Halloween is an amazing opportunity to let your daughter show her creativity and transform into whatever she wants to be. But planning your girl's Halloween costume can seem kind of overwhelming — there are virtually endless choices, and once you do finally make a decision, you have to pray that your kid will actually still want to wear the costume (and keep it on!) on the big day. And of course, there’s always dropping weather temperatures to consider when making your selection.
Whether you decide to go the DIY route or purchase one from the store, these 23 ideas for girls Halloween costumes will help you find a costume that she will not only want to wear on Halloween, but will insist on putting on year-round.
Put her in this iconic costume, and your little girl will be jumping down a rabbit hole to find an adventure.
Every girl will feel like she too can save the universe in this light-up Captain Marvel costume.
Let your child's inner pop star come out with this colorful JoJo Siwa costume, complete with the iconic bow.
If she's all about rainbows and unicorns, then this adorable costume is perfect for her.
Let her take flight in this Supergirl costume.
She'll have you walking the plank if you try to steal any of her Halloween candy.
She'll show the world what girl power really looks like in this iconic superhero costume.
Have your budding artist dress up as her favorite drawing tool.
Bring one of her favorite book characters to life using clothes she likely already has in her closet. (The red balloon is optional, but it really seals the deal.)
Get the tutorial at Say Yes.
Name anything cuter than a little one dressed up in this beloved English nanny’s garb. We’ll wait.
This ensemble will transform the town's streets into the Yellow Brick Road.
Here’s a variation on the princess costume that still drives the regal point home. (Fun fact: peacocks are emblems of royalty!)
Blast "Under the Sea" while she slips into this sparkly sea-themed costume to help her really get into the Halloween spirit.
Deck her out in a DIY that’s just as sweet as her personality. (And get ready for all the compliments on that spiky beret craftsmanship.)
Get the tutorial at Delia Creates.
What you'll need: Yellow felt roll ($29, .com)
If she's more of an apple kind of girl, this Red Delicious costume will surely be a hit.
Clown-inspired costumes don't have to be creepy. This face paint-centric style is more chic and unlikely to scare the other kids in her trick-or-treating posse.
Enjoy mommy-and-me Halloween costumes while you can. This pencil-eraser combo is too cute, especially if you emblazon her onesie with an on-theme moniker like, “My bad!”
Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.
You won't have to worry that your little girl is cold on Halloween when she's wearing this warm and cozy costume.
If she can't get enough of Frozen, this Anna costume is sure to put a smile on her face.
If she prefers Elsa to Anna, this tot-sized version of Frozen's heroine is sure to impress a crowd.
Multicolored pom-poms mimic gumballs in this DIY that calls for minimal sewing.
Get the tutorial at Make It & Love It.
What you'll need: Jumbo pom-poms ($3, .com)
She definitely won't be invisible in this amazing Violet costume.
If Minions are good at one thing, it's getting into mischief, making them the perfect costume choice for a rambunctious little girl.
Get the tutorial at Wine and Glue.