For kids with disabilities, finding a fun Halloween costume can be a challenge. Most parents are forced to get creative and make the costumes themselves using cardboard and other craft materials.
Target is now offering a selection of costumes designed specifically for children with various special needs.
The adaptive collection features everything from princesses to pirates and includes sensory-friendly looks with flat seams and no tags.
The costumes are also designed to blend with their wheelchair or walker.
The Hyde & EEK! Boutique made sure to think of everything when creating these costumes.
They offer large openings for easy dressing and a hidden spot in the front for abdominal access.
“Every child deserves to bask in the fun of a special moment,” said Julie Guggemos, senior vice president of owned brand management and product design at Target. “We hope these creations will spark some huge smiles — and bring a little extra joy to our guests’ everyday lives.”
Guggemos said the costumes build on the success of the adaptive and sensory-friendly children’s clothing options that Target has rolled out in recent years.
Guggemos said the Halloween styles have already proven a hit and sell out quickly.
Chris Winters is an avid writer who also loves to hunt ghosts when she’s not at her keyboard. Although she once saw someone walking towards her with a sheet over their head, she’s yet to confirm that they exist.