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Halloween Spirit: Top 5 Ultimate Halloween Costumes for Kids

Oct. 31, 2013
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With Halloween candy waiting at every door, your kids will be excited to indulge in the Halloween holiday. Not only will the candy entice your children to have hyper-fun on Halloween, but dressing up in fun costumes will get your kids pumped up for this treat-filled holiday as well. Although there are great costumes for sale in general stores, there are also high-quality costumes that are handmade by imaginative crafters that will help your kids feel like the best costume-wearer in the world. Whether for boys or girls, you can find costumes from enchanting to quirky for your kids. With limitless imagination, your kids can change their minds countless times, so help them decide what character they want to be for this Halloween. Let your kids’ imaginations roam free through the realms of fairies to super heros for Halloween, and find the best costume for them with the help of handmade artisans from Etsy.

Mint Green Circus Ring Mistress Tutu Dress Costume

By Ella Dynae Designs

Instead of a princess or fairy, why not dress up your little girl in Ella Dynae Designs’ unique, colorful ring mistress costume? Composed of a bridal tulle tutu, leotard bodice, lace fingerless gloves, headpiece and rose choker necklace, this ring mistress costume set is packed with the necessary parts to make your little angel into an adorable, stylish ring mistress. With the colors of mint, gold and pink mixed together, this ring mistress costume has royal and girly features that’s fit for your little girl. You can find other elegant girls’ costumes in Ella Dynae Designs’ main shop.

Boys’ Personalized Superhero Cape

By Pip & Bean

Give your little man the dream superhero outfit with Pip & Bean’s personalized superhero cape! Created with satin, Pip & Bean’s superhero capes are soft and comfortable for kids to wear. With a felted, personalized initial to represent your child’s name, your little boy will feel like a special, one-of-a-kind superhero. A lightning bolt design is intertwined with the initial for a boyish style. Pip & Bean offers 10 color options so that you can pick out the best one for your kid.

Bunny Rabbit Costume


Even if your child doesn’t eat his or her veggies, you can still dress him or her up as if he or she does in MYCOSTUME’s rabbit costume! This adorable rabbit costume is made with recycled felt, which adds an eco-friendly touch to the costume. With a large carrot and a headband with long rabbit ears, this costume is already packed with the essentials for your kid to look like the cutest rabbit on the block! MYCOSTUME’s rabbit costume is also easy to put on and remove, so your child can be comfortable (and cute!) at the same time.

Knight Costume for Boys

By Catherine Soucy

Let the inner romantic and hero in your little man come out, and dress him up in Catherine Soucy’s handmade knight costume! Crafted with soft, cozy fleece, this knight costume is sure to keep your little knight warm and comfortable while trick-or-treating. With serration details and a knightly design on the front, this is the ultimate knight costume for your boy. Different color combinations and designs can be requested to ensure your child gets the best knight costume for his style.

Dusty Rose Enchanted Fairy

By Enchanted Fairy Co.

Give your little girl the ultimate, enchanting fairy costume from Enchanted Fairy Co.! This fairy costume has colors of girly pink and warm latte to create an elegant color combination. Made with yards of soft, sparkly tulle and silk flowers, this fairy costume is a charming outfit for your little one. With a wand and halo, this fairy costume in a complete set and ready for your child to wear to enchant the whole neighborhood!

When you’re looking for the perfect Halloween costumes for your kids, allow them to be part of the decision-making process, and explore the different Halloween costumes with you. This helps encourage creativity with your children, and it also helps you learn more about what they like. Enjoy the time you spend with your kids on Halloween, and have a happy Halloween with your family!

Written by Emily Nguyen, a core contributor to NerdWallet Shopping.