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Low Cost M&M Candy Child Costume

Updated on October 29, 2013

Types of M&M Candy Child Costumes

M&M's can be a fun and creative start to a child's low cost Halloween costume. While I favor the Blue M&M character, there are costumes for almost every style of M&M and every flavor of M&M there is. Your child can be a blue, red, green, yellow, orange, brown or even purple M&M. Or they can be a whole package of M&Ms: crispy, pretzel, plain or peanut. I have also seen some cute M&M blizzard costumes.

Get creative and put a costume on your M&M like the famous Halloween M&M commercials. To dress up the M&M costume you can add a few props to become a Witch or Warlock M&M. In the past I have seen A Yellow M&M dressed as a Clown, a Blue M&M dressed as a Punk Rocker and a package of Plain M&M dressed as a Cowboy. I have even seen a group of kids dress up as Zombie and Vampire M&M's .

Blue M&M
Blue M&M

How To Make A Super Simple, Easy Candy M&M Costume.

This Halloween M&M Costume Idea Can Be Made In A Matter Of Minutes

1. Buy felt material in the color of M&M you want to be. The typical M&M colors are blue, red, dark brown, dark or metallic green and bright orange.

2. For a child you will need about two yards of felt material, for an older child you may need up to three yards.

3. Use a piece of cardboard to cut out a pattern. Cut a large circle to the size you need your costume to be, keep in mind its better for the costume to be a little big then too small. (Cut pattern in an oval if you want to be a peanut M&M costume.)

4. Cut out two circles from the foam fabric using the card board pattern.

5.Put the pieces of material on top of each other with the fabric you want on the outside of the costume facing each other on the inside.

6.Sew or use sew glue to attach the two pieces together. Leave at least ten inches of the top for the head and the bottom for the leg opening.

If using sew glue, let glue set and dry before turning it inside out to make the seams go

7. Sew together the 2 circles, leaving about 10 to 12 inches near the top open for the head. The bottom edge should be left open for the legs. After sewing, turn inside out so that the seams are on the inside of the costume.

8. Have the costume wearer put the costume over them and mark where their shoulders hit to make arm holes.

9. Take the costume off to cut arm holes. The holes need to be large enough for the arms to go through.

10. Cut a large M out of white felt materiel, then glue it to the front of the costume with fabric glue.

11. Decide rather you want to put a face on the costume or just put the M&M logo on.

12. Put the logo in the center of the costume if not drawing a face on, or put it towards the bottom if face is going to be added.

13. To put a face on your M&M candy costume cut out round eyes from white felt and the mouth from black felt. Use semi circles of felt from the costume material to make eyelid's. (Use drawings of the color of M&M you chose to determine the facial feature you draw on your costume to make it more unique.)

14. With the costume wear pants and long sleeve shirt with white gloves.

Bag Of Peanut M&M's Kids Costume

If your child loves peanut M&M's they will also love this adorable costume. This costume is great to put over simple clothes, most children over four would be able to put this costume on by themselves. An idea costume for school activities.

Yellow M&M Kids Costume

The yellow M&M candy character always has a smile on his face and has a heart of a child. He sees the good in all.

Bag Of Plain M&M's Candy Wrapper Kids Costume

The Plan bag of M&M's is a classic way to symbolize the common M&Ms. It works great as a group costume with someone wearing a m&m costume or a Peanut M&M bag of M&M's.

M&M Plain Wrapper
M&M Plain Wrapper

This is a simple and easy to wear costume for a child to wear. It is easily cleaned and can be put over regular clothes.


Blue M&M Candy Kids Halloween Costume

The Blue M&M Character is full of confidence and has an artistic side. With being one of the younger M&M's hes got a lot of energy and is full of ideas. The Blue M&M plays a saxophone and loves to dance.

M&M Blue Color Peanut Child Costume Toddler 2-4
M&M Blue Color Peanut Child Costume Toddler 2-4

This M&M costume is made of a soft blue foam material. It comes with the M&M tunic with the white gloves and white shoe covers.


Green M&M Candy Kids Halloween Costume

The Green M&M is full of feminine attitude and a little flair. She knows how to work the room, her smile gets the attention of the entire room.

Rubies M&M Costume Green Toddler 2-4
Rubies M&M Costume Green Toddler 2-4

This is a simple well put together Green M&M costume that is easy to put on. It goes over regular clothes and comes with white gloves and shoes covers.


Red M&M Teen Halloween Costume

The Red M&M Candy walks with power in his step. He is known as the wise guy and does not crack under pressure.

Rasta Imposta M&M's Tank Dress, Red, Teen 13-16
Rasta Imposta M&M's Tank Dress, Red, Teen 13-16

This is a teen Red M&M costume that a teen girl can walk with in pride. To make it warmer you can add a fitted white, black or red long sleeve shirt and tights under it.


Red M&M Infant Bunting Costume

This red M&M infant costume is for the baby with a smile that can light up the whole room.

M&M Bunting Costume Color: Red
M&M Bunting Costume Color: Red

This is a adorable one piece bunting costume for baby. This M&M infant costume also comes in blue.


Photos Of Homemade Candy M&M Kid Costumes

To find out how they made their costume, click on their photo to see their step by step instructions.

Girls In Matching Bag of M&M Costumes

Girls In Matching Bag of M&M Costumes
Girls In Matching Bag of M&M Costumes

Girls Red Candy M&M Homemade Costume

Girls Red Candy M&M Homemade Costume
Girls Red Candy M&M Homemade Costume

Boys Homemade Red M&M Candy Cosutme

Boys Homemade Red M&M Candy Cosutme
Boys Homemade Red M&M Candy Cosutme

M&M Candy Nail Art Guides - This would make a cute addition to a girls M&M costume, if she did not want to wear gloves.

M&M's Getting Ready To Go Trick Or Treating For Halloween

My favorite M&M is the Blue M&M .

What's Your Favorite M&M Color? - Do You Have Any M&M Candy Costume Ideas Or Sugestions?

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    • makemoneyonline5 profile image

      makemoneyonline5 5 years ago

      WOW!! Brilliant M&M Lens...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      my favorite is orange m and m

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i luv the purple 1 ! that's what im gonna be 4 halloween

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      SeaBreeze2 6 years ago

      I love Blue!! This is an awesome lens!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Very helpful! I will definitely share this amazing lens with my friends. Two thumbs up! Squid-liked it.

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      MintySea 6 years ago

      cute M&M costumes love the homemade ones

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      ErHawkns7100 6 years ago

      Very cute.

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      JoyfulReviewer 6 years ago

      Nice costume lens ... thanks!

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      cerezo 6 years ago

      m&m,s the red one its the best! jajja

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      squidoolover76 6 years ago

      Wonderful and cute lens,Ideal for the kids,Thanks for sharing

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      gottaloveit2 6 years ago

      So darned cute. Almost (almost...) makes me sorry I didn't have kids.

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      agoofyidea 6 years ago

      I like all the colors. M&Ms are the best, how could I choose just one? Fun lens.

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      Amy Stephens 6 years ago from Missouri

      @ChrissLJ: Really I have one of those too. ;)

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      ChrissLJ 6 years ago

      Blue. I have this awesome sister who used to send me blue M&M's and blue M&M memorabilia.