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Popular Halloween Costumes for Kids in 2013

Ideas for kids' Halloween costumes that are sure hits for 2013


GI Joe

GI Joe Costume for Kids
GI Joe costumes in 2013 are not a set of old camouflage fatigues like they were in Mom and Dad's day. The characters from 2013's G.I. Joe: Retaliation have a decidedly modern look to them.

Pirates of the Caribbean/Jack Sparrow

Pirates of the Caribbean Jack Sparrow Costume

Pirates have always been a popular Halloween costume. And easy too. All it really takes is the right costume hat and pirate costume accessories. But with the Pirates of the Caribbean movies always popular, pirate costumes may trend toward a more specific pirate, i.e. Jack Sparrow.

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The Dark Knight


Batman is always a popular kids costume, and The Dark Knight Rises just adds to the phenomenon. And with Catwoman (Shop Now)playing a role in this movie, she will be a popular costume for the girls this year.

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Strawberry Shortcake


The embodiment of "sugar and spice and everything nice," Strawberry Shortcake is the girly girl's Halloween costume.

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It might be fun to make a Transformer costume if you had the time and talent (which I don't!). So if you're like me, check out these ready made Transformer costumes.

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Toy Story 3

Toy Story Woody Costume

Anything from Toy Story 3 is likely to be a hot Halloween kids' costume again. Of course, there are Woody outfits (Shop Now) and Buzz costumes (Shop Now), but there is a whole host of other Toy Story Halloween kids' costumes to choose from. There are:

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Brave's Merida

Merida Costume
What little girl wouldn't love to dress up as Brave's Merida? She's got a lovely wardrobe and bouncy red girls, but best of all she's handy with a bow and arrow.
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Winnie the Pooh (and Tigger too!)

Tigger Costume
Winnie the Pooh characters are something of an evergreen when it comes to kids’ costumes. Children never get tired of Pooh and Tigger. Another good thing about these characters as Halloween costumes is that they'll have a long life in the costume box when Halloween is over.
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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland Costumes

There have always been Alice in Wonderland kids' costumes (Shop Now) for prim little girls who wanted to dress up as the Lewis Carroll heroine. But now kids can choose more wild costumes based on the stylized characters of the 2010 movie, like say, the Mad Hatter (Shop Now) or the Queen of Hearts (Shop Now).

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It would be a lot of work to put together a convincing Wolverine costume yourself. This is definitely one where it pays to just buy it.

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