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Put the sweet in trick-or-treat with these ingenious kid costume ideas

Do children's costumes seem like more trick than treat this Halloween? The sheer number of choices can create option paralysis.

Should you dress your daughter up as her favorite animal? Your son as his favorite Disney character? Can the twins tolerate matching pumpkin outfits? And do you have enough crafty brain cells to assemble the costume yourself, or are you marching to the store?

To help you get this decision over with to focus on the real important stuff -- what kind of candy to buy! -- we've gathered together dozens of creative ideas to help inspire you this Halloween.

1.Easy Halloween costumes you can make for the kids (we promise!)

2. Viewers share their Halloween photos with TODAY

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Lobsters, mermaid: Viewers share Halloween baby photos

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3. Halloween DIY Inspiration

4. Trendy Halloween costumes for kids

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Living trophies, walking emojis, Minions: Last-minute Halloween ideas

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Living trophies, walking emojis, Minions: Last-minute Halloween ideas

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RELATED: Halloween costume ideas: your guide for creative, easy and DIY costumes

5. DIY octopus costume out of an umbrella

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DIY Halloween: Make an octopus costume out of an umbrella

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6. Old school pop-culture

RELATED: The 37 best celebrity Halloween costumes of all time

7. Get inspiration from the little queen of costumes

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This adorable little girl’s Halloween costumes are scary cute

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This adorable little girl’s Halloween costumes are scary cute

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8. 20 Halloween costumes perfect for your baby

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9. Punny and funny Halloween costumes for kids

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5 creative Halloween costumes for kids, family

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5 creative Halloween costumes for kids, family

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10. Amazing wheelchair costumes for kids

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11. Costume ideas for the perfect kid-pet-duo

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RELATED: 35 DIY Halloween costume ideas you can make now

12. Double duty costumes

13. Costumes under $35

14. Double trouble! Costumes for twins

These Four No More

RELATED: For kids with food allergies, teal pumpkins make Halloween more treat than trick

15. See how these families dressed their multiples for Halloween

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