22 of the most amazing DIY kids Halloween costumes that definitely warrant extra treats

DIY Halloween Costumes at Cool Mom Picks

We’re divided on kids’ Halloween costumes around Cool Mom Picks. Some of us spend a good few months planning, sewing, and executing the most wonderful costumes, while the rest of us are happy just finding some Halloween costume shortcuts and knowing our kids will look adorable either way. 

If you’re still looking for inspiration, or just want to ogle the effort and creativity (and uh, free time) of other parents, here are 22 amazing, outrageous, and inspired kids Halloween costumes that make us smile every time. -Liz

Little Old Lady (Costume Works, above)

Jaws kids' Halloween costume | Cool Mom Picks

Chief Brody from Jaws costume  (via Think Geek)

 

Barbershop Quartet costume | Cool Mom Picks

Barbershop Quartet Costumes (my Cakies, via Handmade Charlotte)

 

Alice in Wonderland costume with house | Cool Mom Picks

Big Alice in Wonderland costume (via Misha Lulu Blog)

 

DIY Halloween Costumes | Cool Mom Picks

Milk Drunk (Costume Works)

 

Centaur kids' Halloween costume | Cool Mom Picks

Baby Centaur (Costume Works)

 

DIY Baby DJ Halloween costume | Cool Mom Picks

Baby DJ Skrillz (Costume Works)

 

DIY Halloween costumes | Cool Mom Picks

Deer Head over the Fireplace (Costume Works)

 

Famous artist Halloween costumes | Cool Mom Picks

Costumes for Art-Lovers (Oh Happy Day via Cool Mom Picks)

 

Napoleon Dynamite Halloween costumes | Cool Mom Picks

Napoleon Dynamite Family (Costume Works)

 

Crazy cat lady Halloween costume | Cool Mom Picks

Crazy Cat Lady (Costume Works)

Baby lobster Halloween costume | Cool Mom Picks

Chef and Lobster in a Pot (Via Cool Mom Picks)

 

Kids Louis XIV Costume | Cool Mom Picks

Louis XIV Costume (Oh Happy Day Pinterest)

 

DIY Halloween Costumes at Cool Mom Picks

Road Kill Cat (Costume Works)

 

Anna Wintour Costume by Jordan Ferney | Cool Mom Picks

Anna Wintour costume (Oh Happy Day)

 

Cabbage Patch Doll costume | Cool Mom Picks

Cabbage Patch Kid (Costume Works)

 

Pope and Bodyguard Costumes | Cool Mom Picks

The Pope and his Bodyguard Costume (Costume Works)

 

Wayne's World costumes | Cool Mom Picks

Wayne’s World Costumes (Costume Works)

 

King Kong and Empire State Building Costume | Cool Mom Picks

King Kong and Empire State Building Costume (Costume Works)

 

Photobooth Halloween Costume by Jordan Ferney | Cool Mom Picks

Photobooth Photo Strip Costume (Oh Happy Day)

 

Dumb and Dumber Baby Costumes | Cool Mom Picks

Dumb and Dumber Baby Costumes (Costume Works)

 

Evel Knievel baby costume | Cool Mom Picks

The Evil Knievel Baby Costume has to be the winner for us. This sweet little boy wear a helmet to correct his plagiocephaly, and so his parents incorporated it right into his costume. Awesome. (Reddit)

 

Liz

Liz Gumbinner is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Cool Mom Picks and Cool Mom Tech. This makes her very happy.

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