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Creative DIY Costume Ideas For Mom, Dad and Baby // Themed Family Costumes

Over 50 creative DIY costume ideas for families with kids and babies.

Over 50 creative DIY costume ideas for families with kids and babies.

Poll: Themed Family Costumes

The Very Best DIY Halloween Costumes For Families with Babies & Infants

Put that old jack-o'-lantern onesie back in your beautiful nursery drawers and get ready to bring your family's Halloween look to the next level.

With a little cleverness and creativity, your little one's outfit can take your homemade family costume from boring to brilliant.

Here you'll find a variety of budget-friendly ideas for DIY family Halloween costumes inspired by movies, fairy tales, food products and more.

TV- and Movie-Themed Fancy Dress Ideas for Families

Halloween Ideas For Single Parents

  • Rag Dolls
    A beautiful mother-daughter DIY costume tutorial.
  • Madeline & Miss Clavel
    "In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines." A great theme for single moms with little girls.
  • Mary & Little Lamb
    Perfect costume for single moms with little girls.
  • Curious George
    This classic children's series makes for a cute and easy family costume, starring your little one as Curious George and dad as the man in the yellow hat.

Costume Inspiration For Families of 5

A fun and colorful Scooby Doo family costume.

A fun and colorful Scooby Doo family costume.

Food-Themed Family Costume Ideas

  • Ketchup, Mustard & Hot Dog
    An adorable, mouth-watering family picnic costume that could quickly be constructed out of felt.
  • Popcorn & Vendors
    DIY popcorn costume for baby.
  • Krispy Kreme
    Featuring mom and dad as Krispy Kreme bakers and the littles (including the family pup!) as adorable pink sprinkled donuts.
  • Fast Food Mascots
    Ronald McDonald, Burger King, Colonel Sanders, Wendy and a Taco Bell hot sauce packet.
  • Even More S'mores
    Inexpensive family idea constructed out of cardboard and pillows.

DIY Costumes for Mom, Dad & Baby

Family-Friendly Ideas Inspired by TV & Cartoons

  • Care Bears
    Learn how to make no-sew DIY Care Bear costumes for the entire family with this tutorial.
  • Futurama
    Fry, Leela, Nibbler and Sally.
  • Scooby-Doo
    Scooby, Shaggy, Daphne, Velma, Fred and two mummies.
  • The Simpsons
    Perfect for a family of five.
  • Popeye, Olive Oyl & Sweet Pea
    Classic cartoons make great Halloween themes — and the pieces for this Popeye outfit are probably already in your closet.
  • Phineas & Ferb
    Easy cartoon-inspired outfits for a family of six.

Book & Fairy Tale-Themed Costume Ideas For Families with Kids

Share Your Themed Family Costume Ideas

Maddie on October 28, 2016:

Love the idea, Angela -grabczak

Franchesca W (author) from Atlanta, GA on December 06, 2013:

@angela-grabczak: Love the idea, angela-grabczak! :)

angela-grabczak on October 05, 2013:

I thought this might get a few laughs. My 18 month old son as an 80's rocker and me as a 80's groupie! Lol tastefully done of course. feedback please.

hgb282 on October 01, 2013:

The shark attack and the beekeeper and the bees are fun ideas for the family.

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