Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids that Even Craft-Challenged Parents Can Make!

When you hear the words "homemade Halloween costume" does it send a shiver up your spine? Craft challenged parents may cringe at the concept of designing and bringing a DIY costume to life, but you needn't be Martha Stewart to make it work. Take for instance this adorable Circus Strong Man costume that will make quite a weighty impression for very little effort. Pair clothing your kid probably already has with an old umbrella, and you canmake this bat getup take flight. This clever Super Frugal superhero costume even makes use of Starbucks coffee sleeves! You can't beat this cute froggy costume made from Goodwill finds . This patriotic Statue of Liberty costume was made from mom's and dad's clothing ! Super simple but oh so cute, check out The Man with the Yellow Hat ensemble. No need to buy expensive, yet poorly made princess costumes when you can fashion this stunning Cleopatra costume using a pillow case and cardboard! Once your costumes are photo ready, be sure to enter Inhabitots' soon to be announced Green Halloween costume contest with your boast-worthy creations!