These days you can find my 4-year-old Monkey running through the house fighting “bad guys.”  Poor Angus, the Potcake  Dog, is often the obligatory bad guy, and the little Peanut is roped into being Robin (regardless of whatever superhero the Monkey decides to be.)  I know my little boys aren’t alone in their love of being a superhero.  What kiddos don’t want to be superheroes? Catching the bad guy, scaling buildings, rescuing the damsel in distress…come on these are the things dreams are made of for kids.   With Halloween being less than a month away, I’ve found that Amazon is wonderful source for amazing superhero inspiration.  So many costumes that are perfect for trick-or-treating and better yet, perfect for dress up for months later!  So without further ado, here are the best kids’ superhero costumes that I’ve discovered for my little boys, as well as your little girls!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Girls’ Superhero Costumes

Wonder Woman: My favorite superhero about 35 years ago was Wonder Woman with her invisible plane and magic bracelets. Lynda Carter was who I wanted to be when I grew up!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Bat Girl:  Now the Monkey would refer to Bat Girl as “Robin.”  In his mind, once he is Batman, no one else can have an equally powerful role.

 

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Robin:  This would be awesome for a little sister of Batman or Batgirl, or what about having twins wear Batgirl and Robin?  Such fun!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Thor GirlMy Monkey would say that the best part of being Thor is carrying that giant hammer, and whacking his brothers with it, but this costume is awfully cute!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

 

Spiderman:  Okay, this is my favorite, probably because the Monkey loves Spiderman a lot these days, but isn’t this the cutest outfit?

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Supergirl:  The Mellow Man watches this show on television sometimes, but nothing is better than a cape, and shimmery boots.  They definitely help with X-ray vision and flying.
My Mom Made That: The Top 20 Superhero Costumes for Kiddos

Captain American:  Maybe I was wrong about my favorite choice because this little model is cute as a button, and ready to save the world!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Green Lantern in a Tutu:  Thinking of Green Lantern makes me think of Sheldon Cooper from Big Bang Theory, but it’s good to know that anyone can be Green Lantern.

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Fun Girly Superhero Capes:  Like the Green Lantern Set, these are nice solid dress-up capes that will yield plenty of high quality pretend play, even if they aren’t worn on halloween!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Boys’ Superhero Costumes

BatmanOf course you can wear the traditional batman outfit.

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Robin: And just like my Little Peanut, the little brother can be the trusty sidekick, Robin.

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

SpidermanHere’s the Monkey’s favorite superhero of the week.  I can’t wait to show him this costume.

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Superman:  There are also a lot of  Superman costumes with “muscles,” but I prefer this more traditional one.

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Flash: Again, another Superhero costume in honor of Sheldon Cooper.

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Captain America:  Another favorite Superhero around our house.Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Green Lantern:  I like this costume, but I’m wondering how you get a younger child to keep that mask on?  Any thoughts?

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Iron Man:

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Hulk:

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Wolverine: My little boys don’t know about him yet, but I bet some slightly older boys do, and those claws are so cool!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Hawkeye:

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Boys’ Superhero CapesHonestly, I think these have the most imaginative potential, and are my favorite choice.  I’ve ordered one for my fierce little Monkey of a superhero.  You get ALL 5 Capes!!!!

Does your little love being a super hero and fighting off the bad guys? Does she practice twirling and defending herself with golden bracelets? Then here's a collection of awesome children's costume ideas for you. They are perfect for Halloween or just playing dress-up. Seriously, how many kids want to be a super hero ever day, not just on halloween?

Don’t be caught at the last minute, get on the ball and deck out your superhero now, before the costumes are all gone. Go save the day supermom!