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30 Coolest Homemade Costumes for Kids

Every kid wants to have the coolest Halloween costume ever. Coming up with a new and unique costume can be tough, but add a parent or parents with a really creative streak to the equation, and a truly awesome idea for Halloween costume is born. We have gathered together 30 of our favorite homemade costumes for kids - find some inspiration for your coolest Halloween costume for your kids from our submissions!

Mad Scientist Who Lost His Head CostumeThe Mad Scientist Who Lost His Head
Sent in by Jen to our 2011 costume contest.

Bubbling beakers? Weird science? Experiments gone horribly wrong? Looks like that what's happen with our submission of The Mad Scientist Who Lost His Head! This costume idea is definitely one of the coolest ways to display the side effects of a science experiment.
 

Bubble Bath CostumeBubble Bath
Sent in by Wendy to our 2011 costume contest.

Rub-a-dub-dub, one boy in a tub! Bath time is always a fun time for a kid. Bubbles, rubber duckies, and an excuse to be silly! This submission of Bubble Bath is a cool and clean costume idea, complete with shower cap and scrubby. Don't forget to wash behind your ears!
 

Mrs. Potato Head homemade costumeMrs. Potato Head
Sent in by Kenny to our 2011 costume contest.

With the release of the animated Pixar film Toy Story, our favorite old toys have come to silver screen. The submission of Mrs. Potato Head costume has brought the big screen to real life. With her pretty little flowered hat and sparkly bracelet, this costume idea will be a sure hit with any toy lover. Don't forget your purse, ladies!
 

 

30 Coolest Homemade Costumes for Kids

(Click on the images below for detail on each costume)

Oompa Loompas CostumeOompa Loompas

The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who CostumesThe Grinch and Cindy Lou Who

Nerds Candy Boxes CostumeNerds Candy Boxes

Homemade Cotton Candy CostumeCotton Candy

Despicable Me Minion CostumeDespicable Me Minion

Homemade Frankenstein and the Bride of Frankenstein CostumesFrankenstein and the Bride of Frankenstein

Solar System Homemade CostumeSolar System

DIY Pinata Costume for KidsPinata

Beetlejuice CostumeBeetlejuice

Lego Bad Guy CostumeLego Minifigure "Bad Guy"

Mr. Kool Aid DIY CostumeMr. Kool Aid

Kissing Booth Homemade Halloween CostumeKissing Booth

Predators CostumePredators

Homemade LEGO Ninjago CostumesLEGO Ninjago: Jay, Kai & Lloyd

Mini Cougar Cosmo Mascot CostumeMini Cougar Mascot

Pirates of the Carribean CostumePirates of the Carribean

SeaWorlds Manta Roller Coaster CostumeSeaWorlds Manta Roller Coaster

Scuba Diver CostumeScuba Divers

Homemade Wishy Washers costumeWishy Washers

DIY Vending Machine CostumeVending Machine Girl

DIY Photo Camera CostumeReal Working Camera

Spino-Dino Boy CostumeSpino-Dino Boy

Homemade Optimus Prime CostumeTransformer Optimus Prime

Homemade Sauron CostumeSauron - Lord of the Rings

Homemade Mad Scientist CostumeThe Mad Scientist Who Lost His Head

Abducted by Alien Halloween CostumeAbducted by Alien

Gorilla carrying a Kid CostumeGorilla carrying a Kid

R2-D2 and Princess Leia CostumesR2D2 and Princess Leia

Homemade Bubble Bath CostumeBubble Bath

Mrs. Potato Head homemade costumeMrs. Potato Head

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