There are so many things that people tell you about having a baby, but one often overlooked perk is that come October, you get to dress them up in whatever silly, adorable, or scary baby Halloween costume you want. The options are nearly endless when it comes to buying a costume from the store. And if you're ever thinking of DIYing your kid's costume, now's the time to do it. The smaller the kid, the smaller the costume. And the smaller the costume, the less work it will be — well, theoretically anyway.
Even if your baby is too small to go out trick-or-treating, or to even eat candy for that matter, they can still put on a costume and join in on the holiday. Plus, the cuteness of all of these baby Halloween costumes will result in photos that you’ll be able to look back on for years to come — even if they only keep the costume on for 10 minutes.
Whether you decide to go the store-bought route or make one yourself, there's no wrong choice with these adorable baby Halloween costumes.
This fleecy Stitch costume is the perfect choice to keep your baby warm on Halloween. Bonus points if your other child dresses up as Lilo.
It might seem like all your baby wants to do is eat all day, so why not lean into it and dress them up as this classic children's book character.
If your baby is as sweet as candy, this hilarious tootsie roll costume has got to be your pick.
For an adventurous baby, this astronaut costume is a match made in heaven (or at least outer space).
Let your little stinker shine in this fuzzy skunk costume.
Your little one will be so cute it hurts in the adorable outfit.
If you've ever said your baby is so cute you could eat them right up, this buttery corn on the cob costume is an excellent choice.
If your baby is already crawling around, this creepy crawly costume is a perfect fit.
Who says baby costumes have to be cutesy? Let your child get into the creepier side of Halloween with this Beetlejuice costume.
The floppy ears and fuzzy boots are to die for in this lamb costume.
Your baby's superpower will be making everyone's hearts melt when they see how cute he is in this costume.
You'll want to giddy up and get your baby this playful pony costume ASAP.
Your little one doesn't even need to be able to say "I am Groot" to wear this Guardians of the Galaxy costume.
The hood on this elaborate costume kills us. If you really want to impress the neighbors, dress her older sibling up as a wolf.
Your baby might not be able to balance on one leg yet, but they'll be tickled pink in this feathery flamingo costume.
This might be the first T-Rex you can pick up and hug.
Get the tutorial at Cupcakes and Cashmere.
Even if you don't like sushi, you won't be able to resist this costume, complete with a dollop of wasabi and ginger on top.
Get the tutorial at Really Risa.
What you'll need: Pillow filling ($11.50, .com), orange and white chevron fabric ($7, .com), black stretchy fabric ($5, .com), pink felt ($11, .com), stitch witchery ($5, .com)
If you live for Pumpkin Spice Lattes every fall, get your little one started early with this coffee shop-ready costume.
This sweet cotton candy costume won't result in any cavities — just some extremely adorable pictures.
Get the tutorial at Style Me Pretty.
What you'll need: Pale pink long-sleeved sleepsuit ($15, .c0m), pale pink baby hat ($10, .com), batting ($10, .com), iDye Poly in pink ($6, .com), white cardstock ($10, .com)
There's nothing cuter than a baby in a granny disguise.
This is one little bug you'll want to invade your home.
Your baby will be up all night in this easy costume made from black and grey felt and leg warmers.
Get the tutorial at Tell Love and Party.
What you'll need: Black long-sleeved onesie (starting at $9; .com), black felt ($13; .com), gray felt ($16; .com), striped tights ($13; .com)
Transform your picky eater into this cutie patootie veggie.
Get the tutorial at C.R.A.F.T.
What you'll need: Orange turtleneck bodysuit ($10; .com), elastic ($9; .com), green tulle ($17; .com)
Baby elephants? Cute. A baby dressed like an elephant? Infinitely cute.
A baby with a mustache and fake biceps is an unbeatable combination. Let your little one pump some iron with this genius DIY costume.
Get the tutorial at You Are My Fave.
What you'll need: Striped one-piece ($6; .com), white long-sleeved bodysuit ($19; .com), fake moustache ($8; .com), party horn ($4; .com), plastic baseballs ($8; .com), black tights (starting at $4; .com)
Follow this easy tutorial to make a homemade Olaf costume for your baby, and expect nothing else but all the warm hugs.
Get the tutorial at Peek-a-Boo Pages.
What you'll need: White fleece ($6; .com), orange fleece ($6; .com), black felt ($9; .com), polyfil ($12; .com)
Warning: stinky-free diapers not guaranteed.
Get the tutorial at House of Paint.
What you'll need: Sweatshirt (starting at $9; .com), black sweatpants ($11; .com), white fur ($20; .com)
If your daughter wants to mix things up a bit, this troll costume is the perfect fit (especially if she's always wanted purple hair).
Get the tutorial at Watch Out for the Woestmans.
What you'll need: Nude leotard (starting at $19; .com), colored hairspray ($3; .com), tutu skirt (starting at $6; .com), construction paper (starting at $2; .com)
Bring back a hint of summer with this no-sew (and non-prickly) pineapple costume. Your baby will be all smiles!
Get the tutorial at Lines Across.
What you'll need: Yellow onesie (starting at $10; .com), white felt ($10; .com), elastic ($9; .com), green felt ($9; .com)
With a a slice of cheddar, a piece of tomato, and a leaf of lettuce sandwiched between an oh-so-cute sesame seed bun, your ham-baby will be looking as fancy as the ketchup you put on your juicy cheeseburgers.
Get the tutorial at Creating Really Awesome Fun Things.
What you'll need: Tan felt ($18; .com), assorted felt ($15; .com), pillow filling ($13; .com), brown onesie (starting at $6; .com)