These 31 Halloween costumes for boys are handmade and TOTALLY AWESOME!! To be fair they’re great for anyone who wants to be Bowser, a super hero, a knight, or a robot, but I know these are things my sons love and I’m sure other kids will love them as well!

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Let’s make the coolest Halloween costumes around!

Halloween Costumes For Boys

But if your boys are anything like mine, they love to dress up year round, so your hard work is sure to see more than one night’s worth of action. There are just so many awesome homemade costumes for boys packed into this list!

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Easy DIY Halloween Boys Costumes

We have ideas for whatever your little guy may love from robots, to Star Wars, to Mario Brothers, whatever their favorite character may be, these costumes are sure to be a hit. We don’t have scary costumes on here, rather fun and not-so-scary boys Halloween costumes.

The best part is, even after Halloween has come and gone, your kids can still play with them and dress up. Pretend play is a crucial part of growing up!

But, these awesome costumes are so easy to make, even your kids can be part of making their own Halloween costumes. How fun!

Kids LOVE Cool Homemade Halloween Costumes!

1. Cute and Easy Frankenstein Costume

Make a Frankenstein costume from a t-shirt from Kids Activities Blog - boy wearing a homemade Frankenstein head shirt
Let’s dress up like Frankenstein!

Freak out the neighbors with this cool Frankenstein shirt! -via Kids Activities Blog

2. DIY Dinosaur Costume

2 Dinosaur costumes that can be made at home by Buzzmills - boy in orange dinosaur costume
Let’s dress up like dinosaurs for Halloween!

Dinosaur Train lovers will  flip for this dinosaur costume by Buzzmills.

3. Homemade Toothless Costume

DIY Toothless costume from How to Train Your Dragon from Make it Love it shown on small child
Let’s dress up like Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon.

This DIY Toothless homemade boys costume inspired by How to Train Your Dragon is so adorable! -via Make It Love It

4. Hiccup Costume From How To Train Your Dragon

DIY Hiccup costume from How to Train Your Dragon by Make it Love it - boy wearing homemade hiccup costume outside
Or dress up like Hiccup!

Don’t forget to make this Hiccup from How to Train Your Dragon costume too–it’s a great tutorial to add to your list of great Halloween costumes for boys! -via Make It Love It

5. Mario and Luigi Costume

Mario and Luigi costumes you can make at home from Smashed Peas and Carrots - 2 kids wearing homemade Mario and Luigi costumes
Let’s dress up like Mario and Luigi!

Mario and Luigi Halloween costumes are classics! Get all the DIY details at Smashed Peas and Carrots.

6. DIY Pirate Costume

Homemade pirate costume from Poofy Cheeks - boy wearing a DIY pirate costume outside
Arggh! Let’s dress up like a pirate!

Check out this DIY Pirate costume by Poofy Cheeks.

7. Homemade Spiderman Costume

Homemade spiderman costume from Skirt as Top
Let’s dress up as Spiderman for Halloween!

What a fun costume! Who knew you could make such an awesome Spiderman costume? Get the DIY details on Skirt as Top.

8. Alvin The Chipmunk Costume

DIY Alvin the Chipmunk costume - boy wearing homemade Alvin the Chipmunk costume
We could dress up as Alvin the Chipmunk!

Chipmunk fans will love this Alvin homemade Halloween costume idea. -via Costume Works

9. Easy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume

Text: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Easy No Sew Costume - Boy wearing homemade Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle costume outside
Let’s dress up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle!

Want an easy costume? Don’t miss out on the TMNT craze! Make this totally cool no-sew  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle  costume by A Night Owl. Everyone likes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

10. DIY Astronaut Halloween Costume

astronaut costume from Instructables - boy wearing white NASA astronaut costume made from homemade items
Let’s dress up like an astronaut!

Create this amazing astronaut costume with things from around the house and beyond from Instructables.

Super Cool Homemade Boy Costumes

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11. Lumberjack Costume For Your Little Boy

How CUTE is this homemade lumberjack costume?! This is one of my favorite funny costumes.-via Costume Works

12. Toddler Fireman Costume

Electrical tape turns an ordinary rain coat into an awesome  firefighter costume! This is such a great toddler Halloween costume. Get all the details at small + friendly. What a cute costume!

13. Marshall Paw Patrol Costume

Wow! Love these cool boy costumes. Check out this no sew Paw Patrol boys costume for Halloween (or anytime of the year). This is a great toddler boy costume, or great for a preschooler or even kindergartener. -via Kids Activities Blog

14. Prince Charming Costume For Your Little Guy

You don’t need store-bought costumes to look amazing! This is so ADORABLE! It’s a Prince Charming homemade Halloween costume for boys! -via Make It and Love It

15. Toddler Train Costume

I love this train costume! This is a simple and fun and one of my favorite toddler costumes.-via The Ophoffs

Totally Awesome Halloween Costumes for Boys!

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16. Dinosaur Costume

Here’s an easy DIY dinosaur costume anyone can make! Green felt would work great for this if you don’t have a lot of cloth. Regardless, a dinosaur costume is the perfect costume in my book. -via Scottsdale Moms Blog

17. Batman Costume

Can you have a Halloween without Batman? Check out this great up cycle by Red Ted Art.

18. iPad Costume

Want more diy kids Halloween costumes? Your little tech nerd will love our iPad Halloween costume with free app printables. What a great costume. -via Kids Activities Blog

19. Kids Robot Costume

This tutorial shows you how to make the coolest robot ever…this is so clever! -via Paging Fun Mums

20. Angry Bird Costume

Looking for the best Halloween costume ideas? Look no further! Cozy, cute, and cool these Angry Birds are perfect Halloween costumes from I Can Teach My Child.

The BEST DIY Boy Costume Ideas

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21. Robot Costume

Cardboard and tinfoil are the base of this classic robot costume. This is such a cute idea. by small + friendly.

22. Knight Costume

A popular Halloween costume for boys is a knight. Get all the directions to make your own! -via Simple Living by Lena Sekine

23. Wizard of Oz Munchkin Costume

Make your little munchkin into a Munchkin from Wizard of Oz in this DIY Halloween costume for boys idea. -via eHow

24. Ash Ketchum Costume

Make your own DIY Ash Ketchum from Pokemon boys costume! -via Kids Activities Blog

25. LEGO Costume

This simple LEGO costume is perfect for your little builder!

26. Ninja Costume

Perfect for boys, a Ninja costume! It’s a classic costume that really just needs dark clothes and basic costume accessories. Whether it is for your little guy or tween boys this classic Halloween costume is always a hit. from HGTV

27. Bowser Costume

Bowser from Mario Brothers costumes rule! This is great for a little boy or even teen boys…anyone who loves video games really. From The Mom Creative

28. Boys Costumes

Have no artistic or crafting abilities? Your kid can be a stick figure then! Your little man will look awesome in these unique Halloween costumes. -via My Crazy Good Life

29. Original Power Rangers Costume

Buy the mask, make the shirt! Check out this great Power Rangers  costume by Ehow. What a super sweet costume, especially if you grew up in the 90’s!

30. DIY Cowboy Costume

I love this fun twist on a cowboy costume by 3 Boys and a Dog. Don’t forget the cowboy hat and flannel shirt! A plaid shirt will also work.

31. Jedi Costume

Move over Kylo Ren and Darth Vader it’s like for Jedi Costumes like Luke Skywalker. Star Wars fans will love this simple no sew Star Wars tunic for homemade Halloween costumes. -via Mom Endeavors -via Mom Endeavors

32. Baymax Costume

Big Hero 6 fans will love this Baymax Costume  (2 ways!) by All For The Boys.

I hope you’re inspired to create a super cool handmade Halloween costume for the little boy(s) in your life!

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  1. Hi Allie! My son wants to be a firefighter for Halloween so I’m going to use the costume featured in your post! Thank you so much for passing along all of these ideas! Happy Halloween!

  2. That Star Wars Tunic will be perfect for my two year old son, who happens to be named after one of the characters. We probably won’t get him to stop wearing it though. LOL