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Smurfs Costume for Kids

Updated on September 11, 2014

Smurf, Smurfette, Papa Smurf, Gargamel...

Do your kids like Smurfs? Then they'll probably like Smurfs costume for kids too. They are blue, three apples tall little creatures, made by Belgian artist Pierre Culliford, nicknamed Peyo.

Their skin is blue and they wear white hats and white trousers. Smurf, Smurfette are Papa Smurf are just few of them. They live in a woods and their biggest enemy is sorcerer Gargamel and his cat Azrael.

They first appeared in newspaper as a comic book. In the 80th of the previous century they started to show up in cartoons on TV. And with cartoons their popularity rose dramatically...

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They were published in a newspaper on October 23, 1958 for the first time.

There are so many cute Smurfs costume for kids that it's really hard to choose which one to wear on Halloween.

Smurfs first appeared in 1959 in independent comic books. The audience was so excited about them that they soon appeared on the market as almost two inches tall figures as well. At first there were only three Smurf figures and later almost every year new characters, all together over 400 by now. More than 300 million copies of Smurf figures were sold to collectors since 1959.

Just three apples high Smurfs probably became so successful because of their child's innocence.

In the following years they advertised cars, cereal, gasoline and much more. But they really became famous after they appeared on TV.

At the beginning they came out simultaneously in Belgium and Netherlands and they quickly became popular in Germany too. But the biggest market of all (we are talking about the U.S.A. of course) didn't accept them until the 1980s, when production house Hanna Barbera supported popularity of figures and toys with TV episodes.

256 episodes later, after publication in 50 countries, a number of special editions of comic books and movies, we can say that Smurfs are popular because of music too. In the first episode of cartoon they are occupied with the magic flute and music has remained one of their trademarks.

Smurfs on TV have been accompanied by excerpts from classical music all the time - there are Bach, Beethoven, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Mozart, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schubert and many others. And they even have few pop hits that have been on the highest places of charts in different countries...

Below you can find a lot of cute toys and Smurf costumes, not to mention DVDs and posters. And have you heard about their new movie?

Costumes for kids

In first costume your daughter or niece will look just like adorable Smurfette. The costume includes blue romper skirt and white dress. There are also shoe covers and white hat.

Does your kids likes Papa Smurf? If the answer is yes, then Papa Smurf Costume is going to be perfect for him. Papa Smurf is the oldest Smurf in Smurf Village and the wisest too.

Next one includes one piece jumpsuit with red pants and red hat. The moustache and beard are attached to hat.

Both costumes are made of polyester and hand washable.

The Smurfs Movie Child's Costume, Papa Smurf Costume
The Smurfs Movie Child's Costume, Papa Smurf Costume

Isn't he an indisputable winners hands down?

 

Multimedial inspiration

It's a movie from 2011. In July 2013 there was a premiere of new movie The Smurfs 2, and you'll have a nice collection of their movies. Kids will love to see them both.

The color of Smurfs' skin was chosen after a lot of consideration. First thought was green which was not O. K., because they wouldn't be seen in a grass, red was too disturbing and they look unhealthy if they were yellow. At the end Peyo decided to use the blue color and everything rest is history.

They became popular collectibles right from the beginnings and now we can find the in books, DVDs, as toys made from plastic, plush, ...

Who knows what the future will bring?

After 50 years of all kinds of adventures the look more energetic than ever!

They are called Smurfs in USA and in U.K., Schtroumpfs in France, Smurfen in Denmark,

Schlampfe in Germany, Stroumfakia in Greece, Strumparnir in Island, Sumaafu in Japan,

Sirinler in Turkey, Smurffi in Finland, Puffo in Italy, Smerf in Poland, Pitufo in Spain ...

Your comments are welcome...

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      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 3 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Yeah, they are cute costumes! I also enjoyed the movie.

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      Pinning this cute lens.

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      Stephen J Parkin 4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

      To me they are always associated with a particular brand of gasoline in the UK!

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      Back for a second look.

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      SherriDW 4 years ago

      lots of info, I remember these guys from way back, they're still fun

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      jayavi 4 years ago

      i love them since i was a kid

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      hideki7771 4 years ago

      I used to watch them a lot. They are among my favorite animated series :)

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      Carpenter76 4 years ago

      Nice lens. Love the smurfs and always liked their village a lot when I was young!

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      Im into that 4 years ago

      cool they have made smurfs 2!

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      MaryMitchell 4 years ago

      The Smurfs have certainly stood the test of time - I remember them well from my childhood!

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      Mark Falco 4 years ago from Reno, Nevada

      This lens sure is smurfy!

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      pcgamehardware 4 years ago

      A great page for all Smurf fans both young and old. :)

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      webmavern 4 years ago

      Thanks for bringing back some happy memories for me!

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      miaponzo 4 years ago

      I've been collecting Smurfs for over 30 years :) LOVE them!

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      Very fun costumes.