Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween is right around the corner, but don't stress. There's plenty of time to put together an easy but awesome costume for your kids. 

Fun-N-Funky Ballerina

This costume is a no-brainer for the tiny dancer in your house. Let them pick out a fun tutu to wear with the leotard and tights they already own. Add a plastic crown and wand if they'd prefer to be a fairy princess ballerina, or mix and match patterns and colors when they select their outfit for a colorful spin.  

Crafty Witch

You can never go wrong with this classic costume for all ages. Pick up simple witch hats and capes, let the kids decorate them as they please (glow-in-the-dark paint or stickers would be our picks), and pair with an all-black ensemble. 

Sports Fanatic

Got a sports lover? Chances are you have a full uniform ready for Halloween. Have them throw on their favorite jersey (and any other gear they please), add some team spirit face paint and you're ready to hit the town for trick-or-treating. 

Purr-fect Kitty Cat

Here's another easy costume that starts with an all-black outfit. Let your kid pick out a cat-ear headband and clip-on tail of their liking, and draw whiskers and a nose on their face to finish the look off. Add some spookier face paint if a "zombie cat" is their preference. 

If none of these fit the bill for your kids, check out these easy DIY costumes for last-minute inspiration.

Cardboard Emoji 

Let you child show off their favorite emoji with this easy homemade costume that only requires a few 
materials that you may have on hand already. 

Statue of Liberty 

In less than 20 minutes, Lady Liberty will be ready for all the treats. As a bonus, she'll brighten the streets with her flashlight torch.

Little Bandit 

This super cute costume is easy to put together with clothing you may already own. If you don't, there's an easy sewing tutorial to complete the look.
Clark Kent 

Heroes get all the glory, but what about the man behind the mask? Chances are you have all the stuff for Superman's alter ego at home already. 

Little Old Ladies

There's nothing cuter than a baby or toddler dressed well past their age. Turn your youngster into the most adorable granny–it takes less than an hour.  

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