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51+ DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

 These 27 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids are easy, fun and creative to put together so you never have to buy a kids Halloween Costume again!

Growing up my mother always made us DIY Halloween Costumes – everything from pumpkins to witches. There are lots of DIY Halloween Costume ideas out there but here are some with free instructions, tutorials and patterns. These home-made costumes and are mostly cheap and easy to put together so you can stop buying the same kids costumes as everyone else! Check out these great DIY Halloween costumes for kids!

1. Elsa Costume | Me Sew Crazy  (Pictured)
2. Lumberjack With Beard and Axe | Make It & Love It  (Pictured)
3. Mario & Luigi Go Kart Costumes | Twin Dragonfly Designs  (Pictured)
4. Octopus Costume | Giggles Galore
5. Baymax Costume | All for the Boys
6. Lego Costume | Kids Activities Blog
7. Football Brothers Costumes | Blue I Style  (Pictured)
8. Handmade La La Loopsy Doll Costume | Birds and Soap
9. Zorro Costume | Yesterday on Tuesday
10. Captain America and Thor Costumes | The Scrappe Shop Blog
11. Last Minute No-Sew Bee Costume | Sugar Bee Crafts  (Pictured)
12. Paw Patrol Marshall Costume | One Artsy Mama
13. Last Minute Spider Costume | Mad in Crafts
14. Mermaid Costume | Me Sew Crazy
15. Little Red Riding Hood | Make It & Love It  (Pictured)
16. Lego Movie Emmet and Batman Costumes | Umbrella Tree Cafe
17. DIY Mermaid Costume | Me So Crazy
18. Minion Costume | Umbrella Tree Cafe
19. Angry Birds Costume | Play Trains!
20. Garden Gnome Costume | Adventure in a Box
21. Bat Costume | Buggy and Buddy
22. Monarch Butterfly Costume | Buggy and Buddy
23. King Costume | Mama Smiles
24. Minnie Mouse Costume | School Time Snippets
25.  Ninja Turtle Costume  | Umbrella Tree Cafe
26. Anna Costume | Me So Crazy (Pictured Below)
27. Thomas the Train Costume | Craftulate
28. Olaf Costume | East Coast Mommy
29. Mermaid Costume | Mamma Papa Bubba
30. Ninja Costume | East Coast Mommy
31. Supergirl Costume | Mamma Papa Bubba
32. Paper Bag Princess | Mamma Papa Bubba
33. Peter Pan Costume | East Coast Mommy
34. Fox Costume | Mamma Papa Bubba
35. Cat Costume | Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom
36. Wonder Woman | The Mom Creative
37. Viking Costume | I Am Momma Hear Me Roar
38. Rag Doll Costume | A Beautiful Mess
39. Spider Costume | Mad in Crafts
40. Unicorn Costume | Twin Dragonfly Design
41. Flower Pot Girl Costume | Clumsy Crafter
42. Angry Bird Costumes | Sew Much Ado
43. Angry Bird Costumes | I Can Teach My Child
44.  Lady Bug Halloween Costume | Blooms and Bugs
45. Granny Costume | Make it Love it
46. Kristoff Costume | Mom Endeavors
47. Black Cat | DIY Divas
48. Green Toy Army Guy | Wild Ink Press ** Must See!
49. Gumball Machine | Inchmark
50. Carebear Costumes | See Vanessa Craft
51. Octopus Costume | Taylor Made
52. Fox Costume | Taylor Made
53. Skunk Costume | Taylor Made
54. Cowboy Costume | House of Noise


These 27 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids are easy, fun and creative to put together so you never have to buy a kids Halloween Costume again!

lori galbraith

Tuesday 28th of November 2017

So very cute, I love the woodsman.

Stephanie LaPlante

Thursday 17th of September 2015

OMG Some of these are soooo cute!!!!!

Elizabeth Matthiesen

Sunday 13th of September 2015

Some super ideas here. I second the motion that Elsa is out this year, though I'm sure my granddaughter would just adore being Elsa - she was a party this weekend where they had a real live Elsa!


Monday 7th of September 2015

Those are so cute! I'm still wrapping my head around back to school right now, but going to bookmark it for after the dust has settled.

Laurie P

Monday 7th of September 2015

That is a great list, very inspiring!!! I'm really hoping NOT to see any more Elsa costumes. It got tiring last year.


Monday 7th of September 2015

I second that motion, it was a bit nuts!