October is here which means Halloween is right around the corner. Picking out the perfect Halloween costume for kids can be a big deal, especially when they want to impress their friends while trick or treating. If your child wears glasses then they may ask to forgo their eyewear, concerned that it won’t fit with the style of their costume. Instead of tossing their glasses to the side, make their frames a core part of their Halloween costume.
We’ve gathered a few of our favorite DIY costume ideas that feature glasses as a key costume component. Start by finding the costume below that works best with your child’s style or interest. If your child is due for a trendy new pair of glasses, we’ve also included where you can find each of the frames below.
For the kid who enjoys science experiments, a scientist is just the thing.
- A white lab coat
- Black gloves
- Plastic toy test tubes
Glasses: This costume works best with thick black frames.
For the kid who is feeling a little mischievous and really likes yellow, a Minion is the ideal choice.
- Yellow shirt
- Yellow beanie
- Jean overalls
- Black gloves
Glasses: This costume works best with grey round frames.
For the kid who’s feeling adventurous, Where’s Waldo is the perfect match.
- Red and white striped shirt
- Red and white striped beanie
For the kid who wants to be comfy while they trick or treat, a cat lady will do the trick.
- A fuzzy pink bathrobe
- A few stuffed kitties
- Velcro hair rollers
Your child is sure to have a new perspective on their glasses following Halloween this year. Just remember that no matter the costume, your child’s vision shouldn’t be obstructed, and they should be able to see properly for safe trick or treating. Happy Halloween!