Top 10 Best Halloween Costumes For Kids Reviewed In 2016

The Halloween festival is kicking off in a few weeks’ time. The scaring Halloween costumes are already flying off the shelves at an alarming rate, so if you haven’t purchased one, you should consider doing it now or risk having an oversized or the wrong order. So what is all this Halloween and its costumes thing? The history of Halloween can be traced back to the Celts who used to live in what are now Ireland, UK, and Northern France. The Irish immigrants later introduced Halloween celebrations in the US in the 1850s after the Ireland’s potato famine of 1846. These immigrants used to dress in scary costumes then move from house to house begging for food. This is what later came to be the ‘trick-or-treat’ we have today.

Today, the Halloween holiday is one of the most profitable holidays in America. Reports have it that a third of all the candies sold annually in the US are sold during this period. During Halloween, children wear scary costumes to imitate the spirits then move from house to house for food, coins, or candies. The UNICEF has also started using this as a medium of collecting funds to help needy children globally.

So before it’s too late for you to purchase these uniforms for your kids, and to avoid the risk of last minute frustrations, find a list of the best selling Halloween costumes on the market today.

10. Morphsuits Kids Zalgo Monster Fancy Dress Costume


The Zalgo kids costume is one of the most popular costumes today. It has garnered 1.3 million fans on Facebook. For the sake of Halloween spirit, this is again the scariest. You can do almost everything with them, eat, drink, breathe, etc. but no one can see you. Are they safe? Yes. It has one zip rather than two and an easy to tear Velcro. It’s also easy to see through it since it has a less dense fabric on the face. Kids Zalgo Halloween suits come in various suits. Again, these suits stretch four ways thereby making it possible for anyone to fit in one. They are 95% polyester and 5% lycra. They are hand washable in cold water.

9. Skeleton Halloween Costume for Boys Kids


Come the Halloween, your kids should love this. This skeleton suit comes with a scary mask and gloves. It also covers the feet. The key feature about this costume is that it features fiber optic lights at the chest area. It also comes with a battery compartment and the kid just needs to turn it on in a white pouch.

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8. Boys Kids Vampire Halloween Costume


This is one of the coolest boys’ Halloween suits we have on the market today. It comes with a sleeved vest, a cape with a collar and a medallion. The quality of this suit gives you value for your money, and it’s durable. The suit is made of black satin on the outside and red in the inside. It does not fade easily with washing so you may save a few bucks next time.

7. Zombie Girls Halloween Costume


Zombies just woke rose from the land of the dead! If you are searching for the most scariest Halloween costume for your daughter, you just found it. This costume consists of a tattered dress you’d think she was one of the Celtic Zombies. The dress reveals a ripped abdomen and some protruding ribs and intestines. It also features a 3D open arm ripped off to the bones. Zombie Girls Halloween Costume comes in 2 sizes large (12/14) and medium (8/10).

6. Jurassic World: T-Rex Inflatable Kids Costume


From a well-renowned brand, this costume features a carnivorous creature just from a deadly bloody fight. This inflatable dinosaur costume comes with a fan operated by 4AA batteries. It’s made of 100% polyester and will fit children up to 5 feet tall and between 8-10 years. It is also durable and easy to clean this suit, you just wipe with a damp cloth. This dinosaur costume turned out to be one of the best in last years’ house to house trick or treat.

5. Forum Novelties Headless Boy Child Costume


This headless boy costume is just creepy but cool. With this, your kid is going to get all the treats from the neighborhood. It features a black robe with a small opening at the chest area to fit the head. It also has a plastic harness that supports the shoulders and the bloody neck with no head. This headless boy costume is safe for your kid since it’s fastened by an easy to tear Velcro.

4. Victorian Vampiress Child Costume (Medium)


The Victorian Vampiress Child Costume is one of the most famous around the globe. Besides being cool, it’s also economical. It’s made of quality material and won’t fade or wear abnormally even after several washings. With just 8 ounces and size 14x10x1, your little will feature the vampire she’s always wished to be. It’s ideal for girls between 8-12 years.

3. Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch of The West Costume


From Rubies, the world’s renowned leading manufacturers of Halloween and Cosplay items, this Wicked Witch of the West costume is just one of the coolest that your girl could think of. This award winning costume consists of a dress, a collar, and an attached cape. It has an indisputable design, and the green color is just perfect. It is also easy to get in and out of it. It’s made of quality material that won’t cause itchiness. Again, it is durable.

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2. Star Wars Child’s Darth Vader Costume


From Rubies, Star Wars Child’s Darth Vader Costume was amongst the most reviewed last year. It comes with a durable hard plastic mask, a printed jumpsuit, a cape and a belt. It is made of 100% polyester and is the most ideal for tall children. Again, it is easy to jump in and out of this costume and also to clean.

1. California Costumes Toys Stealth Ninja


This Stealth Ninja Halloween costume from California costumes stole the hearts of many children during last year’s Halloween. Equally, this uniquely designed suit has already shown signs of running out of stock hence you need to hurry up. What you’ll find, a warrior jumpsuit, hood and ties, a belt and a face mask. It’s made from 100% polyester and is easy to wash by hands.


Halloween is a fun moment for our young boys and girls to unleash the witches, ghosts, and fairies in them. To make it more successful and safe, consider switching the outdoor lights on and clear any item along the pathways that would injure an approaching headless ghost. If you won’t accompany your kids for the ‘trick-or-treats’, advice them not to go very far or let them carry a map. Above all buy several bags of candies; Hundreds of witches and ghosts may come knocking anytime.

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