25 Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids {including no sew ideas!}

From Clark Kent to toothless dragons, kittens to Disney Princesses. So many easy homemade Halloween costumes for kids in this list!


These DIY Halloween costumes for kids are adorable and so easy to make too! #halloween #kids #Costumes

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Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids

Do you spend months planning your children’s Halloween costumes or are you a ‘last minute’ mom who finds creativity in the face of last minute panic?

I’d like to say I’m the former, but I think I’d have to confess to being the latter!

This year I thought I’d get my research done early, but I’ve found so many amazing easy homemade Halloween costumes for kids I can’t quite decide which ones to make.

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These last minute DIY Halloween costumes for kids are so easy to make and many are no sew ideas! #Halloween #kids #DIY #Crafts #costumes

Clark Kent


I love this inspiration for a Clark Kent costume for a little boy who loves to play Superman. (via We Heart It)

How to Make a Halloween Tutu


If you’re wondering how to make a Halloween tutu then this is the post for you. I love that you can use it to turn your little girl into a super cute witch, a candy corn or even a pumpkin! (via Heartbreak Kids)

How To: Easy Bat Wings for Halloween or Dress Ups


Bats are perfect for Halloween costumes and this tutorial will show you how to make a super cute set of wings for your little bat. (via My Poppet)

No-Sew Shark Costume


If you don’t like sewing then this is the perfect Halloween costume choice, an adorable shark outfit made from a sweat suit and some felt, oh and a glue gun. (via Atkinson Drive)

Little Red Riding Hood Cloak Tutorial


This cloak is so beautiful it would be perfect for fairytale dress up play all year round! (via Freshly Completed)

Tulle Princess Mini Mouse Dress Tutorial


I love all things Disney so I’m always on the look out for costume ideas and how adorable is this Minnie Mouse tulle dress? (via Inspiration Made Simple)

Tangled Rapunzel Halloween Costume


And here is a gorgeous homemade Tangled dress, perfect for Halloween or a trip to Disney World! (via Sew Like My Mom)

How to Make a Dino Hoodie


Here’s another great idea if you don’t have a lot of spare time to make a costume. And I love how you can make a cute boy, girl set which is just perfect for brothers and sisters… and twins! (via Mouse House Creations)

Amazing No-Sew DIY Ladybug Girl Costume


And here are the most adorable set of ladybug wings that really don’t look that difficult to make. Your little one could wear these all year round for dress up! (via Freshly Planted)

Ballerina Tutu Tutorial


If your little girl (or boy) wants to dress up as a ballerina this Halloween then don’t miss this tutorial. I love how there is just a little extra something on the tutu. (via Totally Stitchin’)

Princess Merida Costume


Do you have a fan of Brave in your house? This Princess Merida costume is full of details, right down to the quiver belt, and looks simple to put together too. (via Sew Can Do)

Easy Fairy Costume


Oh my goodness, this has to be the most amazing fairy costume I have ever seen. And it’s made by a ‘last minute’ mom too so it’s really not the difficult. You could so easily turn this into a Tinkerbell costume just by using green fabrics. (via Being Brook)

Sleeping Beauty Dress


Princess costumes have this thing that they all look so same-y right? Not this one. You know that wonderful scene from Sleeping Beauty where Aurora can’t decide whether she wants her dress to be pink or blue? That’s the inspiration behind this amazing costume! (via Made Every Day)

DIY Mermaid Costume


Oh my goodness, just when I think I’ve picked out the perfect costume I find another one that’s just as adorable. Like this Little Mermaid. (via The Sewing Rabbit)

DIY Angel Costume


This Lil’ Angel costume is simply beautiful. (via Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom)

MEOW! Easy DIY Kitty Cat Costume


Oh and this kitty cat costume is a lovely break from the usual black witches cat. (via Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom)

Black Cat Costume


And see, now I’ve dissed black cat costumes I go and find this. Aww a tiny toddler would look so adorable in this tutu… (via Do It Yourself Divas)

How To Make a Dragon Costume From a Sweatsuit


And because we seem to be all tulle and tutus here is an adorable costume for a little boy or girl who loves dragons. A dragon made from a sweatshirt. (via Tried & True)

FROZEN Princess Anna Costume


And because I’m sure your little people might want to dress up as Frozen characters this Halloween here’s my favourite Princess Anna costume, that costs less than 20 bucks to make. (via Ruffles and Rain Boots)

FROZEN-Inspired Queen Elsa Dress Up Apron Tutorial


And of course here’s a Queen Elsa costume too. I love that these are aprons rather than dresses so they go over regular “comfy” clothes. And they can be worn as Halloween costumes or as dress up clothes all year round! (via Inspiration Made Simple)

DIY Olaf Costume


And then we’ll finish the Frozen ensemble with an Olaf, which is of course made out of a sweatshirt, as all of the best boy costumes seem to be! (via Desert Chica)

Lego Brick Halloween Costume

Lego Brick Halloween CostumeHere’s a cute idea for the LEGO fan in your family. It’ll take you just under an hour to transform an empty cardboard box into a LEGO brick costume!

Lego Brick Halloween Costume by Lovely Indeed

Jack-O-Lantern Costume DIY- Easy to Sew!

Jack-O-Lantern Costume DIY- Easy to Sew!This Jack-oLantern costume is super cute and perfect for kids of all sizes, and better still it’s no sew!

Jack-O-Lantern Costume DIY- Easy to Sew! by Gina Michele

How to make a No Sew Disney Vampirina Costume

How to make a No Sew Disney Vampirina CostumeSpeaking of no sew Halloween costumes, here’s another one! If your little girl is a Vampirina fan she’ll love dressing up in this outfit to go trick or treating this year!

How to make a No Sew Disney Vampirina Costume by Now that’s Peachy

DIY Poppy and Branch Trolls Halloween Costumes

DIY Poppy and Branch Trolls Halloween CostumesYou’re going to need to get a needle and thread out for this one, and these costumes will take a little bit more time and effort to put together. But if your girls love the Trolls they will love these Poppy and Branch costumes! The “wigs” are brilliant!

DIY Poppy and Branch Trolls Halloween Costumes by Spot of Tea Designs