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28 unique Halloween costumes for kids and babies

Good luck trying to get them back in normal clothes.
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If your kid is anything like mine, he or she starts planning their next Halloween costume on November 1 — right after tearing through the Halloween candy they gathered the night before.

But, the quest to find the right costume is a never-ending debate that changes on a daily basis. Superheroes or wizards? Animals or witches? If you're feeling creative, maybe even a royal? The back and forth can be exhausting, but also exhilarating as kids let their imaginations run wild.

We've gathered some of our favorite Halloween costume ideas for kids and babies to outfit the little ones in your home — and they're bound to be the best on the block this spooky season.

27 unique Halloween costumes for kids and babies

1. Lil' Lion Baby Costume

Lions and tigers and bears — yes please! We're loving this adorable lion suit available for infants and toddlers.

2. What a Hoot Costume

What a hoot! This cute costume is cozy, vibrant and will keep your kiddo warm during the potentially chilly weather.

3. Baby Fox Costume

This 4.4-star rated costume is said to be "just so darn precious" by Amazon customers.

4. Baby Plush Hedgehog Costume

Can costumes be worn year round? This hedgehog option is so darling, it will be hard to take off come November 1.

5. Baby Deer Woodland Costume

You'll be hard pressed not to fawn all over the baby who dares to wear this fuzzy deer costume. The faux fur onesie is topped off with cute ears and an even cuter tail.

6. Toddler Monarch Butterfly Costume

Bright colors and pretty patterns are just a couple of reasons we're adding this one to our carts. The costume includes a dress with attached wings.

7. Baby Little Llama Costume

This sweet llama costume comes in multiple sizes — and buyers claim that "it looks just as cute as it does comfy!"

8. Child's Wonder Woman Costume

This Wonder Woman outfit is just $20 and will leave your child feeling ready to take on the world.

9. Baby Tortilla Blanket

Tortillas alone are loved by many — but when a baby is swaddled in this tortilla blanket? We can't get enough.

10. Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume

You've seen them on the internet, now you can own one of your own! This inflatable T-Rex costume is sure to turn some heads.

11. Boy's Superhero Costume

Just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man ready for some heroic trick-or-treating.

12. Toddler Fire Breathing Dragon Costume

Part scary, part delightful! This dragon costume includes a full bodysuit with a tail and wings.

13. Toddler's Witch Costume

Is this the cutest little witch you've ever seen? This costume includes the black dress and signature witch hat.

14. Black Panther Light-Up Costume

Yes, it lights up! Your child will feel exceptionally cool — and you'll have the added security of spotting them from a mile away.

15. Mr.Tail WonderTail for kids

If you're on the DIY train this Halloween and need a simple addition to your costume, this tail might be what you're looking for!

16. Kids Gothic Witch Costume

Trick-or-treaters beware. This beautiful yet chilling witch costume will draw attention all night long.

17. Melissa and Doug Veterinarian Costume

Everyday hero or candy-craving kiddo? This vet costume will allow your child to be a little bit of both.

18. Mermaid Halloween Costume

We're loving this graceful mermaid costume — and you can get it for only $15.

19. Rubie's Harry Potter Costume Kit

"Expelliarmus!" Let your kids play wizard for the night with this fun Harry Potter costume.

20. Kids Mad Scientist Costume

We're mad for this mad scientist look. The entire package includes a lab coat, crazy wig, tie, gloves and fun eyewear.

21. Star Wars Kylo Ren Costume

The Star Wars fandom has been around for years, and this $20 Kylo Ren costume will do a great job at upholding the legacy.

22. Queen Bee Costume

This bee-utiful look will be the buzz of any Halloween party. Plus, it ships in only a couple of days if you have to make a last-minute costume decision.

23. Gekko PJ Masks Costume

The PJ Masks characters prove that any kid can be a superhero. Bring the characters to life with this Gekko character bodysuit.

24. Red Ninja Halloween Costume

Take on the night with this hooded ninja costume from Target. It's only $15 and comes with striking red details.

25. Jurassic World Indominus Rex Costume

This destructive-looking dino costume comes in four sizes and six separate styles.

26. Moana Girls Adventure Outfit

Look like a Disney character for under $12. Moana is known for being strong-willed, determined and full of energy — all necessary characteristics for a successful night of candy gathering.

27. Baby Pumpkin Costume

Precious doesn't even begin to describe this pumpkin outfit. Made for the littlest of Halloween lovers, it is destined to draw some looks.

28. Toddler Ghostbusters Costume

Who you gonna call? Surely any child dressed in this ghost-fighting outfit.

For more Halloween content, check out our round-up of the best places to buy Halloween candy in bulk, and our list of the best allergy-free Halloween candy.

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