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15 Toddler Halloween Costumes We Love Right Now

These adorable toddler costumes are total treats.

15 Toddler Halloween Costumes We Love Right Now

There’s no better time to show off your child’s creativity and interests than Halloween. Here are some of the best toddler Halloween costumes that will get your child excited for one of the most fun nights of the year.

What to look for in the best toddler Halloween costumes

When looking for toddler Halloween costumes, you’ll first and foremost want to consider sizing. Toddler sizing can run anywhere from 18M to 4T. Read costume descriptions carefully to make sure you are picking one that is in the right size range.

Make sure your child is comfortable and can walk, run, jump or do whatever it is they might want to do in their costume. While costumes like a bunch of grapes made from pinned balloons are funny and clever, they might hinder your toddler’s ability to enjoy Halloween.

Finally, consider costumes for toddlers that fit in an umbrella stroller, wagon or other similar piece of gear. Even if you have an older toddler, they may get tired from all the walking and excitement, so you’ll most likely bring a stroller along with you. Make sure the costume fits comfortably in it—accounting for straps as well. (The same goes for driving—make sure your costume fits in your toddler car seat.)

Our favorite toddler Halloween costumes 2023

Hooded Romper Jumpsuit

TONWHAR Kids' And Toddlers' Hooded Romper Jumpsuit, best toddler halloween costumes Merchant

This adorable zip-up elephant zip-up onesie is unisex and comes in sizes from newborn to four and a half years, making it a flexible option. It features a cartoonish elephant face on the hood and a little tail. If you aren’t into the elephant style, it also comes in additional animals, like a dinosaur, bunny, tiger and more.

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Astronaut Costume

Melissa & Doug Astronaut Costume, best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

Houston, we have an adorable option for Halloween. Melissa & Doug has a one-size-fits-most toddlers astronaut costume, perfect for everyday dress up and Halloween. It comes with a jumpsuit, gloves, a helmet and a nametag, plus it’s machine-washable. Children ages three to six will enjoy pretending to blast off into space in this zip-up set.

Baby Shark Costume with Sound Chip

Rubie's Kid's Baby Shark Costume with Sound Chip is one of the best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

This pull-on Baby Shark costume is perfect for those who can’t get the worldwide sensation song out of their head. It’s a pull-on style with a hooded headpiece that lets them live and breathe as their favorite character ever. There’s even a sound chip in the costume that plays “Baby Shark.” The fabric is soft, so you won’t have to worry about squeezing your little one’s fins into a stroller or wagon.

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Inflatable Dinosaur

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For toddlers that love dinosaurs and who have already established a sense of humor, this inflatable dinosaur costume will delight them. It’s available in sizes 2 to 10 and comes with an air pump to keep the costume inflated (four AA batteries not included). The illusion of riding a dinosaur will tickle your toddler for sure.

If you were looking to find the perfect costume for a toddler Halloween parade at daycare or school, this is definitely the one.

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Princess Dress Costume

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Princess lovers—especially Elsa fans—will love this deluxe costume set that can be used for Halloween or regular dress-up days. It features a gown with a cape overlay, scepter, crown, gloves and clip-in ponytail braid for the ultimate princess experience. The costumes come in sizes for toddler girls 2 to 10 years old.

Paw Patrol Marshall Child Costume

Rubie's Paw Patrol Marshall Child Costume, best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

Fans of “Paw Patrol” will adore this Marshall costume. Modeled after the firefighter Dalmatian, it’s an officially licensed costume with a jumpsuit, hat and pup pack to make your child’s Halloween dreams come to life. If your child is more of a Rubble or Skye fan, Rubie’s has more options.

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 Cowboy Costume

Bilo Kid Halloween Cowboy Costume, best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

Whether your child wants to play Jessie from Toy Story 2 or just a regular old cowboy or cowgirl, this is essential for Halloween and regular dress-up days. It comes with all the essentials, such as a vest, jodhpurs, a bandana and a hat, and is available in sizes one to seven years.

Even if your child outgrows the pull-on pants, your family can enjoy the vest, bandana and hat for many years after Halloween night.

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Princess Mermaid Costume

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For the ultimate Ariel experience, this princess mermaid costume meets all the requirements. It comes with a dress with ruffle and scale details that mimic a mermaid’s tail, as well as a red wig, crown and wand which can be put in the dress-up box after Halloween is over. The bottom is open so children can walk freely as their fave in-the-moment Disney princess.

Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Outfit

Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Outfit, best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

For those who are obsessed with the firehouse, Melissa & Doug’s Fire Chief Outfit will make it come to life. The set includes a jacket, helmet, fire extinguisher, badge, bullhorn and wipable name tag as the cherry on top for role-playing. The jacket is machine washable, so you won’t have to worry about chocolate stains, too. It’s made for children 3 to 6 years old.

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Marvel Spider-Man Toddler Costume

Rubie’s Marvel Spider-Man Toddler Costume is one of the best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

Put your child’s Spidey-sense to the test with this classic Spider-Man costume. It’s a jumpsuit and mask set that makes Halloween dressing a breeze and features padding to give off that muscled look. The half-mask covers a child’s head down to their nose bridge, making it easy to breathe while giving off that mystery that Spider-Man is so known for.

Princess Mini Mouse Costume

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Disney lovers will adore this Minnie Mouse costume set. It comes with a dress that has a black leotard top and red and white polka dot tulle skirt as well as classic mouse ears—with a bow for Minnie, of course. Children newborn to 6 years old can choose from a red skirt or a pink one. Grab some pretty patent leather shoes and your child’s costume is Halloween-ready.

Kids Chef Costume

familus Kids Chef Costume is one of the best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

If you’ve got a budding chef on your hands, this chef’s costume is the perfect Halloween outfit. It features a chef’s coat and chef’s hat in classic white with black and red accents. Children 3 to 8 will love going trick-or-treating in it, or even using it in your kitchen as they cook with you. It’s machine washable, which is perfect for removing spaghetti stains and more.

Blippi Costume

Blippi Costume Roleplay Accessories, best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant
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If there’s a fan of Blippi in your house, you’ll want to consider these Blippi accessories. The pack comes with a hat, bowtie, glasses and adjustable suspenders—all you’ll need to add is a shirt and pants to get the look. It’s available in one size that fits most children.

Magic Family Encanto Princess Costume

Kaisebile Magic Family Encanto Princess Costume Dress, best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

Encanto fans will fall for this Mirabel outfit set, complete with accessories. It features a colorful, swingy dress with an elastic closure, as well as a crossbody bag, distinctive green glasses and blue drop clip-on earrings. Children will love twirling in it and singing songs from the movie.

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Bumble Bee Costume

IKALI Bumble Bee Costume is one of the best toddler Halloween costumes Merchant

Your child will be abuzz when they see this bumble bee costume. It features a black and yellow outfit to put over a black t-shirt and pants, with wings pre-attached. There’s also an antennae headband and a honey pot-shaped treat pocket that can be attached to the front of the costume for each candy access.

Need more ideas? Check out these no-sew Halloween costumes for kids that are a total cinch to make!

This article was originally published on Aug 10, 2023

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