Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Your Child

Here are 10 of the most popular 2011 Halloween costumes for kids and toddlers.

By Reader's Digest Editors


A timeless costume for any age, your little girl will jump at the chance to travel over the rainbow for a night. Dorothy's ruby slippers and four-legged friend, Toto, will complete the look.

Buy the Dorothy costume

Harry Potter

With the final installment of the Harry Potter films completed, the title character is sure to be a top Halloween pick for young boys this year. Pick up a costume for your child before they’re out of stock!

Buy the Harry Potter costume

'50s Girl

A poodle skirt and side-swept ponytail are all it takes to turn your toddler into the perfect ‘50s girl. Tie a chiffon scarf around her neck for some added retro flair.

Buy the '50s Girl costume

Thomas the Tank Engine

Your son will make a perfect conductor in this Thomas the Tank Engine costume. All aboard!

Buy the Thomas the Tank Engine costume


Give your child a chance to show off her devilish side with a variety of villainous costumes.

Green Lantern

Your son will love the opportunity to show off his heroic alter ego in this year's Green Lantern costume. For an extra touch, add green gloves to the outfit.

Buy the Green Lantern costume

Disney Princesses

Doesn't every little girl want to be a princess? Make your daughter's dreams come true with any costume from the Disney collection.

Optimus Prime

Transform your child into the ultimate robot this Halloween.

Buy the Optimus Prime costume


Blue is the new orange! Your daughter can let out her inner Smurfette with a costume from this year’s biggest family movie.

Buy the Smurfette costume

Mickey Mouse

Your little one is sure to get plenty of treats in this adorable Mickey Mouse onesie.

Buy the Mickey Mouse costume

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