Halloween is a special time of year, the streets are framed with fluttering golden leaves, Jack-O-Lanterns perch on every windowsill, and there is an air of excitement as people plan their festive costumes. However, the thought of Halloween can also make parents anxious as fashioning a full Halloween outfit can take up a lot of precious time and money.
Savvy parents have a few tricks up their sleeve to quickly put together an amazing Halloween outfit. Read on for eight quick and cute Halloween costume ideas for children.
A Halloween classic is the witch costume. It is possible to purchase some wallet-friendly outfits that will leave you with more cash to spend on Halloween treats. Some costumes even incorporate things like pretty twinkling lights for a modern twist on the traditional witch outfit. Many of the pre-made costumes will include all of the accessories that you need to quickly transform your little one into a wicked witch for Halloween, such as an oversized pointy hat and a fun broom.
Little boys will absolutely adore dressing up as a pirate for Halloween. With a pirate get-up, eye-patch, and a fun plastic sword they will be sure to steal the show. The great thing about a pirate outfit is that it can be quickly thrown together last-minute with ready-made costumes, plus outfits are available for all ages from toddlers to teens.
One of the most hilarious Halloween outfits this year is the Duck Dynasty inspired outfits. You can now dress your baby up in an Uncle Si themed costume which comes complete with a camouflage vest and hat, gray wig, beard, and glasses! A Willie Duck Dynasty outfit is also available with a wig, American bandanna, and a cute detachable beard.
If you’re really strapped for time then try out the old classic of being a ghost. A simple outfit can be put together in minutes by using a trusty sheet. To add a little pizazz you can customize with a cute Halloween inspired trick or treat bag and themed goodies. These Halloween costume ideas on Pinterest might help to give you some inspiration.
Elsa from Frozen
It’s been the Disney hit of the decade, and little girls all around the world want to look just like pretty Princess Elsa. Purchasing a replica of Elsa’s infamous dress along with all the accessories will probably cost more than investing in a complete ready-made outfit. To finish the look, style your child’s hair into a cute side braid, add a tiara, and sprinkle on some glitter.
There are sweet clown costumes that include colorful clown coats and tops, some silly oversized clown shoes, and a bright wig. A clown outfit is sure to get some laughs this Halloween.
Little girls love to play dress up and you will often find them trying on a pair of grown-up shoes or badly attempting to apply lipstick. Their dress-up dreams will come true when they get to be a beautiful bride this Halloween. Special bride costumes have been made for children, and some even come with bride accessories like bouquets, veils, and tiaras.
Turning a beautiful bride into a freaky bride of Frankenstein is easy too. All you have to do is apply some pale face and body paint, wear a messy black long-haired wig, and splatter the dress in some fake blood! Teens are more likely to go for a spooky bride option.
Mask of Zorro
For older kids, why not try the Mask of Zorro outfit? This costume features a slick black cape, black eye mask, studded belt and gloves. Teens will love looking cool in the all-black ensemble which makes for a great Halloween outfit.
For some more Halloween inspiration check out some of the great value for money and unique outfits from Mr. Costumes. Many of these ready-made costumes come with fun accessories to save you time, hassle, and money this Halloween. Happy Halloween!
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