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.
The 30 Best Toddler Halloween Costumes for Your Little Monster
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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.)
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.
Warning: This extremely cute baby shark costume plays the song clip, so you will be hearing the infernal tune all day.
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.
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.
8. 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.
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.
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.
Because Paw Patrol rules your girl’s world, and a jetpack is clearly the best way to accessorize a sparkly pink dress.
13. Blippi Costume
Dress your kid up as YouTube sensation Blippi for Halloween and we can guarantee he’ll be the coolest clown on the block.
An ornate one-piece dress, styled after traditional Colombian clothing, that will transform your tot into the Disney heroine du jour.
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.
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.
Fans of Monsters Inc. will recognize this get-up as the silly disguise worn by Boo, a ridiculously cute toddler much like your own.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…”
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.
28. 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.
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)!
The best kind of Halloween is one that yields photo evidence of your toddler wearing a ridiculous wig.