If you're the parent of a toddler, Halloween can be a tricky time. You want your child to participate, but right now he's just too young to take advantage of all of the spooky, candy-coated fun that makes Halloween the totally sweet holiday it is. You don't want to spend a lot on an outfit that will only get a few hours of wear and a lot of chocolate on it. If you want your kid to wear a costume, but you don't want to break the bank, you should check out some of these cheap Halloween costumes for toddlers that are $30 or less.
The toddler years are probably the last time you'll have much input on your child's costume, so why not make the most of it? From superheroes to spies to sock monkeys, there are plenty of simple, inexpensive costume ideas for toddlers that don't skimp on the cuteness factor.
Your friends and relatives are expecting lots of awkward and adorable photos from you this year, so don't let them down. You still have time to grab one of these simple, cheap costumes for your toddler. Just make sure to snap a few pics before you turn them loose on all of their Halloween goodies.
Ahoy, matey! This pirate costume ($25) will turn your toddler into the cutest little bandit on the block. They're sure to come home from trick-or-treating with lots of booty.
2. Sock Monkey
It can get pretty chilly on Halloween night, so if you're going to be out trick-or-treating with your toddler, you'll want to make sure he's dressed in warm layers. This sock monkey costume ($15) is just as cute as it is warm.
3. UPS Guy
Let your toddler deliver smiles to all of your friends and family members in this UPS delivery person costume ($18).
Toddlers are known for being curious about their environment. This Halloween, let her look the part with a spy costume ($12).
Those pint-sized lawn statues usually inspire people to laugh or get totally creeped out. But everyone will love your little one as a garden gnome ($18) this Halloween.
A Minion costume ($16) is the perfect Halloween look for your toddler. They're both totally adorable and almost impossible to understand.
Watch out, Joker. Your little superhero will be ready for battle in his Batman costume ($19).
10. Wonder Woman
Your daughter can show off all of her girl power this Halloween. She can be a superhero too in a Wonder Woman costume ($26).
11. Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland has stood the test of time in children's literature. Your little girl will be the most popular guest at the Mad Hatter's tea party if she goes as Alice ($25) this Halloween.
What's not to love about the clothes of the '60s? As far as I'm concerned, colorful prints, fringe, and bell bottoms will never go out of style. Let your little flower child spread peace all over the neighborhood in this Hippie costume ($22).
13. Workout Barbie
If you were a kid in the '80s, Great Shape Barbie was everything. Let your little girl get physical with this workout Barbie costume ($26) complete with leg warmers and headband.
You won't be able to get enough pictures of your little girl in this owl costume ($25) with tutu. Just make sure to take it off when you're done trick-or-treating so she doesn't stay up all night.