Each year kids of all ages dress up fun costumes and walk around their neighborhoods collecting all types of candy. This time of year is sort of on us again and for many kids it is going to be their first year to fool or treat. If you have got a young one preparing for their first trek around the town you are likely beginning to consider Halloween costumes for toddlers. Below are a few things you need to consider.
The number one thing to remember about Halloween costumes for toddlers is safety. Most makers today also keep this to mind , however you need to do due diligence before dressing your little one up this year.
A Halloween costume for toddlers should have no small beads or dangling items that they can tear loose and put in their mouth. Toddlers are prone to exploring the world first with their hands but almost, everything they touch goes in the mouth. Costumes for children shouldn’t be too long, tight round the neck or have anything that ties around the neck, as this is a strangling hazard.
Once you have determined that the costumes you’re looking at meet all the safety axioms above it is time to pick the perfect babies Halloween costume. Costumes will fall into 2 general categories, timeless and current characters.
Some examples of timeless baby’s costumes are Cinderella, Strawberry Shortcake, Spiderman and Superman. These costumes have been around for many years and show no indications of vanishing shortly. Besides, everybody loves a classic babies costume like spineless Lion, Darth Vader or The pussy in the Hat.
It is amazing to see your child all dressed up in a corresponding costume to one you will have worn when you were tiny, such as the blue and white gingham dress and ruby slippers from that never-ending classic The magician of Oz. This cute toddlers Halloween costume has accessories that may be purchases separately, instead of a trick or treat bag children can carry a duplicate of Dorothy’s basket complete with a plush Toto dog!
New for 2009
The latest cartoons and smash flicks often play a massive role in the new Halloween costumes for toddlers each year. For 2009, you can expect to see additions like Transformers, Harry Potter’s Hedwig the Owl, and X-Men Wolverine costumes.
Other New children Halloween costumes include : Snow White Baby, Hannah Montana, Baby Hulk, and Spiderman three Black.
If you and yours are Star Wars fans, everyone can jump in on the action. New this year are Princess Lei, Darth Vader and Yoda costumes for the baby all of the way up to adult. There is nothing cuter than a child running around looking like a mini Chewbacca or R2D2! All these costumes are made with snaps and Velcro for safety and look totally darling.
Halloween is a good time of year that everyone can enjoy and when it comes to choosing your Halloween costumes for toddlers you’ll have plenty to choose between. However don’t wait too long because the great costumes often sell out pretty swiftly, especially if you are thinking of going with a new and fashionable look.
Keep safety foremost in your brain while picking through Halloween costumes for toddlers and you will have a wonderful time this year. Online and local outlets are gearing up for a fun a spooky vacation.
by Russ D. Edwards