50 Easy Halloween Costumes for Girls

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Girls Halloween costumes are my favorite {even if I don’t have any girls of my own}! Girl costumes are just so cute and creative, I want to make several every year. They can also be super inexpensive and original!  If you’re looking for unique girls Halloween costumes, then I’ve got you covered! Whether your girl is just walking or a tween, or teen, I’ve found the best ideas around including character costumes, princess costumes, costumes for teens, animal costumes, funny costumes, simple costumes, and more. I’ve even included easy Halloween accessories to make that can be used alone or with a costume. There’s definitely an idea here for your girl! Best Halloween Costumes for Girls

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Best Halloween Costumes for Girls

Halloween costumes for girls don’t have to take a lot of time or money. Find the cutest, most original, and easiest ideas around! These best Halloween costumes for girls will give you tons of ideas to choose from.

Character Costumes

easy minnie mouse diy tutu costume
1. The thing I love most about this Minnie Mouse Costume found at Sugar Bee Crafts besides the fact that it’s NO SEW, is that it’s not skimpy. Got to love a Halloween costume for girls that’s easy, sweet, and covers the tushie!

DIY Dorothy Costume

2.  DIY Dorothy Costume ~  If you can sew a straight line then you can sew this adorable Dorothy costume found at Seven Clown Circus.  You’ll be skipping down the yellow brick road when you see how easy it is to make.

DIY Tinker Bell Costume

3. This Tinker Bell Costume for your girl found on Sincerely Jean Blog is simple and inexpensive to make. The tutorial has detailed instructions (plus supply list) so you can’t go wrong!
alice in wonderland costume

4. When you find out how easy it was to assemble this absolutely stunning Alice in Wonderland costume for her you’ll be amazed. Most of the items for the costume were found at home! Shared by Lay Baby Lay.

Halloween Costumes Girls

5.  Loving this Little Red Riding Hood Costume by Mommy by Day Crafter by Night.  Deep inside the enchanted woods stood an adorable Little Red Riding Hood.  A few key elements make this fantastic costume, a hooded cape, tulle skirt and a basket.

little bo peep

6. Every good Little Bo Peep costume needs a hoop skirt, so it’s a good thing we found a tutorial for making one! You’ll love learning how to make a DIY hoop skirt so that your little girl can grab her staff and be recognized as Little Bo Peep with her lost sheep. Tutorial by Make It Love It.

DIY Dory Costume

7.  DIY Dory Costume ~ Just keep swimming…inspired by the Finding Dory movie this simple cardboard girls costume by Babble is sure to be a hit.

DIY Roller Disco Barbie Costume

8. Girls will love pretending to be a life size Barbie. Aww Sam nailed this adorable roller disco barbie costume that includes a free printable to make the box.

Animal CostumesBumble Bee Costume

9. I’m buzzing with delight over this bumble bee costume by Sugar Bee Crafts!  A simple tulle tutu skirt is made to wear of black leggings and shirt.

Ladybug Costume
10.  How sweet is this no-sew ladybug costume by Yesterday on Tuesday? It’s an easy costume that comes together easily, black felt circles are glued to a red shirt, red tulle is weaved through the skirt and the headband is assembled using glue.

Butterfly Costume

11. A free pattern to make these beautiful monarch butterfly costume wings by Buggy and Buddy. Pair them with black leggings, leotard and tights to make the perfect butterfly costume.

easy parrot costume

12. This easy parrot costume by Make It & Love It really IS easy. I was skeptical at first, but wow, this is incredible, right? Talk about big bang for your efforts. Love.

Disney Princess Costumes

belle costume and tutorial

13. Can you believe that this Belle costume is homemade? Homemade Toast shares the pattern so that you, too can make your little one her very own Belle costume. Wow.

Princess Jasmine Costume

14. If your daughter wants to be Princess Jasmine for Halloween, then Rae Gun Ramblings has hooked you up. She provides a great tutorial for making a Princess Jasmine Halloween costume for girls that’s not too difficult!

sleeping beauty costume tutorial

15. When it comes to making easy costumes for girls, tutu skirts and dresses are the way to go because they are no-sew. This Sleeping Beauty or Aurora Disney Dress is easy to make and isn’t very costly either! Shared by Cherish 365.

16. You little one can be Ariel with these No-Sew Mermaid Tails by Living Locurto!  Mermaid tails are so trendy right now. You can make your own in under 30 minutes using your hot glue gun.

Fairytale Costumes

Your little one will love to play dress up on Halloween but also year round with these fairytale costumes. Use them on the holiday and then re-purpose for everyday play. {score}

fairy dress tutorial

17. There’s not much sweeter than a fairy! This tutorial for making a fairy costume is easy. It’s a little more difficult than making a simple tutu skirt, because it is a tutu dress, but it is still simple. Your little one can wear this as a dress up outfit all year! Tutorial found on The Hair Bow.

angel costume

18. Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom nailed this costume! The DIY Angel Costume includes a full tutorial plus pattern. Note: the wings and halo were purchased, not DIY’d.

DIY White Swan Costume

19.  This DIY White Swan Costume by A Pumpkin and a Princess is so sweet.  Make a tulle tutu skirt and add an inexpensive white feather boa for the feathers.

Traditional Halloween Costumes

easy diy cheerleader costume

20. Just Destiny shares us just how easy it is to make a girls Halloween costume with this cheerleader costume. Ribbon and iron-on letters are used to make the varsity top.

Cowgirl Costume

21. Yeehaw!  There’s not much to this cowgirl costume idea by Sarah Forshaw and you might just have all of the necessary items.  Cowgirl boots. Check.  Jeans or denim shorts. Check. Plaid Shirt. Check. Bandana. Check.

Saloon Girl Bustle Skirt

22. A versatile bustle skirt pattern that can be used for a saloon girl costume by Cut Out + Keep. It would even be fun for a show girl or burlesque costume.

nurse costume
23. Making a nurse costume for your daughter is super easy if you have a pillow case lying around. Ziggity Zoom offers a complete tutorial for making a nurse costume including how to make the prescription pad.Showgirl Costume

24. One of the more modest showgirl costume ideas using lots of feather boas by Tori Liz. It would also work as a burlesque, mardi gras or carnival costume too.

Female Pirate Costume
25. Find out how to make the easiest female pirate costume you can image! You probably already have all of the items in your closet. Sarah Forshaw shares her list of items used and where to find them.

Superhero Costumes

no sew super hero

26.  No-Sew Superhero Costume {free template} ~ How cool are these superhero-inspired costumes?!  Use the free templates to make a superhero girl or a superhero boy costume.  No sewing required.

Homemade No-Sew Supergirl Costume

27.  Homemade No-Sew Supergirl Costume ~ Add some sass to your Super girl’s costume with these fun no-sew accessories. You can make the entire costume in just 2 hours.  {smiling}

Easy Halloween Dresses


28. Make a Halloween dress for your girl inspired by The Troll’s movie! This Princess Poppy Costume DIY is an easy sew!  Loving this cheery DIY Princess Poppy Costume shared by Fleece Fun!

Scary Costumes

girls zombie costume

29. If your girl is looking for a scary costume, eHow shows you how to make a Girl Zombie Costume. I find it a little disturbing, but that may just be me!

Top Homemade Costume Ideas for Teenage Girls

DIY-Cereal-Bowl-Costume for Teens
30. Didn’t get to eat sugar cereal as a kid? Now you can flaunt sugar all day long with this DIY Cereal bowl Costume for Teens! Studio DIY shows us how! Hint: Pool noodles!

DIY Strawberry Costume

31.  DIY Strawberry Costume ~ A plain red dress gets a makeover with cardstock and hot glue gun for a sweet costume, perfect for your teen. Idea by Studio DIY. {giggle}


32. Making a Bank Robber Costume is so much easier than you’d imagine! This is a great DIY last minute costume idea. It’s perfect for a teen!

Snow White

33. This Snow White costume by Color Me Courtney requires No sewing for this adorable princess costume.  Solid basics are used to pair together to make this easy costume.  A yellow skirt, blue top, white collared shirt and red heels.

DIY Wind Up Doll Costume

34.  Seriously! How cute is this DIY Wind Up Doll Costume by Clover Kate? Create a wind up doll costume from cardboard and an empty cardboard tube.  The rest is easy, just add it to a dress you already have.

No-Sew Wonder Woman Costume

35.  No-Sew Wonder Woman Costume {homemade} by Seven Clown Circus ~  If you are in need of a last minute Halloween costume then this is the tutorial for you. Wonder Woman is an all time super hero favorite that’s perfect for any age! The best part, no sewing is required so anyone can make it. A plain tank top and skirt is embellished with fabric and felt. Easy peasy.

Simple Halloween Costume Ideas

easy DIY poodle skirt

36. This easy DIY Poodle Skirt by Pinned and Repinned uses a piece of felt to make the cutest custom skirt. There is some sewing involved, but don’t get discouraged because it’s minimal. If you can sew a straight line then you are golden.

Funny Costumes

DIY Cotton Candy Costume

37.  DIY Cotton Candy Costume ~ Could this darling girl be any sweeter?! {giggle} Batting is spray painted pink and attached to a t-shirt. Get more details on Hello, Wonderful!

Easy Last Minute Costumeseasy DIY halloween costumes

38. Easy Halloween Costumes are popular because they are easy and you don’t have to take hours to put them together and plan them. They are typically inexpensive, too. Here are some great ideas for last minute Halloween costumes for girls!

Best Homemade Costumes


39. Here’s a Felt Knight Costume by Hello Nutritarian that’s quick! It’s a no-sew knight costume tutorial that’s perfect for girls and only takes about 2 yards of felt and a tube of craft glue. Wow, right?

girls unicorn costume

40. This DIY felt unicorn costume by Lia Griffith is going to be the talk of the school. I mean, it’s just so perfect and on-trend! It has a downloadable pattern so you can make it without a problem. {score}

Easy Accessories

Halloween accessories for girls can be super simple and can make a huge difference! If you are in a pinch they can BE the costume. They can also be that one item that pulls the costume together to make it cohesive. Here are dress up accessories for girls that will come in handy. You can make these easily.

Dress Up for Girls

trolls hair DIY

41.  Adventures in Wunderland shares this great craft perfect for Halloween! Make a Troll’s headband for a fun costume that will be the talk of the party!


42. Have you ever wondered How to Make a Unicorn Headband for a fun girls Halloween accessory? DIY Inspired shows us how so that your if you need a last minute accessory, you’ve got one!

dress up butterfly wings
43. Dress up butterfly wings are a staple in many girls dress up boxes, and they make a great accessory for Halloween. Put them on with tights and long sleeved shirt and you’ve got a ready made costume. This tutorial by Crazy Little Projects is so sweet!

Dress Ups

No-Sew Superhero Masks

44.  No-Sew Superhero Masks are great to have on hand. You can use them in a pinch for a Halloween costume, even making them a family costume, and your daughter can use them year round. To make your own no-sew superhero mask, all you’ll need is fabric, heat-n-bond, elastic and grommets. Your kid will be a superhero in no time. From Positively Splendid.

no sew tutu

45. A no-sew tutu can be so versatile, and so easy to make. The Pinning Mama shows us how to make a tutu skirt the easiest way!

pink princess cape

46. This Pink Princess Cape found at Pretty Prudent is the perfect go-to cape. It is complete with a fur collar and pom pom trim .  What little girl wouldn’t want to wear it all day everyday or on Halloween?

Princess Crowns


47. Felt Dress Up Crowns for kids by Megan Nielsen ~ This pattern for a crown is fabulous because you can use it to make a crown for royalty and really, who doesn’t want to be a prince or princess?  I love that you can absolutely customize the shapes and colors.  {{score}}

flower crown

48. A Princess loves her flower crown. This one is easy to make and has tons of lovely silk flowers that will last your little princess many wears! Tutorial by The Nonpareil Home includes how to make a tutu skirt so that a flower fairy costume can be assembled quickly!

princess crown

49.  How To Make A Fabric Dress-Up Crown this Halloween is do-able. The Long Thread shows us how. How cute is this??

princess play mirror

50. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall? Or in your hand? If your princess needs a hand mirror, the folks at The Pinterested Parent show up how using cardboard!

50 Easy Halloween Costumes for Girls

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