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Spooktacular Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

Are you looking for kids Halloween costume ideas ? From the cute to the scary, ready made costumes to homemade, we’ve got lots of inspiration in our Spooktacular Halloween costume ideas for kids!

BabyBitz ‘N’ PartyPieces – Fairies & Pirates

Halloween Fairy dressesHalloween Babybitz_Pirate CostumeWe love this cute Magical Fairy Dress with detachable wings from BabyBitz ‘N’ PartyPieces. Available in pink or purple and would fit ages 2-6 yrs. Guaranteed to be used by your little fairy well beyond Halloween! You could even make your own tiara and wand!

For your little boy, this wallet-friendly pirate costume comes with top, trousers, bandana and eye-patch. Suited for 3-6 yrs. Your little fearsome pirates could also make their own hat and sword.
Cost : Both €7.99

PartyMad – Bats, Ninjas & Little Rabbits!

Halloween_partymad_girls_bat_capePartyMad.ie have an extensive collection of costumes for both boys and girls.

We loved this Hooded Bat Cape for a younger child – it’s cute and not too scary, and fits 3-5 yrs. Ideal, particularly if your little one is reluctant about getting dressed up for Halloween

Halloween PartyMad BlackNinjaFor the boy, this Haunted House Black Ninja Costume, would look great, and ideal for a “stealthy night assassin”!

Costume features a long-sleeved poly-knit fabric shirt and matching pants, and comes with a soft fabric hood and attached pull-up face scarf, so that only the eyes are showing. 2 sizes avail 5-7yrs and 8-10yrs.
Cost : Both €14.99Halloween PartyMad Little Rabbit

And how cute is this Handsome Lil Wabbit Costume for your toddler. Comes in one size only and includes suit and hat. They will be perfectly cosy if they are going outside with you trick or treating.
Cost : €19.99

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debenhams_cowboyDebenhams Cowboy Costume

If your boy has his heart set on being a cowboy, then this Debenhams Ireland Melissa & Doug Cowboy Costume is perfect, with pleather chaps and a denim and pleather vest. The set also include a hat, red bandana and removeable badge, so your little one can be a sheriff, villian or both!

This will last well beyond Halloween and will allow some great role-play and endless adventures in the wild west!
Sized for children aged 3-5 yrs.
Cost : €26.00

 Amazon – Witches & Vampires

halloween amazon_witchAmazon has an extensive collection of Halloween costumes and accessories for kids of all ages.

Girls always love being little witches, and we loved this Smiffy’s Cinder Witch Costume, Dress, Hat and Tights for girls. Team up with a broom, and your little witch will be sorted for spooky halloween costume vampirespell casting! Available in various sizes from toddler up to 9 years of age.
Cost : £10.50

Vampires are always popular for boys, young and old, and we liked this Henbrandt Boys Classic Vampire Costume. Costume includes black cape with red collar, red and gold necklace, grey waistcoat, white shirt, white gloves amd red waist band. Comes in sizes Medium and Large. Add some vampire face paint and fangs, and your little darling will be transformed into the undead!
Cost : £9.29

1. monsterSulley – Cutest Halloween costume ever?

Is this one of the cutest halloween costume ideas for kids ever? Our facebook fans certainly seem to think so! We found the image originally on Pinterest and went looking for the source. We tracked down the creator of this fabulous Sulley-MonstersInc-style costume who turned out to be Jessica Levitt, mom, sewer, crafter, and designer.

According to her blog, she found the fur and loved it and then took panda and dinosaur patterns and combined them with her own touches to make this fabulous costume. It is without doubt, one of the best Halloween costumes we have ever seen!

 DIY Viking Costumehalloween viking_costume

If you prefer to make your kids’ costumes, this viking costume from I am Momma – Hear Me Roar really caught our eye, for simplicity and cost!

Hard to believe, but the furry effect was created from toilet seat covers! Only items purchased were toilet seat covers, and the viking hat and hammer. Snow boots were just covered and tied with leather string, so not a permanent fixture.

Paint a beard, strike a pose and behold the scary viking!

 halloween Bat costumeDIY Kids Bat Costume

We loved the simplicity of this bat costume from alphamom.com, where a t-shirt is converted into a cute bat costume, in a few simple steps.

A sewing machine is required, but instructions are easily mastered, according to alphamom.com. Print our the mask, cut if out and have your kid wear it over sunglasses for the dark eye effect!

Wear over some black leggings to complete the look.

 DIY Despicable Me Minion Costumesdespicable_me

With the success of Despicable Me 2 this year, there are sure to be plenty of minions around this Halloween. These DIY minion costumes from One Creative Housewife, look great, and are sure to be a winner with your kids. They are pretty cheap to make too.

Basic costume comes from denim dungarees/some type of overalls, and a yellow hoodie. Round black glasses were purchased at a discount store. Pipe cleaners sewn on form the hair. If you sew items on to clothing, rather than glueing, then all clothes can be reused after Halloween.

halloween costume  lego brickHomemade Lego Brick Costume

We love the creativity and thought behind this clever Lego Brick costume from Country Living.

All you need is a large box, glossy spray paint and some round small craft boxes. Pick the colour of brick according to clothes your child will wear underneath. You may need to paint a few times, to achieve the colour you want.

This is sure to be a winner if you have a Lego fan in the house!

Last Minute Halloween Gnomelittle_bearded_gnome

If Halloween has snuck up on you this year, spoonful.com has some great ideas for last minute costumes.

How cute is this little bearded garden gnome costume, made using fake fur and felt. Just add some dark trousers, blue top and boots, to complete the look.

For the older kids, you could also create a Dotty Toadstool, or a Tricky Gnome on a Toadstool.

Related : Lots more Halloween ideas in 50 Halloween Activities for Kids10 Fun Halloween Crafts for Kids, & 10 Spookily Easy Halloween Recipes.

Have you found, or made, a good Halloween costume for your child?  Please let us know in the comments section below.  

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