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25 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

My mom always made our Halloween costumes every year. She would start planning a couple months in advance and ask us what we wanted to be that year. As the oldest, I was the trend setter. My younger sisters would inherit my old costumes so it was exciting for me to come up with something creative.

My favourite was the year I was half man and half woman. We went to the local thrift store to pick up some men and women’s clothes. My mom literally cut them in half and sewed them together. I was so proud of my costume that year. Everyone at school thought it was so neat.

Sadly, I didn’t inherit my mom’s sewing talent so my kids have worn the costumes at the department store. They were never as nice as the ones you can make yourself. If you are like me and prefer homemade, you’ll want to check out these 25 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids. Not only are they cute (and spooky in some cases), but many of them aren’t that difficult to make yourself. If you’re sewing challenged like me, your child can still have an awesome Halloween costume – one that both of you can be proud of!

25 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

1. Space Girl

2. Super Hero No Sew Cape

3. Easy Magician Costume

4. Wednesday Addams

5. How to Train a Dragon

6. Baby Football Player

7. Easy Bumblebee Costume

8. Mail Man

9. Gru and Minions

10. Lego Block Costume

11. Easy Pinata

12. Scuba Diver

13. Clark Kent

14. Fairy Princess

15. Kitty Cat Costume

16. Baby Wonder Woman

17. Little Artist

18. Dinosaur Hoodie Costume

19. Cotton Candy

20. Little Lion DIY Fabric Tutu

21. Buzz Lightyear

22. Winter Soldier

23. Princess Buttercup

24. Sock Monkey Costume

25. Where’s Waldo?

I have a few more years left for Halloween costumes with my youngest daughter. It’s time to start planning what she will be this year. We are going to sit down together and look at this list and see what she wants to be! As for my 17 year old, I doubt she’ll want mom to be making her costume this year.

Do you ever make your child’s Halloween costume?

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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