Looking for Halloween costume ideas for your twins or other multiples? Twins often want to have similar -- but not identical -- costumes, or to display coordinating themes. Here are some fun suggestions for multiple babies or kids -- or the whole family. (Find more Halloween costume ideas here: Halloween with Twins & Multiples
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This classic story features a cast of characters with lots of potential costume combinations: Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Toto, and of course, Dorothy.
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Nothing would be sweeter than a set of multiples dressed up as multi-colored candies. Soft, plush costumes are comfortable to wear and available for babies, kids and adults, so the whole family can be candy-coated! Try Tootsie Roll
, Hershey's Kiss
, Candy Corn
or Sugar Babies
The timeless appeal of these characters make them a classic choice for girls of all ages. Belle, Snow White, Cinderella are just a few of the pretty princess possibilities. Go for glamour!
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Superheroes are always a popular costume option for kids, and offer plenty of variety for multiples. Consider Superman, Batman, Spiderman or Flash for boys and Wonder Woman, Super Girl and Violet (from Disney's Incredibles) for girls. Power Rangers
come in different colors, including pink, so twins who want to be the same -- but different (don't they always?) can choose their favorite ranger color and team up to battle the forces of evil.
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Arrrrrr! Pirates are hotter than ever, thanks to the popularity of recent movies. A pirate theme offers lots of options for twins and multiples, as they can accessorize with different items to create their own unique style.
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This costume idea was made for twins. Bunting costumes for infants are a particularly cute choice. Older twins who want to celebrate their similarities can also find different versions of this costume.
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The classic characters from Dr. Seuss' "The Cat in the Hat" are a perpetual favorite for twins. An easy option is to purchase Thing 1 and Thing 2 onesies
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Could anything "bee" cuter than twins in a bug costumes? A red and black spotted ladybug combined with a yellow and black spotted bumblebee are sure to attract some sweet treats this Halloween. Lady Bug costumes
| Bumblee costumes
Camouflage is a hot fashion trend, and it's hot for Halloween too! Choose from a wide array of soldiers, from rugged G.I. Joe fatigues to snappy Nutcracker-style toy soldiers.
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Moo, Baa, Growl, Grunt... turn your zoo of a family into a "Boo Zoo" this Halloween! Or dress up your multiples like their favorite Webkinz creature. Several adorable animal costume themes are available. Consider creating a mini-theme like: cat & mouse, bundle of bunnies, farm yard (dress up a stroller as a hay wagon), zoo and zookeeper (Mom or Dad can be the latter), wild cats, etc. One Step Ahead
has a particularly cute collection of animal costumes.
Share your creative costume ideas! I'd love to hear about your twins or multiples and their Halloween plans.