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10 DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Little Monsters

By: Chelsea Scarnegie, editor for

No Sew Spider CostumeIt's never too early (or too late, for that matter) to start planning Halloween costume ideas for your children, especially if you would like to make them yourself. These 10 Easiest DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Little Monsters are just what you need for a creative and inexpensive holiday. There's no "girl department" or "boy department" here. With these costumes, your children can be whatever they wish on a budget you'll love. Whether they want to be something cute (or at least cuter than they already are) or keep it simple, these DIY funny Halloween costumes are suited for everyone.

It seems that Halloween costume prices just keep getting higher and higher. Why spend so much money on an outfit that your children will only get to wear about once a year? You kids will love showing off their handmade costumes, and the other parents will be just as impressed. Encourage children to embrace their silly side and dress as a tasty piece of candy or a yummy bag of popcorn. Show your neighborhood whose kids are cutest and dress them as a friendly pirate or an adorable Frankenstein monster. And you'll be surprised how easy it is to make a cool spider costume or a superhero outfit. Let your and your children's imaginations run wild this autumn and make something that you'll always remember.


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10 Easiest DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Little Monsters

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Cute DIY Halloween Costumes (Critters)

DIY Funny Halloween Costumes (Candies)

Simple DIY Halloween Costumes (Characters)


Cute DIY Halloween Costumes (Critters)

Does your little monster dream of making webs, swimming under the sea, curling up by the fire, or hiding in tiny holes? Perhaps one of these cute critter costumes is perfect for him or her.

Easy Socktopus Costume

  1. No Sew Spider Costume
  2. Easy Socktopus Costume
  3. Halloween Cat and Mouse Costumes


DIY Funny Halloween Costumes (Candies)

Whether your little monster is sweet or salty, these funny Halloween costumes will match his or her personality perfectly. There's nothing funny than a giant walking bag of popcorn or a cute talking slice of pizza. These costumes are as zany as children themselves.

$5 No-Sew Candy Costume

     4.  $5 No-Sew Candy Costume
     5.  Cute Popcorn Costume
     6.  Easy as Pizza Pie Costume


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Simple DIY Halloween Costumes (Characters)

Just because these costumes may be "simple" doesn't mean they aren't any less fun. Let your children dress as their favorite characters, from superheros to pirates and monsters to fairies.

     7.  10 Minute Supergirl Costume
     8.  Pirate Costume
     9.  Frankenstein Kids Halloween Costume
    10.  Fabulous Fairy Costume

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