Halloween is upon us and that means trying to figure out Halloween Costumes! We have rounded up more than 50 DIY Halloween Costumes that are simple to throw together and absolutely adorable!
50+ DIY Creative Halloween Costume Ideas
Halloween is an absolute blast for kids, but for us moms, it can be a bit stressful trying to make sure everyone has a great costume for their debut on Halloween night! DIY Halloween costumes are perfect because you don’t’ have to spend a lot of money, and your kid has an awesome unique look that nobody else has.
Sometimes the hardest part of the Halloween costume is coming up with what your child will be. That’s why we rounded up more than 50 ideas for you so you don’t’ have to stress about it. And the best part? Most of these costumes are made with things you already have lying around your house. You seriously can’t beat that!
Kids DIY Halloween Costumes
Fisher-Price Stacking Toy DIY Baby Halloween Costume
Oh man! I just can’t get over this Fisher-Price Stacking Toy DIY Baby Halloween Costume from Shrimp Salad Circus. Every kid has this classic toy as a baby/toddler, so it’s absolutely perfect and easily recognizable!
DIY Sophie the Giraffe Baby Halloween Costume
Can you get over this adorable DIY Sophie the Giraffe Baby Halloween Costume from Shrimp Salad Circus? I just love how sweet and familiar it is to every baby and parent around. The famous teething toy as inspiration is a win in my book!
Easy & Adorable DIY Scarecrow Costume
This Easy & Adorable DIY Scarecrow Costume from Where the Smiles Have Been is so classic and cute! The best part? You probably have everything to throw it together already at home.
DIY Toy Story Inspired Forky Costume
Trying to figure out how to become a spork might prove to be more difficult than you thought, but Desert Chica has you covered with 4 different (easy) ways to DIY a Toy Story Forky costume.
Easy DIY Moana Costume
Isn’t this Easy DIY Moana Costume from Houseful of Homemade just adorable? My daughter just LOVES Moana, so we may be pulling this off this year.
How to Make a Paw Patrol Ryder Costume
This phenomenal tutorial on How to Make a Paw Patrol Ryder Costume from DIY Danielle is perfect for your kiddo that loves Paw Patrol, but it’s also sensory-friendly! Isn’t that awesome?
The Good Dinosaur Costume + Free Printables
Oh my goodness! The Good Dinosaur Costume + Free Printables from April Golightly is so flippin’ adorable! This is perfect for any of those dinosaur lovers out there! Look at those cute spikes down the back!
Easy Cat Burglar Costume
Choosing to dress up as a cat at Halloween is pretty basic. But you can take it to the next level with this amazing Cat Burglar Costume from Desert Chica.
DIY Neon Light Cactus Halloween Costume
I love how simple yet amazing this DIY Neon Light Cactus Halloween Costume from Shrimp Salad Circus is! Having a costume that lights up will send any kid over the moon! As a plus, your kid will be glowing, so you definitely won’t lose them!
Dark Voyager Fortnite Costume
I think we are all fully aware of how popular Fortnite is, right? Lots of boys and girls play this video game daily, so naturally, they will use it as inspiration for their costume. Am I right? Well, here we have a Dark Voyager Fortnite Costume from Desert Chica that will work perfectly!
DIY Olaf Costume
Frozen 2 is on its way out later this year, which mean kids are all about dressing up as characters they see all over the advertisements. This simple and cute DIY Olaf Costume form Desert Chica is perfect.
No-Sew Inflatable Tube Man Costume
You and I have both seen them. Those dancing inflatable tube guys dancing all over the place trying to lure you into their mattress store. But if your kids are anything like mine, they giggle every time they see one of these! Check out this awesome No-Sew Inflatable Tube Man Costume tutorial from Desert Chica.
Dragon Wings Costume DIY Tutorial
Can you believe this gorgeous Dragon Wings Costume DIY Tutorial from Swoodsen Says? The detail is out of this world. I’m pretty sure my daughter would wear that adorable jacket on the daily if I let her!
How to Make a Musketeer Costume for Halloween
There’s nothing better than figuring out a classic costume for Halloween! This Musketeer Costume from Adventure-in-a-Box is perfect! You can easily find all the accessories at a thrift store too, so that makes it super affordable.
Princess Poppy Costume DIY (FREE PATTERN)
My kids absolutely adore the movie Trolls, so I know it would be so fun to have Talie dress up as Poppy. This Princess Poppy Costume DIY (FREE PATTERN) from Fleece Fun is so adorable and perfect for little girls!
Sharkboy and Lavagirl Halloween Costumes
Aren’t these two the cutest duo? Making these Shark Boy and Lava Girl Costumes from Houseful of Homemade is a breeze. So if you have two little friends or siblings that want to match on Halloween, this is your ticket!
How to Make a DIY Stick Figure Costume for Halloween
Have you heard of this fun trend of being a stick figure? Try this DIY Stick Figure from Money Wise Moms. It’s so simple! Every time I see someone as a stick figure on Halloween I can’t help but laugh because it’s such a clever idea.
Halloween Bat Costume & Butterfly Costume DIY
This fantastic Halloween Bat Costume & Butterfly Costume DIY duo from Press Print Party is so adorable! The wing details on these awesome costumes really make them stand out.
Yoda Paper Mache Head
Isn’t this Yoda Paper Mache Head from This Ole Mom amazing? It’s the perfect DIY Halloween costume because your kids can help you with it!
Ash Ketchum – Pokemon DIY Halloween Costume
This Ash Ketchum – Pokemon DIY Halloween Costume from Building Our Story is the costume that every Pokemon lover will want this Halloween!
Paw Patrol Halloween Costume Tutorial
Aw! Isn’t this Paw Patrol Halloween Costume Tutorial from Play Party Plan adorable? My kids love Paw Patrol, so you know this would be a hit at our house! Also, making the car part of the costume is brilliant with getting your kid around on those crowded Halloween nights!
DIY Gnome Costume
This last-minute DIY Gnome Costume from Adventure-In-A-Box is perfect for kids! You likely have everything you need sitting in a craft drawer. So its super simple to throw together!
Kids Luke Skywalker Costume DIY
This classic Kids Luke Skywalker Costume DIY from More Than Thursdays is perfect for your Star Wars lover! This one is definitely going in our dress-up box. We can’t get enough of Star Wars over here.
Han Solo Costume DIY
This classic Han Solo Costume DIY from More Than Thursdays is perfect for your Star Wars lover!
Sometimes I think we make Halloween costumes such a huge deal, but not Life Sew Savory with this amazing Peacock Tutu Skirt. It’s just adorable and perfect for some Halloween fun!
Awesome Jellyfish Costume DIY
Would you believe me if I told you that you could make this Awesome Jellyfish Costume DIY from Press Print Party in less than 1 hour? Well, believe it! This is the perfect costume to DIY if you’re in a hurry.
DIY Star Vs. The Forces of Evil Costumes: Star Butterfly & Ludo
Aren’t these DIY Star Vs. The Forces of Evil Costumes: Star Butterfly & Ludo from Mama’s Geeky just perfect? I absolutely love duo costumes. It makes dressing up more fun!
Thomas the Tank Engine
This classic Thomas the Tank Engine from More Than Thursdays is perfect for your train lover! It’s also fun to build something super cool for Halloween because it’s so unique.
Harry Potter DIY Luna Lovegood Costume (An Easy How-To!)
Die-hard Harry Potter fans, watch out! Everyone seems to grab a scarf and a robe when dressing up for Halloween, but not Frugal Family Times with this AMAZING Luna Lovegood DIY Costume. They really knocked it out of the park with this one. Trust me, you’ve gotta check it out!
Harry Potter Quidditch Robes Halloween Costume
Classic Harry Potter taken to the next level of awesome! This Harry Potter Quidditch Robes Halloween Costume from Houseful of Homemade is the perfect fit for any Harry Potter fan!
Hot Air Balloon Boxtume
Believe me when I tell you that your kids will have so much fun with this costume. And you won’t lose them in those crowds of kids during trick-or-treating. Throw this last-minute Hot Air Balloon Boxtume from The Tiptoe Fairy together and you’re good to go!
DIY Miranda Sings Costume
If you’re going for simple, this DIY Miranda Sings Costume from Creat and Find is the costume for you! Find some red pants and a white shirt and you’re more than halfway done with this look.
DIY Indiana Jones Costume
The Mama Maven brings us this amazing DIY Indiana Jones Costume. It doesn’t take much to find your inner Indiana Jones when you’re an adventurous boy. I can’t think of one boy that wouldn’t love an excuse to drive crazy and run around looking for mayhem.
Felt Owl Halloween Costume Tutorial
Check out this adorable Felt Owl Halloween Costume Tutorial from Kiss My Tulle. It’s super simple and so comfy! Your kid will think you’re the best mom ever!
Basketball Team Halloween Costume
If you’re looking for a super simple solution to your problem with not having a costume, check out this Basketball Team Halloween Costume from DIY Danielle. Remember, Halloween costumes don’t have to be complicated! Just have fun!
Hungry Caterpillar and Tree Baby Carrier Costume
You can’t go wrong with a Mom and Baby costume on Halloween. This Hungry Caterpillar and Tree Baby Carrier Costume from DIY Danielle is so adorable and keeps baby close. It’s perfect!
Witch Halloween Costume
Check out this super cute Witch Halloween Costume from The Tiptoe Fairy. Being a witch doesn’t have to mean being old an crotchety looking. This witch costume is simple and beautifu.
Black Cat Halloween Costume
You can’t go wrong with a simple Black Cat Halloween Costume from The Tiptoe Fairy. The bonus? It’s easy to make!
Pretty Flower Halloween Costume
This Pretty Flower Halloween Costume from The Tiptoe Fairy is absolutely adorable! I wish I would have dressed my toddler up like a flower after seeing how easy this costume is to put together!
Baby Spider Halloween Costume
How adorable is this Baby Spider Halloween Costume from The Tiptoe Fairy? I love the leg detail and the cute googly eyes!
If you’re thinking that making a Ghost Costume from Super Mom Hacks, then you’re in the right place! Most people think it’s just cutting holes where your eyes go, but there is a bit more to it than that.
Scientist, Doctor, or Vet
If your child wants to be a Scientist, Doctor, or Vet, then this simple 15-minute costume from Super Mom Hacks is the perfect fit! You have to try it!
Easy Peasy Jack-O-Lantern
This Easy Peasy Jack-O-Lantern from Super Mom Hacks is so easy and cute! Babies dressed as pumpkins are my favorite. Guess what? You don’t have to go out and purchase a $15 outfit. Tape and an orange shirt work perfectly. See how!
Cute Little Ladybug
Check out this Cute Little Ladybug from Super Mom Hacks! I can’t get over how adorable this little ladybug is! So simple too. Literally cut out some black dots and tape or pin them to a red shirt or jacket. I love it!
Isn’t this Bumbling Bee from Super Mom Hacks adorable? Who knew that a bumblebee could be so easy to make? You have to check out how easy this one is to put together!
Super Simple Super Fast Scarecrow Costume
If you’re looking for a Super Simple Super Fast Scarecrow Costume, then Super Mom Hacks has you covered! You definitely have everything you need to put this one together!
Cheap and Easy Costume Ideas for Adults
DIY Minion Costume for Grown-Ups (But Works for Kids Too!)
Minions are super cute, so why not be one for Halloween! This simple tutorial on how to put together a DIY Minon Costume from Thrifty Jinxy works for both kids and adults. What are you waiting for? You can throw this together in a jiffy!
Last-Minute Costume: Pinata
Looking for the perfect costume to throw together really quick? Check out this Last-Minute Costume: Pinata from Twin Tested.
Adult Tutu Tutorial for Pokemon Ball Costume
Don’t think you can pull off anything Pokemon as an adult? Think again! This Adult Tutu Tutorial for Pokemon Ball Costume from Diana Rambles is easy and fun!
Donald Duck Costume Tutorial
Check out this amazing Donald Duck Costume Tutorial from My No-Guilt Life. Any Disney lover would agree that you can’t go wrong with a classic Donald Duck costume!
DIY Vanellope von Schweetz Costume
This DIY Vanellope von Schweetz Costume from My No-Guilt Life is so cute! You could even dress your child up as Vanellope and put them in a car or wagon to complete the look!
Pop-Up Camper Halloween Costume
Isn’t this Pop-Up Camper Halloween Costume from Let’s Camp S’more so fun?! I wouldn’t have ever thought of dressing up as a trailer, but now I’m thinking that it isn’t such a bad idea.
Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples
DIY Stranger Things Halloween Costume for Couples – Mike and Eleven
Are you a Stranger Things Fan? We totally are at our house! Look at this DIY Stranger Things Halloween Costume for Couples – Mike and Eleven from Shrimp Salad Circus.
Britney and Justin Take Halloween
You can’t go wrong with this Britney and Justin Take Halloween costume from Charleston Crafted. There will be no doubt what look you were going for! It’s the perfect couples costume idea!
Cards Against Humanity Halloween Couples Costume
This Cards Against Humanity Halloween Couples Costume from DIY Danielle is a great couples costume for Halloween!
Lighting Bolt and Strike Victim
Check out this adorable couple Halloween costume Lighting Bolt and Strike Victim from Charleston Crafted. As I scrolled through this costume idea, I wanted to go and get it started right away! So easy and fun!
DIY Baby Shark Costume
Look at this adorable DIY Baby Shark family costume from Shrimp Salad Circus. Isn’t it just adorable?! I can’t get over it and I know my kids would be walking around the neighborhood singing the baby shark song alllll night long while they were trick-or-treating.
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3 thoughts on “50+ DIY Halloween Costumes”
Excellent list, you found lots of great ideas out there!!!
Wow! All these costumes are so AMAZING! I love all the amazing ideas. Now I need to decide which costumes to make for Halloween.
🙂 Thanks Kim! Aren’t there some amazing Halloween costume ideas on here (yours included!)? DIY Costumes may seem daunting, but we wanted to give our readers an amazing list of easy DIY costumes that aren’t too hard to put together.