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Costume Ideas for Kids: Two or Three Children

Updated on July 12, 2015

Kids and Costumes

There's so much to love about Halloween: the candy, the trick-or-treating, the decorations! Choosing a costume sets the tone for all the rest and is the single most important decision your child will make in October. Sometimes they want to make that choice with a friend or loved one which can double (or triple) the headache for you. Whether you have multiples, or your kids just like dressing up with their friends, here are some costume ideas for kids that will make everyone happy.

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Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf

Men in Black/Blues Brothers

These are easy and very cool costumes for boys that have the same basic components. And with "Men in Black III" coming out in 2012, they'll be ahead of the game. All you'll need are:

* Two black suits

* Two white button-down shirts

* Two pairs of black shoes

*Two pairs of dark sunglasses

* A no-nonsense attitude

For the Blues Brothers, just add a hat, a harmonica and some awesome dance moves.

Thing One and Thing Two

Add a little Dr. Seuss to Halloween with these adorable Thing 1 and Thing 2 costumes. You may have to flip a coin to determine which is which. Here's what you'll need:

  • matching red jumpsuits or onesies pajamas
  • add round pieces of paper or fabric marked "Thing One" and "Thing Two"
  • blue wigs combed straight up
  • red gloves (optional)

Raggedy Ann and Andy

Raggedy Ann and Andy were first introduced to the world in 1918 by author Johnny Gruelle. Since that time the rag dolls have appeared in comics, animated films and were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Full disclosure: I dressed as Raggedy Ann for my 6th birthday. And yes, I was adorable.


This is a great choice for two, three or even four children. Simply choose your favorite colors for a custom made box of crayons. Available in red, yellow, blue and green and sizes 18 months - 10 years.

Disney Princesses

Who doesn't love a princess? Your children will be the belles of the ball one of these costumes. There's one for every personality. Options include Cinderella, Tiana, Snow White, Ariel and, of course Elsa.

Toy Story

These beloved characters from the Pixar series will be popular for years to come. When my son was small he had a Toy Story dress up box and he would rotate through all of them. (He also had a full Buzz Lightyear ensemble that he wore everywhere. But I digress.) A variety of costumes are available depending on your children's preference and gender: Buzz and Woody, Woody and Jessie or all three. If your child is partial to sidekicks, there are even costumes available supporting characters like Rex, the Army Man, Bo Peep and grumpy Mr. Potato Head.

More Costume Ideas for 2 or 3

Salt and Pepper Shakers

Batman and Robin

Dora and Diego

Shrek and Fiona

Lisa and Bart Simpson

Spongebob and Patrick

Captain Hook and Peter Pan


Powerpuff Girls

Three Blind Mice

Winnie the Pooh, Piglet and Eeyore

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    • LaraineRoses profile image

      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Two peas in a pod is definitely my favorite.

    • KathyMcGraw2 profile image

      Kathy McGraw 6 years ago from California

      cute ideas if you have more than one child :) I like the 2 peas in a pod....