26 Halloween Costumes for Teachers
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Check out these 26 Halloween costumes for teachers! They are quick and easy to make and your students will love them this Halloween time! These costumes are perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten teachers because they are all characters that little learners will be familiar with! Plus, they are easy to make and can be used year after year, if you want. Check out my Halloween Math and Literacy Centers to bring the Halloween theme into all areas of your classroom!
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Halloween Costumes for Teachers
1. Five Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate
Get the look: Jack-O-Lantern Costume and cardboard fence
2. 101 Dalmatians
3. A Case of the Stripes
4. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (see above)
6. Chick-fil-a Restaurant
Get the look: Chick-fil-a visor, red polo shirt, and black pants
7. Crayon Set
8. The Man in the Yellow Hat and Curious George
9. Click Clack Moo Cows That Type and Farmer Brown
10. Hungry Hungry Hippos
DIY Hungry Hippo costume: plain shirt, ping pong ball necklace, hippo head made out of cardboard boxes
11. I’m Not Just a Scribble
Get the look: Crayon shirt and a plain shirt with pipe cleaners hot-glued on.
12. Inside Out Characters
13. Koo Koo Kangaroo
14. Mario Karts
Get the look: Mario and Luigi Hats and mustaches, DIY karts with cardboard boxes and balloons
15. Mike Wazowski
Get the look: Paper mache around a yoga ball to create the sphere shape. Cut around the outside, leaving 1/4 of it connected at the top (similar to a clamshell). Cut in armholes and a head hole, paint, glue on horns. Add a hat for the finishing touches.
16. There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat
Get the look: Apron with a long-sleeved striped shirt and black shirt/dress over top. Use a to-go container to show the bat inside the belly.
18. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Get the look: yellow shirts with paper/felt buttons attached and a headband with blue felt ears
19. Playdoh Costume
Get the look: Playdoh shirt, plastic plate headband for the lid
20. Rainbow Fish
Get the look: Make a cardboard template for the scales. Use the template to make scales out of felt. Use this faux silver glittery leather to make the shiny scales. Then, add this tutu to complete the look.
21. Red and Green Choice Boards
Get the look: red and green shirts with velcro attached. Then add the behavior choices!
Get the look: white lab coat or white button-up shirt, add on some decorations and a headband
23. Sesame Street
24. Spookley the Square Pumpkin
Get the look: DIY costume with a cardboard box
25. Toy Story
I hope you got some ideas for a great Halloween costume to use this year! Let me know if you have other great ideas for easy teacher costumes! Check out my post on Halloween Activities to get your students ready for some Halloween fun!
Make my Halloween Sensory Bottles to complete the Halloween theme in your classroom!
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