Top 20 Halloween Costumes For Toddlers

Halloween Costumes For Toddlers

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Is it your toddler’s first Halloween party and do you want him to look his best? Do you want a wacky toddler Halloween costume for your little one, but are slightly tight on budget? If you can relate to the situation, then you should consider reading our post! We have the best solution in store for you!

Best 20 Halloween Costumes For Toddlers:

Decking your toddler in the latest Halloween costume can be a bit of stress, especially if you have a limited budget. So why don’t you make it yourself? You just need a pair of scissors, cheap and easy to source materials and some spare time. Scroll down to find our top 20 Halloween costumes for toddlers. From your tot’s favorite character to funny and goofy costumes, we have included everything here.

1. Flower:

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You Will Need:

  • Headband
  • 28-gauge floral wire
  • Floral tape
  • Dot stickers
  • Iron
  • Felt of any color of your choice
  • 1-inch wide tape
  • Fabric glue
  • Fusible web

How To:

For The Headband:

  1. Cut the gauge wire into eight, 4 to 5 pieces.
  1. Top each wire with two dot stickers.
  1. Wrap the headband in floral tape and secure by wrapping its end. Make even spacing wire using the same method.

For The Petal Collars:

  1. Iron the felt square to the fusible web. Trace the petal shape on the web side and cut it out. Now put the petal on the second piece of felt and place a petal length piece of floral wire between the layers. Make sure the felt is upside down. Iron the layers and cut it out. Repeat the same procedure to get 5 to 10 petals.
  1. Cut a 36-inch long piece of the tape. Leaving ten inches from the tape, start inserting the petals into the fold. Secure with fabric glue.
  1. Dress your daughter in red, orange or yellow dress and accessorize it with the petal collars.

2. Chicken:

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You Will Need:

  • 2 white long-sleeved leotards
  • 2 heavyweight white feather boas
  • One bag of loose wool batting
  • Red wool felt
  • Safety pins
  • Hot-glue gun
  • White pilot’s cap
  • Yellow rubber gloves
  • Sneakers with a heel tab

How To:

For The Bodysuit:

  1. Place one leotard on the other. Now stuff batting between the two leotards and attach at the necklines and leg hole.
  1. Make your child wear the bodysuit and drape the boa across his body and safety pin in the correct place. Now remove the costume and stitch at every four inches.

For The Hat:

  1. Draw the comb template on the two pieces of red felt.
  1. Stitch together the comb, leaving the bottom open.
  1. Now, turn the comb inside out and stuff the batting.
  1. Attach the comb to the hat with a hot glue gun.

For The Feet:

  1. Stuff the fingers of the glove with the batting. Now slip the sneaker into the glove, ensuring that it’s palm side down. Pull the glove taut to prevent tripping.
  1. Dress your baby in the bodysuit, hat and glove. Your little chick is ready.

3. Lamb:

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You Will Need:

  • White leotard or bodysuit
  • Black and white felt
  • two big bags of pom pom or cotton balls
  • Fabric glue
  • White knit cap

How To:

  1. Cut the sleeves off the body suit.
  1. Spread the glue generously over the bodysuit and stick pom pom or cotton balls.
  1. Cut out two shapes of the ears of the black and white felt. Stick both white and black felt pieces together.
  1. Cover the hat with cotton balls and pom pom. Now affix the hat to the white knit cap.
  1. Dress your baby in the black legging, pom pom body suit and cap. And he is ready to rock the party.

4. Cowboy:

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You Will Need:

  • Brown corduroy waistcoat or vest
  • Fake suede or felt, for the fringe
  • Brown and beige felt
  • Jeans, shirt and neckerchief to complete costume

How To:

  1. For the fringes, cut 1-inch snips along the fake suede and felt pieces.
  1. Stitch the fringe on the front of the vest.
  1. For The Hat:
  1. Cut 4*3-inch strip of brown felt for the sides and 4*11 inches of beige felt for the band. Stitch the band together.
  1. Now cut the hat’s top and brim from the brown felt and sew the brim to the sides. Now sew the sides together.
  1. Finally, dress your toddler in jeans, shirt, hat and neckerchief.

5. Hula Dancer:

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You Will Need:

  • Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops
  • Cupcake liners
  • Brown paper bag
  • Double-sided tape
  • Ribbon
  • Glue
  • Stapler

How To:

  1. Cut open the paper bag down the center to open it up.
  1. Make 1-inch wide strips from one end of the paper. Stop at three to four inches from the top. Follow the procedure until the skirt is frayed completely.
  1. Glue the ribbon at the top of the bag. Make sure it’s long enough to help your child tie behind like an apron.

To Make Lei:

  1. Open five cupcake liners and staple them together at the center.
  1. Fold the liners together so that they look like a flower.
  1. Stick the liners to a long piece of ribbon.
  1. Repeat the procedure until the ribbon is covered with the clusters.

6. Devil:

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You Will Need:

  • 1 Pair red pants
  • A red shirt
  • A red hat with ties
  • 1 piece of red felt
  • 1 piece of black stick-on felt
  • 12 inches of black felt
  • Fiberfill

How To:

  1. Draw an 8 inches long pitchfork on the black stick on felt.
  1. Cut it out and paste on the shirt.
  1. To Make The Horns:
  1. Trace four 4-inch horns on the square black felt. Cut out the horns and sew two of them along the edges. Turn it inside out and fill with fiberfill.
  1. Repeat the same with two other pieces of horn. Your devil’s horn is complete now. Attach the horns to the hat by stapling or sewing it.

To Make The Tail:

  1. Fold 18 inches long and 2 ½ inches wide red felt lengthwise. Sew or glue along the long edge.
  2. Now turn it inside out. Cut two triangular shapes from the black felt and affix at the end of the tail. Attach the tail to the pants’ waist. The devil is ready.

7. Angel:

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You Will Need:

  • 1 white sleeper
  • 2 white pipe cleaners
  • 1 white 6-foot marabou feather boa
  • 1 package of feathers
  • 1 foam sheet
  • White string

How To:

  1. Draw and cut out 10 inches long and 8 inches wide angel’s wings pattern on the piece of foam. Make two holes at the top and bottom.
  1. To decorate the wings, attach the feather boa on the edge of the wings. Glue the extra feathers to the wing tips.
  1. Now attach the wing to the back and center of the sleeper garment using white string or any other soft material.
  1. To make the halo, twist the pipe cleaner to form a 4-inch circle. Glue a small strip of boa on the edge. Attach another pipe cleaner to the halo and wrap to make a 2-inch circle at the bottom. Now affix the halo to the hat.

8. Skunk:

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You Will Need:

  • A pair black pants
  • 1 black or white baby cap with ties
  • 1 black shirt
  • 12 x 15-inch black fake fur
  • 1 white 6-feet marabou feather boa
  • 2 pipe cleaners

How To:

  1. Cut the fur into two pieces, one 8*15 inches long and the other 4*15 inches. The long one will work for the tail, and the short one will make the hat.
  1. To make the tail, bring the furry side together and sew the long seam, leaving an end open. Now invert the tail so that the furry side is visible. Make sure you flatten the seam underneath. Insert the pipe cleaners on one side of the flattened tail and affix them in a place. Stick the tail to the bottom of the shirt by the open end, using glue. You can also stitch the tail to the shirt.
  1. Now affix the boa to the back of the shirt, starting at the waist and ending at the end of the tail.

To Make The Hat:

  1. Clip the corners of the 4*15-inch fur end to make a point. Place the pointed fur at the top of the baby cap and affix from the top of the cape to the nape.
  1. You can also attach the corner pieces of the fur to the sides of the cap to make them look as ears. Your baby skunk is ready. One of the cute toddler halloween costumes you can do for your little one.

9. Lion:

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You Will Need:

  • 1 yellow sleeper
  • 1 yellow baby cap with ties
  • 1 square yellow felt
  • 1 square brown felt
  • 1 square tan felt
  • A ½ yard brown-and-tan-patterned fleece

How To:

To Make Lion’s Mane:

  1. Cut the wool or fleece into three pieces, 6*60 inches in size. Put the pieces on top of each other and staple or stitch them together at the center.
  1. On the sides of the strip, make cuts or small pieces at half-inch intervals.
  1. Now measure the neck size of the sleeper and cut a piece of the three-layered fleece. Attach the strip to the neck of the sleeper. Trim the cap in three rows by using the remaining three strips. Now fold back and ruffle the fleece strips.

To Make The Ears:

  1. Cut two pieces of the brown and tan felt.
  1. Stick the tan earpieces to the brown earpieces and attach to the cap by using a hot glue gun.
  1. To Make The Tail:
  2. Cut 2*12-inch strips of the yellow felt. Now fold the strips in half lengthwise and stitch them together.
  1. Invert the ‘tail’ and attach the fleece tassel to one end and other to the back of the sleeper.

10. Firefighter:

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You Will Need:

  • A black turtleneck or T-shirt
  • A pair black pants
  • A firefighter’s hat
  • A roll 3⁄4-inch yellow reflective tape
  • A roll 3⁄4-inch yellow plastic tape
  • 1 black raincoat jacket
  • Yellow boots

How To:

  1. Use the yellow plastic and reflective tape to make stripes on the jacket. You should make two stripes on the sleeves, two on the coat and one on each leg of the pants.
  1. Dress your toddler in the black pants, turtle neck T-shirt, and the jacket. Accessorize the look with yellow boots and the firefighter’s hat. Your little firefighter is good to go!

11. Ladybug:

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You Will Need:

  • 1 black turtleneck top
  • 1 black headband
  • 1 pair black tights
  • 1 piece of black felt
  • 2 pieces of stiff red felt
  • 2 hook-and-loop stick-on buttons
  • 12 inches stick-on black felt
  • 1 regular black pipe cleaner
  • 2 large chenille pipe cleaners

How To:

  1. To make the ladybug’s wing, draw and cut out semi-circle from each piece of red felt.
  1. Fold the black felt in half-length wise to make the yoke. Right at the center of the folded edge, cut a 5-inch neck opening. Now curve the outer edges of the yoke and cut open the center.
  1. Glue or sew the wings to the back of the yoke. Stitch the hoop and loop buttons on the side of the yoke opening.
  1. Now glue the chenille pipe cleaners to the joints between the wings and yoke. It will work as the extra legs of the bug.
  1. Draw and cut out 7 to 8 small circles of the black felt. Stick the dots on the wings of the ladybug.
  1. Now stick the center of the pipe cleaner to the center of the headband. Twist the end of the pipe cleaner and you will get your antenna. How cute is this halloween toddler costumes? Isn’t it?

12. Dalmatian Puppy:

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You Will Need:

  • White hooded shirt
  • White leggings
  • White, red, pink and gray felt
  • Fabric glue
  • Black felt (adhesive felt)
  • Velcro tape
  • Stuffing

How To:

  1. Cut out black Dalmatian spots from the black felt.
  1. Stick on the leggings and the hooded shirt.

For The Ears:

  1. Cut out the two ear shapes each of the white and pink felt.
  1. Glue the pink and black felt together.
  1. Now sew or stick the ears on the hood or hat.

For The Tail:

  1. Cut an 18*4-inch piece of white felt and stitch one end to another lengthwise. Close one end and fill with stuffing. Sew the other end also.
  1. Glue one strip of Velcro on the sweatpants and another at the tail. Now attach the tail.

For The Collar:

  1. Cut a red felt in the 18*1-inch strip. Stick the felt on the sweatshirt’s collar.
  1. Cut a circle from the gray felt and write a cute doggy’s name on the felt. Glue the patch in the center of the collar.

13. Dinosaur:

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You Will Need:

  • 2 pairs of matching sweatpants
  • 2 extra-large Total Reach dusters
  • 1 matching hooded sweatshirt
  • 3 Mini-Reach dusters
  • Fiberfill

How To:

  1. Attach a long duster to the back of the sweatshirt. Starting at the neck and extending to the bottom. Cover the hood from the center to the neck with small dusters.
  1. Now cut a pair of sweatpants in half at the center seam. Remove the elastic from the ankle and waist and sew at the top. Give it a tail shape.
  1. Affix the tail at the rear of the other pair of sweatpants. Stuff the waist with fiberfill and then sew to close it. Attach the remaining long dusters along the length of the tail with glue or stapler. Try this wonderful homemade toddler halloween costumes.

14. Bee:

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You Will Need:

  • Black leotard
  • Black tights
  • Black pipe cleaners
  • Clear recycling bags
  • 2 Hangers
  • Velcro
  • Yellow tape

How To:

  1. Make three large stripes using the yellow tape. (Both front and back).
  1. Now take two hangers and twist them to give the shape of wings. Cover the wings with the plastic bags. Secure the edges with the glue.
  1. To make the antenna, glue two pipe cleaners to the headband.

15. Statue Of Liberty:

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You Will Need:

  • 1 adult pale blue-green T-shirt
  • 1 yard of thin blue-green ribbon
  • 2 yards of matching T-shirt material
  • 2 sheets of blue-green foam
  • 1 blue-green headband
  • Stick-on felt letters
  • 1 small cereal box
  • 1 flashlight
  • Yellow tissue paper
  • 1 rectangular punch
  • Safety pins

How To:

  1. Stretch the neck of the T-shirt and tie the right sleeve to the neck using a thin ribbon. Attach the T-shirt material to the seam of the left shoulder just at the neck and drape over the left should and under the right sleeve. Secure it with safety pins.
  1. Cut seven pieces of spires out of the foam sheet for the hat. Cover the headband with a punched foam strip and then stick the seven spires. Now affix the second layer of the punched foam strip.
  1. Cover the cereal box with foam sheet and stick the letter July IV, MDCCLXXVII.
  1. For the torch, wrap a flashlight in sheet foam with punched strip at the top. Stuff the top with yellow tissue paper. It will give the appearance of a flame.

16. Vampire:

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You Will Need:

  • 1 long-sleeved white T-shirt
  • A pair black pants
  • 1 round black plastic tablecloth
  • 1 round red plastic tablecloth
  • 1 piece stiff black felt
  • 1 black headband
  • 1 square of black stick-on felt
  • 1 set of plastic fangs

How To:

To Make The Cape:

  1. Cut out the collar from the black felt.
  1. Fold the black tablecloth in two to form a semicircle. Now fold the red tablecloth to make another semi-circle. Place the red felt upon the black felt and paste them together at the folded edges.
  1. Make a large central pleat and four small pleats at the center of the glued seam. Now attach the cape the cape to the headband.
  1. Now use the rectangles of the black stick-on felt to affix the stiff collar to the outside of the headband.
  1. Dress your child in black pants, white shirt and add the cape and fangs to complete the look. One of the easy toddler halloween costumes you can try.

17. Witch:

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You Will Need:

  • 1 round black tablecloth, 84-inch diameter
  • A black turtleneck
  • A pair black tights
  • Yard ¼-inch black elastic
  • 1-yard elastic cord
  • A witch hat

How To:

  1. Fold the tablecloth first in half, and then quarters and then in eights. You will get a narrow cone fabric.
  1. Cut four inches down from the peak and discard the material. Now again measure ten inches down the cut and chop it off. The 10-inch fabric will be the cape, and the remaining will make the shirt.
  1. Open the skirt and cape pieces to semi circle and punch holes on the inside edges. Thread an elastic cord through the holes. Now tie the cape at the neck, shredding the ends.
  1. For the skirt, thread a ¼-inch elastic through the waist holes. Tie the ends and tear the bottom.

18. Princess:

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You Will Need:

  • 4 yards of blue ribbon
  • 1 white waist dress
  • 12 inches elastic
  • 3 yards violet netting
  • 1 tiara

How To:

  1. Measure the dress from the waist to the hem and cut the netting of the same measurement, plus 1 inch for the seam.
  1. Sew the netting to the waist seam of the dress. Cover the edges of the netting with the ribbon.
  1. Sew or affix the ribbon and to the bodice too. You will get a beautiful flowy dress.
  1. Dress your princess in this lovely clothing, secure a tiara in her hair and she is ready. It is the cute halloween costume for toddler.

19. Garden Fairy:

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You Will Need:

  • One classic tutu
  • 4 yards 1-inch ribbon (should be of the same color as Tutu)
  • Heavy-duty scissors
  • One 6-foot flower garland
  • Green wire
  • Fairy wings
  • Hot glue gun’ ½- inch wide elastic

How To:

For The Tutu:

  1. Cut the elastic band according to your child’s measurement and sew the elastic band to secure the elastic loop.
  1. Cut strips of tulle and attach the pieces to the elastic band. You just have to fold the tulle in half and knot it around the elastic band. Repeat the method with the remaining tulle strips, until it creates a full skirt.

For The Dress:

  1. Pull up the tutu underneath your daughter’s arm and over her torso.
  1. Tie a 2-yard long ribbon on the front center of the tutu’s elastic band.
  1. Now tie the ribbon around your child’s neck. The halter will not just give a fairy dress like appearance, but will also hold the dress up and keep it secure.

For The Garland:

  1. Cut 7 to 8 various sized flowers off the floral garland. Attach the flowers in the middle of the ribbon. The flowers should cover ten inches of the ribbon. Allow the glue to dry thoroughly.
  1. When the glue dries, tie the ribbon around your daughter’s waist.

To Make The Headband:

  1. Cut the floral garland into a 2-foot piece. Wrap the ends together with a wire.
  1. Make sure you tuck the ends of the wire into the garland so that they don’t poke in your kid’s head. Alternatively, you can also wrap a green duct take over the ends of the wire.

20. Skeleton:

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You Will Need:

  • 1-yard white felt
  • Black sweatshirt
  • Black gloves
  • Black sweatpants

How To:

  1. Trace and cut out the skeleton bone on the white felt.
  1. Spread out the sweatshirt and pants and glue the felt bones at the appropriate place by using fabric glue. You can even sew the felt on the sweat suit.

Our 20 incredible toddler halloween costume ideas must have left you spoilt for choice! But fret not! Just zero on any of these ideas and get started. Your toddler will not just love what he is wearing, but will also proudly flaunt to his little buddies. Which one are you going to make for your tot? Tell us in the comment section below.

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