11 Pokémon Costumes for Kids

Easy and fast DIY ideas you can make yourself

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Halloween is probably one of your little one's favorite time of year and these DIY Pokemon costumes for kids are fast and easy ways to help them get into the spirit of the season!


Below, you'll find different costume ideas which require next to no crafting skills cutting and gluing a bit of felt here and there is the extent of artistry required. But, some of these ideas don't require ANY crafting at all. SCORE!



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1 & 2. Pikachu and Pichu Costumes

Pikachu (pictured right) and Pichu (left) are cute little electric mice Pokémon who are shockingly good in battle! Pichu is a baby Pokémon who evolves into Pikachu, the most famous character in the franchise.


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3. Tutu Pikachu Costume

This take on a Pikachu costume is a little more cutesy and better-suited for indoor Halloween parties and warmer weather climates.


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Or, get a pre-made Pikachu costume here.

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4. Ash Ketchum Costume

Ash Ketchum is Pokémon's main character (besides Pikachu, of course) and one of the most popular personalities in all of cartoon history! Though the cartoon has been on air for over 20 seasons, he's always remained just 10 years old.


What you need for this costume:

Or, get a pre-made Ash Ketchum costume for kids here.


Read more: 11 Pokémon Costumes for Adults - Quick & easy DIY ideas

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5. Pokeball Costume

A Pokeball is an item that Pokemon trainers throw at wild creatures to catch them and keep them as traveling companions. Over time, the Pokemon they catch and their trainers become great friends as they travel the world and battle together. #wholesome


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6. Poliwhirl Costume

This swirly water & frog Pokémon is a fan favorite because of it's unique design and goofy attitude. One of Ash's best friends, Misty, once caught a Poliwag that evolved into a Poliwhirl, too!


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Read more: 12 adorable Pokémon costumes for babies & toddlers

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7. Eevee Costume

Eevee is one of the cutest and most beloved Pokemon of all! It has the neat ability to evolve into one of seven evolutions: flareon, jolteon, vaporeon, espeon, umbreon, leafeon, glaceon and sylveon


Test your kids to see if they know all seven evolutions!


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8 & 9. Jessie and James Costumes


Jessie and James are an iconic part of the Pokémon franchise and part of the show's main villainous trio, Team Rocket.


Jessie, the girl, has fierce magenta hair and a sassy attitude to match. James, the boy, has cool periwinkle hair and is the aloof, silly one in the bunch.


The third and final member of their team is a Pokémon who can talk a Meowth! Meowth is the only Pokémon who can say something other than its name.


What you need for these costumes:

  • Magenta wig -OR- blue wig

  • White long-sleeve shirts

  • Black long-sleeve undershirts

  • White skirt -OR- white pants

  • Black shoes

  • Red felt (for the letter "R" on their shirt)

  • Meowth stuffed animal (optional)


Kids Pokemon costumes for Halloween

10. Dark Team Rocket Costume

There's a section of Jessie, James and Meowth's sinister organization, Team Rocket, who is very secretive and wears a different outfit. Fortunately for you, it's also easier to DIY!


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11. Dawn Costume

Dawn (pictured left) is one of Ash Ketchum's more recent travel companions. She's a talented Pokemon Trainer who loves to compete in Pokmeon Contests. These contests show off not only the strength of Pokemon, but also their intelligence, beauty and cuteness.


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