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22 Funny Halloween Costumes for Kids

You'll treasure the scary-good laughs from these funny Halloween costumes for years to come.

By Courtney Leiva
22 Funny Halloween Costumes for Kids

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Forget the scary stuff! Funny Halloween costumes are where it's at. Besides, these are always guaranteed to be a hit at any spooky soiree, and it's even more fun when the whole family joins in. We found 20 of the best funny Halloween costumes for kids including toddler Halloween costumes, no-sew costumes and ensembles to match your best Halloween inflatables.

What to look for in funny Halloween costumes

Let's not forget the importance of a good Halloween costume—even if we're just here for the laughs. Here are some tips on what to look for in a totally epic, funny Halloween costume.

  • Age-appropriate: While we all love a good joke, the best funny Halloween costumes for kids should always be age-appropriate. This is important as you want to make sure your costume is appropriate for your children's ages (you don't want to put an infant in an inflatable costume). You should also avoid costumes that are overly adult or violent, no matter how much your kids (or should we say tweens) beg you. It's never fun anyway.
  • Family themes: Themed Halloween costumes are a great way to bring the family together, even if your older ones may roll their eyes at the idea. Not only will you have a blast, but you'll also have some amazing photos to look back on.
  • Comfort and durability: Above all, the best funny Halloween costumes for kids should always be comfortable and durable. Since Halloween is filled with lots of hustle and bustle from school to trick-or-treating,  you'll want a costume that can handle the craziness from school to door-to-door candy hunting.
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The best funny Halloween costumes for kids 2023:

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Milk Carton Children's Halloween Costume

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Skip the messy costumes and opt for a funny and practical choice - a carton of milk that's guaranteed not to spill! This costume is a simple one-piece that can be worn over clothing and comes in two sizes. Now all mom and dad have to do is dress up as cookies and watch the compliments roll in!

Inflatable Alien Costume

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When your kid wears this Halloween costume, they'll be screaming, "Take me to your leader... and then give me all the candy!" To inflate the costume, you will need four AA batteries for the attached fan. However, the hilarious Halloween pictures will be worth it in the end. Trust.

Inflatable Dinosaur Costume

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ICYMI: Dinosaurs aren't actually extinct, and you can bring them back to life with this awesome Halloween costume! It comes in three sizes (the largest is suitable for ages seven to ten) and features an inflatable T-Rex suit, hat, and air pump. Your kid is going to go wild for it, we swear!

Ballpark Frank Hot Dog Children's Costume

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Calling all hot dog aficionados! Here's a Halloween costume that's the 'wurst' (in the best way)! It features an easy-to-wear unisex tunic that can be paired with pants and tops to create a unique look your kid will relish!

Crispy Bacon Kids Halloween Costume

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I don't know about you, but we can't resist the hilarity of food-themed costumes. They're like a buffet of laughter! And this bacon Halloween costume is no different: it comes in two sizes and features a full-body bacon suit that's easy to slip on and off and looks delicious to eat.

Two-Pack Peanut Butter and Jelly Group Costume Set

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Peanut butter and jelly are like two peas in a pod, so why not dress your twins up in this perfect pair of costumes available at a steal of a price? This costume set includes two 3D-style tunics that are easy to wear with leggings and a top and makes an ideal costume for couples, twins, parents and best friends.

Jet Pack Costume

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Get ready for lift-off with this inflatable Halloween costume! It includes one blow-up rocket costume for kids with a fan and battery pack to help the inflatable part maintain its shape. And what makes this costume even more amazing is that it is unisex and one-size-fits-all, making it the ultimate Halloween choice for the whole family!

Heinz Ketchup Packet Kids Costume

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Little ketchup lovers will surely adore this delightful Halloween costume from Heinz. It is designed to fit children sizes three to four, and it features a tunic that is easy to wear and can be layered over pants and tops.

The best part of this costume is the velcro opening on the bottom back, along with an additional velcro closure at the back of the neck. This ensures that the costume is not only comfortable to wear but also easy to put on and take off.

Kids Ride-On Inflatable Bull Costume

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Whoever thought of the bull-riding Halloween costume deserves a serious raise! After all, it is a child one size fits most costume that is funny and unique, making it a great choice for kids who want to stand out.  This costume includes an inflatable jumpsuit, a battery-operated fan, and a cowboy hat.

Although you will need four AA batteries to operate the jumpsuit, it is a great choice for kids who don't want to wear the same costume as everyone else. It's also a good add-on to family costumes based on TV shows like Yellowstone.

Hershey Chocolate Bar Kids Costume

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This humorous Hershey bar costume is a great choice for kids who are always full of surprises, just like a box of chocolates. Since the tunic is the main attraction, this costume is a breeze to wear with jeans, a shirt, and some comfy sneakers. And it fits kids seven to ten years old, making it an ideal choice for big kids who still enjoy dressing up on Halloween.

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And for parents, this sort of counts as a scary Halloween costume when you stop to think about how much sugar will be in your kiddo's bucket by the end of the night.

Unisex Squid Inflatable Costume

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Can't get enough of inflatable Halloween costumes? Us too, and here's one that is kinda spooky but also funny at the same time. This costume offers one inflatable full-body suit and an air pump and it's unisex, so both boys and girls can wear it. Here's an idea: why not make it a family affair and have all your 'squi-kids' wear it?

NASA Astronaut Inflatable Costume with LED Light

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Your kid will be over the moon with this hilarious Halloween costume. It is an inflatable full-bodysuit that is designed for kids aged seven to ten and comes with an air pump to make this costume look truly out of this world. Plus, it's also equipped with LED light, so your little one can see the way home after a long night of trick-or-treating with their buddies.

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Cup Costume

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If your kid considers mac and cheese a food group, then this Halloween costume is a must-have! It is perfect for little ones aged four to six, complete with a 3-D tunic and a headband that'll make them look like their favorite Kraft classic. Psst...don't be shocked if you order the adult version to match.

And obviously, this costume is tops for picky eaters.

Inflatable Flamingo Costume

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Want more funny inflatable Halloween costume ideas? Then check out this inflatable Flamingo Halloween costume it's like your kid is actually riding a ginormous one straight out of a storybook. This costume can fit kids up to ten years old and is made from high-strength waterproof polyester that won't snag or tear.

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And because this costume is so unique, let's face it: your kid is totally taking home the best Halloween costume prize at school!

Prisoner Costume for Kids

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This funny Halloween costume can fit kids up to 12 years old and comes with an orange jumpsuit and a pair of handcuffs to complete the look. Now all you need to do is play the cop and you've got one killer family costume idea for the books!

Alternatively, rock this one as a poetic "prisoner of..." costume. School, perhaps? Load their hands with notebooks and worksheets.

Old Lady Costume for Kids

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If your child is an old soul, then this grandma costume is the perfect way to let her shine this Halloween! It's got everything you need to create a hilarious Halloween-ready look, including a wig, glasses with pearl necklaces, a necklace, a bracelet, earrings, socks, and a walking stick. But why limit this costume to just Halloween?

Your kid can also rock it at themed birthday parties or show off their creativity on the 100th day of school.

1st Halloween Outfit

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You can't deny that this first Halloween costume is a real hoot! With leggings (or bell bottoms and overalls) and a cheeky top available in five sizes, you can find the perfect fit for your infant. And there are four colors/styles to choose from, from purple to black.

Toilet Costume for Kids

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If your son has a knack for potty humor, then you've hit the jackpot with this one-size-fits-all Halloween costume. With this, you get a pull-on tunic made of white polyfoam in the shape of a toilet seat with a movable lid. And because it's easy to slide on and take off, this costume can be easily completed with a pair of black pants and a turtleneck. It's that easy!

Crazy Cat Lady Lady Costume For Kids

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This crazy cat lady costume is so darn funny, we're pretty sure cats would laugh if they could. Girls up to size 14 can wear it, and it includes a blue robe with cat details, a wig with pink curlers, and pink-framed glasses.

Because the soft robe is the key part of this costume, it's easily one of the comfiest Halloween costumes around. Now if only there was a way adults could join in on the fun and go trick-or-treating in their bathrobes...

Pillsbury Doughboy Costume Set

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If you want a costume that's both unique and adorable, this one is definitely the way to go! It's suitable for infants under 0 to 6 months old and includes a fur fabric jumpsuit and a white chef's hat to match. What's even better is that this funny Halloween costume is so darn comfortable—it's like wearing the coziest pair of pajamas. Better yet, it fits in all the best wagon strollers and umbrella strollers with ease.

Don't be surprised if your kiddo still wants to wear it after Halloween.

Baby Octopus Costume

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If the Little Mermaid remake has you planning an under-the-sea costume theme for your family this Halloween, this octopus costume for your little one is sure to make a splash and get some laughs. While this costume is technically a wearable plush toy, it's easy to get on and off the head.  Just pair it with an orange onesie for the perfect deep-sea look.

Baby Skunk Hooded Jumpsuit

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Did someone let a skunk loose in here? Oh wait, it's just your baby in this adorable Halloween costume! This costume includes a hood, booties, and jumpsuit, and is suitable for babies aged six to 12 months. And it's so cozy your baby can even sleep in it on their way home from trick or treating.

Little Nuggets Dip'N Sauce Costume

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If your little one practically lives off chicken nuggets, why not let them proudly display their favorite food with this Halloween costume? Besides, this one is as hilarious as it is comfortable, with a jumpsuit and removable lid that can be worn with leggings and a shirt.

This funny costume is only available in 4T, but it will definitely make your kid look the tastiest-looking 'treat' at any monster mash, we promise! Plus, it seems to fit sizes 3 and 5 reasonably well thanks to a somewhat versatile design.

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This article was originally published on Aug 17, 2023

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