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Cutest Halloween Costumes For Babies And Kids (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 10/14/2011 11:03 am   Updated: 07/18/2012 10:55 am

Babies in costumes: cute. Babies in creative "I bet you've never thought of these" getups: even better. That's why we're compiling all the best, most OMG adorable pictures of kids dressed up for Halloween right here on HuffPost Parents.

If you’re still looking for the perfect disguise for your little ones, just start clicking. We've got a chef and an Elvis. Baby strongman and baby gnome. Also... a baby Donald. The Donald. Click through for inspiration and vote for your favorites.

And, as we get closer to the big night, we want your photos too! When you head out to parties this weekend, send us your best shots by clicking the "Add a slide" button below. Consider it our version of the old Halloween parade and costume contest.

All ages are welcome. The more creative, the better. It could even be one of your own, a costume you wore when you were young and will never (for better or worse) forget.

PLUS: Vote for the best matching costumes for families, see more hilarious celebrity costumes for babies and just try to guess who these little celeb trick-or-treaters are.

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  • Yoda

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/monkeymom2007"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/monkeymom2007">monkeymom2007</a>:<br />This was my son at 7 1/2 months old.

  • Travel Gnome

    Gnomeo, just lookin for Juliet. Max, age 2.5

  • Elephant

    Charlotte, age 1 here, says elephant's are the "best animals ever."

  • Cinderella

    We're guessing she found her prince charming (or at least a whole bunch of candy) that night. Cordelia, age 4.

  • Lego Man

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/oldslori"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://s.huffpost.com/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/oldslori">oldslori</a>:<br />I have to say it wasn't as easy as I thought it was going to be to make but, he loved it!

  • Lions and Tigers And Bears...

    Oh my precious! Benjamin, 8 months.

  • Who knew dragons could be so cute?

    Connor, Age 5 months.

  • Fairy Princess

    The belle of the ball. Holland, Age 5.

  • Homemade Wall-E

    Jude, age 4, was too creative for any store-bought costume. Way to go, Mom!

  • All Aboard!

    Cooper, conductor of the cute train.

  • Puppy

  • Circus Strongman

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/sgtpuma"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/sgtpuma">sgtpuma</a>:<br />See the 9 month old break out of these chains!

  • Cute enough to eat!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Lindsey_Robertson"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=a82ee74251ac1cc80e35e7d122c840a4&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv227%2F326%2F0%2Fq27000036_5158.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Lindsey_Robertson">Lindsey Robertson</a>:<br />Back before he got to pick his own costumes.

  • Lil' Obama

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Sarah_Len"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=3fe7cee2f05931a7f6fdb37f73c24d89&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv227%2F1665%2F32%2Fq1207603076_5743.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Sarah_Len">Sarah Len</a>:<br />3 year old Abel Michael dressed as Barack Obama. Instead of saying, "trick or treat" he says "vote for change".

  • The "Donald"

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/lambrettagirl"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/lambrettagirl">lambrettagirl</a>:<br />First Halloween dressed as the "Donald" (actually a little girl under that suit).

  • Mrs. Sarah Palin

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/kristinpaige"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/kristinpaige">kristinpaige</a>:<br />A politician already!

  • My little quarterback!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jaysens_mom"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jaysens_mom">jaysens mom</a>:<br />You should have seen the wittle football :D

  • WALL-E

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Martelo"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Martelo">Martelo</a>:<br />Dad spent way too much time making this costume.

  • The Weatherman

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Brigette_Conway"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=6876acfb7863378464a8c15af2f6e664&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv224%2F1602%2F110%2Fq1356996913_1891.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Brigette_Conway">Brigette Conway</a>:<br />When asked what he wanted to be for Halloween, my 6 year old son responded, "A weatherman!" Well, who doesn't. This is the costume we came up with.

  • Baby Einstein

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Kimmbie"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Kimmbie">Kimmbie</a>:<br />Our daughter's hair has a mind of it's own sometimes, so last year I decided to showcase it.

  • There's no place like gnome!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/cleverindie"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/profiles/720277-tiny.png?20091012171700" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/cleverindie">cleverindie</a>:<br />A Garden Gnome!

  • Circus Strongman

  • Twister!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/hlosurdo"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/hlosurdo">hlosurdo</a>:<br />...we're not in Kansas anymore!

  • Baby Borat

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/imenzitouni"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/imenzitouni">imenzitouni</a>:<br />Yekche Mech! Baby Borat wishes you a khappy khalloween! Tchincoui!

  • Red Macaw

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/merripan"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/merripan">merripan</a>:<br />Our daughter loves her daddy dressing up as a pirate alot! So, her first halloween, we dressed her up as his parrot! Made the whole costume from scratch, based on a jumper pattern.

  • Love him tender

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/pdxmama"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/pdxmama">pdxmama</a>:<br />You only have so dress your kid up however you want before they become the wiser. This is our sweet baby Elvis.

  • Dr. Lance from Yo Gabba Gabba

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/JLHarbin"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/JLHarbin">JLHarbin</a>:<br />Target has now come out with a line of toys for Yo Gabba Gabba but this entire outfit was lovingly made by hand.

  • george washington

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dona_Kim_Teare"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=7d3c8e598772dfa468efb0d735e5e61e&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv229%2F1176%2F29%2Fq1103658428_8588.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dona_Kim_Teare">Dona Kim Teare</a>:<br />ziggy as george washington.

  • Thing 1 and Thing 2

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Danny_Mahaffey"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=fe38677abe4765136a7c81dcdd127afd&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv229%2F242%2F3%2Fq1523740878_6432.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Danny_Mahaffey">Danny Mahaffey</a>:<br />I thought since I had twins that it would be funny to dress them up as thing one and thing two from the cat in the hat.

  • Elvis Lives

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jennytx"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jennytx">jennytx</a>:<br />It's good to be the King.

  • Chip Chippendale

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/bdubs01"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/bdubs01">bdubs01</a>:<br />He spent a lot of time in the gym getting ready for Halloween!

  • Ketchup

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/reneehiggs"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/profiles/768213-tiny.png?20091015175545" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/reneehiggs">reneehiggs</a>:<br />My favorite vegetable or is it a fruit? Heinz gave persmission for the creation of this costume.

  • Halloween Turtle

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Ryan_Skinnell"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Ryan_Skinnell">Ryan Skinnell</a>:<br />She doesn't look very happy.

  • Go Dodgers!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/OzzysGirl"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/OzzysGirl">OzzysGirl</a>:<br />Gotta start the indoctrination young! Go Dodgers!

  • Oompa Loompa

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Alysha_Lawson_Wallace"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=06410c578fad4ba829dd7f47b6be728a&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fprofile6%2F375%2F54%2Fq1010956050_1840.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Alysha_Lawson_Wallace">Alysha Lawson Wallace</a>:<br />Willy Wonka's oompa loompa's live on!

  • Jedi Orion

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/DangerousTalk"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/profiles/594594-tiny.png?20090525170712" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/DangerousTalk">DangerousTalk</a>:<br />My 3 month old son Orion dressed a Jedi Knight for Wizard World Philly (complete with Lightsaber)

  • Tigger!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dan_Lyons"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dan_Lyons">Dan Lyons</a>:<br />Who knew Tigger could be so cute!

  • Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/LN"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/LN">LN</a>:<br />my daughter was such a chub, my sister insisted on making her this costume. she had a hard time keeping her arms down she was so stuffed!

  • Ming Ming

    If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck... OK it's just the cutest duck ever. Henry, age 1.

  • The Fridge and Stove

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/July_rose"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/profiles/542146-2-tiny.png?20091020150336" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/July_rose">July rose</a>:<br />I made my nieces these refrigerator and stove costumes when they were little.

  • Chef Boyar-adorable

    At just 10-months-old, Zadie cooked gourmet candy for all of the trick-or-treaters in Brooklyn.

  • Crybaby Andy Rooney

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Lady__Madonna"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Lady__Madonna">Lady Madonna</a>:<br />from 60 Minutes

  • H1N1 Virus

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/grapho"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/grapho">grapho</a>:<br />this what is like our version of the H1N1 virus

  • Oompa Loompa & Willy Wonka

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Heidi_D"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Heidi_D">Heidi D</a>:<br />We are only mildly obsessed with the original film.

  • Little Vampire

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jena132"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jena132">jena132</a>:<br />This is my daughter's first halloween...Nana wasn't too happy that her cute little girl was a vampire.

  • Santa

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Anna_Haas"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=c3f73bf37b8f896977b60ad9b20ac1b5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv229%2F1698%2F103%2Fq1602163628_1249.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Anna_Haas">Anna Haas</a>:<br />Santa making his list early this year. Gifts only to those who give up the candy!

  • The Fire Ant and the Scuba Diver

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Jamilyn_Fussell"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=9fea3c46a56e9aaa3a381e45a41e2890&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv224%2F1156%2F38%2Fq1105788713_1381.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Jamilyn_Fussell">Jamilyn Fussell</a>:<br />This little Fire Ant may look cute, but anyone who has been bitten by one, knows that in fact, they are wicked. His Scuba diving brither fashioned his breathing tanks with 2 liter bottles and a few suplies from the home improvement store.

  • Bear Pirate

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/mollyomormon"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/mollyomormon">mollyomormon</a>:<br />My sister-in-law wanted something cute like a bear, but my brother wanted my niece to have an edge as well. A bloody edge. She loved carrying around the bloody sword.

  • Tyson, Don and Holyfield - oh my!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Stacey_Robyn"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?logo&d=50bf184d19bb562aaab916673fdae6eb&url=http%3A%2F%2Fprofile.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fv227%2F1631%2F28%2Fq536802936_8575.jpg&v=5" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Stacey_Robyn">Stacey Robyn</a>:<br />This was taken years ago, just after Tyson bit off more than he could chew in his fight with Holyfield. The boys wanted to be boxers, my daughter more than willing to complete the trio. They became the neighborhood fave - too bad you can't see Holyfields chewed up ear in this photo!

  • Raggedy Ann and Andy

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/karisrene"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/karisrene">karisrene</a>:<br />My twins at 2. So cute.

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