There’s nothing quite like watching your kids join the trick or treat train on the big night. With just a few supplies, and a lot of imagination, make this Halloween the most creative one you’ve had yet. From absolutely easy to incredibly intricate, go from photo to photo in our slideshow below for 18 irresistible (all DIY!) ideas perfect for your little candy goblins.


An A+ for Creativity

The crayons may have quit on you, but Brittany from The House that Lars Built sure hasn’t. This adorable and easy-to-replicate tribute to the popular picture book is fun and perfect for a group of friends or a family. Find out what you’ll need to make it happen over at The House that Lars Built.

photo: Brittany Jepson via The House that Lars Built

  • An A+ for Creativity
  • Adorable Aviator
  • Happy Hipster Halloween
  • Flying Colors
  • A Curious Costume
  • Om Nom Nom
  • What Great Sewing Skills You Have
  • Pack of Play-Doh
  • Simple Spider
  • Wind It Up
  • Hi-Ya! Halloween
  • V for Vector
  • Darling Doll
  • Tricky Transformer
  • Candy Cruncher
  • A Hogwart's Halloween
  • Mini Myths
  • Sizzle & Fry

Do you have an awesome picture of your kiddos in Halloween costumes? Email it to and we’ll share it with our readers!

— Gabby Cullen