Children’s costumes are usually worn once a year on Halloween and then thrown away. For that reason, finding cheap ways to create a simple, yet adorable costume is a plus! Here are some tips and suggestions to make your child’s Halloween costume at home yourself.


Panda Costume:
1. Draw out the shape of the ears onto pieces of cardboard and felt.
2. Attach the felt to the pieces of cardboard to create sturdy ears.
3. Hot glue gun the ears to a black headband.
4. Grab some face paint and create two black circles around the eyes and a nose.
5. Dress your child up in black and white clothing, or add a white circle felt onto a black shirt to create the stomach of a panda.


Lion Costume:
1. Add some hairspray to your child’s hair and style it to look messy, big, and poufy.
2. Draw a triangle, nose, and whiskers to create the face of a lion.
3. Wear brown clothing and tape a piece of yellow felt to the center of the shirt to create the belly.

Monkey Costume:
1. Draw out the shape of monkey ears onto pieces of cardboard and felt.
2. Attach the felt to the pieces of cardboard to create sturdy ears.
3. Hot glue gun the ears to a brown headband.
4. Wear brown clothing and tape a piece of beige felt to the center of the shirt to create the belly.
5. Hold a banana while trick-or-treating to add some fun to the look!

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