Top Five Halloween Costumes for Kids


The spookiest night of the year draws near, and now is the time to start thinking about your kids’ Halloween costumes! Trick-or-treating and fancy-dress parties with their friends are a big part of the All Hallows’ Eve festivities, so to get your little ones kitted out and prepared to scare, here are our top five Halloween costumes for kids.

Girls could choose to play it classical with this fantastic ‘Wizardess’ dress and hat from the Tu collection by Sainsbury’s. Suitable for ages 3-12, it features a bit of sparkle in the form of sequin embroidery and has a spooky spider detail.

If the boys want something to freak everyone out then fancydress.com has a horrortastic and ghoulishly great Halloween outfit which will bring trick or treat to new heights of fear, then the Howling Ghost Costume it is.

For the youngest party-goers, M&S’s pumpkin costume is adorable for both boys and girls. It’s perfect for kids from 18 months to four years of age, so you can take your little pumpkins out trick-or-treating in style – the little hat is particularly cute!

Little boys everywhere could have a roaring time this Halloween with a skeleton T-Rex costume from the George range at Asda. For the dinosaur fans out there, this is one of the best fancy dress costumes you can lay your claws on this year and is suitable for children of one to five years of age.

Finally, girls could make a real splash with this skeleton mermaid costume from Tesco’s F&F collection – it’s definitely one of the more unusual offerings in children’s Halloween costumes, but the sparkly bodice and the aqua coloured clip-on plait make it a brilliant outfit.

Halloween is a great excuse to get dressed up – not that kids really need one! Give them a fright night to remember with one of these fantastic children’s Halloween costumes. These top five are definitely more treat than trick.