Halloween is many children’s absolute favourite time of year, filled with fun frolics from frightful films to tasty treats (and a few tricks too!). Of course, the most important part of any Halloween is the fancy dress element. Coming up with fun costume ideas for your kids and choosing the best outfits can be very challenging!
Luckily, Littlewoods Ireland stocks a huge range of kids’ Halloween costumes, including all sorts of weird and wonderful characters, meaning you’ll definitely be able to find something to suit your little ones.
With so much to choose from, finding the best fancy dress outfits for your kiddos might be a daunting task. To help, we’ve put together some ideas based on our most popular ranges.
The Spooky Classics
In the beginning, Halloween was all about dressing up as ghouls, ghosts and goblins in order to scare the living daylights out of your neighbours in exchange for tasty treats. As they say, if it aint broke, then don’t fix it!
There are some pretty ‘out there’ ghoulish costumes for kids, from witches to scary clowns, but our favourites have to be the ones with the giddy sense of humour, like a Chucky toddler costume (above – aren’t the proportions just perfect?) or a Peppa Pig-themed skeleton outfit (below) for when you want to combine the mysterious and spooky with the cute and adorable!
Marvel at Our League Superheroes
Of course, not everyone wants to be a spooky villain at Halloween. Crazy movie director Tommy Wiseau once said, “I’m not Frankenstein, I’m hero!”, and we’re sure that a lot of kids feel the same way when it comes to choosing their costume for the season.
Whether your little ones are into Marvel or DC superhero outfits, we’ve got them all, plus a few others as well. On the DC side of things, Harley Quinn, while (above) is once again the most popular superhero costume for girls (who doesn’t like to let their ‘inner crazy’ loose once in a while?), with Batgirl and Supergirl close behind, for girls who favour justice over chaos!
When it comes to superhero costumes for boys, Marvel are the more popular heroes this year, with Black Panther (R.I.P. Chadwick Boseman), Captain America and Thor running out as the favourites. We especially love the Thor outfit because it comes with padded armour, a cape and Thor’s magical hammer Mjolnir – will you be deemed worthy enough to wield it?
What foolhardy villains would stand against such mighty heroes?
Timeless Princess Outfits
If there’s one thing that’ll never go out of fashion, it’s Disney Princesses, and you can rest assured that we have plenty of Disney Princess fancy dress outfits that are perfect for Halloween (or when your kids feel like randomly bursting into song at home!). Merida, Snow White (dig that Tiara!) and Mulan are all shaping up to be very popular choices this year.
Speaking of popular, we couldn’t mention Disney Princesses without bringing up the phenomenon that is Frozen. Whether its Elsa, Anna or even Kristoff that your child idolises, you’ll find them all (and more!) in our Disney section. For added Elsa authenticity, you can even get a special sleeve that sprays an icy mist!
We can already hear them singing, “Let it go……!”
These Are the Costumes You Are Looking For…
Every bit as iconic and popular as anything Disney have created, Halloween is a time when all sorts of weird and wonderful Star Wars characters come out to play. At Littlewoods Ireland, we support both the Dark Side and the Light, with everyone from Jedi Knights to Stormtroopers catered for.
What’s that? You want Baby Yoda? We have Baby Yoda!
A Whole Fortnite of Fancy Dress!
Whether you love it or hate it as a parent, Fortnite is here to stay and they’ve merchandised pretty much everything that you can imagine at this point, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a lot of kids are planning on running around in Fortnite Halloween costumes this year.
That skeleton guy (Skull Trooper) looks suitably spooky, sorry, spoopy!
Paw Patrol Perfection
Last, but certainly not least, the small kids are still mad for Paw Patrol, with Paw Patrol costumes expected to be big sellers this year as well. For those not in the know, we’re talking about children dressed as dogs dressed as police officers and fire marshals – don’t question it, just enjoy the cuteness!
If none of the above fancy dress ideas have gotten your kids excited, be sure to browse our full selection of Kids’ Halloween Costumes – we have hundreds of options to choose from!