Fun and Easy Last-Minute Costume Ideas for Your Kids This Halloween!

October 25, 2017

Let's cut to the chase - you probably had a million extravagant halloween costume ideas for your kids. You know, witch costumes with fifty different accessories, or perhaps a state-of-the-art robot with 5 moving paper mache limbs that take hours to paint. And here you are, a little less than a week away from Halloween, and no costume ready for your trick-or-treaters! Don't worry, we have a great starter list for awesome costumes that take less than a day to make, isn't a trick on your wallet, and is a treat for your little ones. 

1. Waving Inflatable Arm-Flailing Tube Man Costume

You and your kids have probably had a good laugh at this guy, flailing his limbs outside of a car dealership or home equipment store. Dressing your little one as this will definitely be hilarious, and take little to no time at all. 

Follow this simple tutorial on how to assemble the Tube Man Costume from the DIY Network.

 

2. Woodland Fairy Halloween Costume

This is a fun and beautiful take on the traditional fairy costume. Accessorize the skirt with a wand, wings, a foliage crown, or all three! 

Making the costume is simple if you follow this tutorial from the DIY Network .

 

3. DIY Scuba Diver Halloween Costume

This costume is almost too cute to handle, and almost too easy to make! Try making this costume if you have a few extra plastic bottles lying around.

Easy instructions on how to make your little ones' scuba suits can be found on Delineate Your Dwelling.

 

4. Garden Gnome

We saved the cutest one for last: The Baby Garden Gnome costume. This costume checks all the boxes to make your baby adorable this Halloween. Hat? Check. Adorable faux beard? Check. Oversized sweater to make him/her extra cuddly? Check.

Easy instructions to make it? Check! Head to Adventure-in-a-Box for assembly instructions. 

Happy costume making, treat-or-treating, and Halloweening! Please be safe! 

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