Children's Halloween Costumes

October 15, 2010 10:04:50 AM PDT
Thinking up and creating a Halloween costume for your little one can be very time consuming and stressful. But buying a costume doesn't have to be all that costly, and it could save you money in the long run.

Tony Forbes from The Children's Place has some tips when choosing to buy a costume.


  • Each costume and accessory should be made from comfortable, breathable fabrics that never itch or irritate.
  • Everything should be machine-washable and ultra-durable so the costumes last long after the trick-or-treating is over-- which means parents can save the costumes for little brother/sister.
  • Parents won't break the bank at the Children's Place: all costumes range from $22.50 - $29.50.
  • Cat--$24.50

  • This youthful dress is on trend with its tutu skirt and leopard print top?complete with pink accents to keep the costume age appropriate.
  • The two-piece costume comes with cat ears to complete the look.
  • Also comes in little girls sizes so little sister can match big sister
  • Witch--$24.50

  • This bold dress has a bodice detailed with spider web mesh and rickrack trim for an authentic witch's look.
  • The two-piece costume comes with a witch's hat to complete the look.
  • Satin sleeves have elasticized cuffs for increased comfort.
  • Ballerina--$22.50

  • Cotton jersey and a touch of spandex give this ballerina a soft stretchy suit to dance in.
  • The tulle skirt and t-shirt are connected to keep things simple-- and the tights tie off the look with ballerina slippers!
  • Vampire-$29.50

  • This unique design has an antique appearance that gives this vampire a touch of old school charm; vampire teeth included!
  • Spider $22.50

  • Hook-and-loop closures at the shoulders and inseam allow for easy changing?the hat has self covered elastic around the face and chin for a comfortable fit that stays on.
  • The body suit compliments the costume perfectly?and you can add a pair of pants if needed.
  • Knit pants are great as they're prewashed so they are totally comfy.