Costumes from famous people are not only popular, they are fairly easy to put together. The best way to dress your kids in a famous person costume is to go with the outfit the famous person is most noted for. For instance you can dress up as Waldo from the where’s Waldo books by putting on a striped red/white shirt with blue pants and a red and white stocking cap.
Superman has been a favorite Halloween costume with kids for over 30 years. There are many commercial versions of superman costumes as well as homemade versions. Most include tights, a bodysuit in red and blue and a red cape. Many little boys use a towel around their necks when pretending to be Superman during the year so having a Superman costume can be fun after Halloween is over too.
What Halloween would be complete without some of it’s star pupils? In this continuation of creative Halloween costumes for kids, we will take a look into creating some of the familiar faces of Halloween.
One little girls was resplendent in a genie costume her mother made from scratch. She bought a pattern and material in pale silk. The harem pants were pale blue silk with pale pink overlays in chiffon. The top was the same colors with braid trim and tassels across the bottom. She was adorable, and obviously very proud of her costume.
Price varies depending upon where you purchase it but it generally retails for around . The “Dan” costume comes with a yellow, red and black jumpsuit and four piece set including fingerless gloves. This costume retails for under . If your child is a “Shun” fan he will love the costume that comes with a purple and black jumpsuit as well as a sleeveless jacket so your child will look just like the popular character. This costume retails for under as well.
If there is more than one person wanting to dress up as the Cat in the Hat, then there is no problem. Recall in The Cat in the Hat Comes back that in order to clean up the pink mess caused by the Cat, he needed to employ an alphabet of “Little Cats” to return the house and snow to sparkling clean condition. This group Halloween costume idea is perfect for parents of little ones, since the little Cats got smaller in size as more and more alphabetical Little Cats were introduced in the story.
Homemade Halloween costumes can be so much fun to make with your kids. This will be a trick and a treat mixed all into one for the both of you. You will be making wonderful memories together. Your child will be the star of the block because no one else will look like they do. Another great thing is that these costumes are very inexpensive to make. Some of these costumes can be made from many of the things that you already have at home. For the items that you do not have, you can purchase them at a dollar store.