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Kids Skeleton Halloween Costume – No Sewing

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I can remember creating my Halloween costumes when I was a kid with my Mom and Dad out of all types of found objects from around the house. These were more memorable and special than all of the store-bought costumes combined!  The inspiration for the Kids Skeleton Halloween Costume was definitely the Kunin Tie Dye Felt! This costume is a bit of a mash-up – two ideas merged together – a cute as can be hot pink Skeleton and a rainbow Tie-Dyed Hippie! Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to plan and create your costumes NOW!

Kids Skeleton Halloween Costume with free printable patterns by Creatively Beth

Create a No-Sew Kids Skeleton Halloween Costume

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Here’s what you will need to create a Skeleton Costume:

Here’s how to make a Kids Halloween Costume:


Download and print Skeleton Halloween Costume Patterns below ⇓   Cut out all patterns, trace onto chipboard and then cut out again.

Free printable patterns to create skeleton costume


Trace Rib Cage (1); Pelvis (1); Knee Cap (2); Long Leg Bone (2); Medium Leg Bone (2) and Small Arm Bone (4) on to the back of the Tie-Dye Felt Sheets with the MONOTWIN Permanent Marker and cut out with scissors. TIP: Each Felt Craft Sheet has a different tie-dye image on it, so move the patterns around until you are pleased with the color placement on each pattern piece.

Trace skeleton patterns on the back of the felt so your lines don't show once cut


Dress your child in the long sleeve shirt, and then carefully safety pin the felt skeleton pieces in the correct place. Safety pins will close, allowing for the shirt to be removed without poking the child.

Layout skeleton patterns on long sleeve shirt

Repeat this process with the leggings, by carefully safety pinning the felt skeleton pieces in the correct place on the top and bottom of the legs.

Position skeleton patterns on leggings by Creatively Beth


Cut and insert plain white paper inside the shirt and leggings to prevent the layers from becoming glued together. Attach each Tie-Dye Felt skeleton piece in place with Beacon Adhesives Felt Glue. Let dry overnight.

Groovy Kids Skeleton Halloween Costume

Pick up some fun Hippie inspired accessories at your local party store to complete the look!  OR change up the colors and themes to customize your Kids Skeleton Halloween Costume!  Think cheetah print felt on black with some glam accessories or a fun geometric print felt on neon green for an eighties theme. Creating your own handmade and homemade Halloween costumes with your kids – crafting memories that will stay with them for life!

No sew Kids Skeleton Halloween Costume by Creatively Beth

More Halloween Kid and Adult Costume Inspiration

If you enjoyed this project please check out these Halloween ideas MIKE & SULLY MONSTERS INC HALLOWEEN COSTUMES or a TRICK OR TREAT PUMPKIN TRIO

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