But when the kids get older, it can get a bit awkward. They still like to dress up and they definitely like getting candy, but they are starting to get too old for trick-or-treating. And have you seen some of the older/bigger sized costumes? I think the shortness of the skirts are more scary than the blood and gore. And that is the beauty of a homemade or semi-homemade costume, you can adjust it to be age appropriate to fit your family's values.
The other issue with kids at this age is getting a more 'grown up' look to their costumes. I would like to highlight a genre that I think can really help with this dilemma. It is Steampunk.
According to the Urban Dictionary Steampunk is:
|Star Wars done Steampunk|