Easy DIY Halloween costumes for grandchildren
Halloween is just over a month away, when children all over the country will dress in costume for fun and games.
If you have a little one in your life who doesn’t have a costume just yet, we’ve put together a list of ideas and tutorials you can use to help come up with an exciting Halloween getup when you’re short on time and money.
And while our list is aimed at grandchildren, they can all just as easily get adapted to suit grown ups too!
Children have so much energy they can sometimes feel like miniature hurricanes, and if you have an especially energetic grandchild, this Mr. Twister costume might be just the ticket. Find the tutorial online here.
Quick, inexpensive and warm, this is a great costume if your grandchildren like to trick or treat around the neighbourhood. Find the tutorial online here.
Made with materials you can find around the house and at your local supermarket, this Hula Dancer costume is a great last-minute idea if you’re in a pinch. Find the tutorial online here.
For this original costume you don’t even need a sewing machine – use fabric glue or a hot glue gun to fasten all your embellishments in place. Find the tutorial online here.
This imaginative and playful costume invites children to create their own character and can be a fun way for you to design and make a Halloween costume together. Find the tutorial online here.
With a flesh-coloured shirt and some padded filling you can transform your little one into a mighty muscle man. Find the tutorial online here.
Do you have any DIY halloween costume ideas to share? Let us know in the comments below!
Rachel - Silversurfers Assistant Editor
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