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Get Creative with These Halloween Costumes For Kids

In Children, Halloween, Seasons & Holidays by Adam's Crossing Apartments

October is full of excitement — crisp air, pumpkin carving, and of course, Halloween! Nothing gets you in the Halloween spirit quite like decorating around the apartment and brainstorming costume ideas with your kids. Although it’s always fun to dress them up, it can be difficult to stay creative. Furthermore, it can get expensive and time-consuming if you have multiple young children. This year, get creative with these DIY Halloween costumes for kids!

Tube Man Costume

For both comedy and creativity, use a children’s nylon tube to transform your kid into the Tube Man! Although it takes a few extra steps than simply purchasing a costume at the store, this costume by the DIY Network is one-of-a-kind!

child in blue tube
Photo from DIY Network

Baby Cow

For those of you with tiny little ones, this may be their first Halloween! For a simple costume for babies, try this do-it-yourself baby cow costume by Make It & Love It. It will make your baby picture-perfect to create lasting memories in the years to come.

baby dressed as cow
Photo from Make It & Love It


Do you have a young artist on your hands? Get crafty with this creative paintbrush costume from Dukes and Duchesses. Create something special and different, without spending a lot of money or taking too much time!

child dressed as paint brush
Photo from Dukes & Duchesses

Scuba Diver

This fun and inexpensive costume is perfect for both boys and girls — and all they need to wear is black pants and a black shirt! Delineate Your Dwelling teaches you the necessary accessories, like goggles, a metal pail, and two-liter bottles to create the oxygen pack. Choose whatever color your child wants to feature!

children dressed as scuba divers
Photo from Delineate Your Dwelling

Bubble Bath

Grab some pink and white balloons for a cute bubble bath costume by Giggles Galore. Additionally, no sewing is required! All you have to do is gather safety pins, balloons, a rubber duck, and rubber cement. Have your child wear all white (with a white headband) and simply attach balloons.

child with balloons
Photo from Giggles Galore

Lumber Jack

Another easy costume is a lumberjack! If your child already has a flannel and jeans, just grab suspenders and a fake ax and beard! Check out these tips from Make It & Love It for the perfect lumberjack costume. Another perk — the flannel will keep them warm if it’s a chilly night!

Photo from Make It & Love It

With these Halloween costumes for kids, it’s the perfect time to start planning for Halloween! Save money, while still giving your kid an unforgettable and one-of-a-kind Halloween costume for a fun night of trick-or-treating.

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