While Covid threatens to put a dampener on our usual spooky traditions, there’s no reason the occasion can’t be marked in a safe way at home or in the garden.
So if you want to make sure your little ones still have fun and mark Halloween 2020, but you don’t want to spend a fortune, we have selected 10 of the best bargain costumes you can pick up in stores right now – with some as little as £2.
Pick up this cute blue furry monster garb for your little one for just £4. Perfect for a fun dress up day at nursery and can be put away for any fancy dress days over the coming year.
Asda also have this cute furry 3D spider costume on sale for just £5. The beauty of this little number is that it could also double up as Halloween pjyamas for your spider-obsessed little person.
Sainsbury’s have an incredible sale on all clothing right now – including all Halloween costumes. This fantastic Disney Jack Skellington costume is reduced from £15 to £11.25 and can be rolled out again at Christmas!
This Peppa Pig witch costume is bound to be a hit with Peppa fans who are undecided on which one to choose. At just £9, reduced form £12, this pink and black outfit comes with an essential witch’s hat and rainbow coloured stars on the skirt. From Sainsbury’s.
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These cat and devil dress-up kits is only £2 from Tesco and paired with some black or red leggings/skirt and a t-shirt with a bit of face paint could quickly and very cheaply, make someone a cool cat or a delightful devil this Halloween.
Star Wars fans can get their hands on this amazing Obi Wan Kanobi costume from XS Stock for just £4.99. Another fancy dress number that could be re-used on different occasions or, you know, just because it’s Saturday.
Marvel Avengers fans can transform into super villain Thanos at the click of their fingers for less than a fiver. This fabulous costume comes complete with mask and is just £4.99 from XS Stock.
Another Avengers hero, Black Widow is also up for grabs at the bargain price of £4.99. Depending on how many kids you have, you might be able to get the full squad which means you can shout: “Avengers, Assemble!”
Help your little one get to “Infinity and Beyond” with this Buzz Lightyear costume which never goes out of fashion at playtime. Matalan are selling this costume for just £8 – half price from the original £16.
If you’re a fan of a DIY costume this bargain headband is the perfect accessory to create and incredible Day of the Dead get-up. With some clever face-painting and some bright-coloured clothing you will be ready to welcome back souls of the past in no time! Headband is £2.25 from Matalan.