20 Most Unusual and Funny Costume Requests
These had us LOLing...and scratching our heads.
by Team Primary
With Halloween knocking at our door, we recently asked our Facebook and Instagram followers to share their kids' most unusual costume requests—and they did not disappoint! Check out some of the fun, wacky, and creative costumes that were shared with us below.
“Red onion” — @laurenmancke
So funny, it makes us cry.
“Puppy mermaid….😑🤯” — @chronically.momma
Portuguese water dog for the win!
“A flamingo that is also a phone 😳” — @whitney_woody
Who doesn't love a bird call?
“My daughter wanted to be a yarn ball when she was 2. It was amazing.” — @cnhallenbeck
Keep this costume away from all cats.
“Snoopy’s shoulder” — @meltausend
We'll take Incredibly Obscure Ideas for a thousand, Alex.
“An EAR LOBE. I kid you not. 😂” — seibtribe85
What an "eerie" costume!
“Krispy Kreme. Not the actual donut, he wanted to be Krispy Kreme. We compromised on him being a Krispy Kreme worker.” — @laughlin_siete
They are the sweetest people.
“Half mermaid half cat! Mercat!” — @amandabryk
A cat that actually enjoys water—now that's impossible!
“Watermelon mouthwash.” — @m_adriana13
That classic balance of sweet and menthol-y!
“My daughter asked to be Lady Gaga with the meat dress. 🤦🏻♀️” — @presidentmama
It’s called fash-un!
“Frog-human” — @c_degeest
“My vegan toddler wants to be a hotdog 😂” — @katiepr_
We love a good contradiction!
“Banana robot!” — @erayy_
“My son wants to be a leaf blower for Halloween. Not a person using a leaf blower, but the actual leaf blower.” — Cortney L.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
“This year. My son wants to be a rainbow pumpkin with a smiling face and he wants to hold a rainbow pumpkin with a frowning face that lights up…” — Jessica D.
We love a good statement piece…
“My son wanted to be a bottle of Bragg liquid aminos.” — Kate H.
Now that's a saucy idea!
“My 3 year old asked to be an Amazon Alexa.” — Lauren C.
Alexa, give us DIY instructions for an Alexa costume.
“One year, my boy was a broccoli with a cape because ‘broccoli is a super food!’" — Elizabeth A.
Get this kid a job in marketing!
“A flu shot—the scariest thing she could think of.” — Charissa K.
This one really moves the needle on creativity.
“The green chair from Toy Story. Confused? Me too. Chairyl Burnett has one scene in the closet at the beginning.” — Sara H.
It's the attention to detail for us...
The best part of these requests? They can all come to life with our FREE Costume Concierge service. Just contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-833-DIY-EASY for help! Any others you would add? Share with us on in the thread on Facebook and Instagram!