They may not be old enough to eat candy or go trick-or-treating, but it doesn’t get any cuter than newborn Halloween costumes. In a few years, they’ll be calling the shots, so savor this year where you can dress them up as anything you want. There’s a lot more you can do than just princesses and superheroes, and I’ve put together 10 DIY baby costumes you and your little one will love.
1. Sushi Roll
Source: The Cheese Thief
Want to make up for those nine months of pregnancy you couldn’t eat sushi? What better way then to turn your baby into your favorite roll.
2. Poker Dealer
Source: Costume Works
It’s going to be hard for anyone to keep a poker face when this little cutie wheels past. Plus, the tray table will keep them occupied throughout trick-or-treating.
3. Cabbage Patch Kid
Source: Costume Works
Here’s another stroller-friendly costume that’s sure to have any passersby doing a double take. This Cabbage Patch box straps right around the stroller framing your perfect little doll.
4. Monopoly Man
Source: Closer Weekly
There’s really noting cuter than a baby dressed like an old man. Don’t want to shell out the money for a baby-sized suit? A tuxedo T-shirt will do the job just as well.
5. Golden Girl
Source: Coolest Homemade Costumes
A bag of cotton balls and a cardigan is all you need to turn your little girl into Sophia from the Golden Girls.
6. Fortune Cookie
Source: Mamma’s Milk
Here’s the perfect costume for a sleeping baby. Tuck your little one into a beige wrap and hang a fortune from the strap. Use your baby’s birthdate as the lucky numbers.
Teach your child the importance of eating their veggies early in life with this simple DIY carrot costume. For a no-sew headpiece, tie strips of green tulle to an existing baby headband.
8. Baby Octopus
Source: Cool Mom Picks
Buy four pairs of identical tights. Put one set on your baby and stuff the others for an eight-legged baby octopus that will melt hearts.
9. Picnic Basket
Source: Costume Pop
If your baby is still small enough to fit into a Triscuit box, then this one is too cute to pass up. Glue a few crackers to a beanie for an irresistible final touch.
Swaddle your baby in a “tortilla” blanket and stuff some play food inside for the cutest burrito you’ve ever seen. A layer of foil around their legs adds a comical final touch.
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