It’s almost Halloween, and that means your kiddos are probably yammering on about what they’re going to dress up as this year (and changing their minds every other day!). Our friends at Google have rounded up the top nine most-searched costumes for Halloween 2014. See if any of these are on your kid’s wish list.photo: iStockphoto
Ah, the iconic Elsa ice queen dress. It comes as no surprise that this costume is the most-searched. This year, almost every kid on the face of the planet has been singing “Let It Go” from Frozen, Disney’s top-grossing film thus far. Be ready to have to force your child out of this costume when it’s time for bed on Halloween night.
Where to buy: Party City, $35
Whether you’re a fan of the comics or movies, Spiderman is a classic costume for little Marvel fans. With Spiderman’s recent resurgence due to The Amazing Spiderman movies, now every kid want to shoot webs for candy this Halloween.
Where to buy: Toys R Us, $25
Even a year later, Despicable Me 2’s minions are still making the rounds. Kids go crazy for them. These silly little guys will also be starring in their own movie, The Minions, set to release next year. In anticipation of the film, you can buy–or even make– this simple and cute costume.
Where to buy: Party City, $25
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has not only caused the popularity of this previously obscure superhero team to soar, it's it also brought to light how wonderful the character Groot is. This costume is a difficult one, for sure. Groot is an extraterrestrial, tree-like creature with intricate details, so the most accurate version that you’d get for this costume would be one that you make yourself. However, there are kids’ costumes and masks ready to buy online.
Where to buy: Buy Costumes, $30 (US)
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Angelina Jolie did a wickedly good turn as the lead character in Disney’s Maleficent– a movie that gave us a different side to the story that we know as Sleeping Beauty. This good-gone-bad-gone-good villain has appeared in a MAC makeup collection and even inspired Stella McCartney to start a Maleficent collection, too.
Where to buy: Stella McCartney, $140 (US)
Cue Queen’s “Flash.” OK, maybe this song wasn’t exactly made for The Flash that your kid wants to dress up as, but it’s amazing song to play in the background while little Noah breaks a vase because he was pretending to be a superhero.
Where to buy: Amazon.ca, $26
Born to an alien father and a human mother, Star Lord is an interplanetary explorer and warrior who later joins forces with the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy. His quick-wit makes him one of the coolest characters in the film, which is probably why he’s made his way into the top costumes list.
Where to buy: Disney Store, $50 (US)
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