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50 Homemade Halloween Costumes

50 Homemade Halloween Costumes…easy DIY ideas for the entire family!

Halloween Traditions

Whether you love Halloween or not there is no denying that this is a special time of the year. The changing leaves, pumpkin carving, corn mazes, and delicious treats make the month of October pretty hard to beat. Choosing what to be for Halloween can be so much fun! Some families choose to go all out and coordinate their costumes; while, others have a blast dressing up their kiddos. Personally, I love a good family costume!

As much fun as dressing up is, it can be so expensive! That is why easy DIY Halloween costumes are so nice. You can be anything you want to be, and you don’t have to break the budget. Below you’ll find 50 homemade costumes for babies, kids, teenagers, and adults!

Circus Lion

Who doesn’t love the circus?! This fluffy circus lion will love riding in this cute wagon down the neighborhood.

Circus Animal Halloween Costume
Style Me Pretty

DIY Halloween Costume: Circus Lion via Style Me Pretty

Ninja Turtles

Ninja turtles are a great group costume! Plus, kids will love picking out which color turtle they want to be.

Heape of Love

DIY Ninja Turtle Costume via Heape of Love

Dressing up as your favorite book character can be a fun way to celebrate literature and Halloween at the same time! Here is a cute costume from The Giving Tree.

The Giving Tree


The Giving Tree Parent and Child Costumes via Lars

Curious George

Got a lot of yellow in your closet? Curious George is a great and affordable costume option!


The Man with the Yellow Hat & Curious George via Sewrella

Laffy Taffy

Candy makes fabulous Halloween costumes! Check out this sweet Laffy Taffy Idea.

Laffy Taffy Halloween Costume
The Pretty Life Girls

DIY NO-Sew Laffy Taffy Halloween Costume via The Pretty Life Girls


Here’s a fun Unicorn costume made with a hoodie and yarn. Your kiddos will most definitely have a magical night dressed in this.

DIY Unicorn Halloween Costume
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DIY Unicorn Costume via Craftaholics Anonymous

Jelly Belly

This is one of my favorites! Simply use balloons to create the perfect jelly beans.

Jelly Belly Halloween Costume
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DIY Jelly Belly Halloween Costume via The SITS Girls

Hungry Hippos

Why not turn a fun game into a family costume! Hungry Hungry Hippos is one of my favorites and each person will have fun picking their own color.

Hungry Hippos Halloween Costume
Sugar & Cloth

Family DIY Hungry Hippos Costume via Sugar & Cloth

Pillsbury Doughboy

How adorable is this?! Dressing up your little one as the Pillsbury Doughboy will definitely bring some smiles.

Pillsbury Dough Boy Halloween Costume
Lucy Miller Photography

DIY Pillsbury Doughboy Halloween Costume via Lucy Miller Photography


This popcorn costume is so creative! It’s easy to make, cheap, and oh so cute!


Popcorn via Kitchn


Looking for a fun face paint costume? This Dalmation is simple and unique!

Mom Unleashed

Dalmatian Halloween Costume


M&M’s make amazing group costumes! Just pic a color and grab some tule!

Sugar Bee Crafts

Candy M&M’s Group Costume via Sugar Bee Crafts

Cup of Noodles

This cup of noodles costume definitely deserves some compliments. You can’t beat this noodle hair.

Ting and Things

DIY Cup of Noodles via Ting and Things


Kiddos will love riding around the neighborhoods with their cowboy hat and box horse! Look out, there is a new sheriff in town!

Made for Mums

Cowboy and Horse via Made for Mums

Charlie Brown

This is one of the easiest costumes to make and it is so cute! I love how they added a stuffed animal to this picture.

Charlie Brown Halloween Costume
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Charlie Brown DIY Halloween Costume via raising indie


This box train is another cute costume that you can make with your kiddos. Just add a vest and a hat and you’ve got yourself a great costume!

Albert Train Halloween Costume
Sisters, What!

Toddlers Hogwarts Express Train via Sisters, What!

Ice Cream Cone

Colorful sprinkles and complete with a cherry on top! This costume will make your Halloween extra sweet!

Cupcake Halloween Costume
The Pretty Life Girls

DIY Ice Cream Cone Costume via The Pretty Life Girls

Halloween Headbands

Just add one of these headbands and some face paint and you’ve become a cute animal! These Halloween headbands are easy to make and adorable!

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Halloween Headbands

Toaster & Toast

Looking for an original costume that most people have never seen? This Toaster and toast combo is so unique and a great ride for little kids!

Toaster Halloween Costume
Studio DIY

DIY Toaster + Toast Costume for Kids via Studio DIY


That is one cute taco! This costume is a great little DIY project that kids will love to wear.

Taco Halloween Costume
Wafarer Family

Taco Costume via Wafarer Family

Cookies & Milk

Talk about a perfect couples costume! Cookies and milk are delicious together and these outfits look so good!

Milk and Cookies Halloween Costume
Studio DIY

DIY Cookies + Milk Couples Costume via Studio DIY

Baby Yoda

Baby Yoda is popular right now and this homemade costume is adorable! It will also keep your little one’s head warm.

See Kate Sew

DIY Yoda Baby Costume via See Kate Sew

Scuba Diver

These DIY scuba diver costumes are so creative and look amazing! I especially love the soda bottles!

Delineate Your Dwelling

DIY Halloween Scuba Diver Costume via Delineate Your Dwelling


Look at those cute wings! This Halloween bat costume is cheap, easy, and adorable!

Delineate Your Dwelling

DIY Halloween Scuba Diver Costume via Delineate Your Dwelling


A bee is a wonderful costume for anyone! You can even find someone else to be a be a bee keeper.

Ginger Snap Crafts

No Sew Bee Costume via Ginger Snap Crafts


If you love hamburgers then this costume is perfect! This would be a fun for adults to wear too!

Creating Really Awesome Fun Things

DIY Baby Hamburger Costume via Creating Really Awesome Fun Things


Hoodie animals are fast and easy to make! There is also so much variety to choose from.

Hello Creative Family

DIY No Sew Group Parrot, Giraffe, and Panda via Hello Creative Family

Buzz Lightyear

Buzz Lightyear is one of those costumes that kids love! This costume is bright and so much fun!

Fun at Home with Kids

DIY Buzz Lightyear No Sew Halloween Costume via Fun at Home with Kids

Paw Patrol

If you have some pink clothes, Paw Patrol is a great idea! Just add some goggles and wings and you’re good to go!

Seams Sew Lo

Skye Halloween Costume, Paw Patrol, DIY via Seams Sew Lo


Ghost costumes can often be uncomfortable. This one is warm, comfy, and stylish!

Bombshell Bling

Easy No-sew Ghost Costume via Bombshell Bling

Construction Wrecking Ball

This construction wrecking ball idea is great for those kiddos who don’t want to hold their candy. Kids will have so much fun in this costume.

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Construction Wrecking Ball via Fabulessly Frugal

Peter Pan’s Shadow

Peter Pan’s shadow is a unique costume that kids will love wearing. If you already own a morph suit, then this costume is halfway done!

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 DIY Peter Pan’s Shadow Costume via Tikkido

Super Hero

These homemade superhero costumes are so easy to make and look so amazing! Why spend tons of money at the store when you can look just as great homemade!

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DIY No-Sew Super Hero Costumes via homemade heather

Hot Air Balloon

This DIY hot air balloon costume will take a little more effort to put together but it will be worth it! Your kiddo will be the talk of the town.

50 Homemade Halloween Costumes on iheartnaptime.com - so many creative ideas!
Style Me Pretty

Hot Air Balloon at Style Me Pretty

Space Family Costume

Looking for an out of this world costume idea? Look no further! These will definitely get some compliments.

Tell Love and Party

DIY Space Family Costume via Tell Love and Party

Where’s Waldo

Where’s Waldo is always a fun choice for Halloween! This costume can be made for any age.

Make It & Love It

“Where’s Waldo” Costume via Make It & Love It

Face Mask Mummy

Here’s a great idea if you have a face mask. Simply add some material and a little face paint and you’re a mummy!


DIY Classic Halloween Face Masks via Lars

Star Wars

Star Wars costumes are easy to put together and fun for the entire family! Most of the clothing may already be in your closet.

Say Yes

Halloween Family Costumes: Star Wars via Say Yes

Baby Lamb

This Baby lamb costume is soft and adorable! It will also keep your little ones warm.

Make It & Love It

Baby Lamb Costume via Make It & Love It

Glinda and Wicked Witch

Instead of the ordinary witch costume, try these! Glinda and Wicked Witch of the West are iconic figures and the tutus look amazing.


Glinda and Wicked Witch of the West Costume via SIMPLE AS THAT


How cute is this?! This shark costume is made using a simple hoodie. It’s affordable, quick, and fun!

Make It & Love It

Simple Shark via Make It & Love It

Mario Kart

Mario Kart is the perfect family costume! Everyone will have a blast choosing their favorite character and decorating their car.

Girl Loves Glam

Mario Kart Halloween Family Costume via Girl Loves Glam


What kid wouldn’t want to be a giant lego? This costume is creative and fun!

Lovely Indeed

Lego Costume DIY via Lovely Indeed

I Love Lucy

Step back into the 1950s with an I Love Lucy Costume! These are simple to put together and look great!

Nataly Lemus

I Love Lucy DIY Little Lucy & Ricki via Nataly Lemus


Embrace the spookiness of Halloween with a monster costume! This one may take a bit more creativity.

Tell Love and Party

Monster Family Costume DIY via Tell Love and Party


Looking for a costume that works great for a lot of kids?! Try Pacman! Every child can pick their favorite color!

Bee-ing Mommy

Pac-man Family Costume via Bee-ing Mommy


This butterfly costume is perfect for those who love arts and crafts! Kids will absolutely love having colorful wings.

Make It & Love It

Large Wing Butterfly Costume via Make It & Love It


Kids will love these Baymax costumes! They are simple and inexpensive to make.

 50 Homemade Halloween Costumes on iheartnaptime.com - so many creative ideas!

Baymax  from Everything I Do Is All For The Boys

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  1. These are all such fun and cute ideas! My kiddos are being a spider and a skeleton this year! I can’t wait to start making their costumes!

  2. Super cute!!!  These are so clever & I love that they are unique – so often we see 30 of the same costume each year. 

    Have a great Thursday Jamielyn!