DIY Planet Halloween Costumes

INSIDE : Learn how to make easy homemade inexpensive and adorable DIY Planet Halloween Costumes for your kids this fall season! These are also great dress-up outfits for later, too.

Green and Blue Planet Halloween Costumes

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This post has been updated since it’s original September 2014.

And today I am sharing my kiddo’s DIY Jupiter Planet Halloween Costume!  Plus, I’m also sharing 88+ other creative costume ideas from talented bloggers all over!  Be sure to read to the bottom for the blog hop of a lifetime.

I teamed up with Jamie Dorobek to bring tons of easy ideas to craft up DIY Halloween costumes for everyone including your pets, family costumes, and even a few trunk or treat ideas!  

I’ve been making my kiddos coordinating homemade Halloween costumes since they could crawl.

What supplies do I need to make Planet Costumes

Planet Costume supplies

How to make Planet Costumes

I had such fun creating these planet costumes for my kids.  At ages 3 and 2, they are constantly talking about flying rockets to the moon.  I love making creative halloween costumes that they can play “dress up” in for the rest of the year.  

We build “rocket-ships” with cardboard boxes all the time, so they are literally “over the moon” with being planets this Halloween!

How to make Outer Space Rocket Hats

To make the Outer Space Rocket hats, I started by spray painting the plastic airplanes (your rockets) gold.  You will need just one for each hat.

Gold Plastic Airplane

Then I took three gold pipe cleaners and twisted them together.  Once twisted, they created just enough stability to hold up the rockets, but still allowed for a little bounce – like they were “flying” around their hats.

Last, I gave the pipe cleaners a slight curve and hot glued the pipe cleaners to the beanie hats.

Striped Beanie Hat

How to make Jupiter’s Rings Costume

To make your Planet Costume fully complete, you have to add Jupiter’s Rings!

I bought four hula hoops, two for each of my children.  Using colorful glitter washi tape, I wrapped the hula hoops for a little extra sparkle.  

Then, using yarn or string tie the hula hoops together and then create very basic shoulder straps.

Lastly, hot glue gold stars to the hats and tee shirts.

Planet Costume shirts

Planet Halloween Costume

My little green Jupiter’s Planet man is all ready for take off!

Green Planet Halloween Costume

These precious planet halloween costumes are ready to be enjoyed during trick or treating and playtime later!

Blue Planet Halloween Costumes

And now it’s time for tons more DIY Halloween costume inspiration! Join in on the BLOG HOP! Click on the links below each collage to get the detailed instructions about how to make the costume pictured, just like mine above.

Which handmade costume ideas did you love the most?!

Easy to Make Planet Halloween Costumes with hula hoops, Delineate Your Dwelling

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Easy to Make Planet Halloween Costumes with hula hoops, Delineate Your Dwelling

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Easy to Make Planet Halloween Costumes with hula hoops, Delineate Your Dwelling

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  1. My daughter loves space! I was looking for an easy costume. Thanks!

  2. Hi i took inspiration from this and created a solar system for my daughter for aoacefay at school! I am so proud of it! I’d love to show you-anyway I can send/attach a picture??

    1. delineateyourdwelling says:

      How fun!! I’d love to see it – you can email it to me or message me on Instagram.

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