Spooky’s Tips: How to Have a Safe and Fun Family Halloween
Sep24

Spooky’s Tips: How to Have a Safe and Fun Family Halloween

    Meet our friend, Spooky! If you notice an adorable little mascot around CostumeExpress.com this Halloween, that’s who it is. Today, Spooky is here to share some top tips for having a fun and family-friendly Halloween, so that you and yours can get the most out of this year’s spookiest season.   For a fun family night, have a “superheroes’-night-in.” After everyone dresses up as their favorite...

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Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Toddlers
Aug17

Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Toddlers

Trick-or-treat is a favorite time of year for kids of all ages. If your little one is old enough to dress up and go out for their first Halloween, then here’s a list of suggestions. These are the Top 10 cutest Halloween costumes for toddlers this year. We’re also going to share a few quick costume styling tips and ideas for accessories that go with each look. Use them to make your child’s costume totally unique, or...

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Easy Minecraft Costume Ideas
Jul25

Easy Minecraft Costume Ideas

Ever since it came out, Minecraft has been one of the most popular video games in the world. Even in its unfinished alpha and beta versions, millions of people were playing it and streaming it on sites like Twitch and YouTube. It’s a huge hit with kids, too, and if the world of Minecraft has entered your household, you’re probably well aware that life-size LEGO bricks and monsters are an addicting combination. There’s no better...

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How 7 Awesome Moms Made Dress-Up an Everyday Activity
Jun26

How 7 Awesome Moms Made Dress-Up an Everyday Activity

Not only are dress-up and costumes great for busting that summer boredom, but imaginative play and make-believe have a host of healthy benefits for kids, too. Pretend play plays a huge role in children’s cognitive development and social skills, among other things. Plus, if your kids are running around the yard as they embrace their newfound roles as animals, superheroes, fairy princesses, pirates, or whatever it is that they want to...

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DIY Turtle Power: Making TMNT Costumes
May19

DIY Turtle Power: Making TMNT Costumes

A full-on TMNT costume is the best way to get a truly authentic look on Halloween, but building your own can be so much more fun, especially since you can make it into a parent-child activity. The big payoff comes when you see your son or daughter in a costume that they helped to imagine and create themselves! For our general guide to TMNT costumes and costume ideas, click here. Otherwise, if you’re interested in getting a few quick...

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Using Costumes to Make Birthday Parties More Fun
Apr06

Using Costumes to Make Birthday Parties More Fun

Trick or treat isn’t the only time of year for costumes! In fact, every day of the year is great for dressing up – especially birthdays. Recently, Birthday Express launched a new series of photo booth kits that are great for creating fun and funny photo ops at parties. So, in this post, we’ll be taking a look at a few of our favorite costume themes that can make them even better. Pirate Costumes for Kids Birthday Express’ pirate photo...

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When They Grow Up: Careers & Occupations Dress-Up Ideas
Mar22

When They Grow Up: Careers & Occupations Dress-Up Ideas

What does your child want to be when they grow up? Do they want a job that lets them help other people, like a doctor or police officer, or do they want to go on fantastic adventures, like an astronaut or explorer? There’s no time like the present for a little pretend play! Here are our favorite ideas for different occupations-themed dress-up and costumes. You’ll find a quick costume guide for each one, as well as a few...

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Police Costumes and Activities for Noble Kids
Jan04

Police Costumes and Activities for Noble Kids

Has your son or daughter ever said what they wanted to be when they grow up? Did they say police officer? Fortunately for them, and you, you can let them join the force early and help them feel like a true cop as they wear the badge in the cutest way possible. Costume Express has all the right police costumes for your son or daughter to dress up as cops. They’ll be sure to protect and serve, and look adorable while doing it.  ...

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Monster High Dress Up
Dec18

Monster High Dress Up

Monster High costumes and characters are one part horror, one part humor, and all about fashion. So, not only are they perfect for Halloween costumes, but Monster High dress up for birthdays and other special events (or just ‘cause) is hugely trendy right now! Plus, the creators of the franchise have worked plenty of puns into the Monster High universe to amuse the parents that have been roped into their daughters’ latest obsession....

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Video Game Themed Costumes
Nov09

Video Game Themed Costumes

If there’s one thing that kids will always love, it’s video games. From the excitement of unboxing your first console (headphone users beware) to finally finishing the last level in an epic saga, there’s nothing quite like video games. They’re going as strong as ever, too. Nintendo, the masters of ageless classics, just rolled out Mario Party 10 and the new Mario vs. Donkey Kong title last month, and Super Mario Bros. mashup...

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