Cute and Classic Halloween Costumes for Kids in Abilene
With Halloween around the corner, I’ve seen some really cute costumes this year at many of our local retailers. I think you can never go wrong with a super-hero or a little princess. I’ve often wondered why we didn’t have these when I was a kid. Heck in my day, we’d grab moms makeup and some shoe polish, shade our faces to look like beards make an eye-patch a dress up like a pirate.
Check out some really cute costumes I found.
This Raggedy Ann costume makes me break out into a big ol’ smile. There is nothing cuter that a little girl dressed like a Raggedy Ann doll. This one is my all-time favorite, I only hope to see a lot more of them this Halloween.
Peas and Carrots
I found these to be very cute costumes, especially if you’ve got a couple of toddlers. What infants wouldn’t want to be Peas and Carrots? I’m going to say it one more time, these are too cute.
Baseball or Football Players
Sports costumes have been around for as long as I can remember. I will admit, kids that come to my house dressed like a Dallas Cowboy, a Texas Ranger, a Houston Texan or a New York Yankee, I tend to give them more candy. Plus costumes like these work all year-round, when a game of street ball breaks out, put the costume on and your either the pitcher or the quarterback.
Pretty Little Lady Bug
Who says bugs are scary? This pretty little lady bug will have everyone giving her all the treats she wants. For girls, the lady bug and butterfly costumes are a perfect match. I’m thinking, we just might see an infestation of girl insects this Halloween.
Astronauts have always been a favorite of mine, but when I was a kid these types of costumes weren’t available. If I could’ve gotten my huge head inside a fish-bowl, some aluminum foil and a pair of moms white gloves, I would have been Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin or John Glenn.
Lil Red Riding Hood
This classic costume is a take on the old fairytale. Have her brother or father dress up as a wolf to be the best dressed duo on the block.
Policeman and Fireman
You can never go wrong when the boys are dressed as public servants. I’ve noticed that when a child is dressed like a firefighter or a peace officer, the grown-ups talk to them in a different tone of voice. Adults will ask, “is everything all right officer?” or “thank you for putting out that fire sir”. I believe these are great costumes whether you’re going door to door or to a church festival.
Sugar Plum Fairy
This pretty little Sugar Plum Fairy is ready to be dancing her way into the Nutcracker ballet, or prancing around the neighborhood doing some Halloween Trick-or-Treating. Sugar Plum Fairies will flutter their wings and fly their way into your heart. Pretty and sweet.
You can’t beat a Superhero. Who is your favorite? Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Superman or Captain America? As a kid I made up my own, I was once ‘Foil Man’ and nothing could penetrate my suit of foil. I fought crime all over my neighborhood. Foil Man was short lived though, when my mother found out I had taken her new roll of aluminum foil, her peach tree switch penetrated the suit of foil pretty good.
Doctor or Nurse
Little girls are always trying to fix things, if it’s a scraped knuckle, or or a little bruise, out comes the nurse in them. I think these costumes are simply awesome because this is a real superhero that can help them build more self confidence. Besides next time I get a little boo boo, my little angel can dress the part.