The hunt for baby Halloween costumes is on, but if you want to get creative this trick-or-treating season, we have the perfect DIY projects just for you!
In this article:
- DIY Cat Baby Girl Costume
- DIY Baby in a Pumpkin
- Cotton Candy DIY Halloween Costume
- Baby Ice Cream Sandwich Costume
- Old Man Toddler Costume
- DIY Unicorn Costume
- Carl from Up Halloween Costume
- DIY Baby Mummy
- “Cloud 9” DIY Baby Halloween Costume
- Baby Hamburger DIY Baby Halloween Costume
- DIY Baby Owl Costume Tutorial
- DIY Baby Cow Costume With An Udder
- DIY Cookie Monster Costume for Baby Girls
- DIY Sweet Pineapple Baby Halloween Costume
- DIY Octopus Baby Halloween Costume
DIY Baby Halloween Costumes Moms Will Have Fun Making
1. DIY Cat Baby Girl Costume
Looking for baby Halloween costumes for girls? First up on this list is this black toddler cat costume you can easily make for your little one. It’s a really easy DIY piece despite looking intricate. No one will suspect you made it yourself — they might even ask you how much you paid for it.
2. DIY Baby in a Pumpkin
Have you decided to not have a costume for baby’s first Halloween? You can still get a Baby’s first Halloween picture by placing them in a pumpkin you’ve carved out! 🧡 pic.twitter.com/HBpForsnnr
— BabyCareMag (@BabyCareMag) October 4, 2018
Mommies just can’t help it. We see these adorable babies in fruits or veggies on Pinterest, and we want to try it out too — it’s natural. Of course, it can look intimidating, but this DIY baby in a pumpkin tutorial can prove to be a less challenging experience than you might think.
3. Cotton Candy DIY Halloween Costume
— Happy Halloweens (@HalloweensHappy) December 2, 2017
Hearts will melt at this cotton candy DIY Halloween costume. Check out how straightforward this baby costume can get. With five simple and easy steps, you can make this a day before Halloween, and your baby will look too sweet for words!
4. Baby Ice Cream Sandwich Costume
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No mommy with a baby is ever without a handful of onesies. That’s good because that’s all you will need for this 4-step baby ice cream sandwich costume. From these onesies, you can piece out any baby Halloween costumes easily. Take this ice cream sandwich costume idea you can pull off with some light brown and dark brown wool felt.
5. Old Man Toddler Costume
You and the neighbors are sure to get a chuckle out of this old man Halloween costume idea. If you’re looking for boys Halloween costumes for your baby boy to stand out, this is the one. For the old man outfit, you only need a small flat cap and a knitted or buttoned-down vest over a shirt and pants set. You can easily make a baby walker from PVC pipes in this tutorial from Instructables.
6. DIY Unicorn Costume
Most baby girls adore unicorns and rainbows. If that’s your mood this season, and you’ve been hunting for Halloween costumes for girls, you might love this fancy rainbow-colored unicorn costume for your little one. A white hoodie and leggings aren’t hard to find and the unicorn headdress and tail won’t be hard to pull off.
7. Carl from Up Halloween Costume
RDM: This is the cutest Halloween costume for a baby EVER! He's Carl from Pixar's Up! pic.twitter.com/C2kveGyf
— CHUM 104.5 (@Chum1045) October 31, 2012
Who can forget grumpy but darling old Carl from Up? With balloons and a baby walker to complete this Halloween ensemble, we can only imagine the smiles (and treats!) your little one will receive. Only don’t tie too many balloons, or he might just go up, up, up…
8. DIY Baby Mummy
— FASHION MAMAS (@fashionmamasla) October 28, 2016
See what we meant by having plain white onesies on hand? They can be very handy for your handmade baby Halloween costumes. It’s totally perfect for this baby mummy Halloween costume tutorial. While full-grown mummies tend to be raggedy and filthy for Halloween, I prefer my baby mummy clean, sans the tissue rolls. He’s only a baby pretend-mummy, after all.
9. “Cloud 9” DIY Baby Halloween Costume
We are not seeing the end of Halloween costume ideas with white onesies. Here’s another one which will send your baby girl into cloud 9, or rather, make her into one. An easy no-sew tutu and a headdress make this an adorable Halloween costume for girls!
10. Baby Hamburger DIY Baby Halloween Costume
— Busy Being Jennifer (@BusyBeingJenn) September 8, 2016
Here’s another baby Halloween costume you can easily make for your baby boy. For this baby Halloween costume idea, pick a brown onesie from your baby’s stash. The idea is for your baby to look like a yummy hamburger. This baby burger costume takes form with simple sewing skills. Don’t worry, a few basic sewing stitches won’t take much of your time.
11. DIY Baby Owl Costume Tutorial
— Kelley Grant (@mommakesdinner) October 17, 2016
There are baby Halloween costumes which are only great for the first minutes of a photo shoot. This DIY baby owl costume will allow your baby to wear the costume all day and move in it with ease. The best part of it is, you’re only going to work on the wings. For the outfit, you’re only going to need, guess what — a onesie!
12. DIY Baby Cow Costume With An Udder
We can’t stop giggling and adoring this funny baby Halloween costume. It’s a baby cow costume complete with an udder, making it all the more hilarious. What’s great about this project is, you probably have everything you need in your kitchen and nursery. Nipples up for disposal can make the udder. It won’t be much work to sew or glue black patches of wool felt on a plain white onesie.
13. DIY Cookie Monster Costume for Baby Girls
Gen X-ers and millennial moms alike will love this adorable Cookie Monster costume for their baby girls. Those who grew up watching Sesame Street will have a special place in their hearts for Cookie Monster. If you’re one the fans, you will have fun transforming a onesie into a tutu dress. First, you’ll have to hunt for a royal blue onesie, which you may already have now.
14. DIY Sweet Pineapple Baby Halloween Costume
— Halloween (@eventsusa2) September 15, 2017
This time, you will have to hunt for a yellow onesie for this baby pineapple Halloween costume. It’s a no-sew — meaning no-fuss — Halloween costume you can make at the last minute for your baby. Let’s go tropical this Halloween for a change.
15. DIY Octopus Baby Halloween Costume
My cousin made her baby an octopus costume 😭😭😍😍😍😍😍😍🙆🏽🐙 pic.twitter.com/6ULDvHNB1w
— HGK (@HannahCoughman) October 29, 2016
This octopus baby costume is just perfect and will make your baby really stand out. You might want to start hunting for the things you’ll need for this. Be on the lookout for a pair of blue polka-dotted socks and a blue polka-dotted sweatshirt. If you can’t find them in blue, surely any color can still pull off this look.
Check out this video from Funny Videos on the cutest babies in costumes compilation for your inspiration:
Halloween is right around the corner and our Halloween baby costumes cannot be outdone. So instead of hitting a store for a costume with a price tag, why not take time to personalize a baby Halloween costume instead? Make Halloween more fun by putting in the effort to dress your baby up; you can even make sure that your baby is comfortable in whatever he or she is wearing. Happy Halloween!
Which of the cutest baby Halloween costumes are you digging? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!