16 Easy DIY Kids’ Halloween Costumes

16 Easy DIY Baby Toddler Kid Halloween Costumes | Great ideas for maximum cuteness in a cinch! | TotScoop

The arrival of fall brings lots of great things: new seasonal decor, cozy layers, hot cider Netflix nights, and, of course, Halloween! Not much is more delightful than seeing your little one all dressed up in spooky cuteness, but figuring out the perfect costume and just how to make it can be quite a challenge for a busy parent. That’s why we put together this list of easy, DIY Halloween costumes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers that maximize cuteness and can be made in a cinch.

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

If this little dude’s expression is any indication, this Beetlejuice costume is a winner. Plus, it’s super easy to make. All you need is a little hair gel, face paint, and black- and white-striped attire to complete the look.  (Via Coolest Homemade Costumes)

Chicken Little

Chicken Little

Make your baby’s first Halloween warm, toasty, and adorable with this little chicken costume. It looks more complicated to make than it is. Three steps and a few stitches and you’ll have one fluffy, picture-ready baby on your hands. (Via Martha Stewart)

Cute calf

Baby cow with udders

No doubt you’ve got extra bottle nipples lying around — here’s a clever way to put them to good use.  A plain white onesie, a hat, and some felt later, and you’ll have one cute calf with udders.  (Via Makeit Loveit)

Baby Einstein

Baby Einstein

Here’s an easy costume that you can probably mostly put together with items already in his closet.  Complete his Baby Einstein look with a white wig and some face paint! (Via Coolest Homemade Costumes)

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Get started early with a tradition of dressing your little lady up as amazing female role models with this easy Frida Kahlo costume. Flowers in the hair and a little unibrow and moustache are all it takes to make it happen.  Also check out Jordan’s fun Andy Warhol and Vincent Van Gogh costumes. (Via Oh Happy Day)

Gumball machine

Gumball machine

Just when you thought your baby couldn’t get any sweeter, this gumball machine costume will provide maximum sweetness in a pinch. A few fuzzy pom poms and some felt and youre good to go. (Via Costume Works)

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

If youve got a miniature glamour girl on your hands, it might be time to introduce her to Audrey Hepburn. She’ll get to do a spooky strut, and you’ll get to breathe a sigh of relief over how easy this costume is to put together: just buy this adorable tutu dress from Etsy and add the accessories of your choice. (Via Etsy seller atutudes)

Cotton candy

Cotton Candy

If you’re looking for a costume to match the sweetness of your little one, look no further than this adorable cotton candy idea. Grab an old pillow, pick up some adhesive spray and pink paint, and she’ll be melt-in-your-mouth cute in no time! (Via Costume Works

Lumberjack

Lumberjack

This might be the simplest of em all, but no less adorable. Chances are your little guy already has a workable outfit to transform into a lumberjack. Add some makeup for a burly beard and you’ll be all set. (Via The Hills Are Alive)

Old ladies

Old Babies

This idea never gets too old or too easy. As it turns out, babies are just old people in disguise. With a bit of thoughtful styling and some pom pom hair, in just a few minutes your baby will mature decades. (Via Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons)

Baby Superman

superman

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s Baby Superman!  This awesome idea doesnt even need a tutorial. A tie, retro glasses, a Superman t-shirt, and your superhero will be ready to fly all over the neighborhood. (Via Cool Gizmo Toys)

Tom Cruise

risky business

An adorable blend of nostalgia and ease, your little love doesn’t need to be on two feet to bask in the coolness of this Risky Business. A pair of shades and a white button-down, and your Halloween work is done. (By @jchavkin via SF Gate

Scuba diver

scuba diver

Put the two-liter bottles you have lying around to good use with this clever scuba costume. A quick coat of paint and some goggles and your diver will be ready to explore the depths of town. (Via Design Dazzle)

Snail

snail

This snail costume is all kinds of cute. With a shell constructed from rolled up brown paper that is worn backpack-style, it’s perfect for any age from walkers on up, and is doable on the slimmest of budgets. (Via Oh Happy Day)

Emoji

emoji

These days, emojis are more recognizable than words. Beyond being clever and trendy, the best part of this idea is that you and your darling can work on this lovable costume together and be done in under an hour. (via Hello Wonderful)

Darth Vader

Darth Vader

If you’re really into DIY, you can make this awesome Darth Vader costume from scratch for under five bucks.  Or, buy some or all of the pieces (e.g. helmet/mask & capeDarth Vader pajamas, and/or light saber)…hey, buying the pieces and putting them together counts as DIY too, right? (via DIY Project Crazy)