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24 Really Cute Budget Halloween Kids Costumes - Handmade

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Are you in need of a really cute Halloween costume for your child but don’t want to spend a boatload of money?  If you have a flair for crafty or sewing, then I have assembled some ideas for you to make something special.  The great thing is that the ideas are unique so your child won’t look like every other plastic superhero with a mask.  One of my favorite ideas is this raining cats and dogs costume — if you have rain gear and stuffed animals, then this costume is free!  View more great costumes after the jump.

Moose Costume 1 of 23
Add gloves to the top of a hoodie.

Learn how to make it at House of Paint.
Little Lamb 2 of 23
Hot glue white cottons balls to a white bodysuit.

Learn how to make it at Parents.com
Super Kids Capes 3 of 23
You can sew these capes with inexpensive cotton fabric.

Learn how to make it at Inchmark.
No Sew Cupcake Costume 4 of 23
With felt, fleece and hot glue you can assemble this cute suit.

Learn to make it at Lemon Tree Creations.
Zilla Costume 5 of 23
Add felt, glue, eyes and cardstock to a fun sweatshirt.

Learn how to make it at Mom Inc Daily.
Do It Yourself Bat Costume 6 of 23
Simple sewing and a printable are all you need for this batty costume.

Learn how to make it at AlphaMom.
Mime Costume 7 of 23
Use an existing striped shirt and face paint to become street performer.

Learn how to make it at Family Education.
Paper Doll Costume 8 of 23
Your child can draw this herself with markers on poster board.

Learn how to make it on Dollar Store Crafts.
Last Minute Owl Costume 9 of 23
Make this owl with a t-shirt and some fabric scraps.

Learn how to make it at AlphaMom.
My Little Skunk Costume 10 of 23
Simply glue white fur to a black sweatsuit.

Learn how to make it at House of Paint.
Crazy Octopus Costume 11 of 23
For this under-the-sea look, just add belt grommets to socks.

Learn how to make it at Mom Inc Daily
No Sew Jack O' Lantern Costume 12 of 23
Use a t-shirt and black felt for this cool pumpkin.

Learn how to make it at Joann.com
Flower Garden Costume 13 of 23
The thrift store or dollar store is the best source for these flowers.

Learn how to make it at About.com Family Crafts.
Make a Candy Corn Costume 14 of 23
You just need three felt colors for this sweet suit.

Learn how to make it at Dollar Store Crafts.
Cotton Candy Costume Tutorial 15 of 23
Dye some stuffing and sew it in plastic and fabric.

Learn how to make it at Craft With Confidence
Fish Bowl Costume 16 of 23
Make a costume from trash bags and construction paper.

Learn how to make it at Country Living.
Lego Costume 17 of 23
Add glossy paint and round boxes to become a fun toy.

Learn how to make it at Country Living
Gift Bag Robot Costumes 18 of 23
Kids can make their own by adding stickers to shiny gift bags.

Learn how to make it at Filth Wizardry
Skeleton Halloween Costume 19 of 23
Print a skeleton template and paint it in white on a black sweatsuit.

Learn how to make it at Country Living.
Car Halloween Costume 20 of 23
A large cardboard box is the budget way to get this zippy outfit.

Learn how to make it at All You.
Rubik's Cube 21 of 23
Just add paper to a painted box for this fun costume.

Learn how to make it at DesignMom.
Magneto Helmet Out of Plastic 22 of 23
Cut a bucket (parental supervision!) and add paper.

Learn how to make it at Cheezburger.com
Baby Gus Halloween Costume 23 of 23
This cute baby costume was made with a few bits of fabric.

Learn how to make it at Running with Scissors.
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