1. DIY Rain CloudRain, rain, don't go away. Instead, let your child embrace the weather by being a rain cloud this Halloween. Upcycle an old hat, polyester, felt and yarn to create this seasonal look. Add some rainboots and your child will be a walking "rainy day".
Photo: Make It Love It
2. DIY Toy SoldierDoes your child love the colour green? Then this costume is just for them. Gather old clothes or head to the thrift store, and then spray paint them green. Create a green cardboard cutout for the base and then they are ready to be added to the toy box.
Photo: Wild Ink Press
3. DIY Cabbage Patch Kid
Have a little one in the family? You can make a DIY Cabbage Patch Kid costume that surrounds the stroller. Reuse a cardboard box and upcycle yarn to make a wig for your child. Personalize the box with their name and you have your own Cabbage Patch Kid.
Photo: I Wish I Was a Keener
4. DIY Jet Pack
Is your child ready to blast off to the moon? Get them ready for Halloween by crafting a jet pack with old plastic pop bottles. Add some spray paint and pieces of felt to finish this look.
Photo: The Mom Creative
5. DIY Dirty Laundry & Washing Machine
Looking for a family costume? Why not air out your dirty laundry and outfit your children as a dryer, washing machine or dirty laundry. Upcycle old cardboard boxes or baskets to create this costume, and don't forget to add in the dirty laundry! Finally those lonely socks can find a new home
Enjoy upcycling reusable items this Halloween for your kids' costumes! Have any other great reuse-inspired costume ideas? Add them in the comments below.