Easy Halloween Costumes and Treats

16 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

Dress up your kids in fun costumes you make with everyday household items. 

Homemade binoculars and safari vest costume
Photos: Glenn Glasser; Stylist: Kristine Trevino
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How To: Make a Vest

What You Need
Brown grocery bag
Pencil
Scissors
Kraft mini envelopes (in natural)
Buttons
Glue stick

1. Measure the paper bag against the child. Mark holes for the arms and head; cut these out.

2. Glue envelopes on the front of the vest to create pockets. Glue buttons on the envelopes. Let dry overnight.

How To: Make Binoculars

What You Need

Toilet paper rolls (2)
Felt pads
Twine or string
Glue

1. Take 2 toilet paper rolls and glue 4-5 felt pads between the two tubes in order to keep them together.

2. On the exterior of each roll, make a small hole for stringing the twine through and creating a strap.

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