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8 of the very best family Halloween costumes to inspire your monster squad

by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper / / Source: TODAY Contributor

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Halloween can be a family holiday if you just put some groupthink into costume planning. Thanks to Pinterest, here are some of our favorites for your whole monster squad.

1. Winter is coming: Dany and the dragons

Sure, the kids aren't watching "Game of Thrones" — we hope. But that doesn't mean dressing them up as dragons led by the mysterious and powerful Daenerys Targaryen isn't an idea that's caught fire.

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2. Pokemon, Go!

Gotta catch 'em all! Choose whether to be a human trainer, or Pokemon of your choice, from Pikachu to Magikarp and beyond.

Pokemon Halloween costume
Deb Kenn

3. Interplanet Janet and family

If your bunch has always seemed a little spacey, dress them up as a futuristic family, and trick-or-treat like it's 3099.

DIY space family costumes
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4. Willy Wonka had a sweet crew

In homage to the late Gene Wilder, your family can dress up as if they're hanging around Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, from Oompa Loompas to cat-as-candy-bar.

Angela Sheiderich / Harlow Bliss Photography

5. Inside Out emotions

From Joy to Sadness, Fear to Disgust, and yes, even Anger, your crew can express all the emotions this Halloween.

Inside out family costume

6. Wizard of Oz

Follow the Yellow Brick Road this Halloween, and you could even add your little dog, too.

Wizard of Oz family Halloween costume

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7. Cops and robbers

Let us know how far you get trying to trick-or-treat for unmarked bills.

Cops and robbers family Halloween costume

8. Unicorns and "rainbow"

Keep it bright and whimsical during Halloween with this adorable pairing!

Pottery Barn Kids and Cassidy Freitas

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