Unique Halloween Costumes for Kids
Fa-BOO-lous costume ideas straight from your child's imagination. Either spring for the "treat" costumes, go for the affordable "trick" option, or whip up a quick DIY costume with our tips and ideas. Pregnant? Check out awesome ways to dress up your bump!
Little Red Riding Hood
Trick: Red Riding Hood costume ($18; halloweencostumes4u.com)
Treat (pictured): Hat ($22; thecheshireshat.etsy.com), Mini Boden tank ($13; nordstrom.com), Sofie skirt ($45; petitcouture.com), Gingham skirt ($26; americanapparel.com), Jefferies socks ($5; kidssocks.com), Stella shoes ($50; pediped.com)
DIY: Match a white shirt with a checkered skirt, red argyle socks and a red scarf.
Big Bag Wolf
Trick: Wolf costume ($59; potterybarnkids.com)
DIY: Cut out eyes, nose, and ears out of felt and hot-glue to the hood of a gray jacket. For added decoration, hot-glue a button on top of the felt for the eyes. Hot-glue 3 claws cut out of felt and hot glue onto the jacket’s cuffs. For the tail, hot-glue or sew a 1’ brown boa onto the bottom back of the jacket. Add pants, shirt and shoes from your closet.
Trick: Wear green pajamas and Party King crown ($10; partycity.com)