The wings on this costume mean that younger kids particularly enjoy wearing it! It is just a question of two measurements, some cutting and a handful of safety pins or a few quick stitches..
Although there are many Halloween costumes available for kids these days, it is much more fun and original to make your own. Often home-made costumes are also more comfortable to wear, and if you involve the kids in the making process they will feel even more special.
Ideas for Making Your Own Halloween Costumes
The ideas below are all specifically for Halloween and feature traditional Halloween characters. If you would like more costume ideas, have a look at our Costumes for Kids page too.
Editor's note: This page is a work in progress - but given the fact that Halloween is around the corner, we thought that it was better to get some ideas up rather than wait until everything is complete!
Batman has always been a popular costume for young boys, and it is not difficult to make yourself with a few supplies. These days you will have to decide between a plain black modern batman outfit, or a grey, black and yellow traditional batman outfit!
This burglar costume is a fun fancy dress costume for kids at Halloween or all year round - and it is very easy to put together.
You will need:
Some kids love to dress up as animals, and a little one dressed up as a kitten is always cute. A black cat is, of course, perfect for Halloween too.
A devil costume is really as simple as kitting your child out in red, and accessorizing with a few bought or hand made extras!
A mummy costume is easy to put together and great fun for children, but it does have its downsides so think carefully before you agree to it!