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Kids' costumes

Explore 92 projects, 10 articles, 7 galleries, 60 videos, and more

All Dressed Up: Woodland

Steps:5
Earth-tone knit clothing is the foundation for an enchanted forest of walking, talking flora and fauna. 
Materials
  • For the Foliage: 4-by-6-inch fusible web 
  • Green felt
  • 24-gauge floral wire
  • Patterned cotton fabric
  • Iron 
  • Scissors
  • Floral tape
  • 18-gauge wire
  • Headband
  • For the Mushroom:Felt
  • Fusible web
  • Needle and thread
  • Fabric glue
  • For the Monkey:Felt
  • Fusible web
  • Floral wire
  • Iron
  • Fabric glue
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Family Costumes: Woodland Creatures

Steps:4
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Halloween Tutu

Steps:7
Turn any little girl into a princess this Halloween with a simple-to-sew tutu costume.
Materials
  • 1 1/2 yards of 54-inch-wide tulle
  • Pins
  • Plastic spiders or silk flowers
  • Sewing machine with coordinating thread
  • 1 1/2-inch-wide ribbon, cut to a 20-inch length and a 65-inch length
  • Scissors
  • Fray Check
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Halloween Face Painting

Steps:18
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Butterfly Costume

Steps:6
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Wizard and Witch Costumes: Witches' Hats

Steps:4
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Garbage-Bag Ghost

Steps:4
If you're still looking for the perfect outdoor Halloween decoration, this garbage-bag ghost is an old favorite. It's easily put together with common household items and the effect is something to behold.
Materials
  • Wastepaper basket or hamper
  • Small household fan
  • Plastic garbage bag
  • Black paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Clip
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