket big enough for the PVC pipe to go through. Cut a 4 ft length of wire. Cut a 28" length of PVC pipe.

Bucket Zombie Step 2

2. Drill a hole roughly 6" down the pipe.

Bucket Zombie Step 3

3. Insert the pipe into the bucket. Use duct tape to stabilize.

Bucket Zombie Step 4

4. Pass the wire through the hole in the pipe.

Bucket Zombie Step 5

5. Put the hoodie onto the bucket. Pass the wire through the sleeves.

Bucket Zombie Step 6

6. Cut or drill a hole in bottom of the fake head. Put the fake head on the pipe.

Bucket Zombie Step 7

7. Cut or drill holes into the fake hands. Attach the fake hands to the wires. Stabilize with duct tape. Roll the hoodie sleeves over the wrists.

Bucket Zombie Step 8

And you are done! Now who has braaaains?

Don't forget to get your high quality fake heads and fake hands at Dapper Cadaver!