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39 Frightfully Cute Toddler Halloween Costumes

From superheroes to super-cute snack foods, our picks for the best toddler Halloween costumes will appeal to parents and kids alike.
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Updated August 24, 2023
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Halloween has a way of sneaking up on us—boo! Whether you’re a DIY master or someone who just wants to toss something in your (online) shopping cart and be done with it, these toddler costume picks are sure to meet your spooktacular needs. To make your life easier this autumn, we’ve rounded up the best toddler Halloween costumes, from super-cute characters to slightly scary get ups. Rest assured that when October 31st rolls around, you’ll be trick-or-treat-ready thanks to these toddler Halloween costume ideas that you and your kiddo will love. (Psst—shopping for younger siblings too? Check out these adorable baby costumes as well.)

The Best Toddler Halloween Costumes

Below, find a list of some of the cutest (and spookiest!) toddler costumes for Halloween. Happy shopping!

Toddler dinosaur costume

Amscan Boy's Halloween Fancy-Dress Costume, Toddler 3T-4T
Image: Walmart
Buying Options
Walmart|$26.51

What kiddo doesn’t want to be a dino for a day—and let’s be real, probably many days after Halloween too? This has to be one of the best toddler costumes to double as dress-up play for months to come. A cool dinosaur-head hood and spikes all the way down to the tip of the tail really sell it, and both parents and kids will appreciate how you can wear clothes underneath to keep warm while trick-or-treating.

Size range: 3-4 years | Material: 100% cotton | Care instructions: Hand wash only

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Aquatic witch costume for tots

Sea Witch With Soft Crown
Image: Maisonette

The details on this two-piece toddler costume are absolutely bewitching. The classic witch costume is given an under-the-sea update, with silver seashell detailing and black tentacles that drape over a mystical purple skirt. Complete the toddler Halloween outfit with a shiny silver crown fit for an aquatic princess.

Size range: 1-3 years to 7-9 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: Machine wash, hang dry

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Toddler werewolf costume

Baby Wee Werewolf Costume
Image: Oriental Trading

Your little one can have some major mood swings—just like the mythical werewolf. With its flannel shirt, fuzzy boots and furry hood, this cozy toddler boy Halloween costume will keep them warm all while looking fierce.

Size range: 0-6 months to 18-24 months | Material: 100% polyester fabric with faux fur | Care instructions: N/A

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Classic storybook character toddler costume

Toddler Where The Wild Things Are Max Halloween Costume
Image: Pottery Barn Kids
Buying Options
Pottery Barn Kids|$99

Let your toddler become one of everyone’s favorite storybook characters and this Halloween is sure to be an adventure that they’ll never forget. Everyone will delight in seeing Max out in the wild, and your little one will stay nice and warm all night in this adorably cozy costume.

Size range: 2 years to 3 years | Material: 100% polyester (body and tail); 90% polyester/10% cotton (lining) | Care instructions: Spot clean with a damp white cloth. Blot to remove excess water. Air dry.

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Ace ventura pet detective halloween costume

Kid's Ace Ventura Costume
Image: MEandREEKIE | Etsy
Buying Options
Etsy|$68

On the hunt for funny toddler Halloween costumes? We’ve got just the one for you. Dress your tot as Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, and let your mini Jim Carrey have a ball.

Size range: 6-12 months to 7 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry

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Dragon halloween costume for toddlers

Baby and Toddler Dragon Costume
Image: Tipsy Elves

Fly high with this winged toddler costume. The onesie’s got shiny scales, spiked wings and a hood with “sharp”—okay, very soft—horns. It would be perfect for a House of Dragons-themed family costume.

Size range: 6 months to 4 years | Material: 100% cotton | Care instructions: Hand wash only

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Train conductor toddler halloween outfit

Toddler Train Engineer Costume
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

All aboard! This is certainly one of the best toddler Halloween costumes for any railway lover. The train engine overalls will make your toddler want to zoom around the room with excitement—we’re even willing to bet they’ll want to wear this one way past October 31st.

Size range: XS to XL | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Sweet deer toddler halloween costume

Toddler Spotted Deer Costume
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

Your dear kiddo will look too cute for words in this whimsical, woodland Halloween costume for one-year-olds and older tots. With a plush, furry tunic and an embroidered headpiece, it’s everything a toddler could want.

Size range: 12-18 months to 4 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Fuzzy monkey halloween costume for toddlers

Spooktacular Creations Baby Monkey Costume Deluxe Set
Image: Amazon
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Amazon|From $22.99

We bet you’re used to your kid monkeying around. They’ll look the part in this super-soft jumpsuit and hood, which features an adorable monkey head, tail and non-skid feet.

Size range: 6-12 months to 5-7 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Classic movie costume

Toddler's A League of Their Own Dottie Costume
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

Your child will love the pink uniform with red accents and everyone in the neighborhood will smile as they walk by thinking of the heartwarming classic about Dottie and the first women’s baseball league. And if everyone wants to be in A League of Their Own, it’s a great opportunity for a family costume. Who knows, you may even get a tear free night, since after all, there’s no crying in baseball.

Size range: 18 months to 4 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Anchorman costume for tots

Anchorman Toddler Ron Burgundy Costume
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

This toddler Halloween costume is sort of a big deal. In this twill suit, tie, wig, mustache and press badge, your little one will look just like Will Ferrell in the beloved movie Anchorman. How cute!

Size range: 18 months to 4 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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’80s workout costume for tots

Work It Out 80s Toddler Costume
Image: Fun.com

Your child may not have lived through the ‘80s work out wave, but that doesn’t mean they can’t get in on all the radical neon fun! This cheeky Work It Out ‘80s costume will bring on the giggles and allow you and your child to make up a silly character that will get everyone pumped up! They may even want to wear these clothes after Halloween—after all, they do have a very distinct toddler vibe!

Size range: 18 months to 2 years | Material: 100% polyester (shirt & shorts); 95% polyester/5% spandex (tank top) | Care instructions: N/A

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Toddler superhero costume

Deluxe Toddler Batman Costume
Image: Fun.com
Buying Options
Fun.com|$44.99

On the hunt for a toddler superhero costume? If cuteness is a weapon, then Gotham City is safe with your tot in this classic costume, complete with a cape and mask. And you can rest assured your little Batman super-fan will be getting a lot of wear out of this outfit beyond October 31st!

Size range: Toddler, 2T and S | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Sweet milk and cookies halloween outfit

Toddler Cookies & Milk Couples Costumes
Image: Oriental Trading

This costume is an absolutely delicious combo. It comes with two costumes perfect for siblings. Get in on the fun dressed as a baker and you’re sure to win any creative family costume contest!

Size range: 3/4T | Material: 100% polyester fabric and polyurethane foam | Care instructions: N/A

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Cute caterpillar toddler costume

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Image: Maisonette

Let your child metamorphosize into a character they’ve known since they were a baby with this absolutely adorable Very Hungry Caterpillar costume. The photos are sure to be framing material.

Size range: 6-12 months to 2 years | Material: Polyester | Care instructions: Hand was, line dry

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Plush chicken halloween costume for tots

White Chicken Costume for Kids
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

This is one of the best toddler Halloween costumes for admiring fans to cluck over. Passersby will flock to get a look at this funny chicken outfit. And why not get the whole family in on the farm animal fun? Someone could even be Old McDonald. E-I-E-I-O!

Size range: 2T/4T to M | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Fun octopus costume for tots

Ocean Octopus Costume for Toddlers
Image: Fun.com
Buying Options
Fun.com|$39.99

When in doubt, go with a cute critter. While toddler animal costumes are ever-popular, less-thought-of animals like an octopus are a more creative choice. We just love the arms as tentacles on this adorable outfit.

Size range: 18 months to 4 years | Material: 100%polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Cozy dalmatian jumpsuit for toddlers

Toddler Dalmatian Costume Spotted Puppy Dog Onesie for Kids
Image: Amazon
Buying Options
Amazon|From $39.99

If you’re looking for cute toddler Halloween costumes, a precious little puppy is a foolproof option! This soft Dalmatian outfit will keep them comfy from head to toe for all of the spooky festivities.

Size range: 12 months to 4 years | Material: 100% polyester faux fur | Care instructions: N/A

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Cute Abby Cadabby fairy costume

Deluxe Abby Cadabby Girl's Costume
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

Your little one is sure to cast a spell dressed as everyone’s favorite Sesame Street fairy. With sweet details, like a crushed velvet top, sparkly wings and a headband resembling Abby’s signature pigtails, they’ll be ready to make some magic on Halloween.

Size range: 12-18 months to 4-6 years | Material: 100% polyester (costume); 100% nylon (wings and overlay) | Care instructions: Hand wash, line dry

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Dino explorer toddler costume

Toddler Dinosaur Piggyback Costume
Image: Spirit of Halloween

Can’t get enough funny toddler Halloween costumes? Check out this roar-some pick. Let your kiddo’s imagination soar as they ride along a dinosaur’s back with this clever costume idea. The adjustable straps make this Halloween costume ideal for a range of sizes.

Size range: 3T to 6T | Material: Polyester | Care instructions: Spot clean

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Pink barbie costume

Toddler Barbie Dress Costume
Image: Spirit of Halloween

Your child might not be old enough to see the Barbie movie, but they’re never too young to get in on what is sure to be one of the most popular Halloween costumes of the year. If you happen to have a toddler who only wants to wear pink, they will love dressing up as the iconic doll. All parents need to do is wear the trendy color too, et voilà, family costume!

Size range: 2 years to 5-6 years | Material: Polyester | Care instructions: Spot clean

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Toddler lion costume

Great Pretenders Storybook Lion Cape
Image: Maisonette
Buying Options
Maisonette|$45

Let your child be the king of the jungle with this gorgeous, handcrafted lion cape! The attention to detail here goes above and beyond your average kid’s Halloween costume, and its high quality will ensure it’ll live in your family’s costume box for years to come. The cape is also easy to put on and will allow for warm clothes underneath without sacrificing style!

Size range: 2-3 years to 4-6 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: Machine wash, line dry

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Toddler Cocomelon costume

Is your tot obsessed with Cocomelon? Then this costume will make them feel like they’re part of their favorite TV show. This funny toddler Halloween costume’s soft jumpsuit and foam watermelon headpiece will make your kiddo look like one-in-a-melon.

Size range: 6-12 months to 3-4 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Toddler firefighter costume pajama set

Unisex Firefighter Costume Pajama Set for Toddler & Baby
Image: Old Navy
Buying Options
Old Navy|$14.99

Your child’s imagination will be full of bright ideas when they have this pajama set on. The affordable toddler Halloween costume is perfect for little ones dreaming of becoming firefighters. Plus, they’ll be able to sport their dream uniform for many playtimes—and bedtimes—to come, way after Halloween has come and gone.

Size range: 6-12 months to 6 years | Material: 100% cotton | Care instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry

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Toddler cow costume

Cow Costume for Toddlers
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

Though your kiddo may have moo-d swings, we know you still love them to bits. And with this cute toddler Halloween costume on, you can bet they’ll look udder-ly adorable as you trick-or-treat around your neighborhood.

Size range: 12-18 months to 18-24 months | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Cute pumpkin toddler halloween costume

Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkin Halloween Costume
Image: Pottery Barn Kids
Buying Options
Pottery Barn Kids|$69

Stick to the classics with this adorably oversized pumpkin outfit, available in toddler sizes 2T and up. The body glows in the dark, and the adorable pumpkin hat will set it apart from other squashes on the street.

Size range: 2 years to 7-8 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: Spot clean with a damp, white cloth. Blot to remove excess water. Air dry.

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Creative crayon costume for toddlers

Dress Up America Crayon Costume For Kids
Image: Amazon
Buying Options
Amazon|$28.99

This creative toddler Halloween costume is perfect for kiddos who love to draw. The outfit consists of a bright blue tunic and matching hat; simply dress your tot in whatever feels comfiest underneath. If blue isn’t their favorite color, this pick also comes in red and green.

Size range: 2T to L | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Cookie monster costume for tots

Cookie Monster Costume with Light-Up Eyes
Image: HalloweenCostumes.com

Om nom nom––your kiddo will look cute enough to eat in this toddler Halloween costume! Whether they love Sesame Street, cookies or both, this fuzzy outfit is sure to win them over. As an added bonus, the costume’s eyes even light up!

Size range: 2 years to 3-4 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: Spot clean

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Cute donut costume for tots

Toddler Pink Donut Costume
Image: Fun.com
Buying Options
Fun.com|$24.99

Halloween is all about sweet treats, so why not celebrate the occasion by dressing up your tot in this donut outfit? The toddler costume easily slides on and off for your convenience and your child’s comfort. And if October 31st ends up being extra chilly, no problem; just dress your trick-or-treater in snuggly layers underneath.

Size range: 18-24 months to 4-6 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Butterfly DIY costume for toddlers

Butterfly Wings
Image: KiwiCo
Buying Options
KiwiCo|$12.95

Does your toddler love arts and crafts? If so, this DIY toddler Halloween costume is sure to be a hit. Just follow the kit’s straightforward instructions and use the provided materials to create a whimsical set of wings that your child can wear on Halloween.

Size range: One size | Material: Felt stickers and velvet ribbon | Care instructions: N/A

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Toddler astronaut costume

Your kid will be reaching for the stars thanks to this fun toddler Halloween costume. The realistic suit features official NASA patches and a cap, so your toddler will look like the real deal. Plus, for little ones still wearing diapers, the jumpsuit features inseam snaps for easy changes.

Size range: 18 months to 12-14 years | Material: N/A | Care instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry

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Rainbow halloween outfit for toddlers

Handmade Rainbow Costume
Image: superkidcapes | Etsy
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Etsy|From $75.89

You can’t always make your toddler smile (we know those tantrums all too well), but they’ll still light up everybody’s life in this sunshine-y, sweet rainbow costume.

Size range: One size | Material: Felt | Care instructions: N/A

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Penguin costume for toddlers

Toddler Happy Penguin Costume Cute Penguin Suit
Image: Amazon
Buying Options
Amazon|$24.99

If your tot has happy feet, this penguin costume is a perfect fit. Just picture your little one waddling around in this bodysuit!

Size range: 2 years to 4 years | Material: 100% polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Feminine vampire costume for tots

Toddler Girl’s Vamptessa Costume
Image: Oriental Trading

This next pick on our list of the best toddler Halloween costumes is ideal for kiddos who are 50 percent sugar and 50 percent spice. The spooky yet glamorous lace costume features a dramatic collar and necklace that your little vampire is sure to love. We can’t think of a better toddler girl Halloween costume out there!

Size range: 3-4 years | Material: Polyester | Care instructions: N/A

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Skeleton costume for tots

Matching Unisex Snug-Fit Skeleton Pajama Set for Toddler & Baby
Image: Old Navy
Buying Options
Old Navy|$14.99

This pajama set is great for parents looking for something cozy and versatile. You can never go wrong with a classic skeleton costume—it's the perfect combo of comfy and spooky! Your child will be able to wear this cute outfit while they trick-or-treat, cuddle on the couch or during playtime. Plus, it's 100 percent cotton and can be easily tossed in the washing machine after preschool parties and trick or treating.

Size range: 6-12 months to 6 years | Material: 100% cotton | Care instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry

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Cute toddler ghost costume

TheFound Toddler Baby Boys Girls Halloween Costume Ghost Face Cloak Cape Party Cosplay Robe Ghost Clothes
Image: Walmart

The best toddler costumes are fun, modern twists on traditional Halloween outfits. This smiley spirit is an easy-to-wear poncho that will have your tot twirling for the camera. Simply pair it with a white shirt and leggings for a spooktacular look.

Size range: 9-12 months to 5-6 years | Material: Cotton blend | Care instructions: Hand wash

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Mummy outfit for tots

Mummy Costume for Toddlers
Image: Amazon
Buying Options
Amazon|$39.99

Want to dress your tot in a classic costume this Halloween? This costume for toddlers has definitely stood the test of time! Plus, the gauzy strips on this outfit are sewn onto a zippered jumpsuit so they won’t fall off as your little mummy celebrates.

Size range:* 18 months to 4 years | Material: 100% polyester (main body); 93% cotton/7% rayon (decorations) | Care instructions: N/A

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Ketchup packet toddler halloween costume

Heinz Ketchup Packet Halloween Costume
Image: Walmart
Buying Options
Walmart|$41.98

Is your child a picky eater? If they refuse to eat meals without this iconic condiment, this ketchup costume for toddlers is sure to make them smile.

Size range: 3T/4T | Material: N/A | Care instructions: N/A

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How We Chose the Best Toddler Halloween Costumes

While picking out a Halloween costume with your child should always be fun rather than stressful, getting a little inspiration can help. So we’ve combed through the best Halloween costumes for toddlers from brands and retailers that we trust to find the sweetest and spookiest options out there.

When choosing the best costumes, we considered how wearable they are, how warm, the size range, the material and, of course, how much fun your kid will have in them! We also made sure to read user reviews to see what real consumers have experienced when purchasing these costumes, and didn’t consider anything with less than an average four-star rating.

Interested in learning more about our editorial process? Read about how our team develops and reviews all articles here.

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