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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 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 Halloween CostumeOompa Loompas

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

Nerds Candy Boxes Halloween CostumeNerds Candy Boxes

DIY Cotton Candy CostumeCotton Candy

Despicable Me Minion CostumeDespicable Me Minion

Frankenstein and the Bride of Frankenstein Costumes for KidsFrankenstein and the Bride of Frankenstein

Solar System Halloween CostumeSolar System

DIY Pinata CostumePinata

Beetlejuice Halloween CostumeBeetlejuice

Lego Minifigure "Bad Guy" CostumeLego Minifigure "Bad Guy"

Mr. Kool Aid CostumeMr. Kool Aid

DIY Kissing Booth CostumeKissing Booth

Predators Halloween CostumePredators

Lego Ninjago Costumes: Jay, Kai & LloydLEGO Ninjago: Jay, Kai & Lloyd

Homemade Cougar Mascot Costume for BoysMini Cougar Mascot

Pirates of the CarribeanPirates of the Carribean

SeaWorlds Manta Roller Coaster Halloween CostumeSeaWorlds Manta Roller Coaster

Scuba Diver CostumesScuba Divers

Wishy Washers costume for girlsWishy Washers

Vending Machine CostumeVending Machine Girl

Working Photo Camera CostumeReal Working Camera

Spino-Dino Boy Halloween CostumeSpino-Dino Boy

Transformers Optimus Prime CostumeTransformer Optimus Prime

Sauron - Lord of the Rings CostumeSauron - Lord of the Rings

Mad Scientist Who Lost His Head CostumeThe Mad Scientist Who Lost His Head

Abducted by Alien Illusion CostumeAbducted by Alien

Gorilla carrying a Kid Halloween CostumeGorilla carrying a Kid

R2-D2 and Princess Leia CostumesR2D2 and Princess Leia

Bubble Bath CostumeBubble Bath

Mrs. Potato Head CostumeMrs. Potato Head

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