Best baby Halloween costumes 2021: cute outfits for toddlers and babies

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Over in the US, Halloween is one of the most important holidays of the year where you'd be hard-pressed to find those not participating in the ghoulish festivities.

After the limited housebound celebrations of 2020, it's now more important than ever to celebrate. What better excuse that Halloween to get the whole family in fancy dress - whatever their age.

Firsts are always important, and they shouldn't have to miss out on the Halloween fun just because they're too young to really understand what's going on. Get your little ones dressed up to the nines in silly, scary and downright hilarious costumes for photos you will cherish for the rest of their lives. Your family and friends will definitely appreciate it.

To make things easier, choose a costume that can be taken on and off with ease for those inevitable nappy changes. It's also worth remembering that temperatures could drop at the end of the month, so add insulation if you're going out and about.

From classic costumes to innovative ideas, we've rounded up the best pint-sized fancy dress outfits for your favourite little monsters – with the cute factor guaranteed.

Baby Shark costume

We have no doubt that they’re obsessed with the song and now they can dress up as baby shark themselves with this outfit that comes complete with a sound chip. Just don’t expect to get the tune out of yourhead any time soon.

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£22.99 | Halloween Costumes

Elvis Onesie Costume

You only have a few years to dress up your little ones in the outfit of your choosing so make the most of it by investing in silly and fun costumes like this that plays homage to Elvis. It is comprised of a onesie, pants, hat and booties.

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£35.99 | Halloween Costumes

Infant Black Skeleton Costume

Halloween really is about looking scary so it’s worth having that in mind with your costume choice. This option that somehow manages to make a skeleton look super cute. It is made up of a romper and cap with a glow in the dark design.

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£17.99 | Halloween Costumes

Bing Red All In One Character Costume With Hood

Cue squeals of delight from your little one as you transform them into a character from their favourite TV show. This Halloween, your nipper can become Bing in this cuddly costume that is complete with a bunny face outfit and his signature overalls. It’s an all in one and is really easy to pop on over other clothing.

It comes in sizes 1-2, 2-3, 3-4 and 5-6 years.

£15 | Argos

Peppa Pig Red Costume

Prepare to hear the signature Peppa Pig oink all day long with this costume created after the famous TV star. The outfit is made up of a long dress with a Peppa head piece. There is also a detachable toy that can be slipped into the top pocket. This costume makes it easier than ever to change and comes in sizes 1-2, 2-3, 3-4 and 5-6 years.

£15 | Argos

Cute Little Baby Duck Costume

Warning: this may just be the most adorable thing you’ve ever seen - but now imagine your little one’s head poking through. We can’t get enough. The duck costume has a fluffy design with popper snaps for ease in diaper changing. The headpiece can be affixed onto their head with Velcro. It comes in 0-6 months and 12-24 months.

£24.21 | Amazon

DC Comics Wonder Woman Baby Costume

Transform your little one into a superhero with this Wonder Woman-inspired costume. The romper outfit is an all-in-one with a snap closure at the bottom for ease. The piece is adorned with the classic WW logo with a utility belt. It is designed for ages 0-24 months.

£17.49 | Amazon

MYRISAM Halloween Costumes

Bring the Disney magic to your tots with this range of costumes. Your little princess can adorn the signature ensemble of Snow White, The Little Mermaid, Belle, Toy Story’s Jessie and more. The outfits are made up of a romper with a snap closure at the bottom. They are adorned with pretty details like a tulle skirt and come with crown headbands. They come in all sizes from 0-3 months up to 24 months.

From £6.69 | Amazon

Toddler Plush Silly Spider Costume Age

A classic Halloween ensemble, your crawler can become a (very adorable) creepy crawly with this padded suit. It will keep them warm while you’re out and about – whether that’s trick or treating or just popping by to see friends and put a smile on their face – while ensuring they are comfy and cosy. It will fit little ones of up to 24 months.

£17.99 | Amazon

Bumble Bee Fancy Dress

There's a reason why this is a buzzed about costume idea. Quite simply, it’s adorable. The outfit comes as a dress – so it’s easy for any changing needs – as well as wings that can be popped on for the photo and them seamlessly taken off. It is for ages 1 to 2 years.

£12.99 | Amazon

Natural History Museum Dinosaur Costumes

Frightful fun at its best, these Dino themed costumes from the Natural History Museum will have your kids begging to wear them long after the last lollipop.

We also love the Dinosaur Explorer T-shirt —just add dusty jeans and a toy hammer to create an adorable archaeologist look.

Available from 12 months to nine years old.

From £22 | The Natural History Museum

Also available on Amazon

Pumpkin Halloween Costume

What costume could be more traditional or apt for the season than a pumpkin and this adorable option is made up of a baby grow with a printed design. It is further embellished with a leafy detailing at the neck and the hood and is available for newborns and babies up to two years old. Pair with striped tights for the full look.

£7.89 | Amazon

Shrimp Sushi Costume for Babies

This sushi-inspired costume is so deliciously adorable, we couldn’t help but include it in our list. The costume is made up of a handmade prawn stuffed cushion that is worn with a stretchy black lyrca band to represent the seaweed.

The costume also includes a headband that is adorned with wasabi and ginger. It is available for 0 months to three years.

£56.63 | Etsy

Baby Fire Fighter Costume Onesie

This Halloween, your baby can become the cutest firefighter in town with a jumpsuit inspired by the profession’s uniform with the accompanying red hat.

The jumpsuit is also embellished with leg snaps that makes the nappy changing process that much easier. The costume is available for six months to two years.

£21.99 | Party Delights

Princess Leia - Toddler Costume

From a galaxy far, far away, this Halloween costume could not be more adorable. It comes complete with a fleece robe that has an easy Velcro fastening, a fabric belt and the piece de resistance, a headpiece with Princess Leia’s iconic bunches. The costume is available for babies aged one to two.

£28.48 | Amazon

Christy's Toddlers Monkey around Costume

This will be the ultimate costume idea for your cheeky monkey with an adorable fur jumpsuit with a tail and light brown tummy. It also comes with a matching hood with a smiley face embellishment and a banana-shaped rattle. It is designed for babies aged 12 to 18 months.

£17.99 | Amazon

amscan - Baby Giraffe Costume

Continuing on with the animal theme, your little one will look so cute in this giraffe jumpsuit. The hood attachment has 3D ears and a face. The super soft costume is available for newborn babies to two years old.

£14.99 | Amazon

Incredibles Jersey Romper

The Incredibles returned to the big screen after eight long years, so we are taking inspiration from baby Jack-Jack with this costume idea that is made up of a jumpsuit featuring the signature I emblem on the chest. The hood also features a mask embroidery.

£10.49 | Party Delights

Baby Cow Costume

Available for babies of six months to two years old, this cow Halloween costume will be sure to put a smile on all your loved one’s faces as your little one will be transformed into the cutest farmyard animal.

£14.99 | Party Delights

MyPartyShirt Lion Cub Infant Costume

Go all out for your little one’s Halloween costume with this full Lion cub costume. Available for newborns to 18 months, the picture perfect outfit has a soft all-over fur and even comes with a mouse toy.

£28.55 | Amazon

Sriracha Baby Costume

Hot sauce lovers, your baby can be transformed into a bottle of Siracha this Halloween for a unique costume idea that will go down a treat. The outfit is made up of a baby grow and matching hat.

The seller is also offering an adorable Pot Noodle-inspired costume for newborns till aged five.

£31.95 | Etsy

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