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10 Adorably Simple Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween is just around the corner! Even if you're not obsessed with the holiday like I am, you have to admit that seeing your adorable child looking even more adorable than usual is a ton of fun. Nowadays my kids won't let me dress them up in any costume I choose, so if you have a baby or toddler, you have to take advantage of these years while you can! I miss those days!

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Seriously, look how cute they were!

Enough reminiscing! If you want a great costume for your kid, you don't have to spend a lot of money. The internet has tons of easy homemade costumes that even the most craft-challenged (ie. me) can handle!

Here are my ten favorites:

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FRIDA KAHLO

Supplies Needed:

  • Scarf
  • Colorful dress
  • Eyeliner
  • Plastic Flowers
  • Clips or Bobby Pins
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Photo credit: This House Is Not a Home

A BAG OF POPCORN

Supplies Needed:

  • White Hat
  • White Onesie, Shirt or Pajamas
  • Thick White Material, Felt
  • Red Felt Cut Into Stripes
  • Extra Red and White Felt to Make Popcorn Label
  • Glue Gun to Put it All Together
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Photo credit: Catherine Marie

BOB ROSS

Supplies Needed:

  • Curly Brown Wig
  • Denim Shirt
  • Painters Palette-You can find these cheap at Hobby Lobby or Michaels.
  • Paint brush
  • Paints to decorate the palette
  • Brown Facepaint or Eyeliner to Draw on Brown Beard
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WHERE'S WALDO

Supplies Needed:

  • Red and White Striped Shirt or Onesie
  • Jeans or Navy Pants
  • Red Pom Pom Hat
  • Black Plastic Glasses
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STRONGEST MAN

Supplies Needed:

  • Striped Tank Top
  • Sweatshirt to Wear Underneath
  • Small Balls or Balloons to Use as Muscles
  • Black Felt or Black Eyeliner to Draw on Mustache
  • Fake Barbell- A blow-up one like this would be great or you can use a black stick with black balloons tied around its ends.
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CARE BEARS

Supplies Needed:

  • Matching Hoodie and Pants of Any Color
  • White Felt
  • Colored Felt for Design and Ears
  • Stencils-These can be used to help design the belly pictures if you're really not artistically inclined.
  • Glue Gun
  • Puffy Paint
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DWIGHT SCHRUTE

Materials Needed:

  • Gray, Black or Khaki Pants
  • Short-Sleeved Collared Shirt-preferably an ugly color like mustard or beige
  • Ugly Tie
  • Name Tag Sticker
  • Large glasses-Go to the Dollar Tree for large reading glasses and pop out the frames.
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STRAWBERRY

Materials Needed:

  • Red Onesie and Red Pants for Underneath
  • Stuffing like this to Create the Round Strawberry Effect
  • Black Marker to Draw Seeds
  • Green Hat
  • Green Felt for the Leaves
  • Glue Gun to Attach Leaves to Hat
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RACE TRACK

Materials Needed:

  • Black Outfit
  • Yellow Electrical or Duct Tape
  • Toy Cars
  • Glue Gun
  • Velcro- You can buy stick on velcro to add to the shirt and the cars so your child can actually stick the cars on and off the track in different places. So fun!
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MINI ELEVEN FROM STRANGER THINGS

Materials Needed:

  • Pink Collared Dress
  • Cardigan
  • Sports Socks
  • White Sneakers
  • Blond Wig
  • Red Lipstick for the Bloody Nose. I'd personally skip this on a kid, but if you want to have a really authentic costume, go for it!
  • Eggo Waffles Box

I hope your kids have a great time this Halloween and, if you plan on going trick-or-treating, may your neighbors' candy baskets be full of chocolate!

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♥ Erin