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Halloween costume ideas for kids

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Cute, spooky and fun costumes for all

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Halloween is a fun time of year for babies, kids and teens -- help them join in on the fun with a fantastic costume! We’ve put together a great range of cool costumes for all ages. Browse the stores or get creative!

Teen Halloween costumes

Teens still love getting dressed up for Halloween. Whether hitting the trick-or-treating scene or joining a Halloween party, movies and celebrities are always popular ideas. This is a great age as teenagers can help out with making the costumes themselves. Read on for the hottest in teen costumes this year.

Cute, spooky and fun costumes for allVampire
The Twilight movies have inspired a comeback for vampire costumes. They are easy to make, simply combine a black cape with fangs and fake blood.


With the popularity of zombie TV shows and movies, the zombie costume is one of the hottest costumes of the year. This costume is easy to make -- just put on some tattered clothes and grab the ghoulish makeup kit.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is one of the hottest entertainers today, and that translates into one of the hottest Halloween costumes. Just make sure if your tween or teen is dressing up as Gaga, the outfit isn't too risque.


Not all kids want to be the hero. Some want to be the villian. The most popular villian costume this Halloween will be Bane from The Dark Knight Rises. Most Halloween retailers offer Bane costumes this year.

Monster High

Monster High is all the rage among tweens and teens. Girls can dress up as their favourites from Monster High -- from Frankie Stein to Draculaura to Clawdeen.

It might be a good idea to take some happy snaps of your baby, kid or teen a few days before Halloween during dress-up rehearsals. This will make sure you don't get caught out with no photos should you end up with a grumpy child come 31 October!

DIY Halloween costume ideas

Make great Halloween costumes for your kids, at home!

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