If you start now, it’s easy to coordinate an awesome family Halloween costume that will bring you tons of compliments from fellow trick-or-treaters. From Scooby Do family costumes to Star Wars family costumes and plenty of Disney family costumes, we’ve found 30 ways to dress up your brood this year. Scroll down and start planning for this spooky holiday right now.
"Mary Poppins" Family Costume
This fun family costume idea could go so many ways. You could have chimney sweeps, more penguins, the Banks children and more!
Scooby Do Family Costume
How adorable is this family costume idea? Be sure to save your big Amazon box in order to make your own Mystery Machine.
"Cruella" Family Costume
Cruella was a huge hit this summer, so we think this family costume idea is not only pure genius but bound to be seen everywhere on Halloween night.
Ancient Egypt Family Costume
We love this take on ancient Egypt. Cleopatra, her Pharoah and their two mummies!
Family Weather Costume
We love the idea of your kid being the rainbow in between the sunshine and rain! Find out how to make your own version over at Studio DIY.
"Star Wars" Family Costume
"Wreck-It-Ralph" Family Costume
How cute is this Wreck-It-Ralph group costume idea? We love how a lot of these costumes might be laying around your house, and that crafter Vanessa says the hardest part was making Vanellope's striped tights. Head over to See Vanessa Craft for the tutorials for each costume.
"Labyrinth" Family Costume
Fulfill all your Goblin King dreams with this awesome family costume. Sarah, Jareth and baby Toby complete this perfect trio of a costume. Find out how it's done over at Brit + Co.
Pot of Gold Family Costume
Good as gold! We give the green light to the striped stockings and big green hats that make these lucky little ones ready for trick-or-treating. Create a rainbow and add gold coins to a shirt, and you've got an adorable leprechaun family Halloween costume idea.
Ariel Family Halloween Costumes
Dive in! Put your sewing skills to work like mama Jessica over at Craftiness Is Not Optional, and have your crew dress up as Disney®'s Little Mermaid cast. Little ones can be (of course!) the little mermaid, but baby brother makes an adorable Sebastian.
Pixar’s "Up" Family Costume
On a cloud! These DIY Up costumes are perfect for Halloween.
"Guardians of the Galaxy" Family Costume
Protect the universe by having your brood channel characters from the Guardians of the Galaxy. Zoom over to Sugar Bee Craft and see the use of face paints, props and leather jackets that make this family's Halloween costume ideas marvelous.
Birthday Party Family Costume
Piece of cake! Confetti, gifts, birthday cake and a birthday hat make a fun, happy DIY family costume. We love how A Joyful Riot gives a detailed tutorial on making these party-themed family outfits. The best part is that the cake is a wagon for little ones to ride in—what a clever idea!
"Harry Potter" Family Costume
If you have a little muggle in the house, then a family Harry Potter costume theme makes for the perfect fit!
Russian Nesting Dolls
Another adorable idea from Brit + Co is these Russian Nesting Dolls. Since the dolls are arranged by size, it's the perfect costume for a family of any size! Find out where to find the things you'll need for this costume over at Brit + Co.
DIY Shark Family Costumes
Sew cute! We love DIY costumes and give a wave of approval for this adorable shark family. You and your herd of fish will be sure to see grins on fellow trick-or-treaters.
DIY School Family Costumes
As easy as A-B-C. Put your crafty skills to work making these family school-themed Halloween costumes which we give an A-plus. Get inspiration on the how-to over at Studio DIY, where you can see a few accessories that make these costumes top of the class.
Peter Pan and the Lost Boys
We're clapping our hands for these whimsical costumes featuring Peter Pan and his Lost Boys. Grab a little pixie dust and fly over to A Beautiful Mess for a closer look at the costumes. It's easy to re-create if you just believe! You can even make your pixie dust by clicking here.
The family over at Tell Love and Party knows how to celebrate Halloween. Since few things say Halloween more than creatures of the night, the family chose to embrace their inner monsters for this freakishly fabulous group costume. Featuring Frankenstein, his bride, a mini mummy and a baby bat, you'll find all the how-tos and close-ups of the spook-tacular makeup here.
The family behind Chris Loves Julia took this awesome film-themed photo for the invitation to their annual costume bash. A flashback to a favorite childhood movie, the kids may not be familiar with The Sandlot, but they'll love the fun summery costumes.
"LEGO Movie" Family Costume
This group costume, a collection of favorite characters from the popular LEGO film, requires a substantial time commitment, but the results are definitely worth the effort. Taking the creator about 70 hours to create, find the materials and download the how-to at Instructables.
"A League of Their Own" Family Costume
The family behind Pretty Plain Janes hit a home run with this movie-themed group costume. Complete with a ballpark candy vendor, head over to the blog for a closer look at the individual ensembles.
"Where's Waldo" Family Costume
The search is over! We spotted this ultra-coordinated family costume over at Say Yes. It's easy to pull together from items likely already in your closet.
These metallic space suits from Tell Love and Party are out of this world! Your little aliens will have a blast exploring the galaxy in search of candy. Zoom over to the blog for the how-to and a list of supplies.
"Jurassic Park" Family Costume
This Jurassic Park family costume is a mix of buy and DIY. The stylish mom behind Cupcakes and Cashmere scoured Goodwill and pulled together Dr. Grant and Dr. Sattler's costumes for only $17, while the baby dinosaur was a Pottery Barn Kids purchase. This is one great costume idea that will never go extinct.
These sweet no-sew costumes are easy for even the novice DIY-er to recreate. Sure to satisfy your family's sugar cravings, check out the instructions over at Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke.
Your little gamers will love these super costumes handmade by Lindsay at Diary of a Crafty Lady. There's even a remote control!
—Nikki Walsh with Lauren Hill