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Kids Halloween Costume Ideas - Boys Fancy Dress

Updated on March 10, 2011

If you're looking for boys Halloween costume ideas, you'll be amazed at how many different ideas and themes there are available for purchase. You can choose from animal costumes, film and TV characters, Disney folk and much more.

There's also cheap fancy dress costumes, as well lots of different accessories and additional costume accessories and ideas. You can certainly have a fun time choosing one of the wide variety of boys costumes from those currently on offer.

If your little boy has a fancy dress party coming up, or you need a fun costume for the dressing up box, Amazon have a wealth of affordable boys and girls fancy dress outfits for you to choose from.

Halloween Costumes - Boys Fancy Dress

Boys Fancy Dress Outfits

There are lots of boys fancy dress costumes to choose from and any one will delight the little boy in your life.

Whether he wants to dress up as a crocodile or Buzz Lightyear, you're sure to find something that will suit him down to the ground.

You can spend as much or as little as you'd like, buy additional accessories or hunt around your home for appropriate bits and pieces, and save a little money.

If buying for an event, it will come in for imaginative role play once the party is over.

Or if that's all you're buying it for - it can also be used at Halloween or for birthday parties.

There are lots and lots of choices available:

  • patriotic costumes
  • spacemen
  • biblical characters
  • Disney
  • fairy tale folk
  • animals
  • comic book characters
  • Harry Potter
  • Elvis
  • biker boy
  • military related
  • cowboys
  • martial arts
  • firemen
  • historical costumes
  • hallowe'en fancy dress
  • And many many more

Whatever style or type of boys fancy dress you choose, boys love to play around with different characters and if he gets to dress up as his favorite one, you'll sure have one happy little guy on your hands!

Fancy Dress Animal Costumes

A fancy dress animal costume would make a perfect pick, especially if your child loves animals.

Amazon have a wide choice available, from babies and toddlers up to teens. The ones featured to the right are but a few of the available choices.

You can choose from among the following:

  • dragon
  • turtle
  • teddy bear
  • bunny
  • lamb
  • elephant
  • tiger
  • puppy
  • bumble bee
  • kangaroo
  • dinosaur
  • shark
  • monkey
  • flamingo
  • and many more

Have fun choosing from some great boys fancy dress costume ideas - and dress your little tiger in a Tigger outfit!

Historical Fancy Dress

A historical fancy dress costume will work well at Thanksgiving school plays or celebrations. Or maybe you just want one for dressing up purposes, imaginative play or Halloween?

A pilgrim costume or a Ben Franklin type outfit would be perfect for any occasion. They're instantly recognisable and will hold a fair amount of play value for the dressing up box as and when the costume party event is over. The one featured to the right is perfect, inexpensive, well made a good all-round choice.

Indian Brave Boys Fancy Dress

An indian brave boys fancy dress outfit would be a great match for a historical costume.

Thanksgiving can throw up plays based around American history or school may be looking for some little indian characters.

Also great for Hallowe'en and a favorite with children, a mighty native warrior may be right up their street.

There's a good selection of boys fancy dress in this particular theme, both in terms of style and sizes. Keep your little brave happy - and don't forget the play tomahawk!

Disney Fancy Dress

Any Disney fancy dress costume will be a hit with boys that love any of the well known characters, both old and new.

Buzz Lightyear and Woody or the ultimate pirate - Jack Sparrow.

Maybe Peter Pan or Mickey Mouse himself could put in an appearance. You can choose from Cars, Prince Charming and the whole group of Power Rangers.

There's also Ratatouille - and even a Prince Caspian from the Narnia Series.

Younger children will recognize old favorites, or the more recent characters from Cars and similar.

And older boy may prefer a High School Musical outfit, or prefer a character such as Captain Hook.

All come in various sizes and some are in slightly different styles, depending on the manufacturer.

If you're on a budget, an accessory, such as a Mad Hatter top hat - and a little imagination will create a great boys fancy dress costume.

Star Wars Fancy Dress

A Star Wars fancy dress costume is another hugely popular outfit for parties, halloween and dressing up/imaginative play.

Amazon stock a whole range of different Star Wars costumes and they come in a full range of sizes/age groups.

The most popular boys fancy dress Star Wars costume is the one feature on the top left - the Rubies Hooded Jedi Robe.

Be aware that this is for the robe only - the Jedi outfit shown in the picture is a separate costume.

Beyond the Jedi costumes, you can choose from among:

  • Darth Vader
  • Anakin Skywalker
  • Storm Troopers
  • Bobba Fett
  • Yoda
  • And more

The ones featured here are the official Star Wars merchandise and they are the popular sellers on Amazon.

If you want the best boys fancy dress outfit for the little man in your life then anyone of the Star Wars costumes show here will certainly tick all the right boxes!


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    • BEEZKNEEZ profile image

      BEEZKNEEZ 4 years ago

      I wish I would have seen this before Halloween. Are you going to make a new one for next year?

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      Andria 7 years ago

      Hello hello - aim to please :)

      Oi lol it's Jadwigga my dear :p Good to see you my lovely, how are you? Where are you? I miss your presence!

      Paradise7 - And they never quite get over it do they!

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      Paradise7 7 years ago from Upstate New York

      The coolest stuff here. Boys like to dress up, too, as heroes, gives life to their intense imaginings.

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      Jawidga 7 years ago

      Sheesh, I go away for a bit and when I come back you've 1023 fans and almost 200 hubs!! My my, but you've been busy :) My son was Woody and Buzz btw... Never a giant rat though lol good idea for next year :)

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      Great collection. Thank you.

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      Andria 7 years ago

      Hey drbj :) One tired frog here! It's stupid o' clock in the morning and I need to hit the hay. I giggled at the skunk costume, thought it a funny one to feature. Boys fancy dress is big business and there's so much choice - I didn't think anyone would notice one small and furry skunk ;)

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      drbj and sherry 7 years ago from south Florida

      The gorilla costume, yes. The penguin costume, yes. But do you think many small boys want to dress up in the costume of a skunk?

      Only if they are already antisocial - them mom and dad have a problem.