20 Cute Halloween Costumes For Babies/Infants

Halloween Costumes For Babies/Infants

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Do you want to make your baby’s first ever Halloween a memorable and spectacular event? From the candies, decorations to jack-o’-lanterns, everything has been sorted out…. except for her Halloween costume. Wondering how to pick the best dress that is creative and original? We are here to help you. Here is a list of some simple, easy, and wonderful ideas that will help you make a baby Halloween costume in a jiffy!

Halloween Costumes For Babies:

Nothing is cuter than a baby; unless it is a baby bee, baby dragon or a baby lion costume. Babies look incredibly cute as furry and fuzzy creatures, especially with a tiny nose or whiskers painted on their chubby little cheeks. Scroll down for some Halloween costume for babies to transform your little bundle of joy into a cute creature in no time!

1. Cotton Candy:

You Will Need:

  • 1/2 to 1 yard cotton quilt batting
  • Hot glue gun
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • 15 inch lace for the headband
  • White paper foam
  • Pin dot tightts
  • Baby onesie (same color as sidewalk chalk)
  • Frosted rose metallic moccasins
  • Blush and glitter

How To:

For The Dress:

1. Color the quilt batting using the long end of the chalk. Use a dark color shade and scrape off the coating using a butter knife.Color both sides of the batting completely.

2. Now split the batting just like you split a bread roll. By doing this, the costume looks fluffy like a real cotton candy.

3. Tear the batting into 4 to 6 inches wide strips. Also, pull the edges of the strip ends so that it looks more like a cotton candy, and the thick edge can blend as you wrap.

4. Take the onesie and start wrapping the first strip all way around and then add glue. Continue to add more strips of batting around the body suit. To make the process easy, put the onesie on a box or something that gives shape and remains stable).Repeat the process until the torso is covered completely.

5. Glue till the neckline to make sure there are no gaps or loose spots.

6. Now put some can or a bottle in the sleeves and wrap the batting.

7. Once you are done, try it on your baby, Do a final check for the areas that may need more wrapping.

For The Headband:

1. Take the white paper foam and roll it into a skinny long cone shape. Glue the leftover batting for a beautiful headband.

2. Lobster:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Dragon

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You Will Need:

  • Hot glue
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors
  • 2 googly eyes
  • 2 black pom-poms
  • Red fleece balaclava
  • 5 feet red plastic tubing
  • 10 red pipe cleaners
  • 6 black pipe cleaners
  • ½-yard red felt
  • Red vest or sweatshirt
  • Bubble Wrap, 18 x 8 inches
  • ½ yard self-adhesive Velcro
  • 3 red paper plates
  • Red mittens

How To:

To Make The Head:

  1. Stick the google eyes to the pom pom and then glue the pom pom to the front of the balaclava.
  1. Wrap small pieces of red pipe cleaner around the end of a 1-foot long red tubing. Stick the pipe under the eyes. This will make the antenna.

For The Tail:

  1. Cover the both sides of the bubble wrap with red felt.
  1. To create the vertebrate ridges, cover two medium-sized red pipe cleaners around felt. Make sure they are around 3 inches apart.

For The Legs:

  1. Cut three, 6 inches long pieces of the red tubing the legs. Push the black pipe cleaner through all the pieces of red tubes.
  1. Now wrap a red pipe cleaner at the end of the tubing. Stick the three legs in the middle of the tail.
  1. Flatten and glue two paper plates. Fold one paper plate in half and attach the third plate in the middle of the two paper plates.
  1. Stick the plates to the end of the tail. This will make the flippers.
  1. Attach the tail to the back of the sweatshirt with Velcro. Your little lobster is ready.

One of the cute baby halloween costumes you can try for your baby.

3. Dragon:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Lobster

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You Will Need:

  • 1 yard of green felt
  • Green hoodie
  • Green scouring pads
  • 1 yard of green rick rack
  • Green craft paint
  • 2 small plastic cups
  • 12 inches red rick rack
  • 2 bicycle reflectors
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Green romper
  • Green socks
  • Glue sticks

How To:

For The Tail:

  1. Make a cone from a 20-inch long green felt. Press flat the cone and glue it to the back of the hoodie, with the pointed edge hanging down.
  1. Glue the rick rack from the center to the tip of the tail.
  1. Now cut the scouring pads in half and stick onto the rickrack trim.

For The Snout:

  1. Paint the plastic cups in green color and stick glue reflectors on top of each.
  1. Glue the cup to the front edge of the hood.

For The Ears:

  1. Cut four triangles from the green felt.
  1. Cut the pipe cleaner in half and sandwich between the two triangles. Stick the ear to the hood and bend them gently. Your dragon dress is ready.

4. Sheep:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Sheep

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You Will Need:

  • White sweatshirt (two sizes bigger than your baby’s size)
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Two large bags of cotton balls
  • Black, full sleeve body suit
  • Black pants or leggings
  • White knit hat

How To:

  1. Cut off the sleeves of the white sweatshirt. Fold and glue the raw edges of the shirt.
  1. Using a generous amount of glue, attach the cotton balls all over the shirt. Make sure the cotton balls are placed close together.

For The Hat:

  1. Cut two large sheep ears out of the white and black felt. Glue both the felts together.
  1. Glue the cotton balls to the white knit hat. Now attach to the ears to the hat.
  1. Dress your baby in a black body suit, black leggings and the white sweatshirt. Color your baby’s nose with black eyeliner and he’s ready with the cute baby halloween costume.

5. Baby Pea Pod:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Baby Pea Pod

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You Will Need:

  • Hot glue or fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure
  • Green foam balls in different sizes. If you don’t have green foam balls, then you can paint the white ones
  • Green sweatshirt (two sizes bigger than your baby’s size)

How To:

  1. Cut off the sleeves of the green sweatshirt and glue the raw edges of the armholes.
  1. Glue the foam balls down the 24-inch square, green felt. Fold the sides and pink the top and bottom to give a canoe shape. This will give you the pea pod.
  1. Now glue the pea pod in the center of the sweatshirt.
  1. Cut out two medium sized leaves from the green felt and glue at the neckline.

For The Hat:

  1. Take the measurement of your baby’s head and cut a sweatshirt sleeve to make the hat.
  1. Wrap a green colored pipe cleaner on top of the hat to give a stem like look.
  1. Make your little one wear a green body suit and then dress him in the pea pod and the hat.

6. Lion:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Lion

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You Will Need:

  • 2 mop heads
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tan and pink felt
  • Black marker
  • Elastic
  • Tan hooded jacket and tan pants

How To:

  1. Sew the ends of the mop together to make one long mop piece. Now sew the mop to the hood of the jacket. You can even trim the yarn if required.
  1. Cut half circles out of the tan colored felt. Cut smaller half circles from the pink felt. Now glue both the felts together. It will give you’re the ‘lion’s ears. Affix the ears to the hood.
  1. Cut the ‘paws’ from the tan felt and draw the nails with the market
  1. Cut two, 6-inch strips of elastic and stitch to the paws. Slip the paws over his ankles. The lion is ready to roar at the party.

You can easily try this fierceful but funny baby halloween costumes your little one would love wearing.

7. Strawberry Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Strawberry Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Green felt
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Glue
  • Green hat
  • Roomy red bodysuit
  • Socks for stuffing

How To:

  1. Cut out six to seven 5 inches leaf shapes from the green felt. Attach it to the top of the green hat.
  1. Draw strawberry seeds on the body suit with a black marker.
  1. Now stuff socks in the cap and bodysuit.
  1. Dress up your baby in red pants and bodysuit and she is ready to go forth.

8. Frog Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Frog Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Green dish sponge
  • White, brown, red and yellow felt
  • Green sun hat
  • 2 black buttons
  • Green homper

How To:

  1. Cut two, 3-inch long ovals from the sponge.
  1. Cut two, 2 inches long oval shapes from the white felt. Glue the oval shapes to the green sponge pieces. Affix the black buttons to the felt ovals. You got the frog’s eyes. For the lashes, cut a few thin strips from the scrap of brown felt and glue to the eyes. Now affix the eyes to the top of the green sun hat.
  1. Cut a tongue shape from the red felt and stick under the front brim of the hat.
  1. Cut 24 small dots (0.2 to 1.5 inches) and one 7 inches long oval from the yellow felt. Stick the small dots on the back of the romper and the oval in front of the belly. Your baby is ready to hop into everyone’s heart.

9. Butterfly Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Butterfly Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Cardboard
  • Blue felt for the wings
  • Green and yellow felt for decoration
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Needle
  • Thread
  • 24 inches of ribbon of the same color as the felt for the wings

How To:

  1. Cut out wing shapes from a cardboard piece.
  1. Cut the same wing shape of the two pieces of felt, but make sure it is a bigger all sides.
  1. Now sandwich the cardboard cutout between the felt sheets and glue the edges together.
  1. Cut out different shapes from the felt sheets and glue to the wings. Try to make it as lifelike and beautiful as possible.
  1. Sew two pieces of ribbon to the center of the wing. It will create the arm loop.
  1. Dress your baby in a sleep sack and he is ready to fly. Believe, this is one of the unique baby halloween costumes.

10. Flower Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Flower Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Colored felt
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Bonnet with chin strap
  • Green jumper suit

How To:

  1. Cut 15 large petals from the colored felt. Glue the felts to the front edge of the hat.
  1. Dress your baby in green jumper suit and the flower hat.

11. Duckling Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Duckling Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Yellow sweatshirt and sweatpants
  • Black marker
  • Yellow baseball cap
  • Yellow feather boa
  • Orange rain boots
  • Ping Pong ball
  • Glue
  • Scissors

How To:

  1. Trim the feathers from the boa.
  1. Glue to the sleeves and chest area of the yellow sweatshirt.

For The Hat:

  1. Cut the ping-pong ball in half and paint it with black sharpie. Glue the cut ping-pong balls to the sides of the baseball cap to make the eyes.
  1. Stick the feathers to the top of the cap.
  1. Now dress your little one in the yellow sweatshirt, sweatpant, yellow baseball cap and orange rain boots.

12. Baby Cow Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Baby Cow Costume

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You Will Need:

  • White baby leggings
  • Spray glue
  • Large size t-shirt
  • White rope
  • Scissors
  • Black felt or fake fur
  • White felt
  • White string
  • White or yellow wax pencil
  • White knit hat
  • Black paint

How To:

  1. Draw and cut a few curvy pieces from the black felt or fake fur.
  1. Spray one side of the patches with spray glue.
  1. Glue the felt patches to the sweatpants and leggings. These pieces will represent the cow spots.
  1. Cut a one-foot length of the rope and unravel on one end. The rope will give the appearance of the tail. Affix the tail to the leggings.

For The Hat:

  1. Cut out the horn shapes from the black and white felt. Stick the black and white horns together.
  1. Now affix the ‘horns’ to the white knit hat. Finished!

13. Owl Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Owl Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Brown long sleeve shirt and pants
  • Cupcake liners in gold and brown
  • Glue gun
  • Feathers
  • Wire
  • Black or brown headband
  • Ribbon

How To:

  1. Cut the cupcake liners into half. Stick the cupcake liners to the shirt. Start from the bottom of the shirt and work your way up. Layer the liners lengthwise and cover every corner of the shirt.
  1. Do the same for the cape, attaching the liner from the bottom edge and layering them lengthwise.

For the Headband:

  1. Bundle together the feathers and tie them first with a wire, and then with a ribbon.
  1. Now affix the ribbon at the base of the headband and secure with hot glue.
  1. Attach the wire securely around the headband and you are done.

14. Mermaid Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Mermaid Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Crepe paper streamers
  • Cupcake liners in different colors and sizes
  • Glue gun
  • 2 yards of teal ribbons
  • Headband
  • Gold cord
  • Starfish

How To:

  1. Affix the crepe paper streamers in alternating colors along the waist of the baby’s skirt or dress.
  1. Now fold the cupcake liners in halves and layer and glue them to the bodice of the shirt or dress. Make sure that you layer the liners lengthwise and in alternating colors.
  1. Affix the liners lengthwise on the bottom of the leggings. There should be two rows of liners at the lower part of the leggings.

For The Tiara:

  1. Fold the cupcake liners into halves.
  1. Stick the largest cupcake liners in the center of the tiara and the smaller ones on the side. Affix the hot glue on each of the liner.

For The Necklace:

  1. To make the necklace, stick the starfish along the length of the golden cord.
  1. Your little mermaid is ready to rock the party.

15. Fairy Godmother:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Fairy Godmother

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You Will Need:

  • Coffee filters
  • White leotard with tutu
  • Glue
  • Round cake cardboard base
  • Chopsticks
  • Scissors
  • Star stickers
  • Aluminum tape
  • White headband
  • Silver garland

How To:

  1. Cut two wing shapes from a round cake cardboard base.
  1. Fold the coffee filters and stick to the both sides of the cardboard wings.
  1. Now attach the wings to the back of the leotard. Decorate the wings and the leotard with star stickers.
  1. To make the wand, cover a chopstick with aluminum tape and glue silver garlands on the top.
  1. Stick a few pieces of Christmas garland to the headband and there you have baby halloween..

16. Lady Bug:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Lady Bug

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You Will Need:

  • Red T-shirt
  • Red, pink, and black felt
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Fabric glue
  • Red Tutu
  • Scissors
  • Red paper stock
  • Tights
  • Ribbon
  • Wire hanger
  • Headband

How To:

  1. Cut 1 ½ inches round shapes out of the black felt.
  1. Glue the felt to the tutu and shirt using the fabric glue.
  1. Bend the hangers to give the shape of wings. Now stretch the tights over the hanger.
  1. Stick the felt to the wings.
  1. Now cut out hearts or circles from the plain or glittered red paper.
  1. Attach the hearts to the pipe cleaner and wrap it around the headband.

17. Skeleton:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Skeleton

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You Will Need:

  • Black long sleeve shirt and pants
  • White hat
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • 2 to 3 yards of white pleated ribbon
  • Black leggings or pants
  • Black turtle neck –shirt

How To:

  1. Cut and glue the white ribbon to the pants and shirt. Make sure you stick it neatly.
  1. Now cut the strips of the ribbon and stick for the ribs, arms, leg bones and spine.

18. Cat Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Cat Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Gold, tan, brown, white, black or gray hooded sweatsuit
  • Faux fur (the color of the fur should match the sweat suit)
  • Plastic headband
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Felt (the color of the felt must match the sweat suit)
  • 2 pairs of socks (the color of the socks should match the sweat suit)

How To:

  1. Draw stripes on the sweat suit using a black marker. (Not applicable if you are using black suit.
  1. Cut two small triangles out of the faux fur and affix to the headband. It will make the cat’s ears.
  1. Now cut a small oval shape from the fur and adhere to the tummy area. You can sew the oval shape or affix with a fabric glue.

For The Cuffs And Collar:

  1. Now cut three strips of faux fur and stick to the cuffs and collars of the sweatshirt using fabric glue.
  1. Cut a 12 inch long tail from the remaining fur and attach to the back of the pants or leggings using a safety pin or fabric glue.
  1. Dress your baby in the catsuit and complete the look by making him wear a pair of socks on hands and a pair of socks on the feet.

19. Mouse Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Mouse Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Gray hooded sweat suit
  • Gray and white felt
  • Double sided tape
  • 2 pairs of black or gray socks

How To:

  1. Cut two small circles for the ears from the gray and white felt.
  1. Stick together the white and gray felt and sew or glue onto the hood.
  1. Cut a 16 inch long tail from the gray felt and attach to the back of the pants. Sewing would be ideal for this one.
  1. Dress your baby as a mouse by slipping her into the gray sweat suit and making her wear a pair of socks on the hands and one pair on the feet. Your little Jerry is ready.

20. Bear Costume:

Halloween Costumes For Babies - Bear Costume

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You Will Need:

  • Brown-hooded sweat suit
  • Double sided tape
  • Brown felt
  • Blue construction paper or craft paint
  • 2 pairs of black or brown socks
  • Oversized plastic margarine tub
  • Black marker

How To:

  1. Cut two circles of the bear from the brown felt. Now glue or stitch the ‘ears’ on the hood. You can also use a headband. We would recommend hand sewing because it will make the ears removable. You can use the sweatsuit after Halloween.
  1. Now dress your little one with a pair of socks on one hand and one pair on the feet.
  1. Glue the construction paper around the margarine and write the word ‘HONEY’ on the front.
  1. Your little bear is ready.

Your baby is sure to steal the spotlight this year at the Halloween party. Make sure you have a camera handy because you’ll be posting adorable pictures like crazy. How will you dress your baby this Halloween? Will you purchase the costume from the store? Or are you planning to make one at home? Share with us your set of best baby halloween costumes in the comment section!

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