Halloween is an amazing time for kids and adults alike. Undoubtedly your kids are already thinking about if not talking about what they want to be this year. Halloween is a mere 3 months away so it certainly is not too early to start planning, especially if you are going to hand make the costumes. Read on for some great Halloween costumes ideas for kids that you can find at almost all retail stores or online.
Purchasing kids Halloween costumes is perhaps the easiest way to go if you are not creatively inclined or pressed for time. Luckily, costume shops are ordering some pretty neat costumes for this year so buying one outright is not a bad idea. If you are bent on making your own costumes you will find a lot of Halloween costumes pictures online. We have provided links to all the resources you may need to get you where you need to go.
Most kids covet costumes based on happening and popular characters in television shows and the movies and that trend is continuing. Some of the most popular costumes for boys this year include those of the superhero kind.
Many Halloween costume shops have Spider-Man and Superman costumes which are the rage and for added dimension and uniqueness some also have light up and glowing chests this year. These Halloween Costumes Ideas for Kids include a full body suit and chiseled chest area that lights up. Costumes also include the head piece but socks and shoes need to be purchased separately.
The movie Avengers has been much anticipated and Hulk Avenger costumes are plentiful on store shelves. Your child will have no problem taking on Leviathan in this full bodied suit that includes a pumped torso and mean face mask.
Other popular Avenger character costumes include Captain America, Thor Elite and the Iron Man costumes, all complete with body suits and masks. All of these costumes range from about $29.00-44.00 on average.
The Power Rangers, Punisher and Xmen costumes for boys are also quite popular and range from infant to teens all of which come with body suits, weapons and facial masks and also are in the $30.00 range on average.
If superheroes are quite your child’s cup of tea there are no worries. Other costume considerations include cute get ups for babies, adolescents and teens.
For the babies there is a wide variety of animal costumes and most popular this year are monkeys, bears, elephants, snakes and zebras. But the animal kingdom is truly unlimited so there is also an assortment of lions, giraffes, koalas, bunnies and pretty much any other wildlife you can think of.
For older boys not quite in their teens many are choosing playful or mischievous pirate suits, Transformers, Dracula and even Star Wars characters.
Teenage boys find army costumes and vampire costumes appealing in the heels of the Twilight movies as well as Harry Potter suits. And there are also the plain and simple ghost and warlock outfits for those that want comfortable outfits.
Nothing was lost on Halloween costumes for girls this year either and they are getting even more creative and dynamic with each passing year.
Of course there will always be lots of little girls that want to be a fairy or princess and for those that are looking for these types of costumes, there are plenty to go around. For a nice spin there are lots of Fiona costumes in stores, as well as the good witch Glenda outfits from The Wizard of Oz movie.
Refreshingly this year food costumes are totally in and there are some cool ones out there for girls too. Some of the most sought after ones include punting pumpkins and peapods for the babies, and for older girls the M&M characters, grapevines, ice cream sandwiches and condiment costumes like ketchup, mustard and salt and pepper.
Funny and comical costumes are also big this year and girls can enjoy Crayola crayon costumes as well as Spanky the Stripes clown, Pebbles from the Flintstones and super popular Angry Birds ensembles.
Angels and devils costumes are worn every year and there are an assortment of those available too. Girls can choose from good and evil angel dresses in black cloth or go full on devil complete with the hooked tail and horns.
For the Biblically inclined there are also some great Mary costumes, animals that boarded Noah’s Ark and innocent angel get ups.
The Renaissance era is always a chosen era for party goers and there are some sexy and more subtle costumes for the girls and boys. Girls can enjoy a Renaissance maiden costume and even some female knight outfits for a switch. Boys can also look dapper in their knight in shining armor suits.
Barbie and Bratz doll outfits are still out this year as well and the ever popular Disney characters are filling Halloween shelves and racks, all of which are appropriate for the young ladies.
Here are some Halloween Costumes Ideas for Kids who want to be a bit more evil: the Saw face masks are a hot commodity, as are Freddy Kreugar and Jason Vorhees hockey masks.