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39 Best Halloween Costumes for Toddlers

From superheroes to snack foods, our picks for the cutest toddler Halloween costume ideas will appeal to parents and kids alike.

Sure, it’s still summer, but soon enough Halloween season (boo!) will sneak up on you. Whether you’re a DIY queen with a big crafts closet or someone who just wants to take your pick of toddler Halloween costumes at the store and be done with it, we’ve got dozens of toddler costumes for you—so when Halloween actually rolls around, you’ll be trick-or-treat ready. (And if you’re looking for Halloween costumes for babies, head over here and get ready to cue the “awwws.”)

Toddler halloween costume Ideas in this article
Toddler Boy Halloween Costumes
Toddler Girl Halloween Costumes
DIY Toddler Halloween Costumes
Unique Toddler Halloween Costumes
Cheap Toddler Halloween Costumes
Cute Toddler Halloween Costumes
Easy Toddler Halloween Costumes
Funny Toddler Halloween Costumes

Toddler Boy Halloween Costumes

Suit up your little hero with these toddler Halloween costumes and watch him spring into action.

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Boys’ Spiderman Toddler Costume
Little boys turn into Spiderman instantly with this getup that comes with a half skullcap and padded jumpsuit. Buy it: $30, Target.com

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Batman Toddler Boy Costume
Holy Halloween! If cuteness is a weapon, then Gotham City’s safe with your tot in this classic costume, complete with cape, and mask. Buy it: $22, Target.com

Photo: Courtesy of Star Wars

Classic Star Wars Premium Chewbacca Toddler Costume
Your mini Wookiee warrior is ready to make everything right in the galaxy with this faux-fur jumpsuit. Buy it: $43, Walmart.com

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Wee Little Firefighter with Helmet Toddler Costume
The reflective stripes on this classic costume not only lends authenticity, but keeps your little hero safe in the dark too.
Buy it: $30, Target.com

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Disney Unisex-Baby Mickey Costume
What’s magical about this cute, snuggly costume? It’s got snap buttons for easy diaper changing. Buy it: $20, Amazon.com

Toddler Girl Halloween Costumes

Yup, we’ve got your princess costume. But we’ve also included Wonder Woman, the fearless warrior Moana and other toddler Halloween costumes for girls who want to venture outside the castle.

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Disney Frozen Elsa Girls’ Deluxe Costume
Let it go, let it go—your costume worries, that is. This adorable Frozen dress has you covered, with a sequined bodice and snowflake details.
Buy it: $35, Target.com

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Wonder Woman Toddler Halloween Costume
With this true-to-character costume (check out those gauntlets!) your pint-sized Amazon will rule the party!
Buy it: $19, Walmart.com

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Toddler Girls Cinderella Costume
Your little princess will be the belle of the ball in this poufy ballgown, complete with blue tulle, gold organza butterflies and a built-in petticoat. Buy it: $20, PartyCity.com

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Disney Moana’s Adventure Outfit
Bring the Polynesian islands to your block with this adorable Moana outfit, featuring a fringe skirt and printed top. For an extra $10, top off the costume with this wig.
Buy it: $20, Walmart.com

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Disney® Minnie Mouse Toddler Deluxe Costume
The polka dots never get old. She’ll love swirling around in the tulle skirt, and you’ll love the ease of a simple two-piece costume.
Buy it: $20, Target.com

DIY Toddler Halloween Costumes

Are you a Pinterest pro? Or simply don’t want to spend extra money on a toddler costume you could make at home? You can make these five creative DIY toddler Halloween costumes at home with basic craft supplies.

The Good Dinosaur Costume If your toddler likes playing dinosaurs, he’ll love dressing the part in this camo hoodie number.

Unicorn Costume
This DIY toddler halloween costume tutorial uses purple and pink yarn, a white hoodie and white leggings to create a magical effect.

Tutu Cupcake Costume
Is your little cupcake so yummy, you could just eat her up? Then bring on the tulle and pompom sprinkles!

Peacock Costume
Your tot will love shaking her tail feathers in this fabulous toddler halloween costume. For the tutu, you’ll need tulle, a plastic fan, and feathers. Simply attach the feathers to the fan using a glue gun with help from this tutorial.

DIY “Up” Costume
A gray cardigan, faux glasses and a bouquet of balloons can transform your tot into the grandpa in the Pixar favorite Up. For the walker, affix pipes to tennis balls.

Unique Toddler Halloween Costumes

With these ingenious toddler halloween costume ideas, your little one will stand out in the crowd.

Lil Rosie the Riveter Costume
It’s never too early to raise a feminist. This iconic look comes toddler-sized with a jean suit, Rosie patch and polka dot headband.
Buy it: $23, Etsy.com

Game of Thrones Costume
We bow down to this fur-ociously cute Lord Snow toddler Halloween costume idea that’s also simple to pull off (not including the wolf stand-in, that is!).

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Toddler Dragon Adore Infant Costume
This dragon is not just trainable—it’s downright huggable. For the ultimate mommy-and-me outfit (and Game of Thrones fans), pair this toddler costume with your own Daenerys costume. Buy it: $35, Target.com

Sushi Roll
This DIY sushi costume demonstrates how black duct tape, foam pieces and spray paint can turn your toddler into a sad but cute California roll.

Crazy Cat Lady
For a hilarious take on the trope, simply attach baby’s favorite stuffed animals to a robe to make one of the most purr-fectly simple Halloween costumes for toddlers.

Cheap Halloween Costumes for Toddler

These super-cute yet wonderfully affordable toddler costumes for toddlers all run under $21.

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Kid Ariel Child Little Mermaid Set
That’s not a typo! The gown, with green scales and a tulle bottom, is a total steal. Pair this toddler costume with a red wig for more Ariel vibes.
Buy it: $10, Wish.com

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Sly Shark Baby Costume
Shark Week can happen in October with this adorable jumpsuit.
Buy it: $21, Target.com

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Toddler Cowboy Costume
There’s a new sheriff in town. This cheap Halloween costume for toddlers comes with boots, hat, a vest and handkerchief.
Buy it: $20, HalloweenCostumes.com

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Toddler Chipmunk One Piece Costume
Your trick-or-treater will stay nice and warm in this hooded outfit. Chubby cheeks included.
Buy it: $15, Spirit Halloween

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Disney® Finding Dory Toddler Costume OSFM
Things will go just swimmingly on Halloween when you suit up your tot in this soft-foam tunic.
Buy it: $20, Target.com

Cute Toddler Halloween Costumes

There’s cute, and then there’s cute. We found these Halloween costumes for toddlers especially irresistible.

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Bumble Bee Bubble Toddler Halloween Costume
Everyone will be abuzz over this cute toddler Halloween costume for boys and girls, which consists of a velour tunic. Chilly night? No worries—just add black tights. Buy it: $18, Amazon.com

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Owl Halloween Costume
Your little girl will hoot and holler for this pastel pink and gray fleece ensemble. We love the interior lining, which will keep her warm as she flies from house to house. Buy it: $59, PotteryBarnKids.com

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Lovely Monkey Baby Costume
We bet you’re used to your kid monkeying around. He’ll look adorably the part in this supersoft jumpsuit, which comes with ears and non-skid feet.
Buy it: $29, Target.com

Photo: Courtesy of Fun World

Toddler Lil Puffy Ghost Halloween Costume
While the bedsheet will always work, this hooded white jumpsuit is pretty darn delightful. Buy it: $25, Walmart.com

Photo: Courtesy of Rubie's Costumes

Oompa Loompa Child Halloween Costume
Oompa loompa doompa dee doo, we’ve got another costume for you. Add nontoxic orange face paint if you really want to bring it.
Buy it: $20, Walmart.com

Easy Toddler Halloween Costumes

Pull on these one-piece Halloween costumes for toddlers and you’re ready for a party.

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Where’s Waldo Infant Costume Onesie
Make the neighbors laugh with this witty take on the quintessential last-minute toddler Halloween costume.
Buy it: : $20, Walmart.com

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Forum Novelties Plush Cuddlee Penguin Costume
Toddlers will love waddling around in this hooded black-and-white jumpsuit with a bright red tie.
Buy it: $17, Amazon.com

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Fun World Costumes Baby’s Playful Puppy Toddler Costume
Woof! Even the fussiest dresser won’t mind slipping into this cozy jumpsuit.
Buy it: $13, Amazon.com

Photo: Courtesy of Wonder Costumes

Huggable Lady Bug Costume
Go ahead, say you stitched this one up yourself—we won’t tell. The polka-dot bodysuit, which looks homespun (in a good way), features cool detachable wings making this one of the easiest–and most adorable–toddler girl Halloween costumes.
Buy it: $37, Wondercostumes.com

Funny Toddler Halloween Costumes

Put the trick in trick-or-treat with these hilarious toddler Halloween costumes.

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Minions Toddler Kevin Costume
These overalls and headpiece are sure to get a lot of giggles.
Buy it: $19, Target.com

Photo: Courtesy of Rubie's Costumes

Yoda Boys Toddler Halloween Costume
The perfect little toddler boy Halloween costume for the littlest Star Wars fans. The ears, we love.
Buy it: $19, Walmart.com

Photo: Courtesy of Rubie's Costumes

Dunk Your Doughnut Infant/Toddler Costume This costume is absolutely delicious. Get in on the fun with a cop costume, and tote your little donut around from house to house.
Buy it: $20, Walmart.com

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Dr. Seuss’s Thing 1 & 2 Costume
Twin toddler Halloween costumes aren’t hard to come by if you’re a Dr. Seuss fan. Buy it: $55, Pottery Barn Kids

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Elmo Extra Deluxe Plush Child Toddler Costume
This adorable red toddler Halloween costume does every tot’s favorite character justice. Your kid supplies the perfect voice. Buy it: $29, Walmart.com

Published August 2017

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