28 Halloween costume ideas - from MFMers

Who better to ask for children's Halloween costume inspiration than you lovely lot? MFMers certainly know how to do fancy dress in style...

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  • The Little Vampire

    This little guy's costume is based on the lead character from Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's The Little Vampire books. He's got the character's spiky hair and glasses look completely nailed.

    Still in need of inspiration? Well, don't reach for the face paints and yoghurt pots just yet. We've got everything from Lego bricks to robots and Day of the Dead skulls fresh from the clever mums posting on our MFM Facebook page to inspire you...

    Photo: Angie Booth / Cakes Photos Life
  • Lego

    Not all Halloween costumes need to be scary and we love this Lego brick idea. All you need to recreate is a cardboard box, plastic containers and lots of paint.

    Photo: Triona Russell
  • Zombies

    White, black and red face paints are all you need to turn your little ones into zombies – well, that and a vacant stare.

    Top marks for the scary snack selection too!

  • Robot

    Get creative with a cardboard box and use different textures to make a futuristic robot. This costume shows how bubble wrap, paper plates and toilet rolls work wonders!

    Photo: Joy Dehany
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  • Witch Facepaint

    For some last-minute Halloween fun get creative with the face paints. Love the skin-crawling insects and the eyebrows. 

  • Baby Skeleton

    We love nothing more than a baby Halloween onesie. See our pick of the best Baby Halloween Costumes here.

  • Bee

    Is there anything cuter than a toddler in a bee costume? Bee-autiful.

  • Spooky Witch

    Keep things monochrome for a spooky witch costume with street cred.

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  • Punk Skeleton

    Punk up your little skeleton with a rainbow-coloured mohawk. 

  • Mexican Day of the Dead Skulls

    This colourful skull facepaint is inspired by traditional makeup worn to celebrate the Day of the Dead in Mexico.

    Photo: Paul Baker-billy
  • Ghostbuster

    Photo: Clare D Leahy

  • Bin Bag Witch

    You wouldn't believe it, but this dress is made from bin bags!

    Photo: Sian Hallewell

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  • Zombie cheerleaders

    Photo: Gaz Bennett

  • Batman, Skeleton and Witch

    Photo: Elaine Dale

  • Vampire

    Photo: Lynne Jury Newton

  • Dinosaurs

    Photo: Nadine Baerts

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  • Pumpkins and Witches

    Photo: Zoe Holland

  • Hulk

    Photo: Charley-Louise Ashton

  • A Witch and Skeletons

    Photo: Zowee Moore

  • Mummies

    Photo: Shelley Murray

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  • Pumpkin baby

    Photo: Stacey Ann Hutchins

  • Cat and zombie

    Photo: Julie Perry

  • Scary Witch

    Photo: Claire Jamie Gray

  • Cat

    Photo: Kate Mo Edwards

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  • Zombie

    Photo: Annmarie Povraz

  • Witch

    Photo: Emma Cotton

  • Frozen Witch

    Photo: Michelle Corbett

  • Spider Baby

    Photo: Viv Gilbey

    All images: Facebook / MadeForMums

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