Halloween is just around the corner! If you are the DIY and crafty type, then we bet you would love to make your kids’ Halloween costumes. But it can be a little intimidating, when you see some of the intricate ones out there! Get ready to smile & also to take the kids Trick or Treating, because we’ve found you 52 fun and simple kids’ costume ideas that you can make.
Even if you are a beginner and have never made a costume before, you can feel confident that these projects will work well for you. We’ve also found you a nice variety – costumes for older children, toddlers and even your tiniest ones too! So whether you want to make an adorable lion costume or an elegant Cinderella or a not so spooky ghost, there are terrific ideas here to get you started.
Most costumes are no sew, so you don’t have to fuss and stress about sewing even a single stitch. We advise you to get started early, remember that lots of other families are going to be getting ready for Halloween too. To get the best DIY supplies in your area, you’ll find this easiest if you have a bit of time. This also helps you work on the costume in your free time without feeling “crunched” to do it in a super rush.
We always recommend that you ask your child what they want to be for Halloween and try to involved them if you can. Especially if you are making their costume, it can be a big disappointment for everyone if you work hard to create a terrific princess costume only to discover that your little one wanted to be a fairy or a clown! Happy DIY-ing and Happy Crafting!
Monarch Butterfly Wings Tutorial
What could be more adorable than a little butterfly? Make these simple wings and then add black monochromatic clothing to compliment the costume.
Easy No Sew Ghost Costume
Baby Cow in Barn Baby Costume
Looking for a sweet, simple baby costume that’s all “wow!” Give this adorable cow costume a try!
DIY Bride Costume
This is a sweet costume for a little girl. Its also a simple one you can DIY too.
Make Me Mummy
Sometimes the classic costumes are the best. Here’s a simple mummy costume to try.
Light Up Princess Dress
Does your little girl want to be a princess? Try this sparkly dress that actually lights up!
Located at So-Sew-Easy.com
Coolest Homemade Dog Costume 15
Here’s a simple and fun costume for a toddler. If they love dogs, choose this one!
Quick Easy and Inexpensive DIY Horse Costume
Police Officer and Inmate
Located at costume-works.com
Bright and colorful, this is a unique costume. Its perfect for your little one.
DIY Bulldozer Costume
Easy Butterfly Costume
Here’s a fun and colorful costume. If your child wants to be a butterfly, this is an easy costume to make.
Located at SkipToMyLou.org
Last Minute No Sew Lions Mane Halloween Costume
Located at ANightOwlBlog.com
Bride of Frankenstein
What a fun costume! This is also a great one you can DIY too.
Located at WomansDay.com
Beep, Beep! Turn old boxes into a new Halloween costume!
How to Make No Sew Mermaid Tails
Easy Snow White Prince Costume
What a charming Prince costume! It is also easy and simple to make.
Located at DesertChica.com
Baby Clown Costume
What a fun and colorful costume! Everyone smiles at a clown (and a baby of course)!
DIY Glinda and Wicked Witch Costumes
How adorable – sweet & a little wicked! From The Wizard of Oz here are simple costumes for girls.
DIY Disney Elsa Costume
DIY Easy Ghost Costumes
Here’s a fun ghost costume that’s perfect for your kids. Add a cute tutu for the girls to wear.
Flower Fairy DIY Dress Up Costume
Does your little one want to be a fairy? Here is a sweet costume to create for them.
Easy DIY Peter Pan Halloween Costume for Kids
Tinkerbell Tutu Dress
DIY Halloween Smiling Emoji
Every child is happy. Show a big smiling face with this easy emoji costume!
Easy Fairy Costume
Make an adorable costume for your little one! This sweet fairy costume is perfect for Halloween.
Super Simple Bat Wings for Halloween
Located at InTheNext30Days.net
Mr and Mrs PacMan and Ghosts Family Costume
DIY Halloween Bat Costume
With tiny wings this happy bat is ready to fly around and Trick or Treat. A great costume for a boy or a girl.
Cheap and Easy Fairy Wings Tutorial No Sew
No Sew Knight Costume
Here’s a great costume for your boys. Be a gallant Knight!
Cinderella Tutu Dress
Here’s an adorable dress for your toddler girl. Size it up for bigger girls who want to be Cinderella too.
DIY No Sew Prince Charming Costume
Now every Cinderella and Princess needs her Prince Charming. Here is an adorable costume for a boy.
Hocus Pocus Costumes for Kids
Many giggle at how funny the Disney movie Hocus Pocus is, here are some great kids costumes. Ready for Halloween fun!
Located at Pinterest.com (original source Etsy.com Freckles & Frills, not available there)
DIY Lumberjack Costume
Here’s a great DIY Halloween costume, especially to keep a child bundled up in the cold! Be a lumberjack for Trick or Treating!
Located at TheGoldJellyBean.com
DIY Witch Cape No Sew Fleece
Peter Pan and The Lost Boys Costume DIY
Toddler Witch Costume
DIY Cinderella Shirt
Does your little girl want to be Cinderella. Its easier than you thought, just start with a tee-shirt!
In fairy tales and folk tales, the fox is always very clever. This is a charming Halloween costume!
Easy Oly*Fun Harry Potter Costume W No Sew Option
From FairfieldWorld.com (originally found at Pieces by Polly)
Disney Princess Cinderella Dress Up Apron Costume
Here’s a simple way to dress your girl up as Cinderella, with an apron style costume. Make it in a satin-y fabric just like Cinderella!
Located at Etsy.com by ThePrincessGalleria
DIY Luna Lovegood Costume
Make this fun Harry Potter themed costume. Its perfect for a girl for Halloween.
Easy 1 Hour DIY Quidditch Jersey Tutorial
Here’s a fun and simple Harry Potter costume. Its perfect for a girl or a boy too!