Posted by Ellie Horan and Rachel Sibley at October 26 2017, 10:29am
Whether you’re a parent who's spent months planning, pinteresting, designing and making this year's Halloween costume, or you’re the parent who forgets and does the urgent dash to the dollar store (me), we’ve got the best costumes to try while your tots are still little.
1. Little old people
Make the most of bub's wobbly knees and toothless grins! All ya need is a grey wig (if your kid's not still bald), a cardi and glasses.
2. Bag of jellybeans
Cute, inexpensive and easy to assemble! All you need is some balloons, a see through bag, and a printout of your fave jellybeans logo.
Costumes like these are bound to win your kid more treats.
Blob, blob, blob. Whether it be some easy ribbon or high-tech LED lights, the variations to this costume are endless! And handy if the weather turns.
5. Scuba divers
Effective and environmentally responsible! Repurposing old plastic bottle and dummies is a nice touch.
This mythical creature is very in vogue right now. Fortunately this can be as extravagant or simple as you have time for.
7. Musical legends
From Bowie to Prince, you can get creative with these ones! Even a touch of face paint, or an appropriate jacket will work wonders.
8. The Minions!
Nothing despicable about this outfit.
9. Wayne's World
This one's for us parents!
Image by @lomo._
10. Jon Snow
And another one, because if you've got a mini direwolf at home, you have to use it.
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Win an awesome pack of stories about resilient girls!
Perfect for all kids to have on their shelf at home.
You shall not pass: David Bowie was almost Gandalf in Lord of the Rings
But his role in Labyrinth may have stopped it eventuating.
Win a book about your family by award-winning authors Kate and Jol Temple!
Locally printed, beautiful illustrations and an empowering message.
This 'Secret Diary of a 3-year-old' is wet-your-pants funny and oh so true
Written by a comedian who totally gets toddlers.
Leave a special radio message for your grandparents this Grandparent's Day!
Call to tell them how much you love them.