25 adorable baby Halloween costumes 😍

We searched Pinterest so you don't have to.

25 adorable baby Halloween costumes 😍

All of your baby's firsts will be memorable, but few are going to be as creative and fun as their first Halloween. You get to dress them up—elaborately or not—and introduce them to a tradition that year after year brings families together. Sure, their first trick or treating will probably not register in their memory bank, but it will in yours, so it's time to make some adorable memories mama.

Here are some adorable costumes to inspire you this year, mama:

1. Cookie Monster


Super easy to DIY!

2. A little cow

Nipples and all 😂

3. Wayne's World


This is just... Perfection.

4. Mickey Mouse


I mean, c'mon!

5. Mario


The carrier disguised is perfect for extra cuteness but also all the naps!

6. Newly released prisoner


A little humor mixed with adorableness.

7. A not super scary ghost


Cute > spooky.

8. Gum ball machine


I mean, who can resist all this cuteness?

9. An Ooma Loompa


Although I don't want to be part of bath time after the trick or treating is done.

10. A crawling spider


Is it even Halloween if there are no spiders involved?

11. Nemo in a fishtank


Extra points for the wagon component.

12. Aerobics teacher


Nothing like bringing the 80s back.

13. Max from 'Where The Wild Things Are'

Nicolle Mallinson

Ready for the rumpus.

14. A tiny pineapple


Any excuse to put a baby in a tutu is good with me.

15. A trapped mouse


This little one won't be running away any time soon.

16. A beanie baby


Extra points for the pun.

17. Charlie Brown


And all time classic!

18. Old lady with a walker


The walker touch is just glorious.

19. A box of Cuties


Quite literally.

20. A very strong weight lifter


The mustache look is especially good on this one.

21. Peanut butter and jelly


I'm all about twin costumes!

22. E.T.


And they get to carry their favorite stuffed animal around, win-win.

23. A cup of noodles


Babies are too young to enjoy them, but they do look adorably cute as them.

24. Eleven


For the Stranger Things fan parents.

25. Waldo


An all time Halloween classic made even more adorable.

You might also like:

Without camps and back-to-school plans still TBD, the cries of "I'm bored!" seem to be ringing louder than ever this summer. And if you're anything like me, by August, I'm fresh out of boxes to check on my "Fun Concierge" hit list. It's also the point of diminishing returns on investing in summer-only toys.

With that in mind, we've rounded up some of our favorite wooden toys that are not only built to last but will easily make the transition from outdoor to indoor play.

From sunny backyard afternoons to rainy mornings stuck inside, these toys are sure to keep little ones engaged and entertained.

Meadow ring toss game

Plan Toys meadow ring toss game

Besides offering a fantastic opportunity to hone focus, coordination, determination and taking turns, lawn games are just plain fun. Set them up close together for the littles and spread them out when Mom and Dad get in on the action. With their low profile and rope rings, they're great for indoors as well.


Balance board

Plan Toys balance board

Balance boards are a fabulous way to get the wiggles out. This one comes with a rope attachment, making it suitable for even the youngest wigglers. From practicing their balance and building core strength to working on skills that translate to skateboarding and snowboarding, it's a year-round physical activity that's easy to bring inside and use between Zoom classes, too!


Sand play set

Plan Toys sand set

Whether you're hitting the beach or the backyard sandbox, this adorable wooden sand set is ready for action. Each scoop has an embossed pattern that's perfect for sand stamping. They're also totally suitable for water play in the wild or the bathtub.


Water play set

Plan Toys water play set

Filled with sand or water, this tabletop sized activity set keeps little ones busy, quiet and happy. (A mama's ideal trifecta 😉). It's big enough to satisfy their play needs but not so big it's going to flood your floors if you bring the fun inside on a rainy day.


Croquet set

Plan Toys croquet set

The cutest croquet set we've ever seen! With adorable animal face wooden balls and a canvas bag for easy clean up, it's also crafted to stick around awhile. Round after round, it's great for teaching kiddos math and problem-solving skills as well.


Mini golf set

Plan Toys mini golf set

Fore! This mini golf set is lawn and living room ready. Set up a backyard competition or incorporate into homeschooling brain breaks that shift focus and build concentration.


Vintage scooter balance bike

Janod retro scooter balance bike

Pedals are so 2010. Balance bikes are the way to go for learning to ride a bike while skipping the training wheels stage altogether. This impossibly cool retro scooter-style is built to cruise the neighborhood or open indoor space as they're learning.


We independently select and share the products we love—and may receive a commission if you choose to buy. You've got this.


Is the Belly Bandit helpful for postpartum recovery?

I personally found myself wanting more core support in my early postpartum months.

My belly has been through some things.

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (yep, severe debilitating pregnancy-related vomiting), the pregnancies of each of my four kids, the 65 pounds of weight gain I have endured with each pregnancy, stretch marks, Occupational Therapy for pregnancy pelvic pain, unmedicated childbirth, and of course, postpartum recovery.

It's my personal opinion that this belly deserves some love. So starting with my second pregnancy, I've relied on Belly Bandit's postpartum belly bands (which I own in three sizes) to help support my core, reduce swelling, and begin to activate my midsection after nine months of being stretched to the max.

Here's why I love Belly Bandit:

Keep reading Show less

This viral post about the 4th trimester is exactly what new mamas need right now

"We are alone. Together. You are surrounded all the other mothers who are navigating this tender time in isolation. You are held by all of us who have walked the path before you and who know how much you must be hurting. You are wrapped in the warm embrace of mama earth, as she too settles into this time of slowness and healing."

Artist and teacher Catie Atkinson at Spirit y Sol recently shared a beautiful drawing of a new mom crying on a couch—leaking breasts, newborn baby, pile of laundry and what we can only assume is cold coffee, included. Everything about the image is so real and raw to me—from the soft stomach to the nursing bra and the juxtaposition of the happy wallpaper to the palpable vulnerability of the mother—I can almost feel the couch underneath me. I can feel the exhaustion deep in this woman's bones.

My heart feels the ache of loneliness right alongside hers. Because I remember. I remember the confusion and uncertainty and love and messy beauty of the fourth trimester so well. After all, it's etched in our minds and bodies forever.

Keep reading Show less