Kids Halloween Costume Ideas

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Halloween is a special day for a child that includes the excitement of trick-or-treating and having fun with all of their friends. The joy of getting to dress up as their favorite character and letting their imagination run wild puts a bigger smile on their face than all the candy they could ever collect. Although the candy is definitely a close second. Just deciding who they want to be this year can be a lot of fun for a child.

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It’s always a good idea to plan ahead and get an early start when considering kids Halloween costume ideas. Many parents use the time preparing a child’s Halloween costume as a family activity. The process of designing and creating a costume for Halloween can be an excellent way for parents to spend quality time with their child. If you are going to choose this route, be sure that you have plenty of time set aside to complete your costume. You don’t want the pressure of trying to finish up a costume the night of Halloween.

In other instances parents may not have the time required to make a homemade costume, but still want to provide a quality costume for their child. In these cases, there are many online Halloween costume stores that offer high quality, affordable kids Halloween costumes. Although maybe not as constructive, a busy parent might substitute the quality time spent preparing a homemade costume with the process of searching for the perfect costume to buy together.

Many of the most popular costumes will sell out early every year. We all know how kids can get that one costume idea in their mind and nothing else will satisfy, so to be safe make sure you buy your costume at least 2 weeks before Halloween to be safe. Most kids won’t wear a costume that they don’t like, so let them make the decision. Odds are you probably already have a good idea and if not they do. All you have to do is ask.

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Whether your making a homemade costume or buying a costume online there are some important factors to consider when it come to kids Halloween costume ideas.

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1. Comfort – Although Halloween costumes are thought of as only being worn once, kids costumes may be worn quite a few times. It is not unusual for a child to be invited to attend several parties hosted by school, church, or friends. Then there is the actual night of Halloween and trick-or-treating around the neighborhood. Even after the main event, boys and sometimes girls might want to wear their costume again when playing with friends. The costume should be one that the child feels comfortable wearing.

2. Weather – Depending on where you live warmth may be an issue. Since Halloween is during the fall it can be quite cold in some areas so you want a costume that will be warm enough to be worn while trick-or-treating.

3. Safety – The costume you choose should not constrict their movement or inhibit their vision. Make sure that their costume fits well and that they can see clearly if part of the costume covers their face. Making sure that the costume isn’t too long is especially important, particularly for toddlers, to prevent them from tripping over it.

4. Visibility – If the costume is made of dark material be sure to add something reflective to their outfit so that they will be seen easily at night.

5. Accessories – It is usually a good idea to limit the number of parts and accessories that make up a costume. Having too many items to carry and keep track of will leave less chance that a child will misplace them and make the night more enjoyable.

6. Makeup – If the costume involves makeup be sure not only that the child agrees to wear it and that it doesn’t irritate their skin, but that you give yourself enough time time apply it. If your child is planning on attending more than one event this might be something to consider, since it would require you to apply it more than once.

Use reviews and other user feedback available on most online sites to get the real scoop on how your kids Halloween costume ideas might perform on the big day.

For more kids Halloween costume ideas, check out our list of the Best Kids Costumes.

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