Black Cat Cheap Halloween costume for Kids. Start with a black outfit of any type. If your child doesn’t have black, you can make a blue cat, pink cat, whatever color of cat you want. Just be sure all the colors match in the end. If you have black, many stores have a tail/headband ears pack for less than .00. Otherwise you will have to make your own. You can buy a headband in a matching color, cut ear shapes out of colored felt sheet and attach to headband. Cut out a matching tail. You may have to attach a couple of pieces of felt together to make a long enough tail. You can get a headband, felt sheets and glue for about .00 for what you need. You may need a safety pin to attach the tail.
Costumes from famous people are not only popular, they are fairly easy to put together. The best way to dress your kids in a famous person costume is to go with the outfit the famous person is most noted for. For instance you can dress up as Waldo from the where’s Waldo books by putting on a striped red/white shirt with blue pants and a red and white stocking cap.
Infants and toddlers don’t really mind how you dress them up and you can select from a wide range of costumes. The most favored are bugs and flowers. You get cute little single piece outfits that form the body of the bug like a ladybug, glow worm, a honeybee, an ant or even a butterfly or snail. As an accessory, you will also get antenna for each of the bugs as a cap or as a hair band attachment. All of the accessories are well padded so you can be rest assured that your babies are safe and will not be able to hurt themselves.
With Star wars and Pirates of the caribbean running as some of the most popular costumes, it can be difficult to come up with new and improved creepy costumes for kids. Using siblings, parents, and very kindly and gently using pets, as additives for a costume get up can make a simple theme go much farther. There’s nothing wrong with one child dressing up as a pirate while the other one dresses up as a complimentary parrot. A willing parent can dress up as a prisoner about to walk the plank in tow. All of this make pretend is healthy, and the more the family gets into together the more the kids are going to get out of it.
Coral reef – Paint several pieces of large Styrofoam with different tropical colors and let them dry outside. Once dry, attach them to a blue sweat suit using Velcro or glue. When your child put it on, paint a tropical fish on his/her cheeks to complement the corals.
My son used this costume last year as a kindergartener and he was the talk of the school! This costume can be put together in just a few moments, provided you blow up the balloons ahead of time. Directions can be found here .
Another suggestion utilizing a cardboard box is an X-ray machine. Paint a proper sized box white, cut an opening for legs and arms, paint a black rectangle on the front for the screen and the warning sign, ‘X-ray machine’. Place or paint a picture of a skeleton on the black rectangle. Dress completely in black to elevate the effect. For those making Halloween toddler costumes, outfits made from boxes could be used on a baby walker to support them.