15 Mother-Son Halloween Costume Ideas For The Perfect Pair

One of the many perks of becoming a parent is that you have a legit excuse to go all out during the holidays. Getting amped about Christmas shopping? Completely normal. Dressing a baby up as cupid for Valentine's Day? Totally not weird—as long as the baby is yours. And Halloween is no different. You suddenly have license to enforce themed looks, no matter how kooky or complicated. So if you have a little prince in your house, then you might want to consider some mother son Halloween costume ideas that will be totally Pinterest-worthy.

If you're anything like me, from the minute you found out you were going to be having a son, you immediately began to envision all the adorable and fantastic duos you two could dress up as. I lucked out because my son came out of the womb ready to entertain, so he loves to put on a good show. And no production is complete without costume and wardrobe.

So if you and your little dude are looking to get all decked out for All Hallow's Eve, then you'll definitely want to check out some of these great Halloween costume ideas for both mom and son.


Linda & Gene Belcher

You can get the Linda Belcher costume ($30) , and Gene Belcher's burger costume ($40) and maybe even invest in a keyboard in case your son wants to bust out some rad jingles—or fart sounds.


Dory & Nemo

Dory Costume, $38, Costume Super Center | Nemo Costume, $30, Party City

You can play the ultimate hide and go seek came while you're trick or treating in this Dory costume and little Nemo costume.


Princess Peach & Mario

Super Mario Costume, $25, Party City | Princess Peach Costume, $60, Party City

A fun twist on a classic video game, your son can have fun in his Super Mario costume while you relax and wait to be rescued in your Princess Peach costume.


Pinocchio & The Blue Fairy

Courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

In this adorable DIY Pinocchio and the Blue Fairy costume from A Beautiful Mess, you might be surprised at just how easy these outfits are to make. Essentially, all you have to do is add details to regular clothes, like a yellow shirt and red shorts.


Queen Bee & Bumblebee Boy

Courtesy of Creative Green Living

Queen Bee Costume, $25, Party City

A combination of a store-bought Queen bee costume for mom with a super easy kid's bumblebee DIY costume from Creative Green Living, and you've got yourself a very buzzworthy style going on.


The Shuffling Dead

Courtesy of Crafter Hours Blog

Mom Zombie Costume, $35, Party City

You don't have to go full-on gore to have fun with the whole living dead trend. For instance, this kid's zombie costume from Crafter Hours cost $6 to make and you can pick up a mom zombie (mom-bie?) costume at any store.


The Lost Boys (& Mom)

Courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

This DIY Peter Pan and the Lost Boys costume tutorial from A Beautiful Mess is so genius because it works no matter how large or small your family is.


The Falcon & Black Widow

Falcon Boy Costume, $30, Party City | Black Widow Costume, $50, Party City

You can assemble your own version of superheroes with this Falcon boys' costume and Black Widow costume and get ready to save the world.


Ghostbusters & Slimer

Courtesy of Crafter Hours Blog

In a DIY Ghostbusters and Slimer costume tutorial from Crafter Hours, all you need is some green fabric, cover-alls, and a printer for decals and finishing touches.


Woody & Jessie

Baby Woody Costume, $23, Spirit Halloween | Jessie Costume, $45, Spirit Halloween

What a rootin', tootin' couple of wild west buddies you'll be in this baby Woody costume and Jessie costume. Just remember to bring along a lasso to round up all that candy.


Big Bird & Elmo

Courtesy of Girl Loves Glam

Big Bird Costume, $30, Party City

Who doesn't love Sesame Street? You can rock this sassy Big Bird costume and your little one can wear this super simple DIY, no sew Elmo costume from Girl Loves Glam.


Amidala & Luke

Courtesy of Delia Creates

Amidala Costume, $45, Kmart

Star Wars will always be a classic choice for Halloween themes, so why not make it a family affair with your son donning a DIY Star Wars costume from Delia Creates and you can be the fictional and real-life mom in your Amidala costume.


Pooh & Piglet

Winnie the Pooh Costume, $35, Party City | Adult Piglet Costume, $26, DH Gate

Can you think of two better pals than Pooh and Piglet? Probably not. This cute baby Winnie the Pooh costume pairs perfectly with the adult-sized Piglet Costume.


Snow White & The Huntsman

Courtesy of Handmade Charlotte

Snow White Costume, $33, Wholesale Halloween Costume

You can both be honorable warriors in this rugged Snow White costume and the easy DIY noble night costume from Handmade Charlotte. Who knew aluminum pans could serve so many purposes?


Dorothy & The Scarecrow

Scarecrow Costume, $20, Party City | Dorothy Costume, $25, Target

Another classic, The Wizard of Oz, is a favorite in our house. Your little dude will look adorable in this Scarecrow costume and you'll look timeless in your Dorothy outfit.