Last-Minute Halloween Costumes? These Moms And Dads Got Creative With Their OutfitsYou can DIY some of these Halloween costumes.by Czainnah Gajito .
Luckily, the pandemic has not dampened this holiday — it seems like every year, the outfits get more creative and outrageous! Of course, it's all thanks to the parents who think of the best Halloween costumes for their kids (and whom we think are really the ones who enjoy this even).
Halloween costume ideas from the Smart Parenting Mom and Dad Squad
Still looking for inspo for this year's festivities? Or are you already planning for next year? Here are some matchy-matchy ideas from the members of our Smart Parenting Mom and Dad Squad that you can pull off even at the last minute.
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Mommy Ann Savage's 6-year-old daughter, Nadiah, is all smiles in this DIY Princess Jasmine outfit that didn't cost a thing! The dress is from Nadiah's ate and the head accessory is actually a necklace. Nadiah had so much fun at her schools' virtual Halloween party!
Alice in Wonderland
Mommy Dyan Dy-Gayas's two kids, Gian, 8, and Giullian, 5, enjoyed the movie Alice Through the Looking Glass, so the whole family decided to dress up as characters from the movie! They nailed the look not just because of the costumes, but because of the makeup for each character!
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Channeling her inner Cruella de Vil is 1-year-old Reese! Mom Gail Arricivata shared that everything in this costume was DIY's — the top is from Reese's closet, and the coat, skirt, and choker were all from mommy!
Blippi and Boss Baby
Can you guess why mommy Geli Tamayo chose these costumes for her kids? It's because her son, Tonyo, 3, really loves Blippi and they consider their bunso Yonyon, 1, as the boss and happy pill of their house!
The hat, glasses, suspenders, and tie were bought for only Php400 online, while the rest are Tonyo's own clothes and toys. Yonyon's costume came from gifts for his first birthday, so all they bought was the shoes, which were on sale for Php100.
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Here's a cute backstory for these costumes: Mommy Jashmine Bailon's son, Aedrin Nous, celebrates his birthday on March 10, which looks like Mario (Mar10) when shortened. That's why she and husband Aedrin Joseph decided to go for the matching costumes since Super Mario is the couple's favorite game!
They DIY'd this look using cartolina, art papers, and their own clothes. The cost — Php50!
Netflix and Chill
For Joselle Ona and family, dressing up as something trendy for Halloween is a family tradition. This year, their concept was “Netflix And Chill”, which they like doing every weekend as a family.
For 4-year-old Likha's DIY popcorn costume, they used a red dress while mommy DIY'd the details — the popcorn box hair accessory, the design on her chest, and the tulle skirt layer filled with popcorn. To make the popcorn, Joselle used wallpaper and markers. Alab's Coca-Cola costume is a onesie bought online, along with the couple's shirts, which totaled to Php330.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Long, the Pink Dragon
According to mommy Judy Santiago Aladin, her 2-year-old daughter, Therese has always been fascinated with dragons. When she was asked what she wanted to be for Halloween, she answered, “Dragon! With fire!”
Well, the little girl got her wish — she became Long, the pink dragon from the movie Wish Dragon. Judy created the costume using old cardboard boxes and party decorations. It only cost her Php120 to put together as she had to buy glue gun sticks for the outft.
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Mommy Nikki Viola and daughter Adeona would be celebrating their first Halloween, so she bought a reasonably-priced costume online. Nikki used her makeup skills to match her daughter as the Evil Queen.
Butterfly and ladybug
It was a no-gastos and fun-filled Halloween for mom Sarah May Tanhuanco-Tan and 2-year-old daughter Sophia. The ladybug costume was borrowed from her cousins, while the black long sleeves and pants were from mom's clothing company, Jersey Haven. To achieve the butterfly costume, Sarah put on black pipe cleaners on a headband and she borrowed wings from Grandma's closet.
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Mom Shaina Santiago-Moraga bought her 1-year-old son, Raha, a light and comfy green tracksuit for Php500. It looks similar to the ones that the players in the movie wore! To complete the set, she dressed up as the giant doll from the 'Red Light, Green Light' game, while her husband dressed up as one of the masked guards.
Yoda and Princess Leia
The Dang family is a big fan of Star Wars and the Mandalorian, so they dressed up as characters from the movies! Mom Victoria Dang dressed up as beautiful and fearless Princess Leia and she also bought a Yoda outfit online for his son, Seiya.
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