22 DIY Toddler Halloween Costumes

Easy and Adorable DIY Toddler Halloween Costumes

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No need to spend a ton of money on a flimsy Halloween costume your kid can only wear once; here are some great DIY toddler Halloween costumes you can make yourself that are inexpensive, easy to make, and will last for years!

If you need a costume for younger kids, check out these DIY baby Halloween costumes!

22 DIY Toddler Halloween Costumes

1. A sweet take on the original red-caped crusader

DIY Little Red Riding Hood Costume/Cloak (2T-4T)

No big bad wolves will dare mess with your little one! Inspired by the favorite Grimm’s fairy tale, she can now embody this wonderful character with only a large piece of red fabric for a cape while holding a basket full of goodies for Grandma!
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2. Your little one will be swishing her tail in no time!

DIY Mermaid Costume

How to make a DIY Mermaid Costume for kids or adults! A sewing video that will have you swishing your tail in no time! Perfect for Halloween, dress up, and more!
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3. This duct tape skeleton costume is great for little kiddos who don’t want to cover their faces

Duct Tape Skeleton Costume

Perfect for little trick-or-treaters who need ultra-cool disguises for an evening of fun and frolics! If you’re looking for the easiest, cheapest, and most kid-friendly DIY costume, well this is it!
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4. Get your sparkles on with this cute Tinker Bell costume

DIY Tinkerbell Costume

This Tink is so cute, sassy, and hilarious. Plus, her outfit choice is on point. It will be the costume every little girl will want to wear again and again!
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5. Turn your child into the greatest master to ever live in a galaxy far, far away, with this DIY Yoda costume

DIY Yoda Costume: Make this jedi at home!

Make a Yoda Costume! This DIY Yoda Costume can be handmade for adults or kids, even toddlers and babies.
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6. All you need is faith, trust, and a little pixie dust to make this costume!

DIY Peter Pan Costume

Here’s the other half of that magic! Peter Pan is a character everyone recognizes and with this adorable costume, your kid will be ready to battle Hook.
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7. Black cats aren’t spooky anymore with this lovely DIY feline costume

DIY Black Cat Costume

Boasting lots of rich details, this super cute kitty costume is purrr-fect for trick-or-treating. She’ll love spinning around and meowing at everything.
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8. This owl Halloween costume will be a hoot for your little one

DIY Owl Costume For Kids

What a cute little bird! Hoot Hoot! This animal costume keeps the cutest owls warm on chilly nights.
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9. A sweet look for a unicorn lover

DIY Unicorn Costume Tutorial

Super easy way to make a DIY Unicorn Costume for Halloween using a white hoodie and leggings. Cutest unicorn costume I’ve ever seen!
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10. Embrace the force and join the rebellion with this easy no-sew “Star Wars Rebels” inspired costume

No-Sew Star Wars Rebels Pilot Costume

Make this No-Sew Star Wars Rebels Pilot Costume so your toddler can pretend to be one of the Ghost’s crew members right alongside the show!
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11. Go Gotham with a Batman costume for your toddler

DIY Toddler Batman Costume

Every kid loves to dress up like Batman! Whether they’re saving the playpen from bad guys, or fluttering by at the speed of light in the tricycle mobile, it sure is classic!
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12. Transform your little one into the cutest pup around

DIY Puppy Halloween Costume

If you’re thinking of dressing up both your pet and your kiddo this Halloween, look no further for inspiration. It will be a perfect chance to show your kid’s love for animals!
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13. Make a Polar Express train costume out of a diaper box

Cardboard Box Train Costume

If you have a little train lover in your house, this DIY train costume is a great trash-to-treasure creation. Made from cardboard boxes, paint, and a few simple craft materials. Your little engineer will love choo-chooing around the neighborhood in this costume!
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14. Build a Mario and Luigi go-kart Halloween costume out of a cardboard box

Mario and Luigi Go Kart Costumes

These Mario and Luigi Go Kart Costumes are amazing! With this DIY tutorial they are simple to make for Halloween this year.
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15. To infinity and beyond!

DIY Kids Buzz Lightyear No Sew Halloween Costume

Buzz Lightyear is a beloved character that you and your child can get excited about. Let’s face it, who didn’t love his ‘Spanish Mode’ in the third movie? But seriously, if your kid loves space and wants to experience intergalactic adventures, this is what you’ll need to make!
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16. Simple poncho-style ghost costume that leaves their heads uncovered

No-Sew Ghost Costume Tutorial Anyone Can Make

Make a cute no-sew ghost costume for your little spook with this tutorial. Ghost ponchos are so much cuter than the traditional sheet-over-the-head costume!
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17. Let your child’s imagination fly free with these majestic felt monarch butterfly wings

DIY Felt Monarch Butterfly Wings Tutorial

These felt monarch butterfly wings are very simple to make and make a great Halloween costume or a cute addition to dress up play.
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18. Make this fun lion Halloween costume in just minutes and with just a ball of yarn!

Easy No-Sew Kids Lion Halloween Costume – A Night Owl Blog

Need an EASY last-minute, no-sew kids costume idea? Make this fun Lion Halloween Costume in just minutes and with just a spin of yarn!
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19. To turn your child into a character from his favorite app

DIY Angry Bird Costumes

These DIY Angry Bird costumes were relatively simple and inexpensive to make. And they are much cuter than their store-bought counterparts.
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20. Super easy bee costume for the cutest little bumble bee!

DIY Bumble Bee Costume Idea

Instructions on how to make a no-sew bee costume, for the cutest little bumble bee! Step-by-step directions for this costume – so easy, it can be made last minute, no problem!
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21. Get your kid ready for the deep end with an all-black outfit and some recycled soda bottles

DIY Scuba Diver Halloween Costume

Learn how to make a DIY Scuba Diver Costume for your children this Halloween! Plus, it is a great dress-up outfit for years to come for every age.
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22. Keep up with the nursery rhyme and Halloween theme

Easy DIY Spider And Spider Web Costumes

You can just slip this spider web poncho over any outfit for an instant costume, or let your kid wear it as a finishing touch. Plus this spider costume’s leggy design is sweetly spooky. A perfect combo for your kids!
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Jessi Wohlwend

I believe that anyone can do crafts and DIY projects, regardless of skill or experience. I love sharing simple craft ideas, step by step DIY project tutorials, cleaning hacks, and other tips and tricks all with one goal in mind: giving you the tools you need to “do it yourself”, complete fun projects, and make awesome things!

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