Halloween Costumes for Little Readers

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Dressing up for Halloween is always exciting for little ones, but when it comes to dressing up for a day at school what Halloween costumes will your little ones be wearing?  Here are some adorable ideas…

Garbage Truck Costume

One of my favorite costumes was Grayson’s garbage truck Jared made the year Kynlee was born.  G was obsessed with garbage truck (like so many little boys are) and are library was full of books from nonfiction like Garbage Trucks to fiction like I Stink.

This Peter Rabbit Costume from Play Learn Everyday is a classic and adorable.

East Coast Mommy’s Peter Pan Costume is cute and handsome for those big guys, too!

If you don’t know about the Paper Bag Princess Costume from Mama Papa Bubba you will definitely need to check it out…adorable!


Craftulate’s Thomas the Train Costume is perfect for those perfect with Thomas books in their library.

Dress a castle full with this King CostumeFelt Crown, and Princess Gown from Mama Smiles

All those cheetah lovers out there will have so much fun dressing the part.  With some face paint, a yellow painted shirt and yellow pants they can be the main character in their own cheetah book.

Check out this Super Hero Cape inspired by The Woods from Sunny Day Family

Multiples Mom’s Hey Diddle Diddle Costumes are great for small groups and I was actually a moon back in the day…of course the sweet boy below is MUCH cuter!

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Mr. Fox Mask with a FREE pattern from the amazing Red Ted Art

JDaniel4’s Mom’s Minion Costume

Little Bo Peep and Her Sheep are perfect adorable from Multiples Mom’s.

Elmo Costume for his many books from Do Try This at Home

Halloween Costumes based on books

Red Riding Hood Costume from Mama Smiles

What is better than a brother and sister storybook costume pair?  Nothing really!  This Rapunzel and knight team were adorable and loved reading the books that help them play the part.

Teacher Costumes

I also had my shares of dress up days with some amazing teacher friends while I was still in the classroom!

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Halloween Costumes based on books

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