Oct 5, 2012

Top Kids' Halloween Costumes 2012

By Belinda Romano

BOO! It's Halloween time! If you haven't put any thought into what your kids want to be for Halloween this year, it's time to start shopping. Surely the kiddos have started to show their Halloween excitement and, whether they're most looking forward to the candy loot or dressing up as their favorite superhero or movie character, they can't wait to go out trick-or-treating! Want to know what's hot this year in the kids' costume department? You've come to the right place! Check out our picks for most popular kids' costumes of 2012 and let the Halloween fun begin!


This year it's all about superheroes! Get your little crime-fighters ready for a night of spooky thrills with a comic-inspired costume! Avengers Muscle Child Halloween Costume Value Bundle, $35, available at Walmart.

Dark Night & Catwoman

Looking for something more mysterious? Let your kids take on the neighborhood in masks and capes a la Dark Night and Catwoman. Boy's Batman Muscle Chest Costume, $18; Girl's Deluxe Catwoman Costume, $30, available at Target.

Monster High

Classic monsters get a trendy update with the Monster High doll collection, and if you want your little monster to get her spook on this Halloween, any one of these will be a perfect costume! Monster High Draculaura Deluxe Cosume, $36; Monster High Clawdeen Wolf Deluxe Costume, $35; Monster High Frankie Stein Costume, $27 available at Amazon.

Power Rangers

The Rangers have made a comeback, and with so many colors to choose from, your kiddos will surely find the perfect costume for them! Pink Power Ranger Deluxe Costume, $38; Samurai Red Power Ranger Costume, $19; Green Samurai Power Ranger Costume, $85, available at Amazon.

Angry Birds

These hilarious game characters are back for another round, making their way onto the top costumes for kids list yet again. Paper MagicAngry Birds™ Green King Pig Toddler Costume, $40; Red Bird Costume, $40; Yellow Bird Costume, $40, available at Target.

Disney Characters

You can never go wrong with Disney's fairytale characters, so whether you're looking for something classic like Snow White, or up-to-date like Merida from "Brave", your little one will have a winning costume! Disney Brave Merida Costume, $16; Snow White Prestige Costume, $50, available at Walmart; Prince Charming Prestige Costume, $57, available at QVC.

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