Kids in costumes are cute no matter how you spin it. (Tiny police officers and baby dinosaurs? We can’t.) But on the off chance they’re not begging to dress up like Paw Patrol and are actually coming to you for costume ideas, be prepared. These DIY Halloween costumes for kids based off of hilarious pop culture moments will have you beaming with pride during the school parade.
10 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids Who Are Just Too Cool
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1. Evan From "dear Evan Hansen"
Your shy toddler will look adorable as the breakout star of the hit musical.
Get the look: SeflGrip gauze ($7); Lacoste polo ($35); Old Navy joggers ($20); Jansport backpack ($34)
2. Wonder Woman
Yes, you could go the store-bought route and get the superhero costume. Or you could go for laughs and hot glue a fake sword to the back of your little girl’s gown.
Get the look: Rubies sword ($9); Magical Wish Boutique dress ($65)
3. Prince George & Princess Charlotte
And if these costumes force us to be Kate, then so be it.
Get the look: Old Navy polo ($12); Hanes sweater ($10); Born to Love shorts ($19); Silky Toes socks ($12); Cotton dress ($56); De Poupee cardigan ($14); Cixi shoes ($17)
4. Eleven From "stranger Things"
Psst, the show comes back to Netflix in November.
Get the look: Smocking Birds dress ($39); A2Z jacket ($17); Skater socks ($13); Eggo waffles ($3)
5. Khaleesi From "game Of Thrones"
Bummed that the final season is over? Dress your little one like the Mother of Dragons to get a quick fix.
Get the look: Bullyland dragon ($10); Miss U wig ($25); Making Believe cape ($13); Nina boots ($50)
6. Vintage North West
Just add sass.
Get the look: Hatley coat ($59); Hanes sweatshirt ($18); Dalix hat ($8)
How far will you go to win the homemade costume contest?
Get the look: Seafolly tankini ($54); Kawaiian Pizza skirt ($37); Boho silverstoneTone necklace ($9)
8. Maui From "moana"
Can't have Moana without including her trusty sidekick. (Plus, he'll love the temporary tattoos.)
Get the look: Thomas Park skirt ($36); Native Treasure necklace ($6); Aboat body stickers ($8)
9. Lucious From "empire"
For that suave little man in your life.
Get the look: Wool blazer ($145); Mud Kingdom turtleneck ($22); Scarf ($13); Moda sunglasses ($8)
10. Ace Ventura
All righty then! This is officially the cutest mini costume ever.
Get the look: Tutu ($10); O’Neill shirt ($40); Hawkwell boots ($26)