DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids
Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you tend to do things last-minute. Halloween just happens to be my son’s favorite holiday. Why? Well, if you ask him he’ll tell you that he gets to take a long walk to see all the Halloween decorations and get lots of candy. He’s always been accustomed to liking “scary” things like ghosts, vampires, and haunted houses. When he gets his YouTube time, he’s always gravitating toward Halloween-themed videos and songs.
This year, he wanted to be Optimus Prime, his favorite character and super-hero. Naturally, as a DIY lover, I wanted a challenge to make his costume myself. I found a YouTube video floating around about a transforming Optimus Prime. I was super excited for the challenge. When I made his chest-piece last week, he didn’t like how the cardboard felt and also didn’t like the fact that he wouldn’t be able to move well, sit, and run in it so he didn’t want me to make it. I was saddened that I wouldn’t have the challenge but I wasn’t going to waste time and energy if he wasn’t going to wear it. We made a purchase instead.
I planned on showing you exactly how I put the costume together but instead, I’ve put together a round-up of pretty awesome DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids that other mamas have done. Check them out below!
9 Budget-Friendly DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids
This mama at DisneyFamily.com shows you exactly what you need to make your very own Jessie from Toy Story. If your little girl is a huge Toy Story fan, be sure to check this post out. It’s insanely easy to pull off.
How cute is this firefighting duo? They even have the awesome vehicle to fight those fires! Check out this post for a super cute tutorial on how everything was made. This is such a great DIY duo for a mom of boys.
If you are on a tight budget this Halloween season, this one is for you. With some simple solid clothes and a few additions, you can make this sweet lady bug for next to nothing. Check out this mama’s post on how she did it!
This one is a really easy no sew lion tutu. This mama’s tutorial makes it a breeze to follow along to make your own! How sweet is this baby in her little lion costume?
This DIY mama from Grey House Harbor has created this awesome Optimus Prime costume for Halloween. And guess what? It transforms! This mama is very talented and you’ll have to see for yourself. My oldest is going to be Optimus Prime for Halloween this year and I was so eager to make one like this for him but as soon as he put the shell on, he changed his mind about the transforming costume. We ended up buying on instead.
Along with a few other DIY Halloween costumes for kids like Catnes Everdeen, this mama puts together practical and low cost costumes that are easy peasy. If you are in a crunch for some last-minute ideas, check out her page!
Aren’t these two adorable. I love this theme so much, I couldn’t help but share another firefighter and Dalmatian duo. Check out this mama and her super cute kiddos. They make a good team.
Fred and Wilma have a very important date. Don’t they look stunning! Check out more costumes like these.
Check out this awesome talent this Dad has with his son’s toy army guy costume. Check out how you can make your at WildInkPress. Perfect costume for any little guy.
I hope you enjoyed this round up of cute and easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids. If you have any DIY costumes that you have made, send me an email or tag me on Instagram (@diytified) or Facebook. Enjoy your Halloween!
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