15 Homemade Halloween Costumes for Teens

The cost of Halloween costumes seems to creep up every single year! I remember walking into a Halloween store only to find costumes in the $50-$100 price range! That’s insane! It got me thinking that there has got to be a way to have a stylish costume on a smaller budget. These DIY costume ideas are perfect for teen boys and girls and look way better than the store bought ones! Here are 15 DIY Halloween Costumes for Teens.

15 Halloween Costume ideas for teen boys and teen girls that won't break the bank!

Easy Scarecrow Costume


This is a great costume for the farmer at heart, and so easy! Grab a pair of overalls, a flannel shirt, and straw hat for that straight-from-the-corn-field look. Thank you Clever Pink Pirate!

Homemade LEGO Costume

It think this has to be the easiest costume on our list. Everyone loves Legos, and we probably all have a few spare boxes laying around. Why not turn them into a fun costume for a teen boy or girl? Thank you Crystal and Co.!

Pinata Costume

Turn on your inner fiesta girl with this Pinata costume! Bring a few candies to throw out, and you’ll be the life of the party!  Thank you Meaningful Mama!

Dunkin Donuts Queen Costume

Donuts and Halloween just seem to go together. This Dunkin Donuts costume could be tweaked to include the name of your favorite donut shop! Thank you Aww Sam!

Athena Costume

We’ve all been there; it’s October 30th and you realize you forgot to get a costume for your teen. Grab an extra white sheet and stuffed animal, and you’ve got an Athena costume! Thank you Mom Behind The Curtain!

DIY Wonder Woman Costume


Being a teenage these days is hard. Give your girl the credit she deserves with this DIY Wonder Woman costume! Thank you Foster 2 Forever!

Wednesday Addams


This classic Wednesday Addams costume is super easy, especially if you have dark hair. If you’re looking for a teen boy costume, Pugsley Adams would be fun to do too. Thank you Slap Dash Mom!

Spaghetti and Parmesan Cheese


What a clever and easy idea! These costumes would be fun for a couple, or for teens. Now I’m in the mood for some spaghetti and meatballs! Thank you The Surznick Common Room!

DIY Knight Costume

Teen boy costumes can be the hardest to find. Save the day with this Knight in Shining Armour Costume! Thank you Say Not Sweet Anne!

Alice in Wonderland Costume


I’m late! I’m late for an important date! You won’t want to be caught without a costume for your Halloween party. Make these simple Alice In Wonderland and The White Rabbit costumes your teen boys and girls. Thank you Keiko Lynn!

Gumball Machine

Mmmm gumballs! Grab some pom poms and felt for a fun and inexpensive gumball machine costume. They probably have all the supplies at your local dollar store! Thank you Life Unsweetened!

Mad Scientist

Do you have a science nerd in your family? This Mad Scientist costume is perfect for the teen who loves trying new experiments! Speaking of new experiments, check out this Science Explorer My First Mind Blowing Kit in our Top Holiday Toys List. Thank you Clever Pink Pirate!

Medusa Costume

Oooo, Medusa! The villain everybody loves to hate makes a fast and easy teen girl costume! Check out the tutorial and get started. Thank you The Tip Toe Fairy!

DIY Darth Vader Costume

Bring him over to The Dark Side with this teen boy Darth Vader costume. If you want to really beef it up, and are willing to spend some extra money, grab this Darth Vader Voice Changer Mask from Amazon. Thank you Pulling Curls!

Giant DIY Poptart Costume

This original Poptart Costume is easy and fun to make. Grab some cardboard and paint, and get started on this teen girl or boy costume! Thank you Paper & Stitch!

Types: Crafts, Sewing, Family, Teen
Categories: Decoration, Halloween

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