Five Free Halloween Costumes: Homemade Costumes for Older Kids
Here are five ideas for costumes for older kids, which can be made at home and cost nothing.
Here are 5 costumes that will cost you nothing, and very little time or effort. These ideas are better suited to slightly older kids, and they can pull them together without any effort, they also won’t need much help from parents.
Your kids will know what to do! Safety pins, ripped cloths black eye liner lots of chains.
Baggy everything: baggy pants, baggy T-shirt. Big sports shoes, big neck chain with a large pendent and a baseball hat worn to the side. They can add an earring or bracelet.
Can be someone who was in an accident or just fell off his skateboard. You need clothes you can rip and get dirty, some plasters, band aids, bandages and some fake blood or ketchup. Wrap the bandage around his head, rip, cut and stick plasters on his “wounds”.
Give him/her some old people’s clothes, a stick to use as a walking cane, and powder his/her hair with talc/baby powder. Draw on some wrinkles, and they’re ready to go. You can jazz it up for the kid that wants to shock and give him a fake knife or meat carver, and he can be the crazy old woman from Psycho.
Guys go for this one more than girls. Dress them up in their brother or sister’s clothes, for the boys add make-up and heels, perhaps even a feather bower, for the girls add a bit of beard.