If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know that Minions have pretty much taken over the hearts and minds of Americans of all ages. Halloween is the perfect time to flaunt your Minions pride by making an awesome DIY Minions Costume. Sing Ba-na-na while being yellow or purple with these easy to make DIY Halloween costumes.
DIY Minions Costume
Ever since my kids and I went to see Despicable Me in theaters, they’ve been begging me to make them a super special Minion costume. I wanted to share all the amazing ideas and inspiration I came across while browsing for the *perfect* costume.
Bonus: The DIY Minion costume is pretty easy to do right, and can cost very little if you opt for a thrifty tutorial. If you have overalls, a yellow shirt and some basic crafting materials, you’re set.
1. DIY Minion Costume for Kids
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If your kids are minions for the Minions, this is a great DIY costume option. Follow the instructions here and have him sing ba-na-na just because.
2. Minion DIY Costume Perfect for Tweens
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Very cute and school appropriate. Your teenager will surely love this idea. Just look at how much fun the girl in the image is having! Get the steps here.
3. No Cost Homemade Minion Costume for Women
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Minions aren’t just for kids! Even a grown woman can pull it off and very well, may I add. With this easy to follow tutorial you can be the hot momma minion of the party!
4. Sexy Minion DIY Costume
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Where there’s a Halloween costume, there’s a will to make it sexy. There’s always a sexy version of all costumes out there. If you want to show some skin, this is the one for you.
5. Evil Purple Minion DIY Costume
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Stand out from the yellow Minions and be purple. The purple lipstick completes the look. Just try not to wreak havoc when you dress up as this Purple Minion.
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6. DIY Minion Mascot for Kids
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My favorite! Definitely worth the effort. If there’s a minion costume contest, this will guarantee you’ll bag first place. Girl and boy minion, how cute!
7. Baby Minion Costume Idea
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All I have to say is: awwwwwwww. A baby minion in this overalls…. Just precious.
8. No Sew DIY Minions Mascot
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Fun to make and will draw ample “Oooohs” and “Ahhhhs.” It will be so much fun if you can have all your friends dress up like this. So much creativity and personality. Get steps here.
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My in-house pick! This is super fun and easy to make. Even your kids can help out in the fun. Once you’re done following the tutorial, you can dress up in your blue jumpsuits or wear all black. The choice is yours.
10. Cheap and Easy DIY Minion Costume
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Low cost and great for DIY beginners. I assure you, this minion costume will only take you a less than an hour to make and your little girl can wear it separately even as every day clothes.
11. DIY No Sew Minion Costume for Toddlers
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Your little one is going to love this costume. Bonus: it’s very comfortable. Check out the tutorial here.
12. DIY Adorable Minion Tutu Dress
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Girly twist on the Minion costume. A must-make for your princess. If you want to go twinning, just make a bigger version and you’re all set.
13. Last Minute DIY Minion Costume
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It might take just a few minutes, but looks great! This is perfect for that moment when you blurt out, “I want to be a minion!”. And tadah! Problem solved!
Love Minions? Why not make a minion fire pit out of an old 30 gallon propane tank! More backyard ideas here.
Instead of the Minion’s famous “Banana Song,” I chose this one from Despicable Me 2 because I love it so much! Enjoy! 🙂
Don’t forget to practice the Minion lingo and sing ba-na-na whenever you can. Dress up on your own or call the squad or family so you can all be yellow and jolly.
Which minion costume was your favorite? I’m probably going to try #12 for my niece, it’s just so adorable. Share which one’s your favorite in the comments below. And if you want to be a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle instead, get ideas here!