13 Easy and Creative DIY Kids Costumes You Can Get at Goodwill

AGoodLook profile pic Jennifer Panchi| Goodwill NYNJ Staff

Finding the right costume for your kids shouldn’t be stressful or expensive. With so many options out there, finding a costume can be fast and easy with just a little bit of creativity. In fact, many of these costumes can be in your kid’s closets right now or can be purchased at your local Goodwill starting from $7.99. So what will you dress up your kid as for Halloween?

  1. Baby Harry Potter


What you will need:

  • White dress shirt
  • Vest
  • Khaki pant
  • Scarf
  • Glasses (optional)

2. Charlie Chaplin


What you will need:

  • white dress shirt
  • Suit
  • Slack dress shoe
  • Bowtie
  • Blackhat

3. Princess Leia


What you will need:

  • white dress
  • Belt

4. 11 from ‘Stranger Things’


What you will need:

  • Blush pink dress
  • Varsity jacket
  • White athletic socks
  • White sneakers

5. Carl from ‘Up’


What you will need:

  • White dress shirt
  • Brown slacks
  • Bowtie
  • Suspenders
  • Brown dress shoes
  • Glasses (optional)

6. Mary Poppins


What you will need:

  • White dress shirt
  • Black skirt
  • Red bow tie
  • Black dress shoes
  • Blackhat (DIY with flowers)

7. Where is Waldo?


What you will need:

  • Red and white striped long sleeve
  • Red and white hat
  • Glasses(optional)

8. Mario and Luigi


What you will need:

  • Red and green pullover sweaters
  • Overalls

9. Cowgirl/Cowboy

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What you will need:

  • Plaid shirt
  • Jeans/Skirt
  • boots
  • belt
  • hat
  • Bandana

10. Minions


What you will need:

  • Yellow Sweater
  • overalls
  • Black boots
  • Yellow beanie

11. Sand and Danny from ‘Grease’


What you will need:


  • Black Leather jacket
  • Red shoes
  • Black shirt
  • Black jeans or black jumpsuit
  • Hoop earrings


  • Black leather jacket
  • Black t-shirt
  • black jeans
  • converses
  • sunglasses

12. Matilda


What you will need:

  • Dress of your option
  • white cardigan
  • red bow headband
  • white socks
  • shoes

13. Grandmas


What you will need:

  • Cardigan
  • Dress
  • socks
  • Glasses and wig (optional)

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