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Kids Halloween Costumes

Bo Peep and Her Sheep Costumes
All this and no sewing? It's easy to create Halloween costumes for Little Bo Peep and one (or more) of her sheep.

Perfect for a set of siblings or a group of friends who want to trick-or-treat together, these simple, no-sew kids' Halloween costumes for Little Bo Peep and her gaggle of sheep will give kids a turn trying to keep an unruly group together. Baaa-ha-ha!

Little Bo Peep

What You'll Need

  • Frilly dress or floral pajama gown
  • 6 yards pink ribbon, 2 inches wide
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun, glue sticks
  • 1 yard white lace, 2 inches wide
  • Large plastic holiday candy cane
  • Accessories: slip, white bonnet, lace socks, party shoes


  1. To decorate Bo Peep's dress, cut and glue pink ribbon to fit around bottom of dress and sleeve ends. Glue lace on ribbon.
  2. With child wearing dress, tie 2 yards of ribbon around her waist at back. With more pink ribbon, make a small bow and glue it to ribbon in front. Tie another piece of ribbon into a bow, and glue it to front neck of dress. Make another small bow; set aside.
  3. Wrap plastic cane with remaining ribbon, spot-gluing ribbon to cane as you work. Glue ribbon ends in place. Glue remaining bow below curve of cane. Add a pretty slip, bonnet, lace socks, and party shoes.

Bo Peep's SheepWhat You'll Need

Bo Peep's SheepWhat You'll Need

  • White zippered, hooded sweatshirt
  • White sweatpants
  • 10-ounce bag polyester fiberfill
  • Hot glue gun, glue sticks
  • Square black felt
  • Scissors


  1. Lay sweatshirt on a flat, protected surface. Use a glue gun to attach small pieces of balled-up fiberfill to arms, back, hood, and front of sweatshirt. Cover sweatshirt completely. Repeat for sweatpants.
  2. Cut two long ears from black felt, and glue one on each side of hood.

Now, just give them a crash course in shepherding and send them on their way. Or, if your kids have something a little more spooky in mind, continue to the next section for tips on bringing out what lies within -- their bones -- for an excellent Halloween costume.

To learn more about fun and easy Halloween activities, see:

  • Halloween Crafts: Whether hosting a spooky party or looking to keep little goblins entertained, visit this site for easy arts and crafts directions.
  • Halloween Decorations: Bring Halloween holiday spirit to any location when you create these fun and festive decorations.
  • Halloween Masks: For a quick, fun costume and a disguise, follow these tips for creating your own Halloween masks.
  • Halloween Games: There's more to Halloween than eating candy! Get your party guests moving with these ghoulish games.
  • Halloween Recipes: Spooky treats that are good to eat... find out how to concoct delicious delights here.
  • How Halloween Works: Discover the history and traditions behind trick-or-treating and more. Check out this site to learn what Halloween is all about.

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