10 S.T.E.A.M. Halloween Costume Ideas

Don’t be the one stuck with a lame costume at your Halloween party this year. Since we are passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (Or S.T.E.A.M.),  we’ve compiled a list of S.T.E.A.M. costumes for you to try out and make on your own. Not only will you look the best, but you will also be the smartest! Also note that these costumes are also kid-friendly.


And don’t forget! October 20-28 is Spooktacular week at the museum. Come in costume and receive $3 off admission! For more information and a list of activities, visit here.


1. Rocketman (or woman!)

This is a great costume on its own or added to an astronaut costume.

2 (1)











2. Mad Scientist

A STEAM classic! And remember…the crazier the hair, the better.


3. Robot

Robots are an easy DIY costume, and yet they can look so intricate. Add LED lights for the full effect!

Homemade Light-Up Robot Halloween Costumes


4. Iron Man

Ha ha. Who doesn’t love a great pun!

Iron Man. LOL. Science is awesome.


5. Famous paintings

If you want to put your art history knowledge to the test, then this costume is for you.


6. Airplane and pilot

Calling all Amelia Earhart lovers! This costume is for you.

Ohmygoodness! I see this in our near future for K! ~~~ with some adjustments since she isn't big enough to carry it! LOL DIY AIRPLANE COSTUME by Wills Casa, via Flickr


7. Pumpkin Pie

Another great pun!

Halloween costume for math teachers!!


8. A UFO

This costume is out-of-this-world!

Cardboard Spaceship using Makedo screws by Zygote Brown Designs


9. A hammer (or any other tool)

Tools are very useful. Any engineer would agree with us on this one.

My son's hammer costume.


10. The sun (or any other planet)

Don’t forget Pluto!

Kerrie: This is an original costume I came up with after my 8 year old decided he wanted to be The Solar System for Halloween this year. It is completely homemade...

Related Posts