Are you looking for last minute costume ideas for kids? I have looked at tons of DIY costumes for kids and selected a few of my favorites to share with you. I love these super cute NO SEW costumes. You’ll find the link to how to make each costume below. Take a look and let me know which costume ideas you like best. Have you ever made a costume for kids before?
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Every kid loves to play with Legos – so why not dress like one? Cardboard boxes and glossy spray paint are all you need to create this life size Lego Costume. Find out how to make a Lego Costume at Country Living.
You already have everything you need to make a super Superhero costume. Start with leggings and a T-shirt – they don’t even have to match! Then, check out Martha Stewart’s directions for how to turn ordinary household items into Superhero accessories like masks, headbands, capes and belts. I also have a simple tutorial for how to make no sew superhero capes for kids.
The irony of this costume may be lost on younger kids…but I love the idea of dressing up as “Raining Cats and Dogs”. If you have got the stuffed animals laying around the house and a kids umbrella – this is a shoo-in for a creatively cute costume. See how to make this and other catty costumes at Catster.
This eco-friendly owl costume idea from Alpha Mom involves a little upcycling of old t-shirts. This owl’s feathers are cut out from old shirts and glued onto the kid size costume. Make an owl mask from kids sunglasses and everyone will want to know WHOOO the cute kiddo in the owl costume belongs to. Is that Hedwig?
Bring Jack and the Beanstalk to life with this easy-to-make Jack & the Beanstalk costume from BHG.com. And while we’re talking fairy tale characters…check out the next costume.
Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your…yarn??? Girls are going to love this yarn wig! Get full directions on how to make this Rapunzel costume. Or if you want, get the official Tangled Rapunzel hair piece online at Amazon.
If you are really in a time crunch for a costume, I think a Static Electicity costume is easy and creative. Simply use safety pins to attach socks, tiny tees, etc. to your child’s outfit. Let them trick-or-treat using a small laundry basket to collect candy.
Group costumes can be fun! Try these last minute Outer Space costumes with your family. They are sure to be out-of-this-world!
I love both of these Hula Girl costumes. Who knew that a brown paper bag and cupcake wrappers could so easily turn into an awesome costume? Find that Hula Girl tutorial at Real Simple OR check out the Hula Girl costume made with a mop and cereal boxes at Martha Stewart for one that’s just about as easy.
This costume is all about recycling! Empty Pringles cans make up the power pack! Kids are gonna think this is super cool – and so will you when you find out just how easy it is to make this Rocket Man costume.
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What will you be for Halloween this year? What’s the best costume you have ever bought or made? Let me know your favorites in the comments below.