25 Cheap and Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

Halloween is getting closer and closer but don’t panic! We’re here to help you in the struggle to find the perfect Halloween costume for your kids.

While store-bought costumes certainly offer convenience, a costume made at home is more fun, often more affordable, and can look just as good if not better. Here are some cheap and easy Halloween costume ideas for kids that you can make with stuff you probably already have on hand or that are easy to find. Have fun and Happy Halloween!


1. Lumberjack Costume with Beard and Axe

Lumberjack Costume with Beard and Axe

Tutorial via Make it and Love it

2. Monarch Butterfly Costume

monarch butterfly costume

Tutorial via Buggy and Buddy


3. DIY Peter Pan Costume

Peter Pan Costume

Tutorial via Babble


4. Mickey Mouse Costume

Mickey Mouse Costume

Tutorial via The Chirping Moms


5. Snail Costume

Snail Costume

Tutorial via Oh Happy Day


6. Spooky Bat Costume

Spooky Bat Costume

Tutorial via Etsy Blog


7. Strawberry Baby Halloween Costume

strawberry baby halloween costume

Tutorial via Say Yes

8. Tin Man Costume

Tin Man Costume

Tutorial via A Pumpkin and A Princess


9. DIY Unicorn Costume

Unicorn Costume

Tutorial via Lia Griffith


10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume

Tutorial via A Night Owl


11. Lemonade and Ice Cream Stand Costumes

Lemonade and Ice Cream Stand Costumes

Tutorial via Love the Day


12. No-Sew Bee Costume

NO-SEW Bee Costume

Tutorial via Sugar Bee Crafts


13. Ghost Costume

Ghost Costume

Tutorial via Bombshell Bling


14. Paint Brush Halloween Costume

paint brush costume

Tutorial via Dukes and Duchesses


15. Needle and Thread Costume

Needle and Thread Costume

Tutorial via C.R.A.F.T.


16. Musketeer Costume

Musketeer Costume

Tutorial via Adventure in a Box


17. Mermaid Costume

Mermaid Costume

Tutorial via Me Sew Crazy


18. Scuba Diver Halloween Costume

Scuba Diver Halloween Costume

Tutorial via Delineate Your Dwelling


19. No-Sew Buzz Lightyear Costume

No-Sew Buzz Lightyear Costume

Tutorial via Fun at Home with Kids


20. Mario and Luigi Go Kart Costumes

Mario and Luigi Go Kart Costumes

Tutorial via Twin Dragonfly Designs


21. Owl Costume

Owl Costume

Tutorial via Alpha Mom


22. Toy Army Man Costume

Toy Army Man Costume

Tutorial via Wild ink Press


23. Rubix Cube Costume

rubix cube costume

Tutorial via Design Mom


24. Viking Costume

Viking Costume

Tutorial via I Am Momma Hear Me Roar


25. Pizza Halloween Costume

pizza halloween costume

Tutorial via U Create

25 DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

We hope you’ve enjoyed these Halloween costume ideas for kids. Are you going to give one of them a try? Let us know in the comments below!

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