Category Archive: Halloween Costumes for Kids

Newsies Halloween Costume Ideas

  Tonight I watched the Disney movie musical, “Newsies” with my girls.  Not sure why I had not seen it until now. It was made in 1992! 1992 people!! I have no idea why we didn’t go see it when we were in NYC a few years ago. It was all the rage. Maybe it …

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Halloween Costume Idea: DIY LEGO Costume

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Everything is Awesome, Everything is Cool When You Are Part of a Team! –Lego Movie The LEGO head or mask for a LEGO costume does not seem to be readily available from retailers, so you are in for a few hours of DIY if you want a Lego costume. The couple from their tutorial here said they …

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Top 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Like Costumes From Mass Retailers

I am not generally a food snob, but I am kind of a costume snob.  I do not like costumes that come in a bag. Every year as my family plans for Halloween, we do not shop the costume aisles of the local discount store. Maybe for a few years when my kids were little, but …

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Sully Halloween Costume Idea: Monsters University

I just had lunch with a friend who said her son wanted to be Sully, but she was having trouble finding the costume in his size, so she was going to make one. Here are some other options for Sully that are simple and no-sew. Top it off with the Sully hat or mask shown. …

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Monster High Frankie Stein Halloween Costume Idea and Makeup Tutorial

Frankie Stein Monster High Doll Makeup

This morning my daughter showed me a favorite channel on YouTube called KittiesMama where an adorable 8 year old girl does Monster High Dolls makeup tutorials (see below),  so I was inspired to post pics from the year we did a Monster High Group costume for our family. I prefer to use regular clothing that will …

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Shrek or Fiona Homemade Halloween Costume

Wendy's Shrek ears

  Wendy’s fast food chain is offering Shrek toys in their kids meals. If you ask for the ears, you have a great start to a Halloween costume for Shrek OR Princess Fiona. For Shrek: add a muslin shirt or white sweatshirt that you distress and age a bit,