Halloween Babies & Kids Costumes

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.

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Make This DIY Airplane Halloween Costume

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The sky's the limit when it comes to this DIY Halloween costume. Our free pattern and simple instructions make it easy to put this homemade kid's costume together.

Make a Kids Wolf Costume for Halloween

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Don't wait for a full moon to transform your trick-or-treater into a howling wolf—this no-sew Halloween costume comes together in under two hours!

Make this Easy Kids Ladybug Costume

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If you're in need of a quick and easy Halloween costume, look no further! For a last-minute Halloween costume that doesn't look last-minute, try this DIY ladybug costume.

Make This Easy Mouse Costume for Kids

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Transform your littlest trick-or-treater into a mischevious mouse, ready to scamper about in search of treats. We'll show you how to make this last-minute Halloween costume in under an hour.

Make an Easy Leafy Tree Costume

This adorable kid's tree costume is so easy – and will save you some serious green this year! All it takes is a few felt embellishments to turn a store-bought sweatsuit into the cutest tree Halloween costume. Plus, get more of our best kid's Halloween costumes.

Make This Adorable Twinkling Star Costume

Be a shining star with this easy DIY Halloween costume. Plus, get more of our favorite inexpensive kid's Halloween costume ideas.

More Halloween Babies & Kids Costumes

This Kids Witch Costume Is Bewitchingly Easy

This adorable DIY witch Halloween costume is so easy you'll think it's magic! All it takes is our free pattern and a few simple sewing techniques. Plus, get our favorite easy kid's Halloween costume ideas.

Make an Easy Elephant Costume

This might just be the cutest and easiest animal Halloween costume you'll ever make! This DIY elephant costume is cute as can be—just don't count on your child trick-or-treating for circus peanuts instead of candy! Plus, get more of our favorite kid's Halloween costume ideas.