Here are some great Halloween costume ideas for kids for last-minute Easy Homemade Cheap Halloween costumes we found online back in 2009, but still apply today!  Here are some cute easy ideas to pull off this Halloween season!

Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

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Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids: Cereal Killer Costume

  • Plastic knife ( fake)
  • Cereal Box’s
  • Red Paint or lipstick or fake blood.

Attach little cereal boxes to a shirt, cut a slit in the boxes, glue in plastic knives into the holes, drip red paint running down from the knife hole in the box.
 
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Bunch of Grapes (Green or Purple)

  • Purple  or Green(long sleeves) clothing
  • 12  or more purple or green balloons
  • Green felt hat

Balloons are pinned (by the tied-off end to the fabric) in a triangle shape, 3 on top, 2 in the middle and 1 at the bottom (on front and back).  Continue around to make it look like a “Bunch of grapes.”
 
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“Jellybean Bag” Halloween costume ideas for kids

  • Different coloured balloons
  • Large clear plastic bag (The outside kind Large)
  • Ribbon
  • 2 safety pins
  • 2 pieces of white cardboard (Optional)

Blow up all the balloons. Cut two leg holes in the bottom of the bag and two arm holes near the middle. Have your child stand in the bag and fill with blown-up balloons. Write on each piece of cardboard, “JELLY BEANS.” Tie around shoulders with a colourful ribbon.
 
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Laundry Halloween Costume

  • Old Laundry Basket
  • Empty Laundry soap
  • Old Clothes

Take a laundry basket, and cut the bottom out of it. Add some strings to act like straps. Add some old clothes around the top of the basket, either using pins or tape, Anything, so your child is not losing them while walking down the street. And you could also pin a few socks to the clothes to act as static cling if you so desire. Don’t forget to add the laundry soap.
 
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Splash Splash I was taking a Bath

  • white or and light pink balloons
  • Optional container (Rubbermaid or hamper of some sort)
  • Shower cap and accessories such as shampoo bottles etc.

If you go with the “whole” tub concept, You will need to cut a hole in the bottom. And get some string or ribbons to attach to the child. Glue or Tape or Pin Balloons on the child and around your tub.  Also, you can string up shampoo or loop has etc.

Add a Shower cap, and your set.

DIY Lego Block Halloween Costume

DIY Lego Block Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

With glossy spray paint and round boxes, construct a building block that can’t be beat.

Get the tutorial
 
Wedge of Cheese Halloween Costume ideas for kids

Wedge of Cheese Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

This dairy-themed duo calls for some sewing skill, but it’s worth it for the greatest Halloween costume ideas for kids ever.

Get the tutorial at Oh Yay Studio
 
Jar of Pickles and Pickle Halloween Costumes

Jar of Pickles and Pickle Halloween Costumes

We love this Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids for a pair of siblings!

For the jar, use corrugated paper and cardboard for the lid, plastic sheeting for the glass, craft paper for the label, and long green twister balloons for the pickles (blow up to roughly seven inches long).

For the pickle, craft a romper with felt polka dots over a green onesie for a more sweet than sour “side pick”.

Get the tutorial at Oh Yay Studio.
 
Cowboy and Horse Halloween Costume ideas for kids

Cowboy and Horse Halloween Costume ideas for kids

Make your youngster’s wild west dreams come true with this one-of-a-kind Halloween Costume ideas for kids.

Get the tutorial at Made for Mums
 

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