The 10 Easiest DIY Family Halloween Costumes

Oct 5, 2022 | Holidays, Lifestyle

Halloween is just around the corner, and you KNOW we are all about fun themed costumes for the whole family! Get those creative juices flowing with this list of affordable and easy family Halloween costumes!

Image of a mother, son, and daughter in Halloween costumes. They are posing for a selfie in their kitchen. - Fun Cheap Or Free

If the thought of trying to put together the perfect family costume theme scares you more than an actual haunted house, we're here to help! We've put together a list of 10 of our favorite easy and inexpensive themed Halloween costumes for the family this year.

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1. Bank Robbers

Bank Robber Costume from Fun Cheap Or Free

Have a little one that would make an adorable sack of money? Grab some black clothes, eye masks, and hats and you are on your way to an easy, fun, and memorable costume!

2. The Flintstones

Flintstones family Halloween Costume from Pretty Passive

This family costume is both super cute AND super easy to DIY! All you need are some basic craft supplies, t-shirts, and ping-pong balls!

3. Donuts and Bakers

Donuts and Bakers via Costume Works

This family Halloween costume comes with an extra perk: an excuse to buy donuts! A visit to Krispy Kreme for some authentic hats and donut boxes are the building blocks for a fun costume. Add in some basic aprons and simple donut costumes for your little sweeties, and you're all set!

4. Stick Figure Family

Stick figure family costume from Life With Fingerprints

We're not sure if we're more impressed by the creativity or how easy this DIY is, but talk about an amazing family costume! With some white clothes and black duct tape you can pull together a killer costume with minimal prep.

5. Candy Bars

Candy bar family Halloween costumes from Oh My! Creative

We think these candy bar costumes are adorable and so creative! Let each member of the family pick their favorite kind and work together on creating it. So fun!

6. Superheroes

Family Halloween Costume – X-Men from The Mother Overload

A superhero theme is usually a great family Halloween costume idea that everyone will agree to enthusiastically! There's so many different genres to choose from — X-Men, Marvel, DC Comics, video games, etc. You could even create your own superhero characters!

7. Dr. Seuss Characters

Family Halloween Costumes – Dr. Seuss characters from Life With Fingerprints

Dr. Seuss was a master of creating unique and imaginative characters — perfect for Halloween! Your family could dress up as characters all from the same book, or a collection of fun characters from different stories. Either way, your crew will make for a colorful and unforgettable bunch while out trick-or-treating!

8. S'mores

S'mores family costume from The Smittcamps

Dress your family up as your favorite outdoorsy treat! A couple of graham crackers, a chocolate bar, marshmallow, and maybe a campfire is sure to be unique! This costume is easy to DIY with these instructions from Keep Toddlers Busy.

9. The Addams Family

The Addams Family costume from Flipzles

Turn your family into the most iconic creepy family in cinematic history: The Addams Family! With so many interesting characters to choose from you'll be able to pull together a family costume in a snap!

10. Rock Band

Family Rock Band via Merrick's Art

Unleash your inner rock star by forming a hard-core family band! Some fun accessories, bold make-up, and an edgy attitude will make for unforgettable Halloween pictures this year!

What's one of your favorite family Halloween costumes? Tell us in the comments!

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Happy haunting, ghouls and boys!


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