Kids love Halloween. It’s a great chance for them to get creepy and ghoulish, with the promise of some tasty treats!
For parents it can mean a last minute panic, ransacking the dress up box to try and cobble something together for them to wear trick or treating or even at a spooky themed party.
We’ve got you covered with these easy D.I.Y. Halloween costumes:
This is a super easy option and great if you’re running up to the wire! The black cat costume is also great for environmentally conscious parents.
All you need is some egg cartons, paint, pipe cleaners and a few common household items.
Find out how to make it here.
Another spooky animal, this is a super easy option that all kids will love.
All you need is some black clothes, some black material, white fabric paint and facepaints (and a bit of an artistic flair would help!)
Find out more here.
Much more professional than the ‘holes cut out of a sheet’ option (which is frankly fully acceptable too!).
If you want to up the ante for the spooky ghost, all you’ll need is some white fleece, black felt and fabric glue.
Find out how to achieve this here.
OK, so not the most traditional Halloween costume, this one will appeal to the kids!
There are loads of different ways to create these at home, but we’ve found the easiest version for you!
Pretty much all you’ll need is cardboard, glue and paint. Take a look at this guide to help you.
This one is simplicity itself! Perfect for when you're down to the wire and need a quick last minute solution.
All you’ll need is a black hoodie and facepaints! Find out more here.
Need more ideas? Take a look at these Halloween costume ideas for kids or our step by step guide for easy homemade Halloween costumes.
We hope these ideas have inspired you and Halloween isn’t feeling so scary now!