13 DIY Minions Costume Ideas You Have To Check Out

Sing “ba-na-na” in yellow or purple with these easy-to-make DIY Minions costume ideas perfect for Halloween or whenever your kiddo wants!

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In this article:

  1. DIY Minion Costume for Kids
  2. Minion DIY Costume Perfect for Tweens
  3. No-Cost Homemade Minion Costume for Women
  4. Last-Minute Gru and Sexy Minion Couple Costume
  5. Evil Purple Minion DIY Costume
  6. DIY Minion Mascot for Kids
  7. Baby Minion Costume Idea
  8. No-Sew DIY Minions Mascot
  9. Fun DIY Minion Costume
  10. Cheap and Easy DIY Minion Costume
  11. DIY No-Sew Minion Costume for Toddlers
  12. DIY Adorable Minion Tutu Dress
  13. Last-Minute DIY Minion Costume

Cute DIY Minions Costume Ideas for Trick-or-Treating

Make Your Own DIY Minions Costume!

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know Minions have pretty much taken over the hearts and minds of Americans of all ages. Halloween is the perfect time to flaunt your Minions pride by making an awesome Minion costume DIY.

Ever since my kids and I went to see Despicable Me in theaters, they’ve been begging me to make them a super special Minion costume. I wanted to share all the amazing ideas and inspiration I came across while browsing for the *perfect* Halloween costumes.

Bonus: The DIY Minion costume is pretty easy to do right, and costs very little if you opt for a thrifty tutorial. If you have overalls, a yellow shirt, and some basic crafting materials, you’re set.

1. DIY Minion Costume for Kids

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DIY Minion Costume Photo by Laura Erickson

If your kids are minions for the Minions, this is a great DIY costume option. Follow the instructions here and have him sing ba-na-na just because.

2. Minion DIY Costume Perfect for Tweens

Your teenager will surely love this idea. Just look at how much fun the girl in the image is having! Get the steps here to make a super cute and school-appropriate Minion’s costume for tweens.

3. No-Cost Homemade Minion Costume for Women

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No-Cost Homemade Minion Costume for Women Photo by Coolest Homemade Costumes

Minions aren’t just for kids! Even a grown woman can pull it off and very well, may I add. With this easy to follow tutorial, you can be the hot momma Minion of the party!

4. Last-Minute Gru and Sexy Minion Couple Costume

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Last-Minute Gru and Sexy Minion Couple Costume Photo by Coolest Homemade Costumes

Where there’s a Halloween costume, there’s a will to make it sexy. There’s always a sexy version of all costumes out there.

If you want to show some skin, this sexy Minion costume idea is the one for you. Plus, it comes with a last-minute Gru costume idea for your man.

5. Evil Purple Minion DIY Costume

Stand out from the yellow Minions and be purple. The purple lipstick completes the look.

Just try not to wreak havoc when you dress up as this Purple Minion.

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6. DIY Minion Mascot for Kids

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DIY Minion Mascot for Kids Photo by Craftaholics Anonymous

My favorite! Definitely worth the effort. If there’s a Minion costume contest, this will guarantee you’ll bag the first place. Girl and boy Minion, how cute!

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7. Baby Minion Costume Idea

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Baby Minion Costume Idea Photo by Handicraftiness

All I have to say is awwwwwwww. A baby Minion in these overalls… Just precious.

8. No-Sew DIY Minions Mascot

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No-Sew DIY Minions Mascot Photo by Harvard Homemaker

Fun to make and will draw ample “oooohs” and “ahhhhs.” It will be so much fun if you can have all your friends dress up like this.

There is so much creativity and personality in this one, so get the steps here now!

9. Fun DIY Minion Costume

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Fun DIY Minion Costume Photo by DIY Projects

My in-house pick! This is super fun and easy to make. Even your kids can help out in the fun.

Once you’re done following the tutorial, you can dress up in your blue jumpsuits or wear all black. The choice is yours.

10. Cheap and Easy DIY Minion Costume

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Cheap and Easy DIY Minion Costume Photo by Always Under Pay

Low-cost and great for DIY beginners, the iconic Minion logo is what you’re going for here. I assure you, this Minion costume will only take you less than an hour to make and your little girl can wear it separately even as everyday clothes.

11. DIY No-Sew Minion Costume for Toddlers

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DIY No-Sew Minion Costume for Toddlers Photo by Atkinson Drive

Your little one is going to love this costume. Bonus: it’s very comfortable so check out the tutorial here.

12. DIY Adorable Minion Tutu Dress

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DIY Adorable Minion Tutu Dress Photo by The Hair Bow Company

A girly twist on the Minion costume. A must-make for your princess. If you want to go twinning, just make a bigger version and you’re all set.

13. Last-Minute DIY Minion Costume

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Last-Minute DIY Minion Costume Photo by Make and Takes

It might take just a few minutes, but looks great! This is perfect for that moment when you blurt out, “I want to be a Minion!” And tadah! Problem solved!

Love Minions? Why not make a Minion fire pit out of an old 30-gallon propane tank! More backyard ideas here.

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Instead of the Minions’ famous “Banana Song,” I chose this one from Despicable Me 2 because I love it so much! Enjoy the video from 1progaru:

Don’t forget to practice the Minion lingo and sing ba-na-na whenever you can. Dress up on your own or call the squad or family so you can all be yellow and jolly.

Which DIY Minions costume is your favorite? I’m probably going to try #12 for my niece, it’s just so adorable. Share which one’s your favorite in the comments section below!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 28, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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