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.

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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.
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Make your child a shining star with our oh-so-easy costume instructions! This DIY Halloween costume is easy and inexpensive. Plus, get more of our favorite easy kid's Halloween costume ideas.
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This princess costume is bewitchingly cute and it's so easy you'll think it's magic! All you need is some white cardboard and rainbow accents, and your little one will be riding off through the neighborhood to collect candy! Plus, get more of our favorite easy Halloween costume ideas.
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Make your trick-or-treater an adorable medieval-inspired Halloween costume, perfect for rescuing princesses and collecting candy! Use a few pieces of felt to transform store-bought sweats into the cutest (and easiest!) suit of armor ever. Plus, get our favorite kid's Halloween costume ideas.
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You won't believe how easy this Halloween costume is - no clowning around! It all starts with a set of long underwear and some simple sewing. Plus, get our favorite kid's Halloween costume ideas.
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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.
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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.
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This no-sew DIY bird costume could not be cuter - or easier! Plus, this adorable feathered outfit is made from things you probably have lying around the house. We're also sharing more ideas for easy Halloween costumes.
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Turn your favorite trick-or-treater into a woodland creature. A few felt embellishments turn an inexpensive child's sweat suit into the cutest beaver Halloween costume and our how-to instructions make it so easy! Plus, get more ideas for easy kid's Halloween costumes.
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These DIY Halloween costumes for kids will make your little ones the talk of the town. These speedy Halloween costumes are perfect for little trick-or-treaters who need disguises in a flash. A variety of animals and other fantastic beasts can be found in these creative Halloween costumes for kids, alongside fresh takes on more traditional characters.
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These creative halloween costumes are both cute and clever. Our halloween costume ideas include detailed how-to instructions so you can make stylish attire with ease.
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From you, to you. Here are the top Halloween kid costumes picked in 2008.