It’s definitely that time of year when you’re either planning your little one’s Halloween costume or procrastinating and putting it on the back burner until next week. Or heck, the week after. How about the day of? Been there, done that.
Which is fine… if you plan on doing some of these easy DIY costumes. Many of them can be made with things you have at home, or stuff you can get from the dollar store or your local thrift store if you’re lucky.
However, if you are a total sucker for handmade outfits (that’s right, Etsy), then you best get to ordering now if you want to receive it in time for Halloween! Either way, I’ve got you covered here, from the elaborately handmade to the easy and cheap, including a couple of projects for those who are more craftily inclined.
I’ve also kept in mind those of you who have toddlers, who aren’t into being trussed up in some grand affair, and those of you who can only excuse the pricey purchase of handmade gear with the reasoning that they can wear it multiple times. Yeah, I have all the Halloween costumes for toddlers.
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Fab finds for your little Halloween loves!
Fox 2 of 25
Simple yet fantastic. Fantastic mister little fox.
Handmade and available for you via Opposite of Far, $28
Hula Girl 3 of 25
It's Babble Toddler's own, adorable Fern! Everything about this is right. No instructions necessary, what you see is what you need! I believe you can find most items at the dollar store or Target!
Submitted via the lovely Lauren Hartmann of The Little Things We Do
No Sew Chicken 4 of 25
Let's have a round of applause for all things NO SEW, yes? (Also, for this adorable costume.)
Get the instructions via Fun At Home With The Kids
Dino Tails 5 of 25
Another easy one for you and an excellent choice for those of you with picky, costume-hating toddlers.
Get the tutorial via Tater Tots and Jello
Marshmallow Man 6 of 25
Yes, you can indeed outfit your toddler in this any day of the year as you so desire, because I said so. Totally okay. In fact, expected.
Handmade and available via the Wishing Elephant, $68
Sunshine! Rainbows! 7 of 25
Get the tutorial via Merriment Design
No Sew Buzz Lightyear 8 of 25
Boys AND girls can be Buzz, just so you know.
Get the tutorial via Fun At Home With Kids
Excavator 9 of 25
For the truck-loving little boys and girls!
Get the tutorial via B-Inspired Mama
No Sew Superhero! 10 of 25
Again, all hail the no sew costumes.
Get any or all of the tutorials via Twin Dragonfly Designs
3D Taco! 11 of 25
I can't and I won't stop.
Handmade for you and available via Alphabet Circus, $99
Owl 12 of 25
You know I couldn't leave out my favorite bird. Owls4Life!
Get the tutorial via This Heart of Mine
Mickey & Minnie 13 of 25
Some more gems from my bud Lauren. So easy and so seriously cute!
Read more of Lauren right here on Babble Toddler!
No Sew Edgar Allan Poe 14 of 25
Crafty wench, right here. Featuring my adorable, totally game offspring...Wyndham as Edgar Allan Poe!
Get the tutorial via me!
Salt & Pepper 15 of 25
For twins or best friends close in age!
Handmade and available for you via The Wishing Elephant, $56 (the pair)
Twink (Rainbow Brite) 16 of 25
This one is all about sewing, totally worth it and GAH! My eyes! I'm blinded by the cute!
Get the instructions via Pink Suede Shoe
Lion Hoodie 17 of 25
Simple, totally adorable and unique!
Get the tutorial via A Beautiful Mess
Cheeky Green Dinosaur 18 of 25
This would be another one of those awesome costumes I was talking about that your child can wear any day of the year. Seriously. DO THAT.
Handmade and available for you via Little Goodall, $155
Thomas The Train 19 of 25
Cardboard box costume FTW!
Get the tutorial via Am I a Funny Girl
Black Kitty Cat 20 of 25
Seriously adorable. For the tutu lovers in your house.
Get the easy tutorial via Do It Yourself Divas
Dorothy Gale (The Wizard of Oz) 21 of 25
So simple, yet totally winning.
Submitted by Lauren Hartmann.
Did you know that Lauren also writes for Disney Baby? Check her out!
Hispter 22 of 25
This was unavoidable and SO TOTALLY AWESOME.
Learn more via Small + Friendly
Fern Arable (Charlotte’s Web) 23 of 25
I mean... just AMAZING. Another awesome idea from Lauren.
Read more of Lauren's writing right here on Babble Toddler
Free PDF Download! 24 of 25
Choose the one you want and download the pattern template for free! These would be great for everyday role play too. In fact, all of these costumes are, that is the great thing about putting some effort into a costume for your kid. They can use it all the time!
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3 Color Triceratops 25 of 25
I mean, COME ON. I'll fight you for it. Saved the best for last? I did, I did.
Handmade and available for you via Alphabet Circus, $149
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