Kid-Approved Costumes for Dads

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Take the opportunity to be the cool dad with these kid-approved costumes!

Whether it is a holiday, event, or just because, dressing up in costume is a great way to make some fun memories with your children. Watching TV shows, movies, or playing video games with your children is a great way to find some ideas for different characters to dress up as that your children will totally approve of!

Disney Prince Costume

If you have a daughter, then enjoy this time when you are the number one guy in her life! Let her pick out her favorite Disney princess to dress up as and you find a costume for the prince from that same movie. Be sure to take a lot of pictures because it will not be too long before she is marrying her own prince in real life.

Superhero Costumes

As a dad, you are already your child's favorite superhero. Dressing up like superheroes will be sure to make some awesome memories with your son or daughter. To make it extra special you could let your child dress up like a superhero and you dress up like the supervillain from the same movie. Just be sure to act defeated by the end of the night.

Nintendo Character Costumes

Dressing up as a character from a Nintendo game will be a lot of fun for you and your kids. Since there are so many characters to choose from everyone can be their favorite. All the characters from the Super Mario games are certainly fun options. Other ideas from Nintendo would be Link from the Legends of Zelda or Donkey Kong.

SpongeBob Costume

Children love SpongeBob and his silly friend Patrick Star. If you and your children decided to dress up like characters from SpongeBob just make sure you go out to eat for hamburgers and call them Krabby Patties.

Toy Story

Since there have been three Toy Story movies there are now plenty of toys to consider dressing up as. These movies were so cute and were loved by both children and adults. Everyone in your family could pick out their favorite character to dress up as. If you have small children they would love to see you dressed up as Woody or Buzz Lightyear!

Curious George Costume

Curious George is a popular TV show and book series for little kids. There are only two main characters in Curious George, one being George and the other being the Man with the Yellow Hat. If your child loves Curious George it would be incredibly adorable for your child to dress up as George and for you to dress up as the Man with the Yellow Hat.

Wizard of Oz Costumes

The Wizard of Oz is another movie that has a lot of characters with fun costumes! There are many characters for you to consider to dressing up as: Tin Man, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, the Wizard, or even a flying monkey. This would be a great opportunity for a movie night and to introduce your children to a classic movie!

Star Wars Costumes

Many fathers bond with their children over Star Wars. It is like a father's rite of passage to share the older movies with their children and then go to the theater to experience the new movies together. Star Wars is a classic but always a favorite. There will never be a shortage of Star Wars' fans. Dress up as a Stormtrooper, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, or any of the other colorfully dressed characters.

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By Anna from Blessed Beyond Crazy.

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