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Costumes: Babies & Kids

Skip the Halloween costume store and dress your little one in a Halloween costume you make yourself. We have countless ideas for homemade Halloween costumes for kids of all ages (from babies and toddlers to elementary school-age kids), including projects that require little to no sewing and costume ideas for a group of kids. Our easy-to-make kids' Halloween costumes are creative takes on classic ideas -- turn your kid into a rock star, artist, mad scientist, and more with just a few simple steps. If you want to fashion a creative costume (and have a bit of time to sew), check out more Halloween kids' costumes, where we show you how to sew cute and clever costumes for your little ones, including an ice cream cone costume, a baby bird costume, and a candy machine costume. For tiny toddlers, our baby mermaid costume is perfect for anyone who wants to live under the sea. If you're still looking for kids' costume ideas, we have detailed instructions for any costume you or your child can think up, including a construction costume, an adorable bird costume, and a caveman costume.

Lion (with pattern)

As king of the neighborhood jungle, your lion will be the pride of the pride.

Airplane (with pattern)

Let a child's imagination soar with this lofty costume.

Bee (with pattern)

Your little one will create quite a buzz wearing these bold stripes.

Real Photos: Kids in Halloween Costumes, 2008

From you, to you. Here are the top Halloween kid costumes picked in 2008.

Top Costumes for Kids

There's a cute Halloween costume here to please any toddler or younger child.

Ice Cream Cone Kid Halloween Costume

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Your Best Photos: Kids' Halloween Costumes, 2009

Enjoy Halloween all over again by looking at these trick-or-treaters whose...

Easy-to-Make Kids' Halloween Costumes

These speedy Halloween costumes are perfect for little trick-or-treaters who...

Must-Try Halloween Disguise Bar

A forgotten side table becomes a full-out destination when you stock it with a...

Make a Kid's Skunk Halloween Costume

You've never seen such a sweet-smelling skunk as your little mademoiselle in...

Bob the Tomato

A reader from Spring Hill, Tennessee, made this VeggieTales "Bob the...

Creative Halloween Costumes to Make for Kids

Each of these cute and clever Halloween costumes includes detailed how-to...

Little Red Riding Hood Costume

Let your child play the role of a classic fairy-tale character for Halloween b...

Make a Kid's Cupcake Chef Costume for Halloween

Use paint, crafts foam, and a little bit of creativity to whip up this cupcake...

Ladybug (with pattern)

A costume that's cute as a bug and ready in a flash.

Super-Cute Baby Costumes

Introduce your little one to Halloween with an adorable costume that's...

Bootiful Bat

No one will fear this nocturnal nymph that has a wingspan larger than any bat...

Mouse (with pattern)

For a smart alternative to a mask, this little mouse has a painted face made...

Make a Kid's Circus Acrobat Costume for Halloween

Fashion this flashy circus girl costume from a pair of satin pajama pants, a...

Make a Kid's Owl Halloween Costume

Here's a scholarly fellow who can deliver a message from the Owlery. Fix up hi...

Make a Kid's Muscle Man Costume for Halloween

Show off your kid's strength this Halloween with a muscle man costume that's...

All Decked Out Halloween Costumes

Crafting costumes is quick when you use this simple trick: Pick wardrobe basic...

Veggies (with pattern)

Your kids may not eat their vegetables, but they can be their vegetables.

Mice Are Nice Halloween Costumes for Kids

Forget frightening rats and opt for these sweet mice costumes for Halloween...

Broccoli

It's the revenge of the veggies -- be a bad broccoli this Halloween.

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