18 DIY Halloween Costumes That Won't Make Tweens Roll Their Eyes

Happy Hallo-tween!

diy tween halloween costumes
Simple as That/The Pura Vida Bracelets Blog

Finding just-right tween Halloween costumes for middle-schoolers can be tricky. Preteens won't want to wear costumes meant for younger kids, but the teenager and adult options can be a bit too grown-up. Enter these DIY Halloween costumes for tween girls and boys, which are actually easy to put together. Happy Hallo-tween!

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gumball machine costume for tweens
Kamri Noel via Cute Girls Hairstyle
Gumball Machine Costume for Tweens

Cover a plain white t-shirt in pom-poms and pair with red pants for a cute and crafty Halloween costume that's totally tween-appropriate.

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diy katniss everdeen costume for tweens
Simple as That
DIY Katniss Everdeen Halloween Costume

Tweens will happily volunteer as tribute to wear this cool costume inspired by The Hunger Games.

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diy pineapple costume for tweens
The Pura Vida Bracelets
Pineapple Halloween Costume for Tweens

Grab a Sharpie and get to work turning a basic yellow t-shirt into a tropical fruit!

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diy alice in wonderland rabbit costume
Color Me Courtney
DIY White Rabbit from 'Alice in Wonderland' Costume

It won't even matter if she's late to the Halloween party when she looks this cute!

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diy medusa halloween costume for tweens
Slap Dash Mom
Medusa Halloween Costume for Tweens

Grab a bed sheet and some rubber snakes and voila: Your tween is Medusa!

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chip on shoulder funny halloween costume
Club Crafted
Chip on Shoulder Halloween Costume

Does your tween have a chip on her shoulder? Why not be literal and quickly craft this easy and funny costume idea?

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diy minnie mouse halloween costumes for teen girl
Now That’s Peachy
Minnie Mouse Costume for Tween Girl

A pretty red polka dot dress and mouse ears are easy enough, and the cute makeup looks just like the cartoon.

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diy halloween costumes for tweens
Sugar Bee Crafts
DIY Lemon-Lime Halloween Costume for Tween Girls

Tweens have a reputation for being a little bit sweet and a little bit sour—a lot like citrus fruit!

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diy mad scientist halloween costumes for tween boy
Polka Dot Chair
Mad Scientist Costume for Teen Boys

Tween boys can rock a favorite t-shirt and jeans underneath a lab coat and safety goggles. And if he gets sick of wearing a costume, it's easy to transition out of this look.

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diy wizard of oz halloween costumes for tweens
Polka Dot Chair
DIY Dorothy and Glinda Costumes for Tween Girls

Dorothy and Glinda the Good Witch from The Wizard of Oz make magical costumes for best friends. Follow the Yellow Brick Road!

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diy pj masks owlette costumes for tweens
Now That's Peachy
PJ Masks Owlette Costume for Tweens

Dressing up as a superhero is even more fun when you get to wear a tutu and wings.

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diy m&m halloween costumes for tweens
House of Hepworths
DIY Matching M&M Halloween Costumes

If your tween is attached at the hip to her sister or bestie, make them these matching costumes using t-shirts and tutus.

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diy terminator halloween costume for tween boy
Coolest Homemade Costumes
DIY Terminator Costume for Teen Boys

Tough-guy teens will feel pretty cool channeling Arnold Schwarzenegger—and you'll be amazed how easy that makeup is to pull off!

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diy ariel little mermaid costume
Polka Dot Chair
DIY Ariel from Little Mermaid Costume

Other The Little Mermaid costumes depict the character under the sea, but this fresh take is a little easier for tween girls to move around in.

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diy bambi halloween costume for teen girl
Now That’s Peachy
Bambi Deer Tween Halloween Costume

Who knew a baby deer could be so fashionable?

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diy golden snitch halloween costume
Simply Potter​
DIY Golden Snitch from "Harry Potter" Costume for Teen Girls

Teens who "solemnly swear they are up to no good" will look bewitching in this beautiful Harry Potter-inspired Halloween costume.

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diy rey costume
DIY with Love DaWanda
DIY Rey from "Star Wars" Costume for Teens

May the force be with you as you make this DIY Star Wars costume for tween girls.

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diy iphone halloween costumes for tween boy
UnSchoolPlus​
DIY iPhone Halloween Costume for Tween Boys

He's on his phone all the time, so why not create a replica of it for his costume?

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