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10/31/2016 01:00 pm ET Updated Oct 31, 2016

These Twins Are Double The Trouble With Their Halloween Costumes

Elli and Max dressed up every day this October.

Three-year-old twins, Elli and Max, love to wear costumes all year long, but this October, they got to do it every single day. 

For their “31 Days of Halloween,” the toddlers dressed up as their favorite Disney heroes, as well as characters from other pop culture universes. The twins’ mom, Jillian Robinson-Garcia, told The Huffington Post she tries to make dressing up a fun adventure for the kids.

”It’s not just put on a costume and smile,” she explained. “We have theme days. We make up games to go with that day’s costume. We watch YouTube videos of the characters and pretend we are them in our living room.”

Robinson-Garcia said the costumes are a combination of secondhand purchases, DIY creations and gifts from their grandma. 

The daily costumes project has been a positive experience for the twins in many ways.

“They have been potty trained for some time, but Max was experiencing what his pediatrician called ‘regression,’” their mom told HuffPost. Following the doctor’s advice to focus on positives, Robinson-Garcia offered costumes as a reward.

“When he had an accident, we took off the costumes and washed them,” she explained. “That was it for costumes that day.” With the incentive to stay in his costumes, Max soon returned to fully potty-trained status and wore costumes all day. 

Robinson-Garcia said she wants her kids’ dress-up adventures to inspire others. 

“I hope parents who see the photos show their kiddos and are inspired to whip up something to get their imaginations going,” she explained. 

The “31 Days of Halloween” project has gone over so well that the mom is planning to do a “24 Days of Being Thankful” activity in November and “25 Days of Giving” in December. 

Until then, keep scrolling and visit Robinson-Garcia’s Instagram for some awesome Halloween costumes

Day #27 in #31daysofhalloween My #Minions! #illumination #despicableme #costco #twins #halloween #costume

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Day 17 in #31daysofhalloween Mario and Princess Peach #halloween #costume #mariobros #mario #princesspeach #mushroom #yoshi #twins

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Day 8 in #31daysofhalloween #halloween #superman #superwoman #twins @hippierunners

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Day 6 of #31daysofhalloween There's no place like home #tinman #dorthy #thewizardofoz

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Day 18 in #31daysofhalloween Belle and Gaston #disney #belle #gaston #twins #bugaboutique

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Day 22 #31daysofhalloween #Transformers #OptimusPrime and #Bumblebee #halloween #costume (Real camera died wahhh)

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Day 3 of #31daysofhalloween #disney #toystory #woody #Jessie

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Day 2 of #31daysofhalloween #bugaboutique

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Day 7 of #31daysofhalloween I've never really had any friends... well , except for you Rajah. #bugaboutique and #oldnavy

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