Choosing The Perfect Halloween Costume for Your Child

As Halloween approaches, the excitement of selecting the perfect costume for our children begins. Dressing up is one of the highlights of Halloween for kids (and for adults, too!), and it's a fun and creative experience. Nothing matches the joy of watching them transform into their favorite characters!

But how do you find that ideal costume without compromising your child's comfort? As parents, we're often mindful of our children's needs and want them to have the best experience without discomfort or safety hazards. Especially during the spookiest night of the year! But don't worry; here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect costume for a stress-free Halloween '23!

Simple Tips for a Happy Haunting

Here’s everything you should consider when preparing your child’s Halloween costume:

Sizing Matters

Make sure the costume isn’t too tight or too loose. An ill-fitting costume can be uncomfortable and restrict movement, which is the last thing you want on a night full of fun and adventure!

Non-Toxic Materials

Always check the materials of the costume. Make sure they're non-toxic and safe for your child to wear. You should also think twice before buying itchy fabrics if your child has delicate skin to avoid a rash.

Visibility is Key

Choose a costume with good visibility. Masks and hoods can sometimes obstruct vision, so consider face paint or makeup as an alternative. Remember, safety comes first!

Warmth and Comfort

If Halloween night tends to be chilly where you live, think about layering or incorporating warm clothing into the costume. There's nothing fun about being cold while trick-or-treating. A long sleeve under a superhero shirt or leggings under a ballerina tutu go a long way!

DIY vs Store-Bought Costumes: The Great Debate

DIY costumes allow for creativity and can be a fun project. Creating the costume yourself also allows you to choose safe and comfortable materials for your child. However, it can be time-consuming and requires planning ahead. 

On the other hand, store-bought costumes are convenient and usually include all the accessories. However, some store-bought outfits may not be as comfortable or safe as DIY ones. Consider researching reviews and checking materials beforehand.

Birdie Bean Halloween line

Have a Happy Halloween with Birdie Bean!

As parents, we want to create memorable Halloween experiences for our children. However, the pressure of finding the perfect costume can add yet another item to that looming "to do" list. You don't deserve to be overwhelmed by such a fun night. That's why we created the Birdie Bean Halloween line!

At Birdie Bean, we believe that choosing a Halloween outfit should be fun and exciting. We offer cozy Halloween-themed rompers, pajamas, and dresses. You'll find unique choices in every corner, from werewolf and black cat patterns to glow-in-the-dark pumpkin prints! So let your child’s imagination run wild, and enjoy the magic of Halloween 23 with Birdie Bean!