ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Kids Costumes - Superhero Costumes

Updated on September 14, 2011

Superhero Costumes for Kids


Halloween is a fun time of year, especially for kids. It gives them a chance for role playing when they’re dressed in great kids costumes. There’s no shortage of Halloween costumes for kids. They range from scary to funny to character childrens costumes. Some little boys prefer superhero costumes. You’ll find plenty of kids superhero costumes, ranging from simple to deluxe.


My grandkids, like most kids, love Halloween. With eight grandchildren, we’ve been through a lot of kids costumes. The boys have had several superhero costumes, including Power Ranger costumes, Batman costumes, Spiderman costumes, and a Superman costume. I’m sure a couple of them will want Iron Man costumes this year. The movie and characters are super popular with kids, especially with boys. So don’t be surprised if your little guy wants an Iron Man costume this year!


Why are kids costumes so popular?


Costumes for children are very popular. Child costumes give kids the opportunity to embrace a different persona and act out fantasies. Children have wonderfully vivid imaginations, and a kids costume will usually make them feel much more like their favorite character. Costumes for kids also give children a sense of anonymity. It’s almost like playing an elaborate game of hide-and-seek.


Of course, Halloween costumes for kids peak in October. If you have kids, however, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that a lot of kids costumes are worn long after Halloween is a distant memory. My grandsons have had boys Halloween costumes that they wore often while playing. Heck, some of the boys costumes even served as pajamas! They loved their childrens costumes so much that they insisted on sleeping in them.


Why superhero costumes?


Superhero costumes are some of the most popular of all boys Halloween costumes. Children, and adults for that matter, have always needed heroes. Since the beginning of time, every society had its own heroes. Some were real humans who had accomplished great deeds, while others were larger-than-life superheroes.


A boy’s Halloween costume in the form of a hero will make the young man feel heroic. If he admires and wants to emulate a hero with positive attributes, that’s a good thing and should be encouraged. Childrens costumes don’t have to be just about having fun. If you’re looking for a boys Halloween costume, you can’t go wrong with kids superhero costumes. In this day and age, positive role models are often few and far between.


Where to buy costumes for kids


You can buy kids costumes at just about any retail store like Walmart, Kmart, and Target. Of course, childrens costumes are usually available in such stores around Halloween. If you need a kids costume at any other time of year, you probably won’t find one at such stores. Even during Halloween season, your selection of Halloween costumes for kids will be limited. If you’re searching for boys Halloween costumes specifically, your choices will be cut in half. And if you’re looking for superhero costumes for kids, the selection will be significantly smaller.


The best place to find Halloween costumes for kids is online. You’ll have no problem locating girls costumes and boys costumes. As far as superhero costumes go, check out the Batman costumes, the Spiderman costumes, the Iron Man costumes, and other superhero costumes below!

One of our kids superhero costumes.
One of our kids superhero costumes.

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)