Weather DIY Family Halloween Costume Idea

Easy Weather Themed DIY Family Halloween Costume Idea

Here’s a fun and simple DIY Family Halloween costume idea for a family of four.

Best Family Halloween Costume Ideas

In this post you will find DIY costume tutorials for:

  • Rain
  • Rainbow
  • Rainbow Trick or Treat Bag
  • Sun
  • Sun Headbands
  • Cardboard Microphone

All the costumes can be adjusted to size, or you can switch out the dresses for shirts or sweatshirts. Each materials lists contains Amazon affiliate links for recommended items. If you click on the link and purchase something, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you in advance for your support!

DIY Rain Halloween Costume

For this costume, the blue dress was purchased on sale at Target. The rain jacket and bucket hat were found on Amazon.

Rain Costume DIY

Watch this fun Instagram Reel for this Rain Costume.


  • Blue Dress or Shirt
  • Contrasting Blue Fabric Scraps
  • Hot Glue and Glue Gun
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Packing Paper or Cardboard

DIY Rain Costume for Halloween


  1. Cut 2” X 1” rectangles from blue fabric scraps.
  2. Cut our raindrops. They don’t have to be perfect.
  3. Place a piece of cardboard or paper inside the dress/shirt to protect it from the hot glue.
  4. Hot glue the raindrops onto the dress or shirt.
Wear this Costume with:
  • Rain Boots
  • Yellow Rain Jacket
  • Yellow Bucket Hat


DIY Rainbow Dress

This was made for a 6-year-old. The blue dress was purchased from Amazon. We chose light blue to represent the sky. The foam sheets are 12” X 18” in size and were purchased at Hobby Lobby. The size you cut may differ, however measurements below are for a size 6 in young girls.

Rainbow Halloween Costume for Kids

Watch this fun TikTok for this DIY Rainbow Costume.


  • Blue Dress
  • Large Foam Sheets (One of Each Rainbow Color)
  • White Felt Sheets
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue and Glue Gun

DIY Rainbow Costume for Kids


  1. Cut an arch shape using the photo for reference in these sizes. Again, yours may differ depending on size. Start larger then trim if needed.
    • Red – 14.5” X 11”
    • Orange – 14” X 10”
    • Yellow – 13.5” X 9”
    • Green – 13” X 8”
    • Blue – 12.5” X 7”
    • Purple – 12” X 6”
  2. Glue them together to form the rainbow.
  3. Cut our three (2 large and 1 medium) cloud shapes and glue them to the bottom of the rainbow.

DIY Rainbow Trick or Treat Bag

The rainbow for this trick or treat bag was made from the leftover foam and fabric scraps after making the costumes. We had enough leftover scraps to do both sides of the bag.

Rainbow Trick or Treat Bag DIY


  • Canvas Bag
  • Craft Foam Sheet Scraps
  • White Felt
  • Cotton or Fiber Fill
  • Blue Fabric Scraps
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue and Glue Gun

DIY Rainbow Trick or Treat Bag


  1. Cut and glue a rainbow on the top left corner of the bag using the foam scraps.
  2. Cut and glue white felt clouds.
  3. Using leftover blue fabric from the rain costume, cut small raindrops and glue.
  4. If desired, use cotton or polyester fiber fill to make the clouds fluffy.

DIY Sun Sweatshirt

The yellow sweatshirt was purchased on sale at Target. The foam sheets are 12”x18” in size and were purchased at Hobby Lobby. Again, your measurements may differ depending on the size of your top. The measurements below are for a large sized women’s sweatshirt.

How to Make a Sun Costume


  • Yellow Sweatshirt or Shirt
  • Yellow and Orange Foam Sheets
  • Round Object to Trace
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue and Glue Gun

DIY Sun Costume


  1. Use a round object to trace and cut for the sun. This circle is 8” in diameter.
  2. Cut out rectangles for the rays as follows:
    1. 6 Orange – 2” X 12”
    2. 5 Yellow – 6” X 1.5”
  3. Cut the rectangles into ray shapes. It doesn’t have to be perfect.
  4. Glue the sun and rays onto the sweatshirt on the bottom right corner.

Wear this with whatever you’d like! We have a preteen. She chose to wear black running shorts and white sneakers.

Watch this fun Instagram Reel for highlights from these costumes.

How to Make Sun Headbands

All the materials used here were purchased at Hobby Lobby. You can make the rays any size you wish. The measurements below show both headbands used for the sun costume and the rainbow costume. Hot glue is the best time of glue to use to make these.

DIY Sun Headband for Costumes



  1. Paint the foam half balls yellow.
  2. Using the bottom of the foam half ball as a guide, trace a circle onto the yellow foam. Glue the circle to the bottom of the painted foam half ball.
  3. Cut out the rays using the measurements below.
  4. Hot glue the rays onto the center of the ball as shown.
  5. Glue the sun onto the headband with hot glue.

The measurements below are approximate. As mentioned, they don’t have to be perfect. We cut these out by “eyeballing” what would look best.

Rainbow Costume Headband Measurements
  • 7 Yellow 3.5” X 1”
  • 8 Orange 2.5” X 3/4”
Sun Costume Headband Measurements
  • 12 Yellow 5.5” X 3/4”
  • 6 Orange 3.5” X 1”

How to Make a Cardboard Microphone

For the Weatherman costume, dad wore a suit and tie and carried this DIY Weather Channel microphone. You don’t need a full suit, slacks and a button up or even just a polo shirt works as well.

Weatherman Costume DIY

Watch this fun Instagram Reel on how to make this microphone.


  • Paper Towel Tube
  • Cardboard/Shipping Box
  • 2.8” Smooth Foam Ball
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue and Glue Gun
  • Black Paint
  • Silver Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Bristle Brush
  • Card stock
  • Glue stick

DIY Cardboard Microphone


  1. Cut out 2” wide strips of cardboard. Hot glue it around about ¾ up on the cardboard tube.
  2. Cut a 3” X 12” Strip of cardboard to make the square for the Weather Channel logo. It should be thick enough to fit the next step. Trim or add as needed.
  3. Fold the 3” X 12” Strip into equal four sides creating a square. Wrap it around the strips of cardboard.
  4. Hot glue the foam ball to the top of the microphone.
  5. Paint the entire thing black.
  6. Using a bristle brush, use silver paint (remove excess) and dab it all over the microphone ball.
  7. Google and save the Weather Channel logo and resize it to just under 3” X 3”. Print four logos. We used card stock. Glue each logo onto the four sides.

Here are a few pictures. Be sure to check out all our family Halloween Costumes from the past!

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