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The Best Safe Halloween Kids Costumes

The Best Safe Halloween Kids Costumes

Halloween promises a day full of family fun, from the excitement of carving spooky faces into pumpkins to the joy of finding sweets at neighbours’ doorsteps. But when it comes to dressing up, finding a safe Halloween costume for kids might not be as easy as you might think.

We have delved deeper to explore child-friendly costumes and how to keep kids safe this Halloween.

Children's Halloween Costumes

Halloween Safety

The thing is, while children’s clothing has to meet strict safety guidelines, children’s dress up costumes don’t. The safety standards around children’s nightwear are particularly diligent, and since these regulations were put in place in 1985, there has been a significant reduction in fire-related accidents involving this type of clothing.

Children's costumes are yet to catch up, with many outfits using cheap materials that are highly flammable. This is far from ideal on Halloween, when candles and lanterns line the streets and sparklers flicker in little hands.

However, our dress up range has been tested to the latest EN71 & REACH regulations to ensure child safety is a priority - that way you can feel confident while you’re out and about with your mini medic or zombie builder this Halloween.

Safe Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

We have chosen four popular Halloween costumes for kids, suitable for ages three and above. All of these can be easily spookified with accessories like Dracula fangs, fake blood and face paint.

1. Scientist Kids Fancy Dress Costume

Scientist Dress Up Set
This eerie-sistible Scientist Dress Up Set is kitted out with everything your tiny Einstein will need for their scientific experiments, including a white lab coat, wooden test tubes, safety goggles and a magnifying glass.

2. Doctor Kids Fancy Dress Costume

Doctor Dress Up Set
Looking professional in their blue scrubs, your junior doctor will be on hand this Halloween to mend that clumsy skeleton’s broken bone or save a witch from a poisoned potion. This Doctor Dress Up Set comes with a wooden stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, pocket watch and clipboard.

3. Firefighter Kids Fancy Dress Costume

Firefighter Dress Up Set

Your local hero can get stuck into some imaginative play, rescuing black cats from trees and putting out flaming pumpkins, in their Firefighter Dress Up Set. This set includes a red firefighter jacket, walkie talkie, wooden fire extinguisher and megaphone.

4. Builder Kids Fancy Dress Costume

Builder Dress Up Set

Budding construction workers will look the part in this Builder Dress Up Set, which comes with a yellow jacket, wooden wrench, saw, screwdriver, hammer and safety goggles. To inject the scare factor, they could add a touch of face paint to the look and go as a zombie or vampire builder!

If you need ideas for some fun Halloween activities to keep your kids busy on the day, check out our Halloween Colouring Sheets, which can be cut out and made into some fa-boo-lous homemade decorations!

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