Adorable and Comfortable Homemade Toddler Centaur Costume

toddler centaur costume

I’m really into Greek mythology and thought it would be a very unique and cute idea to see a creature come to life. At first, creating this toddler centaur costume was a bit of a challenge. But after I did some simple measurements and had some free time, I was able to put it together. … Read more

Delicious Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Costume

macaroni and cheese costume

Madi, my almost 2 yr old granddaughter and only grandchild, transformed into a macaroni and cheese costume. In my opinion homemade costumes are the best, most cost effective and most appreciated. Homemade costumes always make the best memorable moments as well. Making the Macaroni and Cheese Costume Madi loves macaroni and cheese so we decided to … Read more

Awesome Transformers Costume DIY Transforming Optimus Prime

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Transformers Costume DIY Halloween Project Without any outside influence, my son used to play pretend that he could transform like a Transformer. The idea’s been done before, but not as I have. What sets mine apart from the other transforming costumes is that it can transform from vehicle to robot mode in seconds. You too … Read more

Adorable Homemade Squirrel Costume

adorable squirrel costume

Turning our Toddler into Squirrel Boy Coming up with the squirrel costume idea: Breakfast time at the Dempsey house usually consists of three things for our son Garrison; yogurt, cheerios and watching the squirrels frolic and play. Garrison’s high chair sits adjacent to a large window in our kitchen and he is able to see … Read more

Cool DIY Traveling Circus

After taking the kids to a local circus and hearing our daughter, Caileigh, rave about the show for months, we decided to feature her as the ring master of this traveling-trick-or-treating circus, along with her little brother, Kyle, as the caged circus lion. Most of their costumes were taken straight from their closets, but we … Read more

Cutest Homemade Little Gumball Machine

I bought an acrylic dome that is used for security cameras that are mounted on the ceiling. I filled it with sponge balls used for magic tricks. Then I placed white felt on the back to enclose the balls. The bottom part of the machine is made of red felt. It has suspenders on it … Read more

Awesome Realistic Toddler Army Tank Costume

Awesome Army Tank Costume

When your son’s dream is to have an army tank costume, you get to work. After I completely scraped two tank tries, I got it right with this one! Materials for the army tank costume: I utilized a 5 by 3 foot industrial cardboard, a lot of Gorilla Glue, Gorilla Tape, and spray adhesive in … Read more

Awesome Cruella De Vil Toddler Costume

My daughter is three years old loves the movie 101 Dalmatians. For Halloween she requested a Cruella De Vil toddler costume! I found it almost impossible to find dalmatian print items so I purchased a shawl from Etsy, and used it as a scarf. I made the jewelry and the trick or treat bag (from purchased fabric). … Read more

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume for a Boy

Cool Edward Scissorhands costume

My three year old son Bodi loves the movie Edward Scissorhands and wanted an Edward Scissorhands costume. It is his kid repeat movie. (Anyone who has kids or was a kid knows what a repeat movie is.) I’m just happy his is a Tim Burton movie that I love and don’t mind watching over and over. Bodi … Read more

Cutest Combine Harvester Driver Costume

Cutest Combine Harvester Driver Costume

This is Parker, age 4, wearing his Minneapolis Moline Combine Harvester Costume. Parker is a 5th generation lover and collector of Minneapolis Moline tractors and implements. These tractors were sold from the early 1900’s through 1972. Our family sold these tractors back in the day and have now become collectors of this antique heirloom. Parker, … Read more

Cool Lego Batman and Lego Penguin Costumes

Cool Lego Batman and Lego Penguin Costumes

My kids (3 and 4-year-old boys) wanted to be Lego men for Halloween. I let them pick out the character., so my 4-year-old picked Batman and my 3-year-old picked the Penguin. Creating the Lego Costumes I used cardboard and tape to construct the bodies and Penguins top hat. I used mesh fabric to cover the … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

My 2-year-old insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween and I had absolutely no problem with that because my daughter was a perfect Tinkerbell! After searching several websites for Tinkerbell wings, I came across an Etsy shop called Wicked Wings. They are based out of London. They had wings that looked identical to that of Tinkerbell’s, … Read more

Cool Inspector Jacques Clouseau Costume from The Pink Panther

Cool Inspector Jacques Clouseau Costume from The Pink Panther

My 19-month-old Wes stars as Inspector Jacques Clouseau from The Pink Panther. This costume idea actually took shape in fall 2015 when I put a bucket hat and fake mustache on, then-8-month-old, Wes. He looked exactly like Inspector Clouseau from ‘The Pink Panther’ series. It didn’t take long to piece together the shirt/tie/pants, trench coat, … Read more

Last Minute Toddler DIY Magician Costume

Last Minute Toddler DIY Magician Costume

I found out, with one day’s notice, that my daughter’s daycare was having a Halloween party a few days before Halloween. Since her actual costume was not yet finished, I came up with this super cute last minute DIY magician costume. I opened my “tickle truck” (aka – the box where I keep all my old Halloween costumes and … Read more

Cutest Homemade Toddler Scarecrow Costume

Cutest Homemade Toddler Scarecrow Costume

We saw a similar scarecrow costume and thought it was so adorable. So I had to make our own homemade toddler scarecrow costume (It was expensive though). I totally nailed it! Ours turned out way cuter than the one we had based ours on. And It was super easy to make. The Tulle, felt, fabric … Read more

Adorable Homemade Minion Costume

Adorable Homemade Minion Costume

I never buy store-bought Halloween costumes. People call me crazy, but I enjoy making and designing them for my son and I LOVE to see him be original! Because I design his costumes, I start designing at the end of July beginning of August – crazy right? A few years ago I made a homemade … Read more

Cool Wonder Woman Costume for Girls

Cool Wonder Woman Costume for Girls

I think that my little girl looks like Wonder Woman, so I decided to put together a cute costume for her. I started by taking a red glittery shirt that she had from Christmas and I cut the sleeves off. I sewed a white strip of fabric to the red sleeves to make it look … Read more

Cool The Walking Dead Negan Costume for Toddlers

Cool The Walking Dead Negan Costume for Toddlers

We are huge fans of TWD and I am unconventional when it comes to kids costumes, but in saying that I also don’t like costumes that depict things that take things too far as well. We had seen the final episode of season 6 and we were really excited about season 7 which had not started, … Read more

Cool DIY Beetlejuice Cartoon Lydia Costume for Toddler

Cool DIY Beetlejuice Cartoon Lydia Costume for Toddler

My October was quite busy and I had to seriously simplify the things that needed to get done. Trying to come up with an impactful but fun costume for my 2 and half year old was the challenge! I had decided on Lydia from Beetlejuice but instead of just dressing her all in black or … Read more

Awesome Toddler Paramedic and Ambulance Costume

Awesome Toddler Paramedic and Ambulance Costume

Huge shout out to all the paramedics for the amazing work that you do! You are real life super heroes. My 2 year old son is your biggest fan and he NEEDED to dress up like you for his Halloween costume. We hope this brings you a smile! For as long as he can remember, … Read more

Awesome Captain Smalding Child Costume

Awesome Captain Smalding Child Costume

I had the great idea to make my son, the infamous Captain Spaulding from the famous Rob Zombie`s films, House of 1000 Corpses and The Devils Rejects. I made his entire costume myself. I bought white clothes and sprayed them with fabric paint to put the design on there. I made his hat out of toilet … Read more

Toddler Chunk Costume from Goonies

Toddler Chunk Costume from Goonies

Having a kid is a ton of work but it also means you get to dress them up as whatever you want for Halloween (at least until they can fight you on it.)  I have always had a love for 80’s movies, especially the fun and iconic characters that came from them.  Chunk from The … Read more

Cosplay Inspired Harley Quinn and Robin Toddler Costumes

Cosplay Inspired Harley Quinn and Robin Toddler Costumes

Harley Quinn and Robin Costumes for Toddlers that didn’t look cheap or cheesy were hard to come by in 2014 without dropping a ton of money.  These patterns were drafted using basic top and leggings patterns with custom measurements for each of my children. My daughter was 2yrs old but the size of 12-18 months … Read more

Cute DIY Paw Patrol Marshall Costume

Cute DIY Paw Patrol Marshall Costume

My son Loves Paw Patrol and Marshall. Naturally he wanted to be his favorite character for Halloween. So we made this Paw Patrol Marshall costume. Making our Homemade Costume To create this costume I searched my local children’s consignment store. I found a plain red zipper vest and a white long sleeved t-shirt. It was … Read more