The 40+ Best Kids' Halloween Costumes for 2022

Trick or treat! We've got the cutest and coolest costumes lined up for your kids this Halloween.

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September 23, 2022

It's time to pull out the jack-o'-lanterns, stock up on mini-sized candy bars and start the search for the perfect costumes for your kids. From the uber-traditional outfits (hello, pumpkin!) to the of-this-moment characters, superheroes and villains, scroll through this fun list of costumes with your kiddos to discover their picks for this season.

Classic Halloween Costumes for Kids

Pumpkins and ghosts and mummies, oh my! These Halloween costumes are completely timeless but with a little modern twist. From light-up pumpkin and ghost dresses to a brave knight and a dapper fighter pilot suit, these dress-up ideas never go out of style and are so fun for kids of all ages.

Best Villain Costumes for Kids

With the release of the new Lightyear movie, we foresee spotting a lot of tiny Zurgs running around demanding treats. Give your kiddos the chance to bring out their dark side by dressing up as a villain.

Best Adaptive Costumes for Kids

Designed with all kids in mind, adaptive and sensory-friendly costumes ensure that every child gets to dress up as his or her favorite character. Transform a wheelchair into the Mandalorian's ship or Cinderella's carriage. Outfit kiddos with adaptive jumpsuits that feature full-length zippers and shoulder snaps for ease of dressing, and if needed, some costumes have pockets for pumps.

Best Superhero Costumes for Kids

With Marvel's new Thor: Love and Thunder just hitting the big screens, we're sure to see sidewalks full of Thors and Mighty Thors. And, of course, there's a wide range of other superheroes to choose from, including the ever-cool Ghost-Spider, the high-in-the-sky Falcon and the out-of-this-world Captain Marvel.

Favorite Character Costumes for Kids

Kids love getting to dress up as beloved characters from epic video games and can't-miss TV shows and movies. Whether they go for the classics, such as the Harry Potter series, Lego and Pokemon, or the new guard of Encanto, Lightyear and PAW Patrol, your kiddo will have a blast showing off their faves.

Best Creature Costumes for Kids

Roars, growls, hisses or hums (yes, apparently giraffes hum), these playful costumes give kids the chance to take a walk on the wide side. Just know that opting for a sloth costume might inspire a very slow night of trick-or-treating.

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