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Costume Ideas for Mom and Dad - Grownups are just big kids. Check out all the Halloween costume ideas for moms, dads and couples.


Below are some costume ideas you can make at home from items around the house. Have fun and be creative!

Butterfly - Butterflies are lovely to look at, but it is even more beautiful when your child decides to become one for Halloween. Here are some tips on how to make a homemade butterfly costume.

Clown - “Be a clown, be a clown, all the world loves a clown.” Just singing that song puts you in a happy mood, right? One of the most fun costumes to make at home for Halloween is the clown costume. It can be as wild and as imaginative as ever.

Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes - A few old clothes, a creative choice of accessories, some make up, a touch of originality and exaggeration, and you are all set.

Ghost - Nothing exemplifies Halloween more than a ghost costume. It is probably the easiest to make and can be as simple or complex as you wish. Let’s take a look at two ideas for a ghost costume for Halloween.

Halloween Costume Themes - Halloween enthusiasts will find fresh inspiration for their choice of costume.

Little Old Lady Costume - Little Old Man Costume - You know what’s so great about dressing up for Halloween? You can be just about anyone you want to be. Dressing up as a little old lady or little old man are no exceptions. These costumes are so easy to make.

Mummy - Making a mummy costume for Halloween can be hilarious. However, if you want it to truly be a unique and authentic mummy costume, here are some ideas you can try.

Pirate - One of the hottest recent movies is “Pirates of the Caribbean.” With pirates growing in popularity, well, it makes sense that your son or daughter may wish to be a pirate for Halloween. These are not only fun costumes to make, but quite easy as well.

Princess - If you have a young daughter, odds are she will want to dress up as a princess for Halloween. While it may be easy to just go out and purchase a costume, it can be quite expensive in the long run. Making a homemade princess costume for Halloween can be not only affordable, but fun as well.

Punk Rocker - Ah, the 80’s. What a time that was. If you have a son or daughter or who wishes to recreate that time in the form of a Halloween costume, here are some suggestions.

Scarecrow - Making a scarecrow costume for Halloween is not only fun, but you can allow the creative juices to flow endlessly. This is one easy homemade costume to make.

Toddler Halloween Costumes - Toddlers will want their toddler Halloween costume too, so they can be part of the Halloween action along with the rest of the family, even though they may not yet be ready to go treat or tricking or to stay up late for the Halloween costume party.

Witch - “I’ll get you, my pretty!” These infamous words were spoken by the wicked witch in the beloved movie “The Wizard of Oz.” If your daughter wants to be the good witch, Glenda, on Halloween, or would like to portray the wicked witch, here are some ideas on how to make either homemade costume.

 
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For more homemade Halloween costume ideas, be sure to check out some of the book titles below. These Halloween costume idea books may be found at your local public library. For your convenience, an ISBN number, book review and related links have been provided to you on individual book pages.

Halloween costume ideas - Clever Costume Creating for Halloween Clever Costume Creating for Halloween
by Suzanne Singleton
Halloween costume ideas - Dazzling Disguises and Clever Costumes Dazzling Disguises and Clever Costumes
by Angela Wilkes
Halloween costume ideas - Illegally Easy Halloween Costumes for Kids Illegally Easy Halloween Costumes for Kids
by Leila Peltosaari
 
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