What Are Some Popular Family and Group Halloween Costumes for 2016?
There are many family Halloween costumes for you to wear this year as you go trick or treating as a group. You can be creative and make your own, or you can buy or rent your costumes. The choice depends on your budget and how much time you have available.
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Here are some ideas for family Halloween costumes for 2016.
Favorite Book Characters
If your child has a favorite book or series of books, then building your family costume should be easy. Most children's stories have a host of characters to choose from, no matter what size your family is.
Here is a list of some popular book series:
Junie B. Jones
The Time Warp Trio
A Series of Unfortunate Events
The Hardy Boys
Nate the Great
If you have preschoolers or children in elementary school, chances are that they watch The Disney Channel, PBS Kids, Sprout, Nick Jr. or Teen Nick. You can dress up like any of the families found in cartoons. Some suggestions for a group ensemble are:
Dora the Explorer and Diego (Backpack, Map, Boots)
Blue's Clues (Steve, Blue Magenta, Tickety, Mailbox)
Bob the Builder (Wendy, Farmer Pickles, Roley)
Sofia the First-Amber, James and the King and Queen
Henry Hugglemonster and his family
The Backyardigans (Tasha, Tyrone, Uniqua, Austin, and Pablo)
Clifford the Big Red Dog (Emily Elizabeth)
Curious George (the Man in the Yellow Hat)
Sesame Street-Elmo, Big Bird, Ernie and Bert, Oscar
Sponge Bob Squarepants (Patrick, Sandy, Squidward, Mr. Krabs)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
The Little Mermaid (Ariel, Sebastian, Prince Eric, Ursela)
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (Mickey, Minnie, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Daisy Duck)
You can be a group of community helpers such as:
Teachers and Principal
Doctors and Nurses
Veterinarian and pets
Librarian and books
Farmer and farm animals
Mail carrier and letters
If your family members are huge sports fans, you can dress up as your favorite:
For those of you who are animal lovers, just pick an animal and have all of you dress up like it. You can be dogs, cats, pigs, cows, horses, squirrels, ducks, birds, bunny rabbits, to name a few.
There are many family and group Halloween costume for 2014. Just see what your kids are enjoying and go with that idea!
Older kids might get a kick out of dressing like Mom and Dad did in the "old days"-more than likely, the eighties. If that doesn't suit them try the hippie styles of the 1960's and 1970's. You will look like you all got stuck in a time warp!
You cannot go wrong dressing in costumes such as:
Pumpkins or Jack o'lanterns
No matter what you pick for your family costumes for Halloween 2013, have a great time trick or treating together!