Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

Don't make your kids wear the same boring witch costume this year, and opt for a more creative and trendy option. The best options for a younger crowd are costumes with inspiration taken from popular t.v shows and films!

And if you're hosting the Halloween party in your own home, it's even more important to be sure you're costume is the talk of the town. Of course, you want to make sure your menu is just as impressive! So be sure to serve up some of our festive Halloween treats like these creepy appetizers, which are just as haunting as they are delicious. Top it off with a irresistable Halloween punch and some sweet and spooky desserts because we all know the stomach is a way to a kids heart!

Here are a few of our favorite t.v characters and supernatural beings to dress up the kids as this October 31st!


  • The Amazing Spider Man was one of the biggest hits of the year, so we’re bound to see a neighborhood full of mini spideys.

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  • Batman is one of those costumes that seem to always be popular. With the release of the hit film this summer, our October 31 will definitely be filled with caped crime fighters dressed.

    Image via Christine Trevino

  • It’s pretty obvious super heroes are bound to be a big hit this Halloween, so we’re adding Captain America to our list of trendy costumes for Halloween 2012.

    Image via Gears of Halo

  • For the Disney princesses who prefer a bow to a hair brush, Brave’s Merida  is sure to be a popular hit. This red-haired heroine is certainly a princess with flair.

    Image via Corina Writes

  • With a name like Monster High, you can bet this popular kids shows packs some serious inspiration for Halloween. Your kids can dress like their favorite monster while still staying cute and trendy.

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  • You may think Dracula when you see the word vampire, but we guarantee the kiddies think Bella and Edward. Let them go out with the traditional cape and fangs, or let them dress like the Cullens for a super easy costume option.

    Image via Kaboose

  • The dynamic duo’s final installation of Men In Black is sure to inspire a few dozen black suits to be ripped off the shelves. And just because it’s Men in black, doesn’t mean girls can’t partake in this costume idea too! Just trade the black suit bottoms to a skirt and add some feminine flair to the equation!

    Image via Squidoo

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