Are you looking for fun, unique, popular or spooky kids Halloween costume ideas that you can DIY or quickly buy? kids-halloween-costume-ideasMaybe your child has special needs and you need a costume for their wheelchair?

If you’re asking yourself these questions, you’ve come to the right place!

No matter what your child’s unique abilities are, here are 15 festive Halloween costume ideas kids love. 🙂

Disney Frozen Princess Elsa Costume

What little girl doesn’t like to be Elsa from the hit movie Frozen? This is a costume favorite and ongoing trend for those ‘princess’ fans out there. 🙂

DIY … Elsa’s costume is so easy to make with a tutu skirt and glitter snowflake cape. Get the tutorial here at A Pumpkin & A Princess. (Princess Elsa image by A Pumpkin & A Princess as seen below)


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Disney Frozen Princess Elsa

Batman Costume

The classic superhero everyone loves, Batman!

DIY … Now your child can be the very popular superhero by easily making the batman logo out of black and yellow felt. You can have your kid wear black leggings and a black long sleeve shirt. Get the DIY tutorial here at Say Yes. (Batman image by Say Yes as seen below)


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Batman Costume

Fire Truck Wheelchair Costume

If your child has a wheelchair and loves trucks, especially fire trucks, this one’s for you. 🙂

For a budget-friendly option you could have your kiddo wear a red or black shirt (if they have one at home) and jeans. You could also dress up the costume with a firefighter hat.

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Fire Truck Wheelchair Costume

Unicorn Costume

Unicorns, unicorns, and more unicorns craze is here!

As you probably have seen, the unicorn theme is a very popular trend for parties, food flavors, clothes, and you guessed it right … a Halloween COSTUME. 🙂

DIY Let your child turn into this mythical creature by simply wearing a white hoodie and leggings. The other bells and whistles you can easily put together yourself such as the horn, ears, mane, and tail by following this tutorial at Woman’s Day.


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Star Wars Obi-Wan Costume

May the force be with your child trick-o-treating this year. 🙂

DIY … This is a great DIY costume that’s super simple to put together AND the lightsaber is a pool noodle! How fun is that? Get the tutorial on how to create this cool masterpiece at Delia Creates. (Obi-Wan image by Delia Creates as seen below)


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Star Wars Obi Wan Costume
Singing Baby Shark Costume

If your little one is exposed to Kid’s YouTube, you have probably come across the obsessive hit song “Baby shark doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo ..” that has 2.2 billion views and is one of the most-watched videos in the history of YouTube.

NOW your little one can be the ‘Baby Shark’ for All Hallows’ Eve.

If the song hasn’t already been stuck in your head, it sure will be after your kid wears this costume as there is a sound chip included. Not sure if that is a good or bad thing? 🙂

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Singing Baby Shark Costume

Godzilla Costume

It’s the KING of the Monsters!

Now your kid can be one. 🙂

My 6 year old son LOVES anything Godzilla related; movies, toys, and now a Halloween costume where he can be Godzilla all year round? I don’t think this costume will ever come off.

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Godzilla Costume

Cowboy and Cowgirl Costume

This is a great costume idea if your child wants to go ‘twinning’ with their sibling or friend.

DIY … These costumes are simple to put together and you may already have some of these items in your home. Here is the DIY tutorial at Crafting Chicks. (Cowboy and Cowgirl image by Crafting Chicks as seen below)


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Cowboy and Cowgirl Costumes

Fairytale Witch Costume

Who says a witch costume can’t be enchanting and charming?

DIY … All you need is a pair of striped socks, black tutu, black shirt, and a spooky hat to make the perfect witch fairytale costume come to life. Get the tutorial here at Chanel Moving Forward.


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Fairytale Witch Costume

Supergirl Wheelchair Costume

A class superhero costume that ignites girl power!

DIY … Magic Wheelchair is a nonprofit organization who makes incredible costume wishes come true for kiddos. They create epic Halloween wheelchair costumes at NO cost to families.

To apply for a wheelchair costume click here. (Supergirl image by Magic Wheelchair as seen below)

Wheelchair Costumes

Minecraft Costume

If your trick-or-treater is a fan of the Minecraft craze, they can now be their favorite character!  Perhaps the Creeper or Ender Dragon?

DIY … All you need is flexible cushion foam, a long sleeve shirt, and sword, and VOILA you have the ultimate Minecraft costume. Get the tutorial here at STL Motherhood.


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Minecraft CostumeSwan Princess Costume

If your child likes ballet, this costume is a musical ballet fantasy come to life.

DIY … Take a peek at this easy DIY swan costume tutorial at Mer Mag Blog.


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Swan Princess Costume

Mario Brothers Costume

This is a FUN family costume idea, for siblings, or to do solo.

Be your favorite character from Nintendo, the ultimate video game that will forever rock our hearts.

The Princess, Mario, Luigi, or Bowser? The game is the limit with the character you want to be.

DIY … If you need a fun and easy costume to make, get the Mario Brothers tutorial at See Vanessa Craft. (Mario Brothers image by See Vanessa Craft as seen below)


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Mario Brothers Costume

Where’s Waldo Costume

Where could Waldo be?

A FUN, silly, and cute costume idea where everyone will be looking to meet and greet you.

DIY … One of the easiest costumes to put together. All you need is a pair of jeans, glasses, red and white striped shirt, and red and white striped hat. Get the DIY tutorial on how to make the Where’s Waldo hat (especially, if you like to crochet or want to learn) at Repeat Crafter Me. (Where’s Waldo image by Repeat Crafter Me as seen below)


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Where's Waldo Costume

Avengers Costume

Is your child a fan of the Marvel movies?

If so, they may have already been gabbing your ear off about the hero they want to be for Halloween. 🙂

DIY … For the Captain America fan AND for the parent who does not want to sew, this is an easy no-sew costume idea to put together. Get the tutorial here at In Honor of Design. (Captain America image by In Honor of Design as seen below)

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Avengers Costume

Final Thoughts

Hopefully this post sparked a festive Halloween costume idea that your kiddo will love!

If there are other kids Halloween costumes you would suggest, questions you may have, or anything you’d like to add that I did not cover in this post, please feel free to comment below.

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