Halloween is coming up, and your kids are probably already brainstorming their costumes. With some fabric, cardboard and a few other easy-to-find materials, you can make some great Halloween costumes for your kids that they'll be proud to wear to their Halloween school parade and for trick-or-treating in the neighborhood.
Adorable Homemade Halloween Costumes Your Kids Will Love
Polka Dot Toadstool
The foundation of this cute-n-dotty toadstool costume is bubble wrap and a large brim hat, like a sombrero.
Owls are still a big design fad these days, so here is a quick and easy no-sew kids' costume to follow that trend. All you need are fabric scraps, a tee shirt and cardstock!
Hot Air Balloon
This kids' costume is absolutely adorable and and incredibly clever way to use a large balloon, some rope and a wicker basket. Plus you won't lose them in the crowds of trick-or-treaters!
With the popularity of the recent Lego movie, your child might want to dress up as an actual Lego brick for Halloween - spray paint the cardboard box to match whatever bright-colored clothes you already have in the closet.
Pacman is a classic video game that has stood the test of time, and now it can be a Halloween costume too! Just find some cardboard boxes and get to work with the scissors!
Harry Potter and Hermione Granger
The books and movies may be over, but Harry Potter is still around. If your kids are big Potterheads, these costumes are super fun to make by altering thrift store clothes.
Of course if the idea of making costumes for kids is too exhausting you can always buy Halloween costumes for kids on DHgate.com.