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20 Unique Kids Halloween Costumes to Make

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 DIY kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you’ll just have to make one.

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 DIY kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.I think the whole reason to have a child is to dress him or her up for Halloween. KIDDING! But seriously, mini costumes are way cuter than those for adults, don’t you think?

I particularly love the costumes that incorporate felt or hoodies because those materials are inexpensive and easy to find.

But I’ll let you decide your favorite. I’ve put together a collection of 20 DIY kids Halloween costumes for you to enjoy. What are your children going to be this Halloween?

Kids Halloween Costumes

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Strawberry Baby

Sew a simple children’s balloon dress to make this precious berry costume.

Find out more at Sun Up

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Tattooed Popeye

The ingredients for this costume come from the thrift store and craft store – and all of it on a budget.

Get the tutorial at Being Frugal and Making It Work

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 DIY kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Teenie Olaf

Whether your little loves the movie “Frozen” or not, this snowman costume is super cute.

Learn more about how it was made at Craftiness is Not Optional

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 DIY kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Sock Monkey

The most awesome part of this costume is that it was made from a men’s thrift store sweater.

See how it was done at Homemade Ginger

Cotton Candy

Can you believe this cotton candy is pillow fill? How fun!

Find out how to make it at Costume Works

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

David Bowie in Labyrinth

It’s all about getting the right outfit and then adding a crazy hair wig to make your child the Goblin King. This is one of my favorite kids Halloween costumes of all time!

Get more info at My Disguises

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Garden Gnome

A plaid shirt, pants and overalls are a good base for this constume – then you just have to make the hat and beard.

Learn more at Costume Works

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Gumball Machine

This ingenious costume uses bowls to hold the gumballs.

Find the instructions at Inchmark

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Colorful Piñata

It takes awhile to make this costume with pajamas and felt, but the awesome results are worth it.

Learn how to make it at Costume Works

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Sushi and Soy Sauce

These baby sushi costumes are perfect for twins. Now which one is going to be soy sauce?

See more pictures at Etsy shop The Costume Cafe

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Felt Owl

You’ll need several colors of felt for this costume, but making the cape is easy.

Read how it was made at Martin Family Times

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 DIY kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Little Ewok

If you love Star Wars and forest creatures, this costume is perfect for you.

Find the instructions at Running with Scissors

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Rainbow Dash

This My Little Pony costume is darling, and can be worn any time of year just for fun..

Get the instructions at Craftiness is Not Optional

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Star Wars

This blog post has an entire collection of Star Wars costumes you’ll love. I think my favorite part is R2D2’s hat, made from a silver bowl.

See more pictures at Yellow Pear Photography

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Red Lego

Turn a plain box into a Lego for an easy and budget friendly costume.

Find the instructions at Country Living

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Cute Minion

You’ll have to do some sewing to make this Despicable Me character, but I’ve never seen a cuter minion.

Get the how-to at Running With Scissors

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

All hail my favorite Starbucks drink. Though there are no instructions for this costume, it was too amazing not to share!

See more images at Starbucks

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Sweet Troll

I think the best part of the costume, besides the nude leotard, is the hair. If your child doesn’t have hair that you can mold like this, use a wig.

See more pictures at Jamilia Jean

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Army Man

This costume is amazingly easy to put together – with thrift store materials and spray paint.

Learn how to do it at Wild Ink

Halloween was my favorite holiday when I was little! This collection of 20 kids Halloween costumes are so cute, you'll just have to make one.

Where’s Waldo

If you loved Where’s Waldo? when you were younger like I did, now you can recreate the look with a crocheted hat.

Find out how to make it at Celebrate Creativity

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