One of the (many) great parts about having kiddos is getting to act like one while joining in on all those fun holiday activities — like dressing up for Halloween. Don’t sit on the sidelines this year while your kid has all the fun prancing around in a cool costume. Instead, coordinate with your favorite little guy or girl for some of the most adorable photos you’ll ever take. If you’re stumped on ideas, keep reading for 22 of the best DIY mommy + me costumes that’ll make you say “awwww.”


1. Cop and Donut: Show how strong your love is by dressing up as this famous duo. Ansel looks especially cute with his sprinkle onesie and DIY cardboard donut. (via Brit + Co)

2. Princess Peach and Toad: Pay homage to your favorite childhood video game and dress up as the original royal princess, complete with a tiny toad companion. It’s also the perfect excuse to try on the most outrageous princess dress you can find. (via Brit + Co)


3. Monkey and Banana: There is no blending into the crowd in this costume. Show everyone that you’re never too old to go a little bananas for the holidays. (via Day 19)


4. Jurassic World, Claire and Baby Dino: Turn the hottest movie of the year into one of the most adorable costumes of all time. The mommy part is easy (suit, belt, heels) and the dino costume is just one click away. (via Brit + Co)


5. Mufasa and Simba: Mama Mufasa and Baby Simba make for one ferociously cute costume. Bonus points if you teach your babe how to roar. (via Brit + Co)


6. Royal Family: Channel your inner royal with this adorable family costume. Even if you don’t have this exact getup, a few key pieces will make you easily recognizable — like the fascinator and blue knee socks. Prince William not required! (via Say Yes)


7. Sunshine and Rainbow: Your little one really is your only sunshine, and he makes you happy when skies are gray. Let him (or her) shine bright this All Hallows’ Eve. (via Brit + Co)


8. Curious George and the Woman in the Yellow Hat: That little monkey of yours won’t mind dressing up as his favorite bedtime story. Switch up the gender roles with a yellow dress and don’t forget a stylish hat. (via Brit + Co)


9. Nesting Dolls: If you have a house full of darling daughters, play it up with this one-of-a-kind nesting dolls costume. All you need is a few yards of fabric to make the matching headscarfs and half aprons. (via June-Bug and Beila-Bot)


10. Kooky Clowns: Gather all of your favorite striped and polka-dotted clothes and put on a coat of face paint for a costume that is sure to be the main event. Extra points if you have a secret juggling talent. (via Kickcan and Conkers)


11. Sriracha + Taco: If your little one is pretty mellow and doesn’t mind being the main ingredient in a tasty taco, join with them as your preferred hot sauce. Anytime is a good time for tacos. (via Brit + Co)


12. Usher and Popcorn: This show-stopping costume is too cute for words. Plus it makes toting baby around that much easier! (via Brit + Co)


13. Dorothy and Glenda: Play the perfect counterpart to your tiny Dorothy and transform yourself into the beautiful, powerful and kind Glenda. Basically, just be yourself with a wand ;) (via Dress Corilynn)


14. Max and a Wild Thing: Let the wild rumpus start with your little munchkin dressed as the adorable Max. Go all-out beast with your costume to complete the look. (via Brit + Co)


15. Alice in Wonderland: Fall down the rabbit hole this Halloween and hit the town with a fun-sized red queen. Scour your local Goodwill for a blue skirt and white shirt and put your own spin on the lovely Alice. (via Say Yes)


16 Queen Bey(oncé) and Blue Ivy: A little word play never hurt anyone. We’re sure Queen Bey would approve of this sweet costume. (via Brit + Co)


17. Lightening and Thunder: Let’s be real: Sometimes your tiny tot can be quite the noisemaker. Dress them up as a thunder cloud, slap a lightening bolt on yourself and call it a (stormy) day. (via Brit + Co)


18. Milk + Cookies: Dress up as your toddler’s favorite snack and wow all your friends with your creativity and willingness to walk around as a milk carton for hours. Oh, the things we do for our kids… and for candy ;) (via HGTV)


19. Role Reversal: Trade places with your mini me this Halloween by wearing a grown-up version of their favorite outfit and then dressing them up for a day at the office. Just make sure the right adult ends up at preschool. (via Parents)


20. Bee + Bee Keeper: The whole neighborhood will be buzzing over this adorable costume. The honey trick-or-treat bucket is an absolute must and can easily be recreated with paint or foam letters. (via Pink Pistachio)


21. Where’s Waldo?: Pull out all those striped shirts in your closet and pile on your wackiest accessories. Anything goes with these Waldo costumes. (via Say Yes)


22. Ariel and Sebastian: If you are looking for a night full of undersea adventures, treasures and dinglehoppers, this costume will definitely do the trick. Your little crab’s costume is as easy as a red onesie, a red headband, pipe cleaners and googly eyes. (via Brit + Co)

Which costume will you and your mini me rock this Halloween? We’d love to hear from you (and see a picture with the hashtag #britstagram)!