The 30 Best Toddler Halloween Costumes for Your Little Monster

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Halloween is right around the corner and your kid is ready to get in on the action. The only problem is that toddlers are notorious for having a tumultuous relationship with clothing. (The sock struggle is real, friends.) Fortunately, our roundup of the best toddler Halloween costumes boasts a wide range of adorable and practical options, so you can dress your kid for the occasion without the blood, sweat and tears.

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best toddler halloween costumes triceratops hooded dinosaur cape

This expertly crafted velour cape features a 3D stuffed hood and an impressively realistic dye job. It’s also designed with comfort in mind—you know, so your tot won’t turn into something even scarier when it comes time to don the costume.

best toddler halloween costumes pinocchio

This adorable and brightly-colored costume will transform any kiddo into the iconic puppet from Disney’s Pinocchio. (And chances are they’ll have a field day playing the part, too.)

best toddler halloween costumes tiana

With its stretchy satin bodice and airy, tiered organza skirt, this Disney Princess costume delivers a show-stopping ball gown effect without sacrificing comfort. The many embellishments—sequined ric-rac, lotus brooch and floral appliques, to name a few—are just icing on the cake.

best toddler halloween costumes pink baby shark

Warning: This extremely cute baby shark costume plays the song clip, so you will be hearing the infernal tune all day.

best toddler halloween costumes light up sparkle witch

Not your average witch costume: This soft polyester number has a skirt that lights up and an oh-so pretty pink and purple color scheme.

best toddler halloween costumes chick

An airy tulle mini cape and embellished headpiece combine to make an understated but undeniably cute chick costume that even the fussiest tot will feel comfortable fluttering around in.

best toddler halloween costumes marvels spidey

Superhero fans can slip right into character thanks to the easy jumpsuit design of this Spiderman costume. Bonus: Your toddler’s buff physique is the result of polyfill stuffing, which will also keep him warm if the weather is brisk.

best toddler halloween costumes peter pan

Here, a multi-piece ensemble includes a tunic, hat and belt with a sheath, plus pants and shoe covers. Complete the look with a toy dagger and your kid will be ready to take on the pirates.

best toddler halloween costumes gorilla

This soft and fuzzy gorilla jumpsuit is as cozy as baby bunting and as low maintenance as Halloween costumes come.

best toddler halloween costumes fire chief

Unlike most Halloween costumes that never again see the light of day once trick-or-treating is done, this firefighter dress-up set is likely to remain in your toddler’s regular pretend play rotation.

best toddler halloween costumes ninja

Soft and stretchy fabric makes this ninja bodysuit a comfy choice for full day wear, and the elastic cuffs at the wrists and ankles ensure a proper fit even if height isn’t working in your tot’s favor.

best toddler halloween costumes rubie paw patrol skye

Because Paw Patrol rules your girl’s world, and a jetpack is clearly the best way to accessorize a sparkly pink dress.

best toddler halloween costumes blippi

Dress your kid up as YouTube sensation Blippi for Halloween and we can guarantee he’ll be the coolest clown on the block.

best toddler halloween costumes mirabel encanto

An ornate one-piece dress, styled after traditional Colombian clothing, that will transform your tot into the Disney heroine du jour.

best toddler halloween costumes elvis

Little crooners can rock the King’s signature look in this embellished white jumpsuit—just be sure to score some props (the mic isn’t included) and keep the collar popped.

best toddler halloween costumes the flash

The vibrant colors of this superhero costume are sure to stand out on Halloween—a nice feature in the event your tot decides to, say, bolt into the trick-or-treating masses.

best toddler halloween costumes the disguise store boo

Fans of Monsters Inc. will recognize this get-up as the silly disguise worn by Boo, a ridiculously cute toddler much like your own.

best toddler halloween costumes unicorn

This fully lined cape features a reinforced unicorn horn, rainbow-colored mane and plush, velvety fabric to keep your kiddo warm. Pair it with a leotard and tights and your tot will be pretty in pink.

best toddler halloween costumes the flintstones caveman

Take your pick between a tutu and a bone bow hair accessory (side pony recommended), or a simple romper and inflatable club. That’s right—boys and girls alike can rock the Stone Age style this Halloween.

best toddler halloween costuems disney captain hook

Kids who prefer to play the villain can step into the booties of the most infamous pirate of all with this Captain Hook costume—a complete ensemble that comes with everything you need except the sword.

best toddler halloween costumes blue butterfly

Velcro closures make diaper and pull-up changes a breeze and the roomy body of this plush blue butterfly costume leaves plenty of room for layers underneath. Let’s just say this one checks all the toddler-friendly boxes.

best toddler halloween costumes ups guy

Swap the candy bag for a cardboard box that can hold the trick-or-treating loot and complete the look.

best toddler halloween costumes tinkerbell

This Tinkerbell costume boasts four layers of skin-friendly tulle that makes for an extra voluminous skirt and a bodice made from high-quality stretch fabric that’s both soft and breathable.

best toddler halloween costumes dragon cape

Let your fire breathing toddler wear her inner fury on her sleeve (or back, as it were) this Halloween with an eye-catching textured velour cape, complete with iridescent dragon spikes from hood to toe.

best toddler halloween costumes disney monsters inc sulley

Just like Sulley from Monsters Inc., your toddler is a moderately scary beast with a heart of gold—and, you know, “if the shoe fits…”

best toddler halloween costumes disney frozen 2 anna

Enchanted forests, magical spirits—Frozen 2 is full of Halloween fodder and your toddler will make a fine heroine in Anna’s caped satin dress, which boasts rich, dark hues and an oh-so dramatic aesthetic.

best toddler halloween costumes superman

Your kid can transform from an average toddler into Superman with about the same amount of effort it requires to slip on a pair of footie pajamas.

best toddler halloween costumes wonder woman

In case you missed it, the Justice League is looking for a tough toddler chick to fill Wonder Woman’s shoes this Halloween.

best toddler halloween costumes pixar buzz lightyear toy story

Skip the cheap, itchy costumes and opt for a soft and cozy Buzz Lightyear suit that your toddler will happily wear on Halloween (and beyond)!

best toddler halloween costumes ella de vil cape gloves wig

The best kind of Halloween is one that yields photo evidence of your toddler wearing a ridiculous wig.

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